"I will never forget the moment when I removed the eye bandage the morning following the surgery to my right eye. I started to focus, and within seconds could see that the trees were so green, the flowers so bright and vivid. 
The same joy was repeated a few weeks later following surgery to my left eye. Euphoric!!
I can now see clearly without glasses for the first time in over 30 years. I'm still smiling 3 months later when I look out of the window!"

JM, Nottingham
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NHS Catract Surgery Spire15/05/2018 - Mr Alwitry is proud to bring NHS cataract surgery to the Spire Nottingham in addition to his private service.

15/05/2018 - Mr Alwitry is proud to have been asked to join the CQC as an expert advisor for the task force commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health to investigate Never Events within the NHS.  Mr Alwitry prides himself on his dedication to patient safety and feels privileged to be part of this group which will hopefully keep patients safe throughout the NHS.

09/01/2018 - Mr Alwitry named 'Most Dedicated Consultant Ophthalmologist - Midlands' at the 2018 Private Healthcare Awards 

14/12/2017 - Mr Alwitry has been appointed as Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology for Alliance Surgical,  the UKs largest independent healthcare provider.

03/10/2017 - Grace Has New Focus Thanks To Speedy Woodthorpe Cataract Surgery

31/07/2017 - Cutting Edge Lens Surgery For Macular Degeneration - information for patients & optometrists

24/08/2016 - New Case Study for Trifocal Toric IOLs

asktheexpert09/05/2016 - Cataract Surgery Case Study

Article in the Leicester Mercury details the experience of one of Mr Alwitry's patients as she undergoes cataract surgery. 

21/03/2016 - Ask the Expert

Please read the recent article featured in the Leicester Mercury. It features an informative interview with Mr Alwitry re: glaucoma.

09/02/2016 - State-of-the-art cataract service comes to Nottingham


Mr Alwitry is featured on East Midlands Today and in the Leicester Mercury & Nottingham Post.

Cataract surgery using the latest in computer technology is now available to NHS patients.

The system has also been streamlined so that instead of three appointments weeks apart people can have the pre-operative checks and scans immediately before the operation at Circle, a privately-run treatment centre in Nottingham.

It is the brainchild of consultant ophthalmologist Amar Alwitry.


Patients diagnosed with cataracts are sent to doctors for an initial assessment.

They have to return for a pre-operation appointment to measure the eye and finalise what work is to be done.

The third appointment is the operation to remove the cataract.

Mr Alwitry said: "Circle has invested £120,000 in the latest technology.

"It is one of the only places outside London using this computer-assisted cataract surgery equipment.

"We take scans of the eye, input data and then the computer works out where we should place our incision and how we should put the lens in the eye to give the best outcome.

"I have also designed a service where Leicestershire patients can come straight to Circle Nottingham, see me, have all the investigations and then surgery the same day.

"Instead of waiting three or four months for surgery, patients can have it done all in one day."


*Taken from The Leicester Mercury article published on 09/02/2016