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Mr Athanasios Vergados is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon working for the Barts Health NHS Trust since 2017 and is currently working at Whipps Cross University Hospital as a Glaucoma specialist and at Newham University Hospital as the Glaucoma Lead.
Mr Vergados qualified in Medicine in 2004 from a renowned university in Northern Italy, University of Brescia. He then undertook postgraduate training in Ophthalmology at the University clinic of Athens in 2013, where he was also awarded with a Fellowship, as well as a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT).
More impressively, he completed a PhD in Ophthalmology from Athens University Medical School. He focussed particularly on Preperimetric changes in pseudoexfoliative Glaucoma. Mr Vergados then moved to the UK and completed a 2-year Fellowship in clinical and surgical glaucoma at Birmingham and Midlands Eye Centre, which is known to be a prestigious institution in Micro invasive glaucoma surgery. In 2016, he worked as a Glaucoma Consultant at James Paget University Hospital (JPUH) NHS Trust, before moving to London.
His areas of expertise include general adult ophthalmology, Microincision Cataract surgery, Medical and surgical glaucoma management, Use of diagnostic techniques, Laser treatment for glaucoma, Tube surgery, micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), Ocular surface disease and dry eye syndrome and Pterygium surgery.
I was so pleased to have been referred to Mr Vergados as my eyes were not good and I needed help. Mr Vergados understood my situation about my eyes and very calmly and professional treated me to overcome the problem I had. I was very impressed with his skills and knowledge plus he was able to explain complicated things to me in a lay mans way . This helped me greatly as I went through the treatment procedure. At all times Mr Vergados very respectful , reassuring in a warm and friendly professional manner. I felt absolutely safe in the treatment and how it was delivered by Mr Vergados and this is why I have been delighted to give my markings in this feedback questionnaire
Very impressed with my eye operation and after care
The treatment received during the whole process with everybody involved has been extremely good. The doctors dealing with the actual operation and aftercare has been excellent with the best result I could wish for.
I am very happy with the outcome of my eye surgery.
Mr Vergados is a five star professional. Thoroughly explains procedures to be carried out, very caring and informs of improvements to operation.