Consultant Ophthalmologist, Oculoplastic Surgeon & Aesthetics
Official Qualifications:
BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCOphth
Contact Address:
25 Harley Street

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Rachna is a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Aesthetic, Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who heads the Cambridge University Hospitals Thyroid Eye Disease Service providing quaternary oculoplastic care for the East of England region. Her service has been internationally recognised and she enjoys faculty status at numerous international meetings.

Ms Murthy has received expert witness training through Bond Solon Ltd. She is recognised as a global expert on the complications of fillers and has published and presented extensively in this area, including throughout Europe and the USA. Together with Prof Roos and European colleagues she has been invited to author chapters for the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons textbook on thyroid eye disease, aesthetics, surgery and complications of filler.

Ms Murthy is an experienced surgical trainer not just in the NHS and for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists but also in the private sector where her academic safety work with dermal fillers and technical skills has led to her appointment as faculty of the Allergan Medical Institute. As the lead periocular skin cancer clinician for Ipswich, she has also helped to pioneer innovative surgical approaches resulting in reduced patient attendance and cancer recurrence with improved cosmetic outcomes.

She is a full member of the British Oculoplastic Surgical Society, the European Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and sits on the board of the Royal Society of Medicine’s Ophthalmology section. Her publications have won international prizes and are widely quoted. Prior to her decade of consultant experience her own post-residency fellowship training was at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Craniofacial Unit at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, both in London as well as the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, in Melbourne, Australia.

Ms Murthy was also shortlisted as a finalist for the 2021 Consultant Surgeon of the Year by Aesthetics Awards.

Areas include:

Eye, eyes, trauma, skin cancer, ophthalmology, lids, eyelid, ptosis, blepharoplasty, dermatochalasis, thyroid eye disease, orbit, lashes, globe, glaucoma, medical retina, macular degeneration, aesthetics, complications, blindness, filler, cataract surgery, aesthetics, non-surigcal aesthetics, botulinum toxin, botox, hyaluronic acid, silicone, dry eyes, blurry vision, neuro-ophthalmology, congenital ptosis, watery eyes, epiphora, dacrycosystorhinostomy, Mohs surgery, frozen section, cosemetic surgery, face lift, dark circles, mid-face lift, optic nerve, orbital tumors, fat prolapse.

Cosmetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty).
Complications of cosmetic eyelid surgery.
Brow lift surgery.
Periocular/orbital trauma including orbital fractures.
Periocular/orbital (eye socket) tumours and lesions.
Eyelid and orbital reconstructive surgery.
Loss of an eye and eye socket reconstructive surgery.
Artificial eye problems.
Ptosis (drooping eyelids).
Entropion and ectropion.
Thyroid eye disease.
Watering eye problems.
Eye and eyelid problems in patients with facial palsy.

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