Mr Allon Barsam
Mr Barsam has full specialist registration with the General Medical Council and is one of only a handful of Consultant surgeons in the UK who is fellowship trained in Cornea, Cataract and Laser Vision Correction.
He has undergone extensive and rigorous training in the world’s most prestigious institutions. He went to Cambridge University and University College London Medical Schools where he graduated with Honours and a Distinction in Surgery. He completed his residency training at Moorfields Eye Hospital and went on to complete a one year fellowship in New York where he worked closely with Drs Donnenfeld and Perry, two of the US founding fathers of modern Cornea and Refractive Surgery. He followed this with an additional Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the Western Eye Hospital in London.
Over the last 8 years he has been carrying out research towards a Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Cambridge on corneal ectasia. He has published over 30 peer review publications, 6 book chapters and is the co-author of a comprehensive textbook of Ophthalmology, which is used by Ophthalmologists around the world. He is an invited reviewer for the major international journals in his field. He is a member of the editorial board for Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today Europe.
He is actively involved in teaching and has been a clinical examiner and lecturer for City University, School of Optometry. He is on the Executive Board of the London Deanery and is the lead instructor for a video based instructional course in refractive anterior segment surgery at both the American and European Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is regularly invited to speak, chair and moderate research sessions nationally and internationally.
He is fully certified to perform LASIK, LASEK and laser blended vision. He is certified on the Intralase, Zeimer LDV, VISX and Wavelight lasers to perform bladeless all laser vision correction surgery. He has carried out thousands of cataract, laser and refractive procedures.