Dr Dimitris Kazakos


Independent Practitioner

About Dimitris Kazakos

An experienced ophthalmic surgeon, Dr Dimitris Kazakos has a keen interest in refractive surgery.

Graduating from the Marmara University of Istanbul, his first ophthalmology post was at the Oxford Eye Hospital. He then practised at Queen’s Medical Centre, Essex County Hospital, Ipswich General Hospital, Bristol Eye Hospital and Southampton Eye Unit for a Fellowship in Corneal and External Eye Diseases. Returning to his native Greece, he completed his higher surgical training and received a Refractive Fellowship in the University of Crete with Professor Pallikaris, a pioneer of LASIK.

Dr Kazakos has the Royal College of Ophthalmologists certificate in refractive surgery. To keep abreast of the latest developments in Ophthalmology, Dr Kazakos attends regular conferences and meetings. He has co-authored 10 publications in relation to ocular health and refractive surgery and has a specialist interest in teaching medical students and nurses in a wide range of ocular health issues to include Diabetic Retinopathy.

Dr Kazakos carries out lens replacement surgery at Optical Express in London White City, Southampton, Birmingham and Bristol.

Procedure Types

  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Implantable Collamer Lens
  • YAG

Clinical experience

  • Over 40,000 eye surgeries
  • Over 22,500 laser eye surgeries
  • Over 17,000 lens surgeries

Patient results

  • 99.6% of Dr Kazakos’s patients achieve UK driving standard vision or better.¹
  • 97.2% of Dr Kazakos’s patients can read newspaper print or smaller.²
  • 97.2% of Dr Kazakos’s patients are satisfied with the care provided.³

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCO)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS)
  • United Kingdom and Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS)
  • European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
  • Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

What Dr Kazakos' patients say about him

Customer testimonials

What Dr Kazakos's patients say about him

Dimitris was absolutely fantastic, so professional, he puts you at ease and before you know it it’s finished. Three days later I’m back driving my taxi with no side effects, AMAZING!

Anthony Finch
Lady looking into eye machine

Dimitris Kazakos was exceptional, his decisions and advice made all the difference.

Maria Miles