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Laura Crawley is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with specialist interests in glaucoma, cataract surgery and common red eye conditions such as blepharitis and conjunctivitis. Her expertise include bespoke cataract surgery, glaucoma laser treatments, minimally invasive and penetrating glaucoma surgery.
She qualified in medicine from the University of Bristol in 1999, winning the Gold Medal and Suple prizes for medicine and surgery. Having completed physician training and becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians she undertook ophthalmology training in Oxford, Moorfields and Imperial. She won the National Alcon Glaucoma prize in 2009 and was awarded the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Treacher Collins prize in 2012 and Imperial College Ophthalmic Research Group medal in 2011. She is published and lectures widely including the University College London ophthalmology MSc course and BMJ masterclasses for GPs series. She is passionate about medical education and has published widely in this field and in glaucoma.
Her research is focused on improving glaucoma drop treatments and their side effects, endocyclophotocoagulation laser treatment in glaucoma and new ways of identifying glaucoma before significant damage has occurred.
Research & publications
Topical glaucoma treatments and their effects on the ocular surface, endocyclophotocoagulation laser treatment for glaucoma, primary eye care strategy, complex glaucoma and post-operative management
Normando E, Crawley L, Ahmed F, Bloom P, Cordeiro M (2015), Objective Assessment of Progression after Acute Primary Angle Closure Using HRT and GDx. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol, 6(425)
Arunkirinathan M, Ting M & Crawley L (2014) 'Recognising and managing retinal vein occlusion' Br J Hosp Med, 75;S8-S12
Crawley L, Bloom P, Cordeiro MF (2012) 'Preferred control of chronic open angle glaucoma: medications vs surgery. 'Highlights of Ophthalmology 40;9-17
Crawley L, Zamir SM, Cordeiro F, Guo L (2012), 'Clinical options for reducing intraocular pressure.' Ophthalmology & Eye diseases, 4;1-22
Sandhina T, Crawley L, Thaung C, daCruz L (2012) 'Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy with an anterior segment vasoproliferative mass.' Graefes Arch Clinic Exp Ophthalmol;250(3)467-469
Crawley L, Bloom P, (2014) 'Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation' in the International Glaucoma Society Instructional Manual in Glaucoma Surgery, JayPee Publishing
Olver JM, Crawley L, Jutley G & Cassidy L (2014) , 'Ophthalmology at a Glance' 2rd Edition. Wiley Blackwell
Bloom P, Negi A, Kersey T, Crawley L, (2013) 'Cyclodestructive techniques' in 'Glaucoma' 2nd edition
Fielder A, Crawle, LA, (2008), 'Disorders of Vision' in Fetal Neurology 4th Edition Ed. M Levene F Chervenak. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier