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Barot Opticians

Barot Opticians is an established practice residing in Leicester for over 25 years, open 6 days a week. We aim to offer a professional service with a high level of customer care. 

Barot Opticians is an eye clinic which offers comprehensive eye examinations for the proper fit of corneal refractive therapy lenses, also known a gentle or corneal molding lenses or ortho-k lenses, and specialises in the treatment for dry eyes, nutrient requirements for eyes, children’s vision and sports vision, as well as myopia control.

Optometrist/Orthokeratologist, Nitesh C. Barot, is has breath of experience and credentials that support his expertise to serve his patient's visual needs. He is the secratary of International Academy of Othokeratology and myopia control, and founding fellow. He was the only one to attain Fellowship from the Orthokeratology Academy of America in the United Kingdom. He has been practising orthokeratology since 1999 and is a mentor and educator to others in his field.

Optician Credentials

Professor S Ahmed Sadiq
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University
Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Consultant
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
M13 9WL
Ahmed leads the Multi-disciplinary Facial Function Clinic based at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital


Ahmed's career


Ahmed qualified from the University of London in 1987, and started training in Ophthalmology in London in 1989. He was a registrar and a fellow in Nottingham, and was appointed as Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in phacoemulsification and oculoplastics at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital in December 1998. He has over 50 publications and presentations, and a DM. Some of his research in the area of facial palsy can be found at : www.theeyespecialist.co.uk/facial-palsy


Ahmed's roles at the Manchester Royal Infirmary & University


Ahmed interviews for the Medical School, and teaches medical and optometry students. He examines medical students, and for the MOptom. He is a member of the Local Negotiating Committee on behalf of the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, and is a North West Representative of the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association. He has raised money for the New Children\'s Hospital by arranging sponsored events.


Ahmed's roles outside CMMC


Ahmed is a nominated representative of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) on the General Optical Council (GOC). He is a Member of The RCOphth and a Founder Member of The British Oculoplastic Surgery Society. He is an examiner for the RCOphth as well as part of the Training The Trainers and Microsurgical Skills faculties. He is a member of the Ophthalmic Qualifications Committee of the British Medical Association. He has an interest in facial palsy management and is a medical adviser to the British Acoustic Neuroma association.
 
He is active in research and a journal reviewer. He is a Chairman of the Hospital Doctors Forum of the British International Doctors Association. He is a medical member of the Appeal Panel of the General Medical Council.
 
Outside medicine, Ahmed is a school governor, is involved with medical charities and community finance initiatives, and is co-chair of the Manchester Christian-Muslim Forum.


Qualifications


DM Nottm Jul 07
FRCS Ed Mar 92
MRCOphth Oct 90
DO Lon Jun 90
MBBS Lon Jun 87


Specialisms

  • Small incision Cataract Surgery / Phacoemulsification, including use of individualised introacular lens implants
  • Oculoplastics
  • Management and treatment of Facial Palsy
  • General Ophthalmology.

Publications / Research


Draby YJ, Kuchai NA, Sadiq SA et al
Medical Atrocities (letter)
BMJ 1991; 302: 6773

Sadiq SA
Superglue Mistakenly Inserted Instead of Chloramphenicol
BMJ 1992;305:1514

Sadiq SA
Anaesthesia for Diabetic Patients Undergoing Cataract Surgery
Practical Diabetes 1994;11,5,186-190

Sadiq SA
Prognosis of Cataract Surgery in Diabetics
Practical Diabetes 1994;11,5,183-185

Sadiq SA and Thurairajan G
A case of transorbital intracranial damage
Injury 1995;26,4,279-280

Hood A and Sadiq SA
Complications of Contact Lens Wear
Journal of BCLA 1995;18,2,55-57

Spencer AF, Sadiq SA, Pawson P & Vernon SA
Vertical Optic Disc Diameter – Discrepancy between Planimetric and SLO Measurements
IOVS 1995;36,5,796-803

