Mr Andrew Luff is a Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon with a special interest in vitreoretinal and cataract surgery. He graduated from both Oxford university and Guys Hospital Medical School and went on to train as a General Surgeon, before specialising in Opthamology. Mr Luff was selected for a prestigious Fellowship at the highly regarded Moorfields Eye Hospital, which preceded his appointment as a Consultant Opthalmic Surgeon at Southampton Eye Unit in 1995.
Mr Luff is very involved with Southampton's Academic Department of Opthamology and indeed was among the first pioneers of intravitreal injection, which is now common treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration. Recently, he has endorsed a techinique of vitrectomy under local anaethesia and has unique expertise in sutureless vitrectomy surgery, combined with the insertion of multifocal implant lenses.
Mr Luff is innovator in medical and surgical treatments of macular disease including telescopic lens implants and combined phaco-vitrectomy procedures. He has considerable experience in refractive lens exchange using accomodating and multifocal implants and is a recognised lecturer for Opthalmic Surgical Trainees, General Practitioners and Optometrists.