Meet the team

Our teams are well trained, passionate and motivated to ensure that patients are supported fully throughout their journey with us.

55
years
of combined Eye
Surgery experience
20k
plus
eyes surgeries
completed
500
plus
lectures nationally
and internationally

Optometrists

Harpreet Bhattal optometrist

Harpreet Bhattal

Specialist Optometrist

Harpreet has over 12 years experience as a specialist optometrist. She completed an intensive optometry training programme at City University in 2007 followed by further specialised training in laser eye and lens exchange surgery. She has many years of clinical experience as a specialist Optometrist and she has developed a wealth of knowledge which she is able to share and explain with you. Ms Bhattal is readily available at your consultation to help answer any questions about your vision correction journey.

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Purvi Thomson

Specialist Optometrist

Purvi has over 14 years of experience as a specialist optometrist after completing her training at Aston University. She has worked with us since 2014, and has specific training and expertise in working with patients who require vision correction, such as laser eye surgery or refractive lens exchange surgery. She also has specialist training as an Optometrist to deal with minor eye conditions, such as dry eye disease.

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Anthony Stanton

Optometrist

Tony is a very experienced Optometrist and advanced diagnostics expert. He will carry out comprehensive scans and tests before you go through and meet your surgeon. The testing is all quite fun and nothing to be worried about. The tests give the surgeons the most advanced maps and information available about your eyes so that they can give you fully customised treatment options to help you decide what the best plan should be.

Dipa Michalik

Optometrist

Dipa has been an Optometrist for 32 years. She has also previously worked as a final year Optometry clinic supervisor at City University. With a great deal of experience in independent Optometric practice working with all age groups, she enjoys the continuity of looking after several generations of patients. She has co-presented courses on Biometry at major Ophthalmology conferences in Europe and North America (ESCRS and ASCRS) as well as delivering biometry courses in Ireland and England. Over the years, she has looked after many of her own patients who have had refractive surgery. Dipa continues to be passionate about the marvels of vision correction and is excited by the opportunity to work with our talented and enthusiastic team.

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Management

Juliet Hicks

Juliet Hicks

Chief Operating Officer

Juliet is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and general management of Ophthalmic Consultants of London. In this role she has led the tri partied merger of consultant-led practices and has managed the recent building project to open our brand new flagship clinic at 55 New Cavendish Street, London W1. Juliet has appointed a dedicated, talented administration team to develop all aspects of the business. She works tirelessly to ensure that OCL provides a first class service to all of our patients, in line with our organisational goals and values. She works closely with our digital marketing experts and manages all of our media and PR enquiries.

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Antonio Coronado

Finance Manager

Antonio is responsible for the financial reporting and wellbeing of the company. Antonio worked in finance, mostly at a senior managerial level, for 10 years. He managed companies in diverse, high-paced, commercial environments. He brings a wealth of practical, financial knowledge, creativity and useful, transferrable skills, to OCL.

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Veronica Krishna

Clinic Manager 

Veronica joined us in 2019 as Clinic Manager of our flagship clinic in central London. She is extremely organised with a keen focus on efficiency. She oversees the smooth running of the clinic and theatres on a daily basis and can also support the clinical team as a health support worker as she has successfully completed the Care Certificate. She is a trained First Aider. Belarusians are known for their modesty, kindness and hospitality and Veronica is no exception.

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Administration Team

Charlotte Grigg

Patient Co-ordinator

Charlotte is one of our experienced patient co-ordinators who is responsible for managing the entire patient journey. She will contact you on the phone or by email prior to your consultation and surgery. Charlotte is extremely helpful, providing you with information about what to expect on the day of and after your surgery. You can always find her on our website-live-chat if you have a question.

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Madge Chambers

Secretarial Assistant

Madge is a crucial part of the administration team and has been transcribing our clinic letters and medical reports for the last 4 years. She has over 20 years of experience, initially working as a legal secretary before qualifying as a paralegal. Madge went on to set up her own ‘virtual secretarial’ business 10 years ago and now works freelance for certain medical and legal teams.

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Sharon Carneiro

Patient co-ordinator

Sharon joined the team early in 2017 and has been responsible for managing the patient journey from initial contact through to booking treatment and surgery. Prior to this she worked at Moorfields Private as a practice manager for different consultants and cultivated some knowledge of various eye conditions. Sharon has also worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital as part of the out-source team for appointments at St Anne’s Hospital.

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Linda Lubin

Patient Co-ordinator

Linda is an experienced member of our administrative team, having joined in 2013, she is essential in the running of an ever growing and busy office. Linda is always happy to talk to you and navigate your way through your vision correction journey. She has a wealth of experience dealing with insurance companies to ensure that you are able to use your plan where ever possible.

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Alice Massen

Patient Co-ordinator

Alice joined the team in November 2017 and she acts as the first port of call when patients make enquiries. She handles queries, books patients in for their initial consultation and is responsible for arranging any necessary follow-up appointments. Before joining our team, Alice worked for an independent optician for three years, where she dealt with patient enquiries and booking sight examinations. Alice has also studied courses to be an Ophthalmic Assistant and a Dispensing Assistant which allowed her to learn more about optics.

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Meet our surgeons

Mr Allon Barsam

Laser eye surgeon, Allon Barsam, has a world recognised reputation for personalised vision correction by combining state of the art technology with superb technical microsurgical

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Mr Romesh Angunawela

Romesh Angunawela is an award winning eye surgeon specialising in laser eye surgery and cararact and lens replacement surgery with a reputation for kind, patient

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Mr Ali Mearza

One of the UK’s top eye surgeons, Mr Ali Mearza is a Director and founding partner of Ophthalmic Consultants of London. He is also the

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Ms Sally Ameen

Sally Ameen MBBS, BSC, FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at London’s Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Ms Sally Ameen is an expert in the

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Mr Allon Barsam

Laser eye surgeon, Allon Barsam, has a world recognised reputation for personalised vision correction by combining state of the art technology with superb technical microsurgical

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Mr Romesh Angunawela

Romesh Angunawela is an award winning eye surgeon specialising in laser eye surgery and cararact and lens replacement surgery with a reputation for kind, patient

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Mr Ali Mearza

One of the UK’s top eye surgeons, Mr Ali Mearza is a Director and founding partner of Ophthalmic Consultants of London. He is also the

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Ms Sally Ameen

Sally Ameen MBBS, BSC, FRCOphth is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at London’s Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Ms Sally Ameen is an expert in the

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Why you should choose us

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If you suffer from blurred or cloudy vision and would like to discuss potential treatment options, make an enquiry or call us on 0203 369 2020