Prof Chris Hammond
Professor Hammond is an internationally recognised researcher into the genetics of common eye diseases including myopia, cataract, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration.
The progressive clouding of the lens can impair your eyesight and get worse over time. If failing sight is affecting your work, hobbies or well-being
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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.
Professor Chris Hammond is available for video consultations via our Connect video service.
- Squint (strabismus)
- Genetics of glaucoma, cataract, myopia, macular degeneration
- Frost Professor of Ophthalmology
King's College London
- Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon
St Thomas' Hospital (Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust)
Year qualified 1988
Cambridge University 1985
Oxford University 1988