MB BS FRCOphth
Specialist interests: Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and retino vascular disorders.
Marie Tsaloumas is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at University Hospital Birmingham, and the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre since her appointment in 1998.
Miss Tsaloumas attended medical school at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. She carried out her basic medical and surgical training at St Vincent’s Hospital and Liverpool Hospital in Sydney, Australia and then trained in ophthalmology at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Hospital with a Fellowship in diabetic eye disease at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
She is honorary secretary of the Midland Ophthalmological Society and a council member of the Birmingham Eye Foundation. She was clinical lead for ophthalmology at University Hospital Birmingham (2005-2008) and now heads up the Lucentis Service.
She has published and lectured at length on retinal disorders including diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration.
As well as general ophthalmology and cataract surgery, Miss Tsaloumas has a sub specialty interest in diabetic eye disease, age related macular degeneration and vascular diseases of the eye. She has extensive experience in retinal laser treatment and other treatment modalities for diabetic eye disease and in the treatment of wet macular degeneration (age related and otherwise) with photodynamic therapy, Lucentis and Avastin injections.