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Ms Laura Crawley, Female

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon 4646460
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Laura Crawley is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon with specialist interests in glaucoma, cataract surgery and common red eye conditions such as blepharitis and conjunctivitis. Her expertise include bespoke cataract surgery, glaucoma laser treatments, minimally invasive and penetrating glaucoma surgery.

She qualified in medicine from the University of Bristol in 1999, winning the Gold Medal and Suple prizes for medicine and surgery. Having completed physician training and becoming a member of the Royal college of Physicians she undertook Ophthalmology training in Oxford, Moorfields and Imperial. She won the National Alcon Glaucoma prize in 2009 and was awarded the Royal College of Ophthalmologists’ Treacher Collins prize in 2012 and Imperial College Ophthalmic Research Group Medal in 2011. She is published and lectures widely including the UCL Ophthalmology MSc course and BMJ masterclasses for GPs series. She is passionate about medical education and has published widely in this field and in glaucoma.

Her research is focused on improving glaucoma drop treatments and their side effects , endocyclophotocoagulation laser treatment in glaucoma and new ways of identifying glaucoma before significant damage has occurred.


Special interests

  • Bespoke cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma laser treatments
  •  Surgery including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
  • Red eye
  • Blepharitis