Mr Gokularaj Ratnarajan

Glaucoma, Cataract & Anterior Segment Surgeon

Mr Ratnarajan is a Consultant Glaucoma, Cataract and Anterior segment surgeon at the prestigious Eye Unit and Eye Bank at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead where he leads the glaucoma unit and runs a fellowship program.

Through Innovation and Excellence Mr Ratnarajan’s has improved the quality of care and treatment options available to cataract and glaucoma patients both nationally and internationally. Mr Ratnarajan’s clinic work and research has won numerous international awards and he receives referrals nationally for complex cataract and glaucoma management. Mr Ratnarajan’s innovative approach to treating glaucoma has been broadcast by the BBC and published in the Mail on Sunday.

Mr Ratnarajan graduated from University College London and completed his Ophthalmology training in Oxford. He has completed a MD research degree in at The Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He has completed three specialist fellowships in glaucoma and anterior segment surgery at The Oxford Eye Hospital, The Western Eye Hospital in London and the world renowned fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada, where he has learnt and developed many new glaucoma surgeries, some of which are not available in the UK at present.

Mr Ratnarajan brings innovation in glaucoma and cataract care to the UK to help treat glaucoma patients with safer and more effective treatments.

Mr Ratnarajan takes referrals for cataract, glaucoma, ocular surface disease including dry eyes, floaters and flashes as well as general ophthalmology.

Specialist interests:

Complex cataract as well as premium lens implants.

Specialist cataract surgery for patients with Glaucoma.

  • Cataract surgery combined with minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) to prevent glaucoma progression and reduce the dependence on glaucoma drops.

MIGS techniques include:

  • Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation (ECP Laser)
  • iStents
  • Xen gel implants
  • Cypass implants
  • Innfocus microshunt
  • Goniotomy
  • Visco-expansion

Comprehensive Glaucoma care.

  • Glaucoma diagnosis
  • Laser treatment including Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT laser to reduce dependence on drops)
  • Glaucoma surgery including Trabeculectomy and Aqueous shunt implantation/Tube Surgery and the full range of MIGS.

Research interests.

Mr Ratnarajan’s research has won numerous international awards in the areas of:

  • Glaucoma surgical innovation
  • Cataract surgical innovation
  • Optimising patient pathways for glaucoma and cataract care.

Mr Ratnarajan was recently featured in a Mail on Sunday article:

He can also be found in a recent BBC video:

You can see more information on Mr Ratnarajan’s website here