Having trained in London, Wirral, Bournemouth & Manchester, I was appointed Consultant to the South Durham & North Yorkshire Trusts in 1983. I did my Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Edin. in 1979 and became Fellow of the College of Ophthalmologists in June 1989 and that of Royal College of Ophthalmologists London on its inception in October, 1989. I also did a mini fellowship for Refractive Surgery in 1995. I am an examiner for the Royal College since 2001 and sit on the Interview Committees for consultants appointments. I have publications in national & International Journals and have presented at Local/Regional/National and International Ophthalmic Conventions.