Miss Theresa Richardson qualified in 1991 from the University of London with honours in medicine and surgery. She also holds a BSc in psychology and has been registered as an Ophthalmologist since 2002.
She has undertaken seven years of specialist training and a further year at The Western Eye Hospital. She has also received a fellowship from Moorfields in retina and uveitis. She was awarded the Esther Frances Williams prize for best overall performance in her year with the most number of prizes won by a single student.