Professor Paul Foster is a consultant and clinical professor at the world-famous Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. A graduate of Nottingham University Medical School, his training was at Oxford Eye Hospital, Moorfields and Singapore National Eye Center. He was awarded a PhD in clinical ophthalmology from University College London for ground breaking research on glaucoma. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Surgeons, England.
Prof Foster has a busy clinical practice specialising in glaucoma and cataract surgery in people with very small eyes. He has been voted by his peers as one of the 100 most influential eye surgeons globally in 2014 and 2016, and one of the top 25 eye and vision researchers in Europe. His clinical and research achievements have been recognised by prizes and awards in the UK, the US, Singapore, China and Australia.
Prof Foster has published 210 peer-reviewed papers, 14 book chapters and 5 journal editorials. He has been a Trustee of the British Council for the Prevention of Blindness, and Chaired BCPB’s Scientific Advisory Panel. He sits on the NICE glaucoma guidelines panel which advises on national eye care policy.