Sadiq SA, Chatterjee A & Vernon SA
Rubeosis in Diabetics Undergoing Cataract Extraction
Eye 1995;9,6,728-732
Sadiq SA, Gregson RMC & Downes RN
The CINCA Syndrome
Journal of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus 1996;33,1,59-64

Sadiq SA and Downes RN
Dysversion of Lateral Eyelashes in Children
Eye 1996;10,4,473-475

Sadiq SA and Vernon SA
Sublingual timolol – an alternative to topical treatment in glaucoma?
BJO 1996;80,532-535

Sadiq SA, Sharif LA & Gregson RMC
Aniridia in only one identical twin
Eye 1996;10,3,392-394

Sadiq SA and McElvanney AM
Pupillary dilation and axial length measurement
European Journal of Ophthalmology 1996;6,2,147-149

Sadiq SA, Hugkulstone CE, Jones NS & Downes RN
Endoscopic Holmium Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
Eye 1996;10,1,43-46

Hugkulstone CE, Sadiq SA & Rubasingham AS
The effect of heparin-coated IOLs on intraocular pressure following combined trabeculectomy and cataract surgery
Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica 1997:75:437-440

Hehar SS, Jones NS, Sadiq SA & Downes RN
Endoscopic Holmium:YAG Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy – Safe and effective as a day case procedure
JLO 1997:111:1056-1059

Sadiq SA, Olhrich S, Jones NS & Downes RN
Endoscopic Holmium Laser DCR – medium term results
BJO 1997:81:12:1089-1092

Sleep T, Sadiq SA and Downes RN
A facial lesion and a diagnostic dilemma
CME Journal of Ophthalmology 1997:1:2:43-44

Azuara-Blanco A, Sadiq SA, Hussain M, Lloyd JH & Dua HS
Successful medical treatment of Acanthamoeba keratitis
International Ophthalmology 1998;21:223-227

Sadiq SA and Vernon SA
The effect of timolol drops on respiratory function
Eye 1998;12:3a:386-389

Sadiq SA, Azuara-Blanco A, Bennett D, Lloyd JH & Dua HS
Evaluation of contamination of used disposable contact lenses by Acanthamoeba
CLAOJ 1998;24:3:155-8

Sadiq SA and Downes RN
A clinical algorithm for the management of facial nerve palsy from an oculoplastic perspective
Eye 1998:12:2;219-223

Sadiq SA, Stevenson, Gorman C & Orr GM
The efficacy of indomethacin as an analgesic for scleral buckling surgery
BJO 1998:82:4;429-431

Dapling RB, Sadiq SA, Ntountas Y, Ali Q, Shaw B and Downes RN
Porous orbital implants and their behaviour during drilling
Orbit 1999 Mar; 18(1), 1-5

Sadiq SA and Downes RN
Epiphora – a quick fix ?
Eye 1998;12:3a:417-418

Rajkumar KN and Sadiq SA
Floppy eyelid syndrome and chronic conjunctivitis
CME Journal of Ophthalmology 1998:2:1:27-29

Sadiq SA and Downes RN
Success rate of endonasal DCR (reply to letter)
BJO

Sadiq SA, Chatterjee A, Shah S and Amoaku WM
Not CMV Retinitis
CME Journal of Ophthalmology 1998:2:3;89-90.

Sadiq SA
Facial Palsy
CME Journal of Ophthalmology 1998:2:3;66-68.

