Mr Don Williams

Consultant Specialist Optometrist & Registered Specialist (IP & Glaucoma) in Birmingham

FCOptom (Portfolio) M.Sc ACP Ophthalmology (Ong) M.Sc (Dist) B.Sc (Hons) DipTp (IP) PGDip Refractive & Cataract Surgery Prof DipGlauc Higher Cert Glauc Prof Cert Glauc Prof Cert Med Ret (Dist)

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Professional statement

Mr Don Williams is a distinguished consultant specialist optometrist operating in Birmingham. Renowned for his expertise, Mr Williams specialises in treating a broad spectrum of eye conditions. His primary areas of focus include dry eye, glaucoma, YAG LASER Capsulotomy, Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT), Keratoconus, and general ophthalmology. He is the esteemed founder of the Edgbaston Private Eye Clinic, a premier institution committed to providing specialised eye treatments and services. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of optometry, mainly glaucoma care.  

Educationally, Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the Institute of Vision Science at Aston University. His commitment to academic excellence is further evidenced by his Master of Science in Advanced Glaucoma Diagnostic Detection, where he achieved a distinction. Presently, he is enhancing his academic portfolio through an ongoing Master of Science in Advanced Clinical Ophthalmology at the University of Plymouth, slated for completion between 2023 and 2025. His educational journey encompasses extensive training at prestigious institutions, including Aston University, Ulster University, Bradford University, Moorfields Eye Hospital, Cardiff University, and currently at the University of Plymouth.
Mr. Williams boasts over a decade of active engagement in community ophthalmology. He has dedicated the past ten years to managing glaucoma patients within the previously known Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Besides leading a thriving private practice, he has recently taken on the role of Clinical Lead for Community Ophthalmology Services in the NHS in Birmingham. He is also a proud member of the General Optical Council’s Specialist Register in Therapeutics.
In addition to his clinical duties, Mr. Williams is a respected figure in the academic sphere, serving as a Visiting Specialist Lecturer at the University of Plymouth since July 2023. Mr Williams' exemplary career and contributions to the field of optometry underscore his dedication to excellence in patient care, education, and advancement in ophthalmic practices. His extensive training, coupled with a profound commitment to ongoing learning and community service, positions him as a leader and a highly respected professional in his field. He is fluent in English and proficient in French. 

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