Mr Aris Konstantopoulos
Consultant Eye Surgeon - Ophthalmologist
MB ChB, MSc, FRCOphth, PhD
I am a consultant eye surgeon (ophthalmologist) with an interest in the anterior segment of the eye and cataract surgery, working at University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust since 2015.
I specialise in treating patients with cataract, refractive errors (short-sightedness, long-sightedness, astigmatism, need for reading glasses), keratoconus and corneal dystrophies, such as Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. I have sub-specialised in treatments of the cornea and refractive surgery, with a fellowship at the Singapore National Eye Centre and by carrying out a PhD on diagnostic applications of optical coherence tomography imaging of the cornea.
I specialise in treatments and surgery of the anterior segment of the eye. Procedures I perform include cataract surgery: monofocal, toric and multifocal lens option, Refractive lens exchange: toric and multifocal lens option, Keratoconus treatments: collagen cross-linking, ATHENS protocol, intra-corneal rings, laser vision correction: LASIK, LASEK, SMILE, PRESBYOND, PTK for recurrent corneal erosion syndrome, corneal transplantation surgery: endothelial keratoplasty, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, penetrating keratoplasty and Pterygium excision with conjunctival-limbal autograft.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Aris Konstantopoulos at Spire include:
MB ChB / University of Glasgow / 1999
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MB ChB is the degree awarded at the end of training in medical school.
MSc Immunology and Immunogenetics / The University of Manchester / 2009
Master of Sciences
An MSc degree is a postgraduate qualification that is awarded after extensive and in-depth study of a specific scientific area
FRCOphth / The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London / 2013
Fellowship of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
The FRCOphth is the qualification that is awarded by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists towards the end of training
PhD / University of Southampton / 2017
Doctor of Philosophy
PhD is the highest university degree that is conferred after extensive research and new contribution to their field of study
Fellow of Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of UK and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Member of International Society of Refractive Surgery
Consultant Eye Surgeon - Ophthalmologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
Professor of Vision Sciences, University of Portsmouth.