Sadiq SA and Downes RN
Management of facial palsy (reply to letter)
Eye 1999:13;273

Sadiq SA, Sleep T and Amoaku WMK
The visual results and changes in retinopathy in diabetic patients following cataract surgery
European Journal of Ophthalmology 1999:9:1;14-20

Ahkine D, Sadiq SA and Gregson RM
Bilateral Duane\'s Anomaly associated with Mental Retardation Inherited in an Apparently X-linked pattern
British Orthoptic Journal 1999:56;87-88

Sadiq SA, Jennings CR, Jones NS, Downes RN
Wegener\'s granulomatosis : the ocular manifestations revisited
Orbit, 2000:19:4;253-261

Sadiq SA & Sheikh A
The fasting patient
Update 21.10.99
Mahmood S & Sadiq SA
A Short History of Lacrimal Surgery
CME Journal of Ophthalmology 2001;Vol. 5, No. 3

Bakri K, Jones NS, Downes RN & Sadiq SA
Intra-Operative 5-Fluorouracil in Endonasal Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
Archives of Otolaryngology Feb 2003

Deokule S, Sadiq SA & Shah S
Chronic open angle glaucoma: patient awareness of the nature of the disease, topical medication, compliance and the prevalence of systemic symptoms
Ophthalmic Physiological Optics 2004;24;1: 9-15

Shah A & Sadiq SA
Facial disfigurement - non-medical aspects
Eye News, Dec/Jan 06, 12, 4; 8-11

Gupta A, Buller AJ, Ferguson CJ, Yodaiken M & Sadiq SA
Bilateral upper lid contact dermatitis after using an eyelash tinting agent: A Case Series
CME Journal of Ophthalmology 2007; 8; 3: 62-63

M Kim Lim & S A Sadiq
Involutional lower lid entropion
CME Journal of Ophthalmology 2007; 8; 3: 43-47

Kashani S, Friebel J, Sadiq S A & Olver J
The Tetracaine Provocation Test (TPT) for inducing early involutional entropion
Letter OPRS 2006,22(5)406-407

Rahman I & Sadiq SA
Ophthalmic Management of Facial Nerve Palsy - A Review
Survey of Ophthalmology 2007;52;2:121-144

Sadiq SA, Mengher LS, Lowry J & Downes R
Integrated Orbital Implants – A comparison of Hydroxyapatite and Porous Polyethylene Implants
Orbit - In Press 2007

Sadiq SA, Managing the fasting patient, 
Book chapter in: Caring for Muslim Patients.
Ed: Sheikh A & Gatrad A R.2nd edition 2007. 
Radcliffe Publishing

Sadiq SA & Shakeel A
Common Eye Conditions    
BIDA News Review 2008;15;1;12-13

Sadiq SA
Gradual Visual Loss                                    
BMJ e-learning module 2008 http://learning.bmj.com/learning/search-result.html?moduleId=10009550
Lim KM, Sadiq SA & Jones NS
Ophthalmic manifestations of paranasal sinus mucocoeles
International Ophthalmology 2009; 29; 2:75-9

Cannon P & Sadiq SA
Can lid taping predict the potential benefit of a lateral tarsal strip procedure to correct lid laxity in patients with functional epiphora?
OPRS 2009; 25; 3; 194-196
Haider D, Wynn R & Sadiq SA
Iatrogenic eyelid granulomata – a case report
American Journal of Therapeutics – In Press 2009
Rahman I, Cannon P & Sadiq SA
Tonopen versus Goldman Applanation Tonometry for Detecting Restrictive Thyroid Eye Disease
OPRS 2010; 26;1;36-38

Hancock L, Ngu L & Sadiq SA
Managing patient waiting times
Clinical Services Journal 2009; 8;2:25-27

Fu L, Bundy C & Sadiq SA
Psychological Distress in People with Disfigurement from Facial Palsy
Eye 2011; 25: 1322-1326

Porter L, Smith A & Sadiq SA
Routine phacoemulsification – is a review necessary ?
In Press British Journal of Medical Research

Sadiq SA, Hancock L & Ngu L
Waiting times in specialist clinics
Eye News 2010; 17; 1; 13-14

Sadiq SA
Diplopia Following Botulinum Toxin Injection To Induce Protective Ptosis – A Comparison Of 2 Techniques
Submitted Eye

Sadiq SA, Kwhaja S & Saeed SR
Botulinum Toxin to improve lower facial symmetry in facial nerve palsy    
Submitted Clinical Otology

Sadiq SA, Usmani HM, & Saeed SR
Effectiveness of a Multidisciplinary Facial Function Clinic
Eye 2011: 25: 1360-1364

Sadiq SA
Botox Treatment for Chronic Migraine
Journal of the British International Doctors Association 2011; 18;1:12-13

Smith O & Sadiq SA
Ophthalmic Complications and Management of Facial Nerve Palsy
Journal of the British International Doctors Association 2011; 18;2;10-12

Sadiq Sa & Chan WH
Dynamic Muscle Transfer in Facial Nerve Palsy : Use of the Orbicularis Muscle
Submitted British Journal of Plastic Surgery 
 
Presentations at National and International Meetings
 
1. Spencer AF, Sadiq SA & Vernon SA
A simple clinical method of optic disc measurement
1st Joint Scientific Meeting of the American Glaucoma Society and the European Glaucoma Society Iceland July 1993 Poster
 
2. Hook AJ and Sadiq SA
Complications of Contact Lens Wear
a) Optometry 93
Birmingham Poster
b) British Contact Lens Association 18th Annual Clinical Conference
Torquay, 3-5 June 1994 Poster
 
3. Sadiq SA and Downes RN
The Lateral Lash Dysversion Syndrome
Annual Ophthalmological Congress
Guernsey 1994 Poster
 
4. Jones NS, Sadiq SA, Hugkulstone CE, Downes RN
Day Case Endoscopic Holmium Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
a) Royal Society of Medicine
Section of Laryngology and Rhinology, 6/5/94
b) European Rhinological Society
Copenhagen, June 1994
 
5. Spencer AF, Sadiq SA, Pawson P & Vernon SA
Vertical Optic Disc Diameter - Discrepancy between Planimetric and SLO Measurements
ARVO
Sarasota 1994 Poster
 
6. Sadiq SA, Hugkulstone CE, Jones NS & Downes RN
Endoscopic Holmium Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
b) Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
July 1994 Oral and Poster
b) European Soc. of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Glasgow September 1994 Oral and Poster
c) Midland Ophthalmological Society
Registrars Meeting
Birmingham October 1994
 
7. Sadiq SA, Jones NS, Downes RN
Holmium Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
a) Annual Ophthalmological Congress
Guernsey 1994 Video
b) European Society of Ophthalmology
Milan 1995 Video
 
8. Sadiq SA, Jones NS
Holmium Laser Dacryocystorhinostomy
Video Awarded Certificate of Merit by BMA, 1995
 
9. Sadiq SA and Chatterjee A
Rubeosis in Diabetics Undergoing Cataract Extraction
Oxford Ophthalmological Congress
July 1994 Poster
 
10. Sadiq SA and Gregson RMC
Aniridia in only one of two identical twins
Annual Ophthalmological Congress
Birmingham 1995 Poster
 
11. Shah S and Sadiq SA
Open Angle Glaucoma : Patient Awareness
Annual Ophthalmological Congress
Birmingham 1995 Poster
 
12. Sadiq SA
Pupillary dilation and axial length measurement
European Society of Ophthalmology
Milan 1995 Poster
 
13. Sadiq SA and Downes RN
The Amethocaine Provocation Test
Annual Ophthalmological Congress
Birmingham 1995 Video
 
14. Sadiq SA and Vernon SA
Sublingual timolol - alternative to topical medication in glaucoma ?
a) Joint European Research Meetings in Ophthalmology and Vision
Montpellier October 1995 Poster
b) Annual Ophthalmological Congress
Edinburgh 1996 Poster
c) Midland Ophthalmological Society - Registrars Meeting
Birmingham October 1994 Oral Second Prize Received
d) Glaucoma Society London November 1995 Oral
 
15. Hehar SS, Atta MS, Jones NS, Todd I, Sadiq SA & Downes RN
The effect of 5 minutes exposure to 5-fluorouracil on human nasal fibroblasts
The Royal Society of Medicine May 1996 Oral
 
16. Sadiq SA, Hussain M, Bennett D, Lloyd JH & Dua HS
Contact lens contamination and Acanthamoeba keratitis
a) Oxford Ophthalmological Congress 1996 Poster
b)Midland Ophthalmological Society October 1996
Poster - First Prize
 
17. Sadiq SA, Hehar SS, Jones NS & Downes RN
The effect of 5 minutes exposure to 5-fluorouracil on human nasal fibroblasts
a) Midland Ophthalmological Society October 1996
Oral - Third Prize
b) European Society of Ophthalmology, Budapest 1997 Oral
 
18. Sadiq SA & Dua HS
Fine needle diathermy occlusion of corneal new vessels
Video - Annual Ophthalmological Congress 1997
 
19. Sadiq SA & Dua HS
Human limbal allograft transplantation for corneal stem cell failure
Video - Annual Ophthalmological Congress 1997
 
20. Sadiq SA, Sleep T & Amoaku WMK
Does diabetic retinopathy worsen after ECCE ?
a) European Society of Ophthalmology, Budapest 1997 Poster
b) Oxford Ophthalmological Congress 1997 Poster
c) Midland Ophthalmological Society October 1997
Poster - 3rd Prize
 
21. Sadiq SA and Downes RN
Can facial nerve palsy be predicted before acoustic neuroma surgery
3rd European Skull Base Congress, London 1997 Oral
 
22. Sadiq SA and Downes RN
A clinical algorithm for the management of facial nerve palsy from an oculoplastic perspective
3rd European Skull Base Congress, London 1997 Oral
 
23. Gormley PD, Sarhan A, Sadiq SA & Dua HS
Fine needle diathermy occlusion of corneal new vessels
Poster - Oxford Ophthalmological Congress 1997
 
24. Dapling R, Sadiq SA, Ntountas Y, Ali Q, Shaw B and Downes RN
Porous orbital implants and their behaviour during drilling
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Rome October 1997 Poster
 
25. Sadiq SA and Orr GM
The efficacy of indomethacin as an analgesic for scleral buckling surgery
Midland Ophthalmological Society October 1997 Oral
 
26. Bobiridis K, Sadiq SA and Downes RN
The extended role of the holmium laser in lacrimal surgery
Video - Annual Ophthalmological Congress 1998
 
27. Bobiridis K, Sadiq SA and Downes RN
Technical problems during endonasal laser DCR
Video - Annual Ophthalmological Congress 1998
 
28. Azuaro-Blanco A, Sadiq SA, Hussain M & Dua HS
Non-Acanthamoeba Amoebic keratitis
Poster - Annual Ophthalmological Congress 1998
 
29. Bobiridis K, Sadiq SA, Horak A, Lingam KD and Downes RN
The use of the carbon dioxide laser in oculoplastic surgery
Poster - Annual Ophthalmological Congress 1998
 
30. Sadiq SA
Cosmetic aspects of oculoplastic surgery
Trent Ophthalmological Club 2000
 
31. Sadiq SA
Key note speaker - 24th All Pakistan Ophthalmological Congress 2001
 
32. Sadiq SA
A Simple Browpexy
Video - Annual Ophthalmological Congress 2001
 
33. Sadiq SA
Key Note Speaker – 8th SAARC Ophthalmological Congress 2002
 
34. Sadiq SA
State of the Art Lecture - 26th All Pakistan Ophthalmological Congress 2003
 
35. LS Mengher, S A Sadiq, J Lowrie and Downes RN
Comparison of Medpor & Hydroxyappatite Implants
Poster – Annual Ophthalmological Congress 2004
 
36. Sadiq SA, Lim K and Jones NS
Ophthalmic Complcations of Para-Nasal Sinus Mucocoeles
Poster – Annual Ophthalmological Congress 2004
 
37. Course Director, Oculoplastic & Prosthetic Instruction Course
Silver Jubilee Lahore Ophthalmo 17-19 December 2004
 
38. Cannon P, Fernando B & Sadiq SA
Simulation of the Lateral Tarsal Strip
Arab & African Ophthalmic Congress 2007, Morocco
 
39. Cannon P and Sadiq SA
Management of Functional Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction – An Algorithm
a) British Oculopalstic Surgery Society 2007 Poster
b) Arab & African Ophthalmic Congress 2007, Morocco - Oral
 
40. Invited Speaker – Eyelid Reconstruction Course
Arab & African Ophthalmic Congress 2007, Morocco
 
41. Invited Speaker & Co-Chair – Facial Palsy
Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2007, India
 
42. Invited Speaker
30th Annual Congress of Ophthalmological Society of Pakistan 2008
 
43. Cannon P, Rahman I & Sadiq SA
Are we measuring the real intraocular pressure in restrictive thyroid eye disease?
North of England Ophthalmological Society Spring meeting 2008
 
44. Sadiq SA & Saeed SR
Botulinum Toxin to improve symmetry in facial nerve palsy
XI International Facial Nerve Symposium, Rome 2009
 
45. Sadiq SA
Persistent diplopia after botulinum toxin induced comparison – comparison of 2 injection sites
XI International Facial Nerve Symposium, Rome 2009
 
46. Sadiq SA, Usmani H, Saeed SR, Walker W & Ross GL
The effectiveness of a combined multi-disciplinary facial function clinic
XI International Facial Nerve Symposium, Rome 2009
 
47. Organised Manchester Facial Palsy Course
September 2009
 
48. Porter L, Smith A & Sadiq SA
Routine phacoemulsification – is a review necessary ?
Poster presentation at Research & Innovation Exhibition, Manchester Royal infirmary Nov 2009
Oral presentation, Regional Audit Meeting – 3rd prize
 
49. Sadiq SA, Wang L & Tirelli N
A new lacrimal stent
MIMIT showcase 25/1/10
 
50. Key Note Lecture – Facial Palsy
All India Ophthalmic Society and Arab & African Ophthalmic Congress 2010
Kolkata, India 22/1/10
 
51. Fu L, Bundy C & Sadiq SA
Psychological Distress in People with Disfigurement from Facial Palsy
Oral presentation at National Student Research Conference, Manchester Oct 2009
Poster presentation at 14th Nottingham Eye Symposium 29/1/10
Poster presentation at Congress of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists May 2010
Poster presentation at BOPSS 2010
Oral Presentation at 6th International Congress of World Federation of Skull Base Societies 2012
 
52. Usman U, Saeed SR & Sadiq SA
Effectiveness of a Multidisciplinary Facial Function Clinic
Poster presentation at BOPSS 2010
Oral Presentation at 6th International Congress of World Federation of Skull Base Societies 2012
 
53. Saedon H, Saeed SR & Sadiq SA
BTXA to improve asymmetry in facial palsy
Oral presentation at BOPSS 2010
Oral Presentation at 6th International Congress of World Federation of Skull Base Societies 2012
 
54. Edmondson SJ, Gajanan K, Sadiq SA & Ross, GL
Patient and relative outcome measures for patients undergoing static facial palsy surgery for the midface
BAPRAS Dec 2009
 
55. Sadiq SA& Kwhaja S
Botulinum Toxin to improve lower facial symmetry in facial nerve palsy
Poster at CMFT 2010 Research & Innovation Exhibition
 
56. Sadiq SA
Keynote lecture : Facial Palsy Management
Primary and adjunctive uses of Botox in the peri-orbital region
Delhi Ophthalmic Society 15-17 April 2011
 
57. Arunakirinathan M, Sadiq SA & Rajasekaran A
A case for procedure specific consent forms
Poster presentation at the Association of Surgeons in Training Surgical Conference 2011, Sheffield 15-17 April 2011
 
58. Sadiq SA
Dynamic Muscle Transfer in Facial Nerve Palsy : Use of the Orbicularis Muscle
Oral Presentation at 6th International Congress of World Federation of Skull Base Societies 2012

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