The Bright Eyes team has been built on a set of shared values coupled with a commitment to the highest levels of patient care.


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Mr Lloyd Bender
MBChB, MD, FRCOphth, FRANZCO

Consultant Ophthalmologist 

Mr Lloyd Bender is a medical graduate of the University of Cape Town and completed his specialist training in Ophthalmology in London. He has advanced specialist training in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He has extensive clinical and surgical experience having worked at some of the leading paediatric and adult eye care centres internationally. He has held consultant posts at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, The Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is currently a consultant at Moorfields NHS Trust.

In addition to general Paediatric Ophthalmology, Lloyd's sub-specialist interests include ocular motility disorders in both adults and children.

Lloyd is also actively involved in pro bono clinical and educational activity and volunteers annually at a rural eye surgical centre in Honduras.

He loves the work he does with adults and children alike and derives great enjoyment from his interaction with patients.



Qualifications

MBChB
University of Cape Town

M.D.
University of London

FRCOphth
Royal College of Ophthalmologists

FRANZCO
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

Professional Registration and Memberships

General Medical Council (GMC)
United Kingdom 

Pennsylvania State Medical Board 

British and Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association

American Association for Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society



Leslie Kelly

Orthoptist – Orthoptists specialise in assessing eye movement abnormalities and associated visual disorders. 

Leslie Kelly trained in Orthoptics at Moorfields Eye Hospital and has over 30 years’ experience. She was Head Orthoptist at St George’s Hospital for over 10 years. Leslie returned to work after having her 3 children and has practised at Parkside Hospital for the last 15 years. She has extensive knowledge and experience in assessing and treating adults and children.



Nunu Braddick

Optometrist – Optometrists examine eyes for both vision and health problems, and correct refractive errors by prescribing glasses or contact lenses.

Nunu Braddick is an optometrist with over 26 years of experience. She has a postgraduate certificate in Paediatric Optometry and has worked at several eye clinics including Moorfields Hospital, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, University College Hospital, Kingston Hospital & City University of London. She has a special interest in Paediatric eye care and has 20 years experience as a specialist optometrist at Moorfields Eye Hospital & Moorfields Private. She enjoys working with children of all ages, from new-borns to teenagers and has worked as a volunteer in children’s hospitals in Romania & Asia. Outside of work, she is a mum of two boys and enjoys travelling, reading, skiing, cooking, the theatre & cinema and learning languages.



Serena Gunn

Practice Manager – Overall operational oversight

Serena Gunn has worked in practice management in private medicine for many years and during that time has enjoyed helping consultants successfully run their practices. She now brings her extensive knowledge and experience to Bright Eyes. She welcomes the challenge of a new developing practice and is looking forward to assisting all patients under Mr Bender’s care. Please feel free to contact Serena if you have any queries or concerns and she will always ensure a swift solution.


Brilliant Outcomes

At Bright Eyes, our aim is to have a positive impact on eye health and vision and in so doing enhance people's lives. We understand the importance of in-depth explanation and discussion, of ongoing emotional support and of course, expert clinical treatment. An adept approach that ensures our patients realise the best possible outcomes.


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Bright Eyes

The bright eyes team is led by Mr Lloyd Bender, Consultant Ophthalmologist, supported by Serena Gunn, the Practice Manager, Leslie Kelly, Orthoptist and Nunu Braddick, Optometrist.

Contact

To book an appointment, please call 07842 545 848.

Alternatively, you can email an appointment request to: appts@bright-eyes.org

The material contained in this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice; the content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a Bright Eyes ophthalmologist or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


Bright Eyes

The bright eyes team is led by Mr Lloyd Bender, Consultant Ophthalmologist, supported by Serena Gunn, the Practice Manager, Leslie Kelly, Orthoptist and Nunu Braddick, Optometrist.

Contact

To book an appointment, please call 07842 545 848.

Alternatively, you can email an appointment request to: appts@bright-eyes.org

The material contained in this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice; the content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a Bright Eyes ophthalmologist or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.