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A passion for improved clinical services

Evgenia Konstantakopoulou on selective laser trabeculoplasty, clinical decision making and paying off mortgage

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Evgenia Konstantakopoulou is a research optometrist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, and an honorary clinical senior teaching fellow at University College London, where she designed the research methods and statistics module for the MSc in advanced clinical practice in optometry and ophthalmology. Ms Konstantakopoulou is also a teaching fellow at the University of West Attica in Athens, Greece.

What is your professional passion?

Primary care, better clinical services for patients and promoting optometry in Greece.

If you could change one thing about the way we work, what would it be?

Improve our clinical decision making.

What is your next career goal?

To successfully launch our new study, funded by Moorfields Eye Charity, looking into optometrist-delivered selective laser trabeculoplasty.

My next career goal? To successfully launch our new study, funded by Moorfields Eye Charity


How do you manage a work/life balance?

With difficulty.

What do you do to unwind?


You have won the OT lottery. What are the first three things you would do with the £1m jackpot?

Put aside college funds for my children, pay off some of the mortgage – and then it would all be gone.

Do you have your next holiday booked?

Sadly no.

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