Mr Alex Day is a consultant eye surgeon specialising in refractive and bilateral cataract surgery, corneal surgery including laser eye surgery and eye emergencies. Alex works at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London and was first appointed as a Consultant in 2015. His research interests are cataract and laser vision correction surgery, including national guidance and outcomes analysis.
Mr Day qualified as a doctor from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, with a double Distinction and 1st Class BSc (Hons). His Ophthalmology training was initially on the south London rotation, moving to Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2007 and undergoing 10 years of additional training. During his Higher Surgical Training at Moorfields, he worked as a Specialist Registrar whilst completing his PhD at University College London, later becoming an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer and Fellow. Mr Day undertook fellowship subspecialist training in Cataract, Glaucoma and Corneal transplant surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital, while also worked as a part time refractive surgery fellow to Mr Julian Stevens, as a full time refractive surgery fellow and as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in LASIK, SMILE and cataract surgery at the London Vision Clinic.
Mr Day is on the UK General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register, became a Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (MRCOphth) in 2007 and later a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) in 2013. He also holds the Royal College of Ophthalmologists DRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists Certificate in Laser and Refractive Surgery (CertLRS) and the Ulster University Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery (PGDip CRS, Distinction). He is an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ CertLRS examination.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Premium Cataract Surgery
- Laser Eye Surgery/ Laser Vision Correction: LASIK and Surface Excimer Laser (PRK, LASEK).
- Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery
- Corneal Abrasion
- Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)
- Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) Surgery
- Myopia, Hyperopia, Astigmatism
- Corneal Disease
- Angle Closure Glaucoma
Certificate of Completion (Specialist Accreditation) 2015 Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Diploma 2013 Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2013 Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Doctorate 2013 University College London
Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 2007 Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery 2001 St George's Hospital Medical School
Bachelor of Science 1999 St George's Hospital Medical School
I would strongly recommend Alex Day. Excellent doctor and colleague.
It is a great pleasure to be able to recommend Alex Day. He is an excellent surgeon and achieves superb results for his patients. I would be happy for my friends and family to be treated by him.
I work with Alex at Moorfields private and known him for many years. Very caring and sympathetic. Communicates well. He is an excellent refractive corneal surgeon (LASIK, LASEK, ICL etc) and performs complex cataract surgery.