Prof. William Power

William Power

Ophthalmic Surgeon, Blackrock Clinic

Mr. Power graduated from Trinity College Medical School in 1984 . He completed an internal residency programme in 1987 and obtained his membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland. He then commenced training in ophthalmology completing his residency and specialist registrar training in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital. He was awarded fellowships of the Royal College in Surgeons, Glasgow and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 1989. He completed his postgraduate thesis and was awarded the degree of Masters in Surgery (TCD) in 1993. In 1993 he travelled to the Massachussetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI), Harvard Medical School, Boston and completed a fellowship in cornea and laser refractive eye surgery. He was appointed assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School and consultant eye surgeon in the MEEI in 1995. He was appointed Chief of Ophthalmology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston in 1996. In 1998 he returned to Dublin and took up the post of consultant ophthalmologist in the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, St. Vincent's University Hospital and the Blackrock Clinic. Mr. Power has been a consultant ophthalmologist practicing laser eye surgery, cataract and corneal surgery for fifteen years.


Member Royal College of Physicians, Ireland (MRCPI) Fellow Royal College Surgeons, Glasgow. (FRCSGlasg) Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth) Masters in Surgery (TCD)

Professional memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons International society of Refractive Surgeons European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Irish College of Ophthalmologists

Special interests

Laser eye surgery, phakic intraocular lens surgery, cataract surgery and corneal transplant surgery

Research interests

Limbal stem cell transplantation Keratoprosthesis surgery.


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