Miss Bhavika Dave
BSc MBBS MSc FRCOphth
Miss Dave is an experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon with a special interest in children, additional needs adults, strabismus (squint) and cataract surgery.
Further to her undergraduate medical degree at Imperial College London, Miss Dave trained in London and the South East of England to develop her ophthalmic skills. She continued her postgraduate education, in London, by completing a Master’s degree in Clinical Ophthalmology.
Having trained at regional paediatric, squint and cataract centres Miss Dave has cultivated a wide range of skills including complex cataract and strabismus surgery. She is a full time NHS consultant based at Eastbourne Hospital in the role of lead for Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Retinopathy of Prematurity while also supporting the emergency ophthalmology and laser (both YAG and Retinal) services. This incorporates general, adult strabismus, paediatric, acute ophthalmology, glaucoma, laser and adult special needs clinics as well as general anaesthetic and day case operating.
Miss Dave provides a caring and holistic approach to eye care and covers a wide range of ophthalmic presentations and concerns. These include eye pain, visual complaints, dry eye symptoms, floaters / retinal symptoms, double vision, neonatal / paediatric eye care as well as all other general eye concerns.
Miss Dave is an advocate for eye health and provides a holistic and collaborative approach to care focusing on her patients' concerns and preferences. Her informal, yet professional, approach ensures a caring and comfortable environment for her patients at what can be a concerning time.