Primary Angle Closure Optom evening at Optegra: April 2017

Many thanks for coming along last week to our educational gathering at Optegra. To recap: we discussed primary angle closure, laser iridotomy, lens extraction and then went on to talk about toric IOLs and the Symfony extended depth of focus (multifocal) IOL. Any questions please drop me an email. Hope to see you soon Thanks […]

FARNHAM: Dan Lindfield takes over from James Govan after his retirement

It was a great honour to be asked to take over the care of James Govan‘s patients at Bishops Square, Farnham. My Govan has always been a hero of mine and he was one of my role models early in my training. Calling him a true generalist is wrong, he’s a multi-specialist; wise and skilled […]

Royal Surrey Hospital “Sight & Sound” Event 6/4/16

It was really fantastic to be involved with the Royal Surrey County Hospital Sight and Sound event today at Surrey Sports Park. So great to meet so many patients interested in eye health and a pleasure to be able to answer questions outside of a busy outpatient clinic.  A huge thank you to Sight for […]

BBC Report on UK Eye Care:

            THIS BBC NEWS ARTICLE  highlights some concerning statistics of the state of our NHS eye care. Government targets focus on “new” patients (those not previously seen) and stipulates waiting times for appointments and operations. The penalties for not meeting these targets mean that “Follow Up” patients (those seen regularly for […]

Association of Optometrists: Surrey Branch event

Association of Optometrists: Surrey Branch event On Tuesday 9th February Dan was invited to give a talk at the monthly gathering of the Surrey AOP in Ewell. The topic for the evening was modern glaucoma management including OCT, SLT/MDLT laser, iStent, Xen stent, other MIGS devices and where they fit into conventional glaucoma practice.

Optometrist OCT Educational Evening at Optegra

OPTOMETRIST OCT EDUCATIONAL EVENING at Optegra Wednesday 17th February: I really enjoyed tonight, my second OCT education evening in the last 7 days. Over the two dates over 40 local Optometrists attended for an evening of nibbles, lively questions and discussion of OCT scans. I’ve had some requests to upload my slides so here they […]

City University, London: Glaucoma Course

City University, London: Glaucoma Course For the 2nd year in a row Dan was invited to teach clinical aspects of glaucoma care on the City University Professional Certificate in Glaucoma programme. Organised by Prof. David Crabb this course is one of the most comprehensive courses in the UK for Optometrists wishing to develop a special […]

Dan gives invited lecture at Moorfields International Glaucoma Symposium

Mr Lindfield was invited to give a lecture at the prestigious Moorfields International Glaucoma Symposium (MIGS) 2016 meeting at The Royal College of Physicians, London last weekend. He was amongst a handful of speakers from the UK, Europe and North America invited to take part. See for more details  

Great article on Laser Trabeculoplasty: SLT vs MLT (and ALT)

Great article on Laser Trabeculoplasty: SLT vs MLT (and ALT) This is a great article to explain the differences between the three modalities of laser trabeculoplasty including a discussion of safety and efficacy profiles. From Glaucoma Today journal.  SLT vs MLT Laser   – CLICK TO LOAD (PDF FORMAT)

The Surrey Advertiser feature Mr Lindfield & Laser Trabeculoplasty

The Surrey Advertiser feature Mr Lindfield & Laser Trabeculoplasty Mr Lindfield appeared in Friday 4th December’s edition of The Surrey Advertiser. The article celebrated the arrival of the SLT (Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty) device at Royal Surrey County Hospital. The purchase of the machine was made possible thanks to kind charitable donations from patients and hard […]

Trabeculectomy Bleb Dysaesthesia. Prize winning video uploaded

At the 2014 Royal College of Ophthalmologists (UK) Congress this video won the “best video” prize (Treacher Collins Prize). Trabeculectomy bleb dysaesthesia: how to prevent and how to treat:   Trabeculectomy is the gold standard surgical procedure for glaucoma. It is very safe and the technique is constantly evolving. However, a small proportion of patients […]

Surgical video library updated

Surgical video library updated: Hi. I’ve added some more videos to my library at VIMEO.COM . “Necklace Suture” for Trabeculectomy. Using a silk suture to string-up pledgets/sponges soaked in Mitomycin allows them to be placed more posteriorly without fear of losing them. This facilitates improved posterior drainage and is much safer than conventional methods of placing […]

Royal Surrey Hospital patient support day a success

The inaugural Patient Support Group Meeting took place at the Royal Surrey County Hospital today (9th October 2015). It was a fun afternoon and feedback was very positive. I’ve set these up previously at King’s College, London and they always seem to start with a small group of super-keen attendees but with word of mouth […]

ECP Wet Lab @ ESCRS:

ECP Wet Lab @ ESCRS: Last night’s ECP evening was very well attended. On Sunday 6th September at ESCRS, Barcelona over 80 delegates from across Europe registered. I gave a talk on the safety and efficacy of ECP followed by a video tutorial on tips for performing your first few cases.  Dr Thomas Lee from Los Angeles, […]

VIDEO: Endoscopes in Ophthalmology (Novel Techniques)

VIDEO UPLOADED: Endoscopes in Ophthalmology My video entitled: “Revealing the hidden: intraocular endoscopy in Ophthalmology” is now uploaded with Hatch Mukherjee’s voiceover. The link is here This video won the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Annual Congress prize for Best Video (The Treacher Collins Prize). The video was co-created by our team at King’s College Hospital […]

ECP Glaucoma Event in Barcelona

ECP (Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation) Event in Barcelona Next month I’m talking at ESCRS in Barcelona – a large european wide meeting for Ophthalmologists. I’ll be chairing the educational and hands-on instructional course for surgeons learning ECP – endoscopic laser treatment for glaucoma.

Medical Education research

Medical Education Research Presentations: Recently I’ve been presenting some of my research in the field of Medical Education. I’m working with colleagues from Kings College Hospital, London to improve the quality of doctor-to-doctor communication and the passage of vital emergency medical information during night shifts. This work was presented: Referral skills training for overseas doctors. […]

Dan wins 2015 Royal College of Ophthalmologists video prize

Dan wins 2015 Royal College of Ophthalmologists Congress “Best Video” award (Treacher Collins Prize)   At this years RCOphth Annual Congress Dan’s video entitled: “Revealing the Hidden: Intraoperative endoscopy in Ophthalmology” won the BEST VIDEO prize. Dan was co-author along with Hatch Mukherjee (1st author), Obeda Kailani, Avi Kulkarni, Emma Hollick and Sophie Jones – […]

Dan rides 100 miles to support research at Moorfields Eye Hospital

Tomorrow Dan is riding Prudential Ride London 100 (click here) . A 100 mile bike event on closed roads starting at the Olympic Park in Stratford before heading towards Guildford and finishing on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. The route encompasses the infamous Box Hill and Leith Hill. He is riding the event to raise […]

Mr Lindfield hosts a glaucoma update evening for local Optometrists & GPs

GLAUCOMA UPDATE EVENING: On Wednesday 29th July I will be hosting an education evening at Optegra Eye Hospital, Guildford. The title of the evening is “Modern Glaucoma: Updates in Diagnosis, Monitoring & Treatment”. So far 29 professionals have registered which is great! A copy of my talk can be viewed here. If you have any questions, please […]