Clinical Affairs

Best in class clinical training, education and advice


Topcon is proud to provide on-going, one-to-one training and advice of the highest professional standards.

The Clinical Affairs Team is committed to providing the best education and assistance to you, our customer. Only through teaching can we ensure all Topcon customers unlock the true potential of their investments and crucially, provide better patient care. As technology moves so quickly it is imperative that our team deliver only the highest level of training. These clinical support professionals are drawn from ophthalmic and optometric backgrounds and have unparalleled credentials and experience.


Tim Cole 

BA(Hons) Interactive Arts - Imaging Product Manager

Tim joined Topcon in 2011 as clinical product specialist, more recently becoming imaging product manager. Tim trained as an ophthalmic imaging specialist at MREH and then moved onto Blackpool Victoria Hospital in a career with the NHS lasting almost ten years. Among his achievements, Tim has won awards for slit lamp imaging and is proud to have been published in the Kanski/Bowling ophthalmic guide. His areas of expertise are in slit lamp imaging, OCT imaging and fundus angiography.    



Laura Weston 

Clinical Affairs Specialist

Laura is the newest member of the Clinical Affairs team, joining Topcon in 2015.

With 10 years experience within the optical industry starting as a spectacle dispenser and then becoming an Ophthalmic Photographer in 2012, Laura has been able to experience ophthalmic imaging in so many different settings, and using such a vast range of ophthalmic imaging equipment such as OCT, FFA/ICG, Fundus Photography and Slit Lamp imaging for different patient pathology.

Laura’s greatest achievement was working at Oxford Eye Hospital where she was part of the imaging research team and was relied upon by Prof MacLaren and C.K Patel to capture high quality images for their study patients in trials for conditions such as ROP, Choroideremia and Retinitis Pigmentosa.



To contact any of the members of the Clinical Affairs Team simply email