Mr Christopher Stephenson is an NHS Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge with more than 25 years experience in Ophthalmology. He specialises in microincision cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, as well as Multifocal and Toric intraocular lens (IOL) and laser refractive surgery.
He initially qualified at the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1983. After initial experience in general practice, he then specialised in ophthalmology both in South Africa and the United Kingdom becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1995. Mr Stephenson then undertook a fellowship in corneal and refractive surgery at St Thomas' Hospital, London where he conducted research in LASIK and PRK laser surgery for myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism with publications in several international peer review journal. He also became a fully accredited laser eye surgeon holding the Certificate in Refractive Surgery qualification from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists after under-going strict assessment in surgical skills and patient management.