Shahrnaz Izadi

BSc Hons, MBChB, MRCOphth, FRCOphth

Ophthalmology – Cataract Surgery, Medical Retina conditions including Age related Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Macular Oedema, Diabetic Retinopathy & Uveitis.

Quick Facts…

Miss Izadi is a Retinal Lead at Epsom and St Helier University Hospital and a UK Medical graduate, who has a degree in Medicine from the University of Manchester and in Physiology from University College London.


Miss Izadi is a highly specialised Consultant Ophthalmologist, with expertise and knowledge in Retinal Eye Disease, and has undertaken joint academic and clinical training in Ophthalmology at St Paul’s Eye Unit in Liverpool, The Oxford Eye Unit and Moorfield’s Eye Hospital London. During her degree in Physiology, she studied the Neurobiology of Vision and undertook research at the Institute of Ophthalmology in London.

Miss Izadi also has experience of working within the Ophthalmic Pharmaceutical Industry and has a keen interest in clinical research and trials. She has accrued an abundance of clinical trial experience whilst working in the industry and has published articles in multiple peer-reviewed journals. She has presented at both the National and International level. She has a particular interest in new innovations and treatment modalities for Medical Retina disorders. She is presently a substantive Consultant at Epsom and St Helier University Hospital NHS Trust, and is the clinical Lead for Diabetic Maculopathy as well as the clinical Retinal Lead. She has completed several departmental Audits in management of Diabetic Maculopathy and Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration. She is also a Principal Investigator in Clinical Trials at the Trust.

Condition Interests

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Macular Oedema
  • Uveitis (Inflammatory eye conditions)


  • Bsc Hons Degree in Physiology, University of College London 2001
  • MBchB Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Manchester Medical School 2002
  • MRCOphth Membership of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2007
  • FRCOphth Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2010
Shahrnaz Izadi – Centre for Sight
Current Memberships
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists RCOphth
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • S Izadi, A Choudhary, W Newman. Mydriasis and Accommodative Failure from Exposure to Topical Glycopyrrolate. Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology. 2006:26(3):232-233. Google Scholar
  • Purbrick RMJ, Izadi S, Gupta A, Chong NV. Comparison of Optomap ultrawide-field imaging versus slit-lamp biomicroscopy for assessment of diabetic retinopathy in a real-life clinic. Clinical Ophthalmology. 2014 July:8:1413—141. Pubmed
  • S Izadi, S De Silva, D Sculfor, L Benjamin, S Downes. Persistent bilateral relative central scotomas induced by taking an excessive dose of sildenafil. Acta Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep:90(6):e496-8. Google Scholar
  • Yusuf IH, Izadi S, Fung TH, Sallam A, Patel CK. Multifocal Necrotising Chorioretinitis Following Phacoemulsification Surgery. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Jun;23(3):261-5. Google Scholar
  • S Izadi, R Khoshabeh. Sarcoidosis Presenting as Imploding Antrum Syndrome. Orbit. 2011:30(1):7-9. Google Scholar
  • L Perera, S Izadi, R Radford. Bilateral Upper Lid Encysted Contact Lenses. Acta Ophthal. 2008:86(6):701-2. Google Scholar
  • Correlation of Number of Microaneurysms with Retinal Thickness. B, Ong, J, Arora, A,Hammond-Kenny, J, Doyle, S,Izadi, C, Kiire & V, Chong., June 2013. Google Scholar
  • A Kotecha, S Izadi, G Jefferey. Age Related Changes of the Human Lamina Cribrosa. British Journal Of Ophthalmology. 2006:90(12):1531-4. Pubmed
  • S Izadi, R Stewart, S Jain. Bilateral Posterior Dislocation of the Crystalline Lens Following a Head Injury Sustained During a Seizure. Emerg Med J. 2007:24(1):e6  Pubmed
  • R Krishnan, S Izadi, I B Marsh. Frost Sutures In The Management of an Orbital Trauma Patient with Extensive Conjunctival Oedema and Associated Pseudoproptosis. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2007:36(7):649-651. Google Scholar
  • S Izadi, PD Karcos, R Krishnan, J Hsuan, TH Lesser. Papilloedema as a Post-operative Complication of Treatment of Glomus Jugulare Tumor. J Laryngol Otol. 2009; 123(12):1393-5. Google Scholar