Mr Kuang Hu

Kuang Hu

Mr Kuang Hu, MA MB BChir PhD FRCOphth, is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, including laser and surgical treatments. His expertise encompasses small-incision cataract surgery and he manages all aspects of General Ophthalmology.

Mr Hu completed his medical degree and PhD in molecular neurobiology at the University of Cambridge. While at Cambridge, he won scholarships at Clare College and was awarded the Max Perutz Student Prize for his research at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. He trained in Ophthalmology on the London Registrar rotation before undertaking clinical Fellowships in Glaucoma at Moorfields Eye Hospital, where he was appointed Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon since 2014.

His research interests include evidence-based medicine and patient-reported outcome measures. A member of the Cochrane Consortium on minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery, he has recently co-authored several systematic reviews in this field. His published academic work includes book chapters on glaucoma surgery as well as peer-reviewed papers in Nature and British Medical Journal.

He is an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and sits on the Drugs Therapeutics and Medicines Management Committee at Moorfields Eye Hospital. He is the founding Director of Infinity Eye Clinic.

Mr Hu is focussed on excellence in eye care. Patients who seek courteous, personalized medical attention and impeccable continuity of care need look no further. Mr Hu's audited Cataract surgery outcomes are published in the National Ophthalmology Database.

Mr Hu specialises in Cataract surgery and Glaucoma in adults in all its forms, including primary open angle glaucoma, angle closure glaucoma, and the secondary glaucomas including pseudoexfoliative, pigment dispersion‎, neovascular and uveitic.  He also manages ocular hypertension, a condition which predisposes to the development of glaucoma. Mr Hu is pleased to manage all aspects of General Ophthalmology, including care for urgent eye problems.

Procedures offered:

  • Cataract surgery
  • Laser peripheral iridotomy
  • Selective laser trabeculoplasty
  • Trabeculectomy surgery
  • Aqueous shunt surgery
  • Cyclodiode laser
  • YAG laser capsulotomy

Languages spoken: English