Ms Laura de Benito MD, PhD, MRCOphth
Consultant Eye Surgeon
St Thomas' Hospital London
Laura de Benito is a consultant eye surgeon at St Thomas' Hospital London where she is a specialist in corneal transplant, cataract and laser eye surgery. She was fellowship trained at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and was awarded a PhD for her thesis on corneal wound healing after laser eye surgery. She graduated top of her year at medical school.
Ms de Benito has worked as a consultant since 2005, as head of corneal refractive surgery at Vissum Madrid Spain, at the Singapore National Eye Centre and at St Thomas’ since 2012 where she is clinical lead of cataract surgery. She has published over 30 scientific articles and is considered an expert in the field of surface laser eye surgery. She is an invited speaker at a number of international conferences and teaches on national and international surgical courses. Ms de Benito is a member of the Royal College of Ophthalmology as well as the European and American societies of cataract, cornea and refractive surgeons.