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Professor Christopher Liu
  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Sussex Eye Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BF (Appointed 1996). Special interest in Cornea and Anterior Segment.
  • Honorary Clinical Professor, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton.
  • Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology, Kindai University Medical School, Osaka, Japan. Honorary Visiting Senior Consultant, Aarhus University Eye Clinic, Denmark. Honorary Clinical Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Honorary Clinical Professor, Alexandria University, Egypt.
  • Undergraduate Ophthalmology Lead (till 2021), Corneal Donation Lead, Research Lead in Ophthalmology (till 2017), Clinical Director of the Head and Neck Directorate (till 2016), MAC Chair (till 2014), University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Honorary Treasurer and Trustee (2020 – 2025), Council Member (2013 – 2019), Royal College of Ophthalmologists. CQC Specialist Adviser (2022 - ). Council Member and Trustee, British Contact Lens Association (2023 - ). Past Honorary Secretary, United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Past President, British Society for Refractive Surgery. Past President, Medical Contact Lens and Ocular Surface Association. Past President, Southern Ophthalmological Society. Past President, Brighton and Sussex Medico-Chirurgical Society (2020 and 2021).
  • Founder (2023), British Chinese Ophthalmic Society (BCOS). Patron (2023 - ), Hong Kong Medical Society in United Kingdom.
  • Appointed Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for Services to Ophthalmology (2018 New Year Honours List).
Training and Qualifications:
  • Qualified MBBS from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School (1985) with an intercalated BSc Honours Degree (1982).
  • SHO posts at Charing Cross and Western Ophthalmic Hospital (1986 – 89). Registrar at Moorfields Eye Hospital (1989 – 92). Senior Registrar and Fellow at Addenbrooke’s and West Norwich Hospitals (1992 – 95). Visiting Fellow, San Camillo Hospital, Rome (1994 – 96).
  • DO, FRCOphth, FCOphth (HK), FHKAM (Ophthalmology), FRCS (Ed), FRCP, FAICO, CertLRS, PhD
Surgical Expertise:
  • Consultant Lead, National Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis Service (till 2022). Also familiar with the Boston KPros.
  • Penetrating and modern lamellar keratoplasty in particular DMEK.
  • Pterygium and other ocular surface surgery.
  • Cataract surgery, routine and complex. Immediately Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery (ISBCS).
  • Glaucoma drainage surgery, both trabeculectomy and tubes.
  • General lid surgery and intraocular anti-VEGF injections.
  • Laser refractive surgery.
Research Interests:
  • Keratoprostheses – clinical, optics, biomaterials.
  • Cataract surgery – new techniques, patient safety, patient satisfaction, delivery of surgery.
  • Over 250 publications including 3 books and over 10 inventions in the ophthalmic literature.