Mr Dan Nguyen

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Year qualified:2001


Personal profile

Mr Dan Nguyen is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon. He is an NHS Consultant at Leighton Hospital, and is the Lead Clinician for Glaucoma. After graduating from the University of Bristol Medical School, he gained considerable experience at St. Paul's Eye Unit at the Royal Liverpool Hospital, and the Bristol Eye Hospital.

He has since completed advanced specialist Glaucoma positions at the Bristol Eye Hospital, and the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. As well as dealing with the full range of general ophthalmic conditions, he has special interests in cataract surgery, and the assessment, diagnosis, medical and surgical management of all forms of Glaucoma.

He publishes his research regularly in peer-reviewed medical journals, and lectures in the field of Ophthalmology. He is a reviewer for several ophthalmic journals, and maintains research interests in neuroprotection and translational research. Dan Nguyen combines his specialist training, clinical experience and research expertise to deliver dedicated, patient-centred, evidence-based care.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College Ophthalmologists
  • British Medical Association
  • Member of the UK and Eire Glaucoma Society
  • Member of the UK and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

  • Small incision sutureless cataract surgery
  • Micro-incisional (key-hole) glaucoma surgery
  • Trabeculectomy and nonpenetrating surgery for glaucoma
  • Glaucoma tube surgery for complex disease
  • Laser surgery (selective laser trabeculoplasty and diode laser) for glaucoma

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