Dr Eric De Koning


About Eric De Koning

An experienced ophthalmic surgeon, Dr Erik De Koning has undergone additional specialist training in corrective eye surgery. After graduating from the University of Utrecht in 1983 and completing his postgraduate qualifications, his medical career began as an ophthalmologist. He progressed to various positions within private eye surgery clinics, specialising in Laser Vision Correction and Cataract surgery, gaining extensive surgical experience.

Dr De Koning is on the Specialist Register in Opthalmology of the General Medical Council (GMC). As well as operative experience, he has also gained vast clinical experience and a keen understanding of each patient’s requirements and expectations.


Clinical experience

  • Over 54,000 eye surgeries
  • Over 42,000 laser eye surgeries
  • Over 12,000 intraocular lens surgeries

Patient Results

  • 97.9% of laser eye surgery patients achieve 20|20 vision or better
  • 100% of laser eye surgery patients achieved UK driving standard or better
  • 94.1% of patients were satisfied with the care they received

Professional memberships

  • MRCSEd Ophthalmology – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Neuro-Ophtalmology – University of British Columbia
  • Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery – Gimbel Eye Centre
  • Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery – Royal College of Ophthalmologist, London

Customer testimonials

What Dr Koning’s patients say about him

I was cared for very professionally, I now have 20|20 vision and no lenses...It feels like I have a brand new pair of eyes.

Nancy Fowler

Service of the highest class, all of my questions resulted in a good explanation. A wonderful company to put your trust in for a splendid result!! My life is completely different without my glasses and lenses and I love it!

Reitze Koopmans