Report: Famed Ophthalmologist Bobby Qureshi Investigated By the General Medical Council in UK
Source: The Daily Mail
Monday, August 28, 2017 | Miscellaneous
The celebrity eye surgeon who ‘saved’ EastEnders actress June Brown from blindness is being investigated by the General Medical Council amid growing concerns about his practices, exposed by this newspaper in April, according to a report in the UK Daily Mail.
Ophthalmologist Bobby Qureshi, BSc, MBBS, FRCS(Ophth), performed ‘miracle eye surgery’ on thousands of patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), including Brown – who plays one of the BBC soap’s longest-running characters, Dot Cotton – and socialite Lady Annabel Goldsmith. The Mail on Sunday has learned that he is being investigated by doctors’ governing body the GMC after scores of furious patients, most in their 70s and 80s who paid up to £25,000 for the heavily promoted procedure at the London Eye Hospital, alleged they were left with little or no improvement to their vision following the surgery.
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