Mr Jon Luck is a Consultant Ophthalmologist at CircleBath and at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. He trained at Manchester University and went on to teach Human Anatomy and Cell Biology to medical students in Liverpool.
After this he joined the renowned St Paul's Eye Unit in Liverpool to begin his post-graduate Opthalmic training followed by further training at St James' Hospital, the General Infirmary in Leeds, and the Bradford Royal Infirmary.
Mr Luck's interest in corneal surgery and treatment of corneal problems began here, and in 1994 he studied in Australia at the Flinders Medical Centre under the mentorship of Professor Doug Coster, a world expert in corneal disease. As well as teaching Australian interns 'keyhole' phakoemulsification cataract surgery, he undertook a research program into corneal grafting.
Mr Luck's main interest lies in Refractive and Cataract surgery and he performs high-volume cataract surgery, corneal surgery including corneal grafting, and squint surgery, in addition to a wide variety of other procedures. He also has a wide experience in various forms of refractive surgery. His expertise is recognised worldwide at National and International meetings where he often presents papers and lectures to his peers.
Many of his papers have been published in peer-reviewed journals.
Mr Luck is currently a reviewer for refractive papers submitted to the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
Current NHS or research position
Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal United Hospital, Bath
Year of first medical qualification
Special clinical interests
Minimally invasive cataract surgery
Ocular surface disorder
Toric and Multifocal lens implantation, Cataract surgery.
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
The European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
United Kingdom Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
The American Academy of Ophthalmology
The British Society of Refractive Surgeons
Reviewer for Refractive Eye News and the British Journal of Ophthalmology
Examiner for Part II and Part III of the Royal College of Ophthalmology final examinations
External clinical adviser to the Health Service Ombudsman and the Care Quality Commission