Mr Elhousseini has been working in leading NHS eye departments around London for many years and has overseas experience. He is currently an ophthalmology consultant surgeon at Royal Free Hospital.  

His specialties include medical and surgical retinal management, along with both refractive cataract surgery and laser refractive eye surgery. He has experience in external eye disease and uveitis. 

Mr Elhousseini works tirelessly to provide the best care for his patients; his main measurement for work success is a satisfied patient. 

He holds multiple degrees, including Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists London and a certificate in laser and refractive surgery.




• Blindness associated with Platelet-Rich Plasma Temporomandibular joint injections British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery August 2020
• Management of acute submacular Haemorrhage: Royal Free experience Acta Ophthalmologica October 2015
• Incidence of Lens Touch during Pars Plana Vitrectomy and outcome from Subsequent Cataract Surgery RETINA April 2016
• An analysis of the outcomes for patients with failed primary vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous retinal detachment” GREA Journal Nov 2014)
• Poppers Maculopathy Lancet 2014
• Treatment of maculopathy associated with optic pit with vitrectomy and heavy silicon Oil - a case-report. Euretina, 2012.
• Case-report - macular exudative detachment treated with photodynamic therapy (PDT) with indocyanine green (ICG) Euretina 2012.

Research interests include medical retina research, for which Mr Elhousseini has been primary investigator for several trials.

He is involved with a partnership with University College London to develop an artificial intelligence algorithm for managing and diagnosing various medical retina conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular oedema and drug-related retinal toxicity.