Miss Lucia Pelosini 04778363


  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Centre for Sight - East Grinstead, Spire Gatwick Park Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.


Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical

About me

Professional profile:
Ms Pelosini is one of only a handful of Consultant Surgeons in the UK who is dual fellowship trained in Cornea & Anterior Segment and Medical Retina.
Ms Pelosini qualified from Pisa University Medical School with Honours in 1999. She completed her postgraduate training in ophthalmology in London South Thames Training Programme working in a number of leading hospitals including King’s College Hospital and Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital. She completed a Research Fellowship in Medical Retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital and obtained an MD Research degree at the University of London. She completed her training with a Fellowship in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the Western Eye Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London.
Ms Pelosini is the author of over 20 peer review publications and book chapters. She is regularly invited to speak and moderate research sessions in national and international meetings. She is an invited reviewer for major international journals in her field.
Ms Pelosini has been an examiner for King’s College London Medical School and an international instructor for retinal imaging with optical coherence tomography. She has conducted innovative research in macular imaging and novel sub-threshold laser treatment for diabetes.
Personal profile:
Aside from her professional interests, Ms Pelosini enjoys time with her family; she is a keen gardener, plays tennis and piano.

Areas of interest

Small incision cataract surgery with standard and premium lenses; refractive lens exchange; implantable contact lenses; corneal and external disease;
modern lamellar keratoplasty; keratoconus management including intracorneal rings and collagen cross-linking; external eye disease; Medical Retina and Diabetes; age-related macular degeneration

Research interests: new surgical techniques for cataract surgery; keratoconus; new treatments for macular oedema; ocular imaging with optical coherence tomography

Current memberships:
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Member of the British Society of Refractive Surgery
Member of the British Medical Association

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