Meet Misha
Mrs Misha Badial Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mrs Badial’s specialist interest is medical retina related disease so she pursued a Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. This fellowship allowed vast exposure to research and clinical experience in Age-Related Macular degeneration, eye diseases related to diabetes, retinal vein occlusions, infectious and non-infectious inflammatory eye diseases.

Retinal disease is her main passion along with minimally invasive cataract Surgery. She left Moorfields Eye Hospital to take up the Ophthalmology Consultant position here in Bath.

Misha is the lead for diabetic retinopathy screening through her NHS consultant position at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. Her team have received accolades such as The Team of the Month Award at the RUH. She is heavily involved in teaching and training to ensure excellent care is given to the diabetic population locally.

As the lead for ophthalmology teaching, Misha supports Bristol medical students at The University of Bristol. She organises one-to-one as well as group teaching to enhance student on the subject of eye-related diseases. She is passionate about passing on her knowledge.

Personal Interests

Mrs Badial is a keen oil painter and has pursued this hobby since her school days when she used to exhibit her work in national galleries. She is passionate about international cooking and has taken up yoga for fitness and relaxation purposes. She is married to a GP in Bath.

Recent Patient Feedback

Thank you so much for everything you have done that has made it possible to see clearly again. I so do appreciate your loyal devotion and also that of your team. A huge thank you.

Many thanks to you and your staff for my Op. I am delighted with my second “new” eye!

Thank you so much for the two successful operations you carried out on my eyes this last few weeks. Also the care and attention was beyond the call of duty.

Thank you so much for all your patience and kindness. I am so grateful for all your help.

Thank you to you an Natasha for your exceptional care.

Many thanks for giving me my eyesight back! With very best wishes.

Thank you very much for my cataract op last Monday and your care. It is much appreciated. Thanks also you your lovely team of nurses.

Thank you so much Misha and the team for restoring the sight in my right eye.

I would just like to say thank you for the care and kindness shown to me during my cataract treatment. I appreciate it very much indeed. My best wishes!

Thank you for performing my cataract surgery. I am thrilled to bits with my new eyesight it continues to amaze and delight. I realise how little I was seeing before the Op!

Thank you very much for saving and restoring my vision.

Just to say – thank you for restoring my eyesight. After a few days the results were amazing.

I wanted to say a heartfelt ‘thank you’ for the care and prompt action in dealing with Alfie’s eye care. We cannot express how grateful we are to all involved.

Thank you so very mch for making my eyesight wonderful.

Thank you SO much for the special care I know I have received from you over the last weeks and continue to receive!

Respectfulness 100%
Clarity of Consultation 100%
Attentiveness 100%
Patient Interest 100%
Interpersonal Skills 100%
Patient Understanding 100%
Overall Patient Experience 100%

Results from the GMC revalidation process.


Small incision cataract surgery
Age-related macular degeneration
Diabetic macular oedema
Macular oedema related to retinal vascular occlusions
Central serous retinopathy
Yag Capsulotomy
General Ophthalmology
Inflammatory Eye Disease


General Medical Council
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
American Ophthalmology Association

Misha is on a number of national advisory boards including BAYER, NOVARTIS and Alimera Sciences. She provides educational information on the use of anti-VEGF in wet macular degeneration.

She regularly attends international meetings to share and update knowledge including Euretina, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), World Ophthalmology Congress and Annual Congress.