Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Mr Kieren Darcy is a highly renowned consultant eye surgeon and ophthalmologist based in Bristol. He specialises in corrective surgeries such as laser eye surgery and cataract surgery as well as refractive lens exchange and implantable contact lenses. He is also a corneal specialist and is expert in performing corneal transplants. Mr Darcy is a leader in the field of corneal and refractive surgery.

After completing his initial bachelor studies in medicine at the University of Southampton in 2004, Mr Darcy spent several years training as a surgeon and was awarded membership of the Royal College of Surgeons. He then went on to specialise and train as an expert ophthalmologist, winning the revered Harcourt Medal, awarded to the best performing candidate in the Royal College of Ophthalmologist consultant examinations. He was additionally awarded a fellowship at the esteemed institution in 2012. Mr Darcy has completed two subspecialist fellowships, one in Bristol and the other in Melbourne, Australia, both centred on corneal and refractive surgery. As well as working in private practice, Mr Darcy is a consultant eye surgeon and head of corneal and refractive surgery at the renowned Bristol Eye Hospital. He was instrumental in the improvement of now standardised techniques of corneal transplantation used in the hospital, resulting in significantly better outcomes for patients.

Mr Darcy is passionate about patient safety, improving outcomes for patients and bettering professional standards and sits on the Royal College of Ophthalmologists refractive surgery working group. Mr Darcy is a keen collaborator in his field, leading and lecturing on training courses for other surgeons from all over the world, such as the Alcon advanced cataract training course amongst others, to share best practice and teach more advanced surgical techniques. Mr Darcy is actively involved in a number of clinical research projects and as such is fully up to date with the most innovative techniques in the ophthalmological field. He is highly esteemed in his local community and was the 2020 winner of Ophthalmologist of the Year at the Bristol Prestige Awards.

Especialista en

ICL implants

What are ICL implants? ICL implants are a form of corrective surgery for the eyes. ICL stand...

Laser eye surgery

  Index:  Wh...

Lens replacement (intraocular lenses)

What are intraocular lenses?     Intraocular lenses (IOLs) are lenses used to replace damaged lenses. Th...


What is keratoconus? Keratoconus is an eye disorder in which the corneal tissue thins and deforms. The cornea...

Cataract surgery

Index: 1. What are cataracts?&am...

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)


Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Angiography
  • Angle closure glaucoma
  • Aniridia
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharospasm
  • Cataract surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital glaucoma
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact lens related problems
  • Cornea
  • Cornea guttata
  • Corneal abrasion
  • Corneal cross-linking
  • Corneal diseases
  • Corneal dystrophy
  • Corneal transplant
  • Corneal ulcer
  • Dry eye
  • Emergency eye care
  • Eye allergies
  • Eye examination
  • Eye flashes
  • Eye floaters
  • Eyelid lump
  • Fuchs' dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma drainage devices
  • Glaucoma surgery
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)
  • ICL implants
  • iStent
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Lens replacement (intraocular lenses)
  • Low vision
  • Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD)
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
  • Myopia
  • OCT (optical coherence tomography)
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Oculoplastics
  • Open angle glaucoma
  • Presbyopia
  • PRK (photorefractive keratectomy)
  • Pterygium and pinguecula
  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Refractive surgery
  • Retinal tear
  • Scleritis
  • Secondary glaucoma
  • Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT)
  • SMILE laser eye surgery
  • Stye
  • Watery eyes
  • YAG laser capsulotomy

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