Dr Sandro Di Simplicio


About Sandro Di Simplicio

Dr Sandro Di Simplicio is an accomplished Consultant Eye Surgeon who is experienced in lens replacement and cataract surgery as well as LASIK and LASEK laser eye surgery procedures.

He is a fully qualified and registered ophthalmologist who gained his medical degree at the University of Siena before qualifying as an ophthalmologist at the University "Vita-Salute San Raffaele" in Milan.

Dr Di Simplicio has also attended many ophthalmological training courses which have enabled him to continue to develop his skills.

After moving to the UK, Dr Di Simplicio finished his sub-speciality training as a vitreorentinal surgeon. During his career he has gained a wealth of experience in hospitals such as King's College in London, University Hospital Southampton and the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. He has completed two fellowships in Southampton and Bristol.

Throughout his career, Dr Di Simplicio has helped thousands of patients to discover the freedom that refractive surgery brings.

Dr Di Simplicio performs lens replacement surgery at Optical Express in Newcastle.

Procedure Types

  • Laser Vision Correction
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • YAG

Clinical experience

  • Over 5,000 cataract/IOL surgeries
  • Over 2,300 vitrectomy procedures
  • Over 3,000 intravitreal injections
  • Over 1,500 YAG Capsulotomy procedures

Patient results

  • 99.2% of Dr Di Simplicio’s patients achieve UK driving standard vision or better.¹
  • 93.6% of Dr Di Simplicio’s patients can read newspaper print or smaller.²
  • 99.8% of Dr Di Simplicio’s patients are satisfied with the care provided.³

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Ophthalmology
  • Italian Society of Ophthalmology
  • ARVO
  • Euretina


  • English
  • Italian