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Ms Laura de Benito

Laser eye surgeon Ms Laura de Benito is a consultant eye surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Trust where she is a specialist in corneal transplant, cataract, lens and laser eye surgery.

About Ms Laura de Benito

Ms Laura de Benito is an eye surgeon specialising in corneal transplant, cataract, lens, and laser eye surgery. She is considered to be kind and approachable by her patients, and many of her new patients are recommended by her existing patients.

Ms de Benito graduated with honours at the top of her year at medical school. She did her ophthalmology residency in Madrid, Spain. She was fellowship trained in cornea, lens and laser eye surgery in Madrid and at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. She was awarded a PhD with honours for her thesis on corneal wound healing after laser eye surgery and is considered an expert in the field of surface laser eye surgery (LASEK and TransPRK). She is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth). She is accredited by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to perform laser eye surgery and holds the Certificate in Laser & Refractive Surgery (Cert LRS).

Career highlights

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Consultant at international centres of excellence since 2005

Consultant at Vissum Madrid Spain, at the Singapore National Eye Centre, at St Thomas’ Hospital London and in her current post at Moorfields Eye Hospital where she is clinical lead for cornea transplant outcomes.

 

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Over 30 scientific papers published

Along with publishing over 30 scientific
research papers, she is an invited speaker at a number of international conferences
and teaches on national and international surgical courses.

3
Clinical Excellence Award

She has been awarded a Clinical Excellence Award yearly since 2018 in recognition for her work in developing a system to track the outcomes of corneal transplant surgery.

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Memberships
  • Royal College of Ophthalmology
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS)
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