Meet the Expert Groups


  • Lewis Groden Alcon Expert Group Dr Groden serves as director of Cornea Services for the University of South Florida Department of Ophthalmology and as Executive Medical Director of LasikPlus, Tampa, USA. He has performed over 49,000 laser vision correction procedures.
  • David Whiting Alcon Expert Group Dr Whiting is director of Whiting Clinic Lasik & Eye Care, St. Louis Park, USA. Having preformed over 95,000 laser vision correction procedures, Dr. Whiting is in the distinguished position of the top 1% of LASIK surgeons in the United States.
  • Michiel Luger Schwind Expert Surgeon Dr Luger is medical director at Bergman Clinics, Utrecht, Netherlands. He regularly holds lectures on American and European conferences on cataract and refractive surgery. He is also a clinical investigator for MD manufacturers.
  • Yonnis Aslanides Schwind Expert Surgeon Dr Aslanides is founder and medical director of the Emmetropia Mediterranean Eye Clinic, Heraklion, Greece. Dr Aslanides has active participation in over 300 publications, abstracts, presentations, or book chapters at international level.
  • David Gartry VISX Expert Surgeon Prof Gartry is a senior consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He was the first surgeon to perform laser eye surgery in the UK. He has carried out over 25,000 LASIK procedures and over 14,000 cataract / refractive lens exchange procedures to date.
  • Ronan Conlon VISX Expert Surgeon Dr Conlon is the founder and medical director at the Conlon Eye Institute, Saskatoon, Canada. Dr. Conlon first began performing PRK and LASIK surgery in 1995, and was one of the founding refractive surgeons at Horizon Laser Vision Center.
  • Andrew Morrell ZEISS Expert Surgeon Dr Morrell is a corneal specialist and Director at St. James's Laser Vision, Leeds, UK. He has run the laser service for 13 years. Mr. Morrell was chosen among his peers to co-develop the Royal College Guidelines to Standards for Laser Refractive Surgery.
  • Christophe Nguyen ZEISS Expert Surgeon Dr Nguyen is a highly experienced cataract and refractive surgeon. He works in Sion and at SANTE VISION, Lausanne, Switzerland. In the past he was working for the cataract and anterior segment services at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK.