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Professor Tom Williamson


Central London

Professor Tom Williamson area of expertise:

  • Retinal detachment
  • Macular hole
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Cataracts
  • Vitrectomy

Professional statement

Professor Tom Williamson is one of the most experienced vitreoretinal surgeons in the UK. Based in London, he has over 25 years' experience in his specialty, and provides high-quality consultancy and surgery from his private clinics. He has worked in the NHS for more than 33 years, working at the prestigious St Thomas' Hospitals in London since 1995. He has an unrivalled clinical academic record in vitreoretinal surgery which has provided him with a genuine international reputation in his field. He is in high demand as an international speaker as a result. Alongside his clinical work, Mr Williamson also devotes time to teaching and training, with his students going on to become international vitreoretinal consultants in their own right. He is the president of the British and Eire Association of Vitreoretinal Surgeons, and was previously director of the Eyehope charity, providing teaching, equipment and research in ophthalmology. He has the largest single surgeon data set in vitreoretinal procedures in the UK with over 10,000 operations. Mr Williamson has authored a number of critically-acclaimed books in ophthalmology and retinal surgery, some of which have become the main text internationally for training in this area. He has also published over 170 peer-reviewed articles in medical journals and is an active member in a number of ophthalmological organisations.  For more information please visit his website www.retinasurgery.co.uk

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