Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Mr Alexander Ionides is a leading consultant ophthalmologist with expertise in laser eye surgery, small incision cataract surgery, clear lens extraction, and phakic lens implantation. Mr Ionides qualified in 1989 after his training at University College London medical school, and went on to train in ophthalmology at Great Ormond Street Hospital before joining the world-renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital in 1992. 

Mr Ionides has a strong interest in research, obtaining an MD in cataract genetics and lens research at the Institute of Ophthalmology. He has published numerous papers and has contributed to research and development in both cataract and lens surgery. With a background in both research and many years of practice, Mr Ionides is considered to be one of the best laser eye surgeons in the UK, providing an exceptional level of care and expertise. 

Mr Ionides holds the position of honorary senior lecturer and honorary consultant at St George's Hospital, and is frequently invited to speak at meetings on both a national and international level. 

Especialista en

Cataract surgery

Index: 1. What are cataracts?&am...


What are cataracts? Cataracts occur when the lens in the eye becomes cloudy, either completely or partially. Cataracts occur most commonly due ...

Laser eye surgery

What is laser eye surgery? Laser eye surgery, also known as refractive surgery or laser vision correction, is a procedure which involves reshap...


What is LASIK? LASIK, sometimes called Lasik or laser eye surgery, is an abbreviation of laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. It is a type of...

Lens replacement (intraocular lenses)

What are intraocular lenses?     Intraocular lenses (IOLs) are lenses used to replace damaged lenses. Th...

Multifocal contact lenses

What are multifocal contact lenses? Multifocal contact lenses are a type of contact lens which combine multiple prescript...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact lens related problems
  • Cornea
  • Corneal abrasion
  • Corneal ulcer
  • Diplopia (double vision)
  • Dry eye
  • Emergency eye care
  • Eye allergies
  • Eye examination
  • Eye flashes
  • Eye floaters
  • Headache
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)
  • ICL implants
  • Keratitis
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Lens replacement (intraocular lenses)
  • Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD)
  • Multifocal contact lenses
  • Myopia
  • OCT (optical coherence tomography)
  • Orbital cellulitis
  • Presbyopia
  • PRK (photorefractive keratectomy)
  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Refractive surgery
  • Second medical opinion
  • Visual impairment
  • YAG laser capsulotomy

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  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
    9-11 Bath Street EC1V 9LF - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02037445393

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LASEK and LASIK – what’s the difference?
Laser eye surgery is one of the most popular and commonly surgeries in the world, with millions of people around the globe choosing to undergo the procedure in order to permanently correct their vision. Mr Alexander Ionides explains what the difference is between the types of laser surgery.
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