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William Ayliffe

Ophthalmology

42 years of experience
42 years of experience

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

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About

Professor William Ayliffe is an internationally renowned Consultant Ophthalmologist. He is an Emeritus Professor of Medicine & Biology at Gresham College and formerly Honorary Professor of Vision at City University. He sees patients at Lister Hospital privately.

He graduated with a first in Immunology at Imperial College London and qualified in medicine at St. Bartholomew's Hospital London. Following this he completed his postgraduate training in in Ophthalmology at Manchester, Bristol, Oxford and Harvard Universities. He completed his PhD thesis on mechanisms of corneal transplant failure.

Professor Ayliffe specialises in inflammatory eye diseases and corneal and cataract surgery. He has performed thousands of restorative operations and was a pioneer for micro-incision surgery using sub 2mm incisions and the use of realistic iris prosthetic implants for badly damaged eyes.

He has developed a local and tertiary referral service for cornea, uveitis and inflammatory eye disease. He has also worked in a number of emerging economies around the globe and with ORBIS, the international flying eye hospital.

Outside of his work as a clinician and teacher, Professor Ayliffe continues to carry out research into the prevention of blindness.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Uveitis and inflammatory eye conditions
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Haemorrhage
  • MGD (Meibomian Gland Dysfunction)
  • Floaters (Eye)
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Problems
  • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
  • Corneal Disease
  • Corneal Ectasia
  • Cataracts
  • Blepharitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)


Subspecialities

Cataract Surgery, Vision Correction Surgery, Glaucoma, Emergency Ophthalmology, Retina

All procedures

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Urgent Eye Care
  • Complex Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
  • New Eye Exam
  • Routine Eye Exam
  • Eye Test
  • Glaucoma Surgeries
  • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Iridoplasty
  • Iridotomy
  • Meibography
  • Minor Eyelid Procedures
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
  • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Orbital Surgeries
  • Retinal Imaging
  • Scleral Contact Lenses
  • Specialist Contact Lenses
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
  • iStent

All conditions

  • Cataracts
  • Uveitis (Inflammatory Eye Disease)
  • Eye Problems
  • Vision Problems
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • Astigmatism
  • Glaucoma
  • Blepharitis
  • Corneal Disease
  • Dry Eyes
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Amblyopia
  • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
  • Corneal Ectasia
  • Demodex
  • Eye Infection
  • Floaters (Eye)
  • Lazy Eye
  • Lazy Eye (Amblyopia)
  • Macular Haemorrhage
  • Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)
  • Presbyopia
  • Visual Stress

Languages

English

Qualifications

BSc MB BS FRCS(Ed) FRCS(Lond) FRCOphth PhD

Registered with

General Medical Council: 2597100

Locations

Sydney Street Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre, 102 Sydney Street Chelsea, London, SW3 6NJ

  • Wednesday:
    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Friday:
    8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £300

Follow-up appointment: £220

Reviews

Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

4.94 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.92 / 5

PATIENT REVIEWS

5

Reviewed By

Doctify