Mr Ali Mearza
Mr Mearza has full specialist registration with the General Medical Council and is one of only a handful of surgeons in the UK who is fellowship trained in both cornea and refractive surgery.
He qualified from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School (now part of Imperial College) in 1996 and shortly after began his career in Ophthalmology. He completed his training in London and went on to complete a years fellowship in cornea & external eye disease at the world renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital. He followed this with an additional one year fellowship in laser refractive eye surgery at the prestigious Emmetropia Mediterranean Eye Institute on the island of Crete, the birthplace of modern LASIK.
He has a keen interest in clinical research and has over 20 peer reviewed publications and over 20 published abstracts to his name and is an invited journal reviewer. He has presented his work at numerous National and International meetings and in addition has been an invited speaker to faculty in London, Greece and Australia.
He also has a keen interest in voluntary ophthalmology and has performed charitable work in India, Bali, Burma, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Ghana.
Mr Mearza is a member of the Royal College of Opthalmologists, the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, the International Society of Refractive Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.