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Mr Kim Hakin

Ophthalmologist MBBS, FRCS, FRCOphth, DO
Claimants and DefendantsRemote AppointmentsFace to Face Appointments5+ Patients

Medico-Legal Experience

Mr Kim Hakin is a Consultant Ophthalmologist who has acted as an Expert Witness for over 20 years. He has completed Bond Solon Expert Witness training and is instructed by Claimants and Defendants in personal injury and clinical negligence cases.  

Mr Hakin has extensive experience in ophthalmological cases associated with: 

Clinical negligence in relation to:

  • General ophthalmology
  • Cataract surgery  
  • Eyelid surgery (including cosmetic surgery) 

Personal injury in relation to: 

  • Nonsurgical ocular trauma

Mr Hakin’s appointment availability is 4 weeks and his report turnaround time is weeks. 

Clinical Experience

Mr Hakin has been an Ophthalmologist since 1994 and currently works at the Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust. Part of this role was the responsibility of training junior ophthalmologists and medical students. He also works within his private practice and was an expert adviser to Nuffield Hospitals and formerly to the Healthcare Commission. 

His special interests include the management of cataracts, ocular trauma, eyelid and lacrimal surgery, including cosmetic eyelid surgery, facial aesthetic injection and laser treatments. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Can Mr Hakin comment on a case relating to refractive laser eye surgery?

No, Mr Hakin has not performed refractive laser eye surgery so this is not something that he can comment on.

Can Mr Hakin comment on LASIK eye surgery?

No, this is not something he can comment on.

Can Mr Hakin assess children?

Yes, he can assess children in his Taunton venue.

Can Mr Hakin comment on replacement costings for ocular prosthesis?

Mr Hakin can advise on likely approximate prosthetic costs.

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Somerset, TA2 6AN

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London, W1G 9QW

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