Mr. Arthur Cummings

M.B Ch.B. MMed(Ophth) (Pret), F.C.S. (S.A.), F.R.C.SEd
IMC - 022132

Arthur is behind some of the smartest and most advanced interventions and instruments in refractive surgery, and his opinion – borne of years of experience at the leading edge of the field – carries considerable weight. He currently sits on the medical Advisory Boards of more than 10 companies in the ophthalmic space, including lasers, IOLs, diagnostics and dry eye diagnosis and management. His research interests include refractive surgery, cataract surgery and corneal surgery for keratoconus. He is the former President of the European Division of AECOS.

Mr. Graeme Rogers

Consultant Glaucoma, Cataract and Retina specialist

Mr Graeme Rogers is a fellowship-trained cataract, glaucoma and retina specialist and treats diseases of the optic nerve and the back of the eye.  After attending high school in Cape Town, South Africa, he studied medicine at the University of Cape Town in 1997.

After graduation, he spent the next eight years specialising in clinical and surgical ophthalmology at the University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital which included a two-year cataract fellowship at Eerste River Hospital in Cape Town. Thereafter, he sub-specialised as Glaucoma fellow in Melbourne, Australia at the prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in 2014.  This holistic glaucoma training was augmented by a specific role in weekly uveitic glaucoma clinics. 

He subsequently extended his training in the treatment of complex surgical and medical retinal disease as well as uveitis for two years in Dublin at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He has also visited renowned international units in four continents to master further technologically-advanced surgeries in his areas of expertise. He has published 14 papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous international conferences.

Mr Rogers is passionate about outreach eye surgery and teaching in indigent communities, having performed and taught thousands of cataract and glaucoma surgeries in more than 30 hospitals in sub-saharan Africa for aid organisations. 



A wealth and diveristy of experience

Liz Brennan

BSc (Hons) MSc (Clinical and Translational Research)
Manager - Clinical Research Centre

Shortly after joining the practice in 2013, Liz became involved in the Clinic’s various research projects and has a passion for clinical research. Liz has a first class honours Master of Science Degree in Clinical and Translational Research from University College Dublin, having originally graduated with a BSc in Biomedical Science from Maynooth University. Liz manages and coordinates the clinical research projects at the clinic, providing support to sponsors from the early initiation stages of a clinical investigation to the final close out of the project. In addition, Liz is currently a member of the Beacon Research Ethics Committee at the Beacon Hospital, Sandyford, Dublin.

Stephanie Naughton

BSc (Hons) MSc (Clinical and Translational Research)
Clinical Trials Researcher

Stephanie has a first class honours Master of Science Degree in Clinical and Translational Research from UCD, having completed her original Bachelor of Science Degree at Trinity College, Dublin.
After starting at the Wellington Eye Clinic five years ago as an Ophthalmic Technician she became integral in the studies which were on-going with Dr Arthur Cummings.
Stephanie is involved in coordination and running of clinical trials and studies and is involved in all aspects of the clinical trial process.


Lisa McLoughlin

RGN, RM, BSc Nursing Management

Clinical Manager

There are few with Lisa’s experience in Nursing and Clinical Management in Ophthalmology

With over 25 years of service in the Clinic, Lisa is responsible for the managing logistical and clinical requirements of the research projects.

Lisa has worked with many large and small indigenous and multi-national OEMs in product development across a wide spectrum of technological developments.

This development work has encompassed all facets of clinical outcomes, diagnostic validation and end user optimization.

Ed Toland


General Manager – Wellington Eye Clinic

Ed Toland is the General Manager of the Wellington Eye Clinic and Beacon Eye Clinic.

He has almost 25 years wide range of experience in ophthalmic management both in Australia and
Ireland, across industry (Allergan / AMO) and the business section of a medical representative
organisation, as well as in direct medical clinic management.
He has been at the Clinic since 2007.
His original background was in laboratory research in the biomedical sector.

Ed liaises with Sponsors to finalise study contracts and budgets.