Alex Day

NHS secretary: 

Christine Dolby

Consultant telephone: 

020 7253 3411

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

  • Refractive cataract surgery, laser cataract surgery, cataract surgery training.
  • Laser refractive surgery, therapeutic refractive surgery including the treatment of recurrent corneal erosion syndrome.
  • Collagen corneal crosslinking and photo therapeutic excimer keratectomy for keratoconus
  • ICL implantation.
  • Emergency ophthalmology

Year of first medical qualification: 


Further key experience: 

  • Fellowships in glaucoma, cataract, cornea and refractive surgery

Date joined Moorfields: 


Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • ESCRS (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons) member
  • ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons) member
  • ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) member
  • Invited ESCRS committee member
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists Examiner for CertLRS examination

Current NHS/university posts, whether full/part time, and starting year: 

  • Full-time consultant ophthalmic surgeon in cornea, cataract, refractive and emergency ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital. 
  • UCL honorary clinical associate professor. University College London. 2020


Other professional achievements: 

  • Regular presentations at international research meetings, over 70 peer reviewed publications in international medical journals,

Research interests: 

  • Cataract, laser cataract surgery, refractive surgery, therapeutic refractive surgery, recurrent corneal erosion

Any other personal interests/background information that may be relevant: 

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