Miss Eleni Nikita

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon



Nikita, Eleni

Age ranges treated

  • Adults (age 16 and above)

Qualifications / Professional memberships

  • Fellowship of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists - November 2012
  • Fellowship of The International Council of Ophthalmology - October 2012
  • CCT (Hons) Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece - June 2011
  • Phd on Experimental Glaucoma Filtration Surgery , Kapodistrian University of Athens - 2010 - 2015
  • Fellowship of The European Board of Ophthalmologists
  • General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register
  • Member and Education Committee Co-chair for the European Glaucoma Society

Current NHS / University Post

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (2016-to date)
  • Honorary Lecturer at University of Manchester (2016-to date)

Medical training

  • Medical Degree of University of Ioannina, MBBS Medical Faculty (Greece) - October 2004

Research interest / experience

  • Delivery of new models of ophthalmic care in the secondary and primary care sector.
  • Virtual glaucoma clinics.
  • Glaucoma surgical outcomes.
  • Diagnosis, clinical and surgical management of glaucoma and cataract patients.
  • Conventional glaucoma surgery, including trabeculectomy and tube surgery (aqueous shunt implantation).
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), including Innfocus, XEN and Hydrus implants.
  • Clear lens extraction for angle closure glaucoma.
  • Glaucoma laser procedures, including cyclodiode, selective laser trabeculoplasty and laser iridotomy.
  • Clinical Lead at South Directorate of Moorfields (2018-2022).
  • Lecturer and examiner for University College London.
  • Examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • French
  • Italian

Private treatment

Miss Eleni Nikita also provides private care

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Last updated
14th March 2024