Mr Dan Lindfield is a multi-award-winning consultant ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon in Guildford and Farnham who specialises in cataracts, glaucoma surgery, including laser therapies for glaucoma, such as SLT, trabeculectomy, and minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).
Mr Lindfield qualified in medicine at the University of Southampton Medical School in 2004 before going on to complete specialist training in hospitals throughout Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire and London. This included work at three teaching hospitals and a glaucoma surgical fellowship at St Thomas' Hospital in London, giving him a wealth of invaluable experience in treating a range of ophthalmological conditions. He was appointed consultant ophthalmologist in 2013 and fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in the same year. Mr Lindfield currently sees private patients at Farnham Eye Care and Guildford Eye Care, which is based at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.
Mr Lindfield has a passion for training the next generation of ophthalmologists and is a training programme director for Health Education England (HEE) and is responsible for teaching trainee eye surgeons across Kent, Surrey, and Sussex. He is also regarded as an expert trainer in cataract surgery.
Mr Lindfield has an extensive portfolio of research and academic work which is published in leading peer-reviewed journals. His research and surgical achievements have won many prizes, both nationally and internationally. Notably, he was twice ranked amongst the world’s best ophthalmologists, both in 2018 and 2017.