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The London Clinic

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Sub specialties

  • Adult strabismus (squint)
  • Cataract surgery
  • General ophthalmology

Clinical interests

  • Squint (strabismus)
  • Myopia
  • Genetics of glaucoma, cataract, myopia, macular degeneration

Professional profile

Chris Hammond is Frost Professor of Ophthalmology at King's College London, and a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at St Thomas' Hospital in London.
He trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital (Paediatric OPhthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship), St Thomas' Hospital (Senior Registrar), the Western Eye Hospital (Registrar), and Addenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge (Senior House Officer).show more

He is an internationally recognised researcher into the genetics of common eye diseases including myopia, cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration.
His research group is based in the Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology.

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Personal profile

Prof Hammond sings in the Medici Choir, lives in London and in Alfriston, East Sussex, and as well as researching into twins has a twin brother!

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Current posts

  • Frost Professor of Ophthalmology
    King's College London
  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
    St Thomas' Hospital (Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)

Medical training

Year qualified
1988
  • Cambridge University
    1985
  • Oxford University
    1988

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