Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Mr Nick Kopsachilis is a leading consultant ophthalmologist who currently sees patients at BMI The Chaucer Hospital, Kent Eye Centre and East Kent Hospitals NHS, University Foundation Trust. He has a wide range of experience, specialising in complex corneal and ocular surface disease as well as refractive surgery. He specialises in the implantation of multifocal and astigmatism-correcting intraocular lenses as well as cornea graft surgery.

Mr Kopsachilis' clinical interests include small incision cataract surgery, complex cataract surgery with toric and multifocal lenses, laser cataract surgery, complex corneal disease including corneal transplantation, infections, surgery for Fuchs' dystrophy, dry eye disease, keratoconus surgery, meibomian gland dysfunction, blepharitis, Sjogren's disease and contact lens-related eye problems.

Mr Kopsachilis completed his ophthalmology training at some of Germany's most prestigious ophthalmic hospitals in Munich and Nuremberg. He continued with his subspecialty training at the highly regarded Moorfields Eye Hospital and King's College Hospital in London. Since 2016, Mr Kopsachilis has been running the cornea service at The East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. In 2019 he became the clinical lead for ophthalmology. He has a keen interest in researching and has published more than 70 peer-reviewed scientific articles.

Especialista en

Cataract surgery

Index: 1. What are cataracts?&am...

Dry eye

What is dry eye syndrome? Dry eye syndrome, also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca, is a common condition that happens when the eye doesn&...

Laser eye surgery

  Index:  Wh...

Refractive lens exchange

What is refractive lens exchange? Refractive lens exchange (RLE), also known as ...

ICL implants

What are ICL implants? ICL implants are a form of corrective surgery for the eyes. ICL stand...


What is keratoconus? Keratoconus is an eye disorder in which the corneal tissue thins and deforms. The cornea...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Amblyopia
  • Angiography
  • Angle closure glaucoma
  • Aniridia
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharospasm
  • Botulinum toxin (Botox™)
  • Cataract surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Cerebral visual impairment (CVI)
  • Chalazion
  • Coloboma
  • Colour blindness
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Contact lens related problems
  • Cornea
  • Cornea guttata
  • Corneal abrasion
  • Corneal cross-linking
  • Corneal diseases
  • Corneal dystrophy
  • Corneal transplant
  • Corneal ulcer
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Dry eye
  • Emergency eye care
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Exophthalmos (bulging eyes)
  • Eye allergies
  • Eye cancer
  • Eye examination
  • Eye flashes
  • Eye floaters
  • Eyelid cancer
  • Eyelid lump
  • Facial paralysis
  • Fuchs' dystrophy
  • Genetic disorders
  • Hyperopia (farsightedness)
  • ICL implants
  • Intravitreal injection
  • iStent
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Lens replacement (intraocular lenses)
  • Macular degeneration (AMD)
  • Medicolegal
  • Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD)
  • Microsurgery
  • Multifocal contact lenses
  • Myopia
  • OCT (optical coherence tomography)
  • Ocular hypertension
  • Open angle glaucoma
  • Orbital cellulitis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium and pinguecula
  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Refractive surgery
  • Scleritis
  • Secondary glaucoma
  • Stem cells
  • Stye
  • Uveitis
  • Vision therapy
  • Watery eyes
  • Xen implant
  • YAG laser capsulotomy

Pide cita ahora


  • Kent Eye Centre
    Cemetery Lane TN24 9JZ - Ashford
    (+44) 02039703384
  • BMI The Chaucer Hospital
    Nackington Road CT4 7AR - Canterbury
    (+44) 02039703385

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