Mr Dan Lindfield Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

Mr Dan Lindfield


Surrey eye hospital


Glaucoma and OculHypertension, Cataract, General Ophthalmology

Mr Dan Lindfield is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Optegra and Glaucoma lead at Royal Surrey County Hospital.


Mr Lindfield has been named as one of the Top 100 Ophthalmologists worldwide in the 2018 Power List.

Special Interests
Routine & complex cataract surgery and all aspects of Glaucoma care.
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) / combined cataract surgery & intraocular pressure lowering techniques
  • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Glaucoma surgery including Trabeculectomy & Tube Surgery (Baerveldt & Ahmed implants)
  • International expert on ECP (Intraocular Keyhole Laser for Glaucoma)
Professional history
University of Southampton (Medical School), University of Winchester (Medical Education), Royal College of Ophthalmologists (Ophthalmic Examinations).

Solely UK trained Ophthalmologist including three internationally renowned teaching hospitals (Moorfields Eye Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College Hospital, London). Mr Lindfield was Consultant Ophthalmologist at King’s College Hospital, London before locating closer to home at The Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford. 

Consultant Ophthalmologist (General, Cataract & Glaucoma) -  Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford. 
Locum Consultant (General, Cataract & Glaucoma) - King’s College Hospital.                                                             
Glaucoma Higher Specialist and Surgical Training St Thomas’ Hospital& King’s College Hospital – London.  

Mr Lindfield has published 33 journal articles including work across all sub speciality areas of Ophthalmology including glaucoma, innovative glaucoma surgical techniques, cataract surgery and aftercare, medical retina, uveitis, oculoplastics, paediatrics and cornea. 

He has won 14 prizes (national and international) including “The Treacher Collins Video Prize”  at The Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress, UK, 2014 and “Best Video” at the International Congress on Glaucoma Surgery, Singapore, 2014. 

Mr Lindfield is guest editor for Journal of Glaucoma and reviews scientific papers for seven journals (Eye, Journal of Glaucoma, Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Journal of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, European Journal of Ophthalmology, Innovait (General Practice Journal). 
 Extensive and comprehensive Ophthalmology training completely within the UK including subspecialty training in glaucoma and advanced glaucoma surgical techniques. 
Mr Lindfield continues to give invited national and international lectures across many clinical areas, most specifically glaucoma and medical education. In 2014 he won “Best Presentation: Glaucoma” at an international ophthalmology meeting in Leipzig, Germany. He has special interest in patient education and surgical training.

He regularly arranges patient education meetings and “hands-on” surgical training courses for trainees across the south of England. 
Mr Lindfield has published and lectured throughout the UK and Europe on ECP (Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation : “keyhole laser within the eye to treat glaucoma”). He advises surgeons who are new to this technique on operative technique, patient selection and aftercare. 

Mr Lindfield is a surgical trainer for a regional glaucoma surgery “wet lab” and has practical and research experience in utilising computer simulation to train tomorrows surgeons. 
In 2003 Mr Lindfield and a colleague spent 4 months in Paraguay establishing a TB (Tuberculosis) screening and treatment programme for remote areas. He won the Southampton University prize for “outstanding achievement” with this project.

Dan is a keen road cyclist. His greatest achievements are completing the toughest stages of the Tour de France (2012), Giro D’Italia (2015) and some of Europe’s toughest amateur cycle challenges (Gran Fondo Stelvio 2014 and Liege-Bastogne-Liege 2015). These challenges have the dual benefit of a physical challenge and help to raise money for medical charities. 

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