Simon is an ST5 trainee in ophthalmic surgery at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital. He studied Medicine at NUIG, where he was also awarded a Masters of Surgery. Simon has been admitted as a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (Ophthalmology) and Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology. He is currently completing an MD at RCSI, focusing on the biomechanical microstructure of the human lamina cribrosa. His subspecialty interests include glaucoma and anterior segment surgery.