Dr Alex Ioannidis is a comprehensive anterior segment surgeon, with extensive experience in the treatment of cataracts, corneal conditions and glaucoma. He provides a range of treatments for patients with anterior segment diseases (disorders of the front of the eye), using the latest diagnostic and surgical technology.
Dr Ioannidis’ main area of expertise is cataract surgery. He offers his patients both conventional and laser cataract surgery. He is an expert in complex cataract surgery in patients with pre-existing corneal diseases and glaucoma. For his cataract patients, he offers the latest in intraocular lens technology, including premium lenses such as toric, bifocal and trifocal intraocular lenses for the correction of astigmatism and age-related long-sightedness (presbyopia).
Dr Ioannidis also specialises in laser and surgical solutions to manage glaucoma, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) using the iStent inject system.
With expertise in corneal disorders, Dr Ioannidis performs collagen cross-linking to treat keratoconus, micrograft surgery to treat pterygium, and manages ocular surface neoplasia (abnormal corneal tissue growth).
Dr Ioannidis has published extensively on a number of subjects relating to anterior segment conditions and treatments. He has a particular interest in novel combination treatments for patients undergoing cataract surgery.
Prior to studying medicine, Dr Ioannidis trained as a professional violinist and completed his musical studies at the Philippos Nakas Conservatory in Athens in 1991. He has also passed the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Grade 8 violin performance exams with Distinction. Dr Ioannidis has a violin teaching diploma and was a member of the Hellenic Youth Orchestra. Whilst in London, he was a member of the Bloomsbury Chamber Orchestra for a period. His other interests include photography and reading history.