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David F Garway-Heath

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • The John Saunders Suite
    Practice Manager - Maureen Forde - 020 7566 2605
St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, University of London
Moorfields Eye Hospital 1992 – 1999
Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, California, USA 1999 – 2000 (Visiting Assistant Professor)
BSc (Hons) in Psychology
MD (Research) in Glaucoma Psychophysics and Imaging
American Academy of Ophthalmology (Achievement Award 2006)
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (Glaucoma Program Committee 2006-9; Chair 2008-9)
European Glaucoma Society (Scientific Committee)
Glaucoma Research Society
Imaging and Morphometry Association for Glaucoma in Europe (Secretary)
International Glaucoma Association (Trustee 2002-2010; Medical and Scientific Committee 2002- )
International Perimetric Society (Board member)
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
UK & Eire Glaucoma Society (Chairman 2010)
Associate Editor ‘Eye’
Section Editor ‘Current Eye Research’
IGA Professor of Ophthalmology, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
Glaucoma Theme Lead, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology
Hon. Consultant Ophthalmologist
Hon. Visiting Professor, City University London
Moorfields Eye Hospital, Glaucoma Theme Lead, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology
Hon. Consultant Ophthalmologist

Leader of award-winning research group: Overall Winner, Medical Research Council Translational Research Innovation Award at the 2008 Medical Futures Competition

Joint director of the Measurement Techniques in Vision Laboratory, City University (

Clinical Research Lead for Glaucoma, Moorfields Eye Hospital

Major research grants in visual field testing, imaging and eye pressure measurement techniques

Inventor/co-inventor of visual field testing instruments, diagnostic algorithms in imaging, and eye pressure measurement techniques

Supervisor/co-supervisor of 13 PhD/MD (Res) students in last 10 years

Supervisor of 14 visiting researchers from UK, China, Japan, Italy, Greece, Germany, Argentina, Chile, and Singapore

Invited Lecturer to local, national and international meetings and conferences

Co-chair of ‘EyeCampus’ educational programme (

Author of educational materials (DVDs, websites, books)

Co-organiser of the 2008 and 2009 World Glaucoma Day awareness raising event at the House of Commons

Symposium organizer at International meetings

Author of over 80 peer-reviewed scientific publications

Author of numerous book chapters

Editor of several ophthalmology books

Lead author for the Glaucoma Section of ‘A National Research Strategy for Ophthalmology’, Royal College of Ophthalmologists (2002)

Regular reviewer for scientific journals and grant applications

Examiner for PhD, Research MD, MSc, Diplomas and Research Prizes

Visiting Professorships in the US, Canada and Singapore