Dr Goran Helgason | Implantable Contact Lens | Advanced Vision Care

Dr Goran Helgason


Dr Goran Helgason is in demand all over the world as a course instructor for Implantable Contact Lens surgery and technology.


Dr Goran Helgason is in demand all over the world as a course instructor for ICL surgery and technology. Not only is he internationally recognised as a leading expert in this field, he is also