Mr Michael Tappin

Ophthalmologist in Guildford & Woking

BSc MBBS FRCOphth

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Mr Michael Tappin is a renowned consultant ophthalmologist based in London, Guilford and Woking. He is a founding member and director of Laser Vision, with private practice clinics at Nuffield Health Woking Hospital and Circle Mount Alvernia Hospital. His main areas of expertise include the cornea, cataracts, laser eye surgery, lens replacement, corneal transplants, presbyopia and anterior segment disease. 
 

Mr Tappin commenced his medical journey at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, London, qualifying with an MBBS in 1990, Following this, he undertook fellowships in corneal and refractive surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, Australia.
 
In addition to his private practice, Mr Tappin holds an NHS practice at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. He offers a full range of vision correction procedures along with laser cataract surgery and Sulcoflex DUET Lens Exchange - an adjustable solution to correct vision at all distances and it's the first to offer lifelong reversibility. Furthermore, he offers treatment for conditions such as corneal grafts, anterior segment disease and dry eyes.

In 2005, he became the first surgeon in the UK to perform endothelial cell transplantation, now known as DMEK. This pioneering technology is less invasive and can be used to treat Fuchs Dystrophy and endothelial cell failure.
 
Mr Tappin is devoted to research, taking a keen interest in the areas of corneal transplant surgery and cataract lens implants. He enjoys sharing his medical knowledge with his fellows, regularly lecturing on the most recent developments in corneal transplantation.

Mr Tappin has contributed to numerous publications, some of which can be found on ResearchGate and PubMed. He is a member of several medical organisations, including the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, the Medical Defence Union and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

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