Yuan Gao is an optometrist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. He holds a Bachelor of Optometry degree from ARU and a Master of Science degree in Ophthalmology from University College London Institute of Ophthalmology. He received his training at Western Eye Hospital, part of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and is currently working in various eye clinics, including those for glaucoma, cornea, contact lenses, and pediatric eye care. He is also involved in research projects with the Imperial College Ophthalmology Research Group (ICORG).

His broad range of clinical interests encompasses primary eye care, myopia control, spectacle prescriptions, contact lenses, dry eye, presbyopia, and the optometric management of eye conditions, including pre- and post-operative assessments for surgeries such as cataracts, glaucoma, and refractive surgeries.

He collaborates closely and co-manages certain eye conditions with other consulting ophthalmologists at Imperial College Healthcare in London.

In 2024, Yuan was elected as a council member for the College of Optometrists. In this role, he represents and advocates for the optometry profession, contributing to the advancement of standards and practices in the field.



Glaucoma, cornea, contact lenses, paediatrics eye clinic

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