Mr Wisam Muen



Professional background

Mr Wisam Muen is a Consultant Ophthalmologist specialising in cataract and lens surgery. Mr Muen qualified from Manchester University in 1997 and completed an extensive training scheme in General Surgical training before further specialising in Ophthalmology. He continued his career across hospitals in Liverpool, Scotland, Cambridge and London and completed advanced training in the diagnosis and medical management of corneal eye diseases and laser eye surgery.

He is one of the very few surgeons in the UK to hold this dual accreditation after completing specialist training in children’s eye diseases, which can be some of the most complex in the field of Ophthalmology and Laser Eye Surgery.

Mr Muen has received awards of excellence within the NHS and a British Medical Association award for the Best Medical Research Project and the Manchester University Best Neuroscience Research Project.

He is the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Tutor for the Royal Eye Unit and is responsible for the training of junior eye doctors.

Mr Muen is involved in research and has published many peer-reviewed articles in international journals. He is committed to improving patient outcomes and holds seminars to share his experience and knowledge with other healthcare professionals.

Clinical areas of interest

  • Cataract surgery
  • Specialist lens implants
  • YAG laser – a special laser treatment used to improve your vision after cataract surgery. It is a simple and commonly-performed procedure
  • Removal of eyelid lesions (cysts or skin tags)

Find out more about ophthalmology at Kingston Private Health.

Professional memberships

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons