Miss Valerie Saw is a pioneering consultant ophthalmic surgeon based in central London. Specialising in cataract surgery, laser eye surgery, dry eye alongside keratoconus, corneal transplant surgery and corneal cross-linking, she practices privately for The London Clinic, Advance Vision Care and the Western Eye Hospital in the capital. Miss Saw also works for the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
Miss Saw has a world-leading reputation and has been named in the 'Top Laser Eye Surgeons in the UK' by industry-leading website Clinic Compare. Her expertise in managing medical conditions of the front of the eye such as dry eye and contact lens problems means she is able to achieve top results in laser, cataract and implant surgery by optimising the condition of the eyes.
Her impressive reputation, which is cemented with her role as honorary clinical lecturer at University College London's Moorfield Institute of Ophthalmology, is enhanced by her esteemed qualification and training experience. Miss Saw graduated from the University of Sydney with an MBBS and the university medal, moved to the UK to train in complex corneal, cataract and refractive surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital and has a PhD in Ophthalmology from University College London.
Miss Saw's clinical research is also widely respected by her peers and Miss Saw has published world-leading academic research in corneal and cataract surgical techniques and inflammatory dry-eye conditions. She has received various awards, including the Oxford Ophthalmological Congress Founder’s Cup and esteemed travelling fellowships. She is an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and an active member of the council of the British Society of Refractive Surgery.
Alongside her honorary lecturer role, she lectures at national and international scientific meetings and examines and supervises PhD students in her research field. She has also gives back to the international community, teaching and carrying out ophthalmology aid work in Myanmar.