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Professor Philip Bloom has clinical interests in glaucoma and cataract. He qualified in 1984 at Bristol University and trained in Bristol, the Western Eye Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital. He is president of the UK & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS), chairman of the International Glaucoma Association (IGA), trustee and board member of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), council member and past president of the RSM Ophthalmology Section and a Keeler Scholarship Board trustee (Royal College of Ophthalmologists). His special clinical and research interests include minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (including glaucoma laser treatments), neuro-protection, surgical simulation/training and spectacle independence after cataract surgery.


Glaucoma treatment with medications, laser and surgery, Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), Cataract surgery (routine and complex), Spectacle independence using bespoke toric and multifocal intra-ocular lenses

Research & publications

Small incision cataract surgery, including spectacle independence with multi-focal and toric intraocular lenses; medical, laser and surgical glaucoma treatment, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery; neuroprotection patient safety and surgical training, including surgical simulation

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