Dr Eric De Koning


About Eric De Koning

As one of the world’s leading ophthalmic surgeons, Dr De Koning has gained vast clinical experience throughout his career. Considered by his peers to be a leader in this field, he has carried out more than 50,000 procedures and is a specialist in laser vision correction surgery.

After graduating from the University of Utrecht in 1983 and completing his postgraduate qualifications, Dr de Koning’s ophthalmology career began in earnest. He progressed to a number of different senior positions in private eye surgery clinics and gained the invaluable experience which led him to specialise in laser vision correction, as well as femtosecond laser-assisted lens replacement and cataract surgery.

Dr De Koning has made presentations about laser eye surgery in many different countries and regularly attends conferences and seminars which help to keep him at the forefront of developments in ophthalmology. This enables him to keep abreast of the latest developments in corrective eye surgery, to the benefit of his patients.


Clinical experience

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

Patient results

  • 97.9% of LVC patients achieve 20|20 vision or better
  • 94.1% of patients were satisfied with the care they received
  • 100% of patients achieve driving standard vision or better

Professional memberships

  • MRCSEd Ophthalmology – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology – 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