Mr Alex Shortt: Ophthalmology
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Mr Alex Shortt

Ophthalmology

 

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  • Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Optegra Eye Hospital London, Advanced Vision Care .

    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.

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Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical

About me

Mr Shortt is a leading ophthalmic surgeon and an expert in the fields of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and one of the UK's most respected authorities in corneal disease.

Mr Shortt’s initial medical training was at the National University of Ireland in Dublin. This was followed by a PhD in Ophthalmology at University College London and 12 years of specialist training at Moorfields Eye Hospital London. Having spent 3 years as a consultant in the Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Departments at Moorfields he founded his own independent clinic on Harley Street where he specialises in the treatment of complex cornea and cataract cases, especially those requiring corneal transplants.

Mr Shortt sits on the editorial boards of various professional publications and has published extensively himself. He has received numerous prizes and distinctions including the Fight for Sight prize and the Moorfields Research Medal.

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Cornea, corneal surgery, cataract, refractive surgery, laser cataract surgery, laser eye surgery, LASIK, LASEK, Laser eye surgery, keratoconus, corneal transplantation, Fuch's endothelial dystrophy, blepharitis, dry eye, corneal problems, conjunctivitis

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