Mr Velota Sung FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, MSc(Warwick)
Mr Velota Sung FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, MSc(Warwick)

Mr Velota Sung FRCS(Ed), FRCOphth, MSc (Warwick)

Welcome to my professional website.


In this website, you can find information on my practice. Also you can find information on a wide range of eye conditions especially on Glaucoma and Cataract that I am a specialist in these areas.

About me

I am a Consultant Eye Surgeon with special interest in managing complex Glaucoma and Cataract conditions. I am a full-time consultant at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, a University of Birmingham teaching eye unit at City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham. It is also one of the biggest eye hospital in UK. I am also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer of University of Birmingham.


I graduated from University of Wales, Cardiff, UK in 1993. I underwent the Specialist Registrar training programme at Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham. I undertook prestigious Glaucoma Fellowship Training at Queen's Medical Eye Centre, Nottingham and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London before taking up my current consultant position in 2004. I was awarded a MSc degree in Medical Leadership from University of Warwick in 2013.


I served as the Lead Clinician for the Glaucoma Service at Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre between 2007 and 2012. I served as the Clinical Director for Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre from 2012-2014 and then the Group Director for Surgery B from 2014-2016.  I provide a supra-regional tertiary referral service for complex glaucoma including the renowned Childhood Glaucoma Service. I also provide a high volume supra-regional glaucoma tube-shunt implant service, I developed a safe surgery system for tube-shunt implant surgery and published favourable results in medical literature. I am a pioneer in surgeries for angle closure glaucoma introduced the goniosynechialysis procedure for angle closure in UK, I have also developed a safe surgery system for performing cataract surgery in angle closure eyes producing excellent results. 


I run an active research programme and supervise post-graduate PhD and MD research projects. My research profolio including surgical outcome in childhood glaucoma, anterior segment imaging for angle closure, outcome of angle closure surgeries and the long-term effects of tube-shunt implants on the cornea. 


I am an examiner for Royal College of Ophthalmologists and co-founder and serving co-secretary for the UK Paediatric Glaucoma Society (,  I am a NHS Clinical Excellent Award holder.


  • Glaucoma screening and diagnosis
  • Treatment of all types of glaucoma
  • Visual field and optic nerve imaging
  • Advanced cataract surgery with artificial lens implants
  • Glaucoma laser treatments
  • Mnimal invasive glaucoma surgery 
  • Trabeculectomy with anti-scarring agents surgery
  • Glaucoma tube-shunt implants surgery
  • Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation

How to contact us


Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

City Hospital, Dudley Road

Birmingham B18 7QH


0121 5076855



BMI Priory Hospital

Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B5 7UG

Phone: 0121 4461636

Consultation time: Saturday 8:30 am - 12:00


West Midlands Hospital

Colman Hill, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 2AH

Phone: 01384 560123

Consultation time: 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm


BMI Droitwich Spa Hospital

St Andrews Road, Droitwich Spa WR9 8DN

Phone: 01905 793316

Consultation time: Monday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm


The Westbourne Centre

53 Church Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3SJ

Phone: 0121 456 0880

Consultation time: Tuesday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 





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