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Specialties and sub-specialties

Ophthalmology
Adult strabismus (squint)
Cataract surgery
General ophthalmology

Treatments

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).
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.

Clinical interests

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

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

Personal interests

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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