Christopher Layton, MBBS (Hons), D.Phil (Oxford), FRANZCO

Christopher Layton, MBBS (Hons), D.Phil (Oxford), FRANZCO is a refractive cataract surgeon and clinical ophthalmologist based in Brisbane, Australia.

Professor Layton completed optometry training at the Queensland University of Technology, ophthalmology in Queensland, Oxford, and London, subspecialty training at the Royal Brisbane Hospital, and holds a PhD from the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology at Oxford University. Professor Layton is a Rhodes Scholar and founding director of the LVF Ophthalmology Research Centre. He is also CEO of Ocugene, a Queensland-based biotech start-up that is commercializing his eye gene therapy discoveries. Professor Layton’s work has been widely published in the international literature and has been recognized by multiple international awards.

Professor Layton is well-liked by his patients and has a warm clinical style, taking the time to genuinely understand each patient and their hopes for their vision, and is a sought-after instructor in his fields of expertise.


LVF Eye Centre


56 Zahel Street, Carina Heights

Brisbane, Queensland 4152 Australia

Telephone – 801-876-6000

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