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Mr Mamun Rahman

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MBCHb (Edin) FRCOphth (Lon) FRCS (Glasg)

Practices at: Ross Hall Hospital, Ross Hall Clinic Braehead


Personal Profile

Mr Mamun Rahman is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in cataracts and glaucoma for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. His main commitments are at two Glasgow hospitals: New Stobhill Hospital, and New Victoria Infirmary. He also has sessions at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital. He works privately at Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow. He is on the General Medical Council Specialist Register for Ophthalmology and is recognised by the General Medical Council as a Trainer.

He is a very experienced cataract surgeon and has performed over 5000 cataract operations. He is committed to excellence in practise and continually audits his surgery, which is currently 7 times safer than the national average for cataract surgery (last updated 17/2/21, based on 5096 consecutive cases).

He is a Regional Expert in minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS) and non surgical laser treatments for glaucoma (SLT). He has performed more iStent procedures for the treatment of glaucoma, than any other surgeon in Scotland, and is one of the most experienced surgeons in the UK in this technique.

His previous research work has been awarded prizes at national level by professional organisations such as the UKEGS and the SOC.

He has an interest in teaching and is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer with the University of Glasgow Medical School where he is in charge of the teaching programme for South Glasgow. Mr Rahman is also an official Examiner for the FRCS (Ophthalmology) examinations. A Dundonian by birth, he completed his undergraduate training at Edinburgh Medical School. His ophthalmic training was undertaken at the Internationally respected Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow during which time he was the recipient of the Pfizer Ophthalmology Medal. He has also broadened his knowledge with training in famous institutions such as the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, U.S.A.

Clinical Interests

  • Cataract surgery (including toric implants for astigmatism)
  • Glaucoma (including minimally invasive surgeries and non surgical laser treatments)
  • Selective laser trabeculoplasty
  • Istent inject
  • Yag laser capsulotomy
  • Yag laser iriditomy
  • Eyelash enhancement
  • Chalazion and cyst removal
  • General ophthalmology
  • Dry eyes

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • UK and Eire Glaucoma Society
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Medical Association

Mr Mamun Rahman

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Mr Mamun Rahman discusses the conditions he sees and the treatments he offers.

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Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) for glaucoma

Consultant ophthalmologist Mr Mamun Rahman shares key information about selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) for glaucoma, which is a highly effective type of non-surgical treatment for glaucoma.

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iStent injection for glaucoma

Consultant ophthalmologist Mr Mamun Rahman shares more about the iStent inject, which is inserted in your eye to lower the pressure in your eye and control the symptoms of glaucoma, such as blurred vision.

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