Mr Alex Day is a highly experienced consultant ophthalmologist based at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, with over 20 years of experience in eye surgery. His areas of expertise include laser eye surgery, refractive lens exchange, ICL, cataracts including femtosecond laser cataract surgery, corneal collagen crosslinking, astigmatism management and recurrent corneal erosion syndrome. During his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Mr Day was ranked no.2 globally for top eye surgeons under the age of 40 by The Ophthalmologist.
Mr Day qualified as a doctor from St George’s Hospital Medical School in London with a double distinction. He later carried out his ophthalmology training in south London before moving to Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2007 where he undertook 10 years of further training. At Moorfields, he practised as a specialist registrar whilst obtaining his PhD at University College London. He was subsequently appointed as an NIHR academic clinical lecturer and then became a fellow. During his fellowships, he trained in cataracts, glaucoma and corneal transplant surgery and later became a refractive surgery fellow and consultant surgeon specialising in LASIK, SMILE, PRK/ LASEK and cataract surgery at the London Vision Clinic on Harley Street.
Mr Day is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and is also an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists CertLRS examination. He is also a member of several organisations including the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and The British Society for Refractive Surgery.
Mr Day was the lead author of the publications on cataract surgery outcomes by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists National Ophthalmology Database (NOD). This work provided national benchmarking standards for the visual outcomes and complication rates of cataract surgery. In addition, he is heavily involved in research, having published over 60 papers in peer reviewed medical journals and is internationally recognised for his research in cataract and refractive surgery.
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