Mr Bruce Allan: Ophthalmology

Mr Bruce Allan



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Specialises in

  • Refractive surgery

About me

Bruce Allan qualified in medicine from Cambridge in 1985, and was appointed at as a Consultant Surgeon at Moorfields in 1998 after advanced specialist training in the UK, South Africa, and Australia. He was Training Director for the Corneal Service at Moorfields for over 10 years, and has been Service Director for Refractive Surgery since 2012. He is currently chairing the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Refractive Surgery Standards Working Group.

He and his wife, Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Maria Teresa Casasus Borrell, live in North London with their three daughters. He is a keen football fan and sailor.

Professional activities include:

NHS practice specialising in cataract and corneal surgery
Private practice specialising in refractive surgery (surgical vision correction)
Regular presentations at international research meetings, press, radio and television comment on developments in corneal transplantation, cataract and refractive surgery
Peer review for international medical journals and research grant funding bodies
Specialist advice for NICE and MHRA

Current research interests include:

Enhancing treatment accuracy in laser refractive surgery
New techniques in corneal endothelial transplantation
Early intervention and visual rehabilitation in keratoconus

Areas of interest

Refractive surgery (eyes); Laser surgery; Anterior segment surgery (eyes); Cataract surgery; Corneal surgery / disease; Keratoconus; Fuchs Dystrophy

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (5-50)

  • C4630

    Perforating graft (keratoplasty) to cornea - (1-5)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (1-5)

  • C7341

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - bilateral - (1-5)

    Moorfields Eye Hospital (1-5)

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