Mr Larry Benjamin

Consultant Ophthalmologist

MB Bs FCRS(Ed) FRCOphth DO

Year qualified:1980

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Benjamin trained in Brighton, The Western Eye Hospital, Moorfields and The Oxford Eye Hospital. He was appointed as a consultant in 1990 and since then has developed interests in cataract surgery, the management of diabetic retinopathy including the use of early vitrectomy and surgical training.

He was the first chairman of the Surgical Skills Sub-committee at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists during which he helped to develop the college microsurgical skills courses and is currently the Chairman of the Education Committee and a Vice President of the College. He has served on the councils of UKISCRS and the ophthalmic section of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Professional Membership



  • Royal Society of Medicine, United Kingdom and Ireland

  • Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • Oxford Ophthalmological Congress

  • American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Midland Ophthalmological Society

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Clinical Interests



  • Cataract and the management of diabetic retinopathy

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