Dr Narme Deva

Expert in Cataract Surgery and Retinal Disease

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Dr Narme Deva

Expert in Cataract Surgery and Retinal Disease

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“It is a privilege to do what I do – vision is priceless.”

– Dr Narme Deva, MBChB MD FRANZCO

Dr Narme Deva’s professional background

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Dr Narme Deva is a key opinion leader for Medical retina and Uveitis in New Zealand and an expert cataract surgeon. She graduated from Auckland Medical School in 2002, and in addition to her Ophthalmology training also obtained a Doctorate in Medicine. Dr Deva has spent over two years at the highly prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital, London where she completed fellowships in Medical Retina and Uveitis as well as a dedicated Cataract fellowship. She has a logical approach, an empathetic manner and a passion for the pursuit of excellence.
Training and Principal Qualifications:
  • Fellow of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO)
  • Doctorate of Medicine (MD) – University of Auckland
  • Postgraduate diploma in Ophthalmic Basic Science- University of Otago
  • Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) – University of Auckland
Positions Held:
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer- Department of Ophthalmology, University of Auckland
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist- Auckland District Health Board
  • Auckland Medical Retinal Fellowship Supervisor
  • Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO)- Council Member
  • RANZCO New Zealand Branch Executive- Committee Member
  • Australia and New Zealand Society of Retinal Specialists- Committee Member

Dr Deva has been involved in several clinical trials in retina disease management and has presented at national and international conferences. Her work has been published in prestigious peer-reviewed Ophthalmology journals.

Dr Deva’s areas of expertise:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Retinal Disease: management of common and complex retinal conditions with the full gamet of retinal lasers and intravitreal injections.
    • Specialises in:
      • Age Related Macular Degeneration
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Retinal Vascular diseases
  • Inflammatory Eye Disease (Uveitis)
Outside of work, Dr Deva spends time with her husband, who she met on the first day of medical school, their intrepid daughters and two dogs, Arlington and Alfred. Before the world of medicine, Dr Deva was a well-known Indian classical dancer. More recently she has become involved in the Auckland theatre scene with regular performances.