Alex qualified as a doctor from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London with a double Distinction and 1st Class BSc (Hons). His Ophthalmology training was initially on the south London rotation before moving to Moorfields Eye Hospital in 2007 where he underwent 10 years of additional training. During his Higher Surgical Training at Moorfields Alex worked as a Specialist Registrar whilst completing his PhD at University College London, and later became an NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer; and Fellow.
Alex undertook fellowship subspecialist training in Cataract, Glaucoma and Corneal transplant surgery at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Alex also worked as a part time refractive surgery fellow to Mr Julian Stevens from 2007 to 2015, and also as a full time refractive surgery fellow and later as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon specialising in LASIK, SMILE and cataract surgery at the London Vision Clinic. He now works at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
Mr Alex Day is on the UK General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register, became a Member of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (MRCOphth) in 2007 and later a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) in 2013. He also holds the Royal College of Ophthalmologists DRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists Certificate in Laser and Refractive Surgery (CertLRS) and the Ulster University Postgraduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery (PGDip CRS, Distinction).
Alex is a member of many professional organisations including the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS), The British Society for Refractive Surgery (BSRS) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). He is also a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Skinners’ and also The Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers.
Some highlights include running the London Marathon and rowing at Molesey boat club. In his spare time Alex enjoys running, swimming, skiing and reading. He is also a competent offshore powerboat driver and holds RYA and international certification. Alex lives in central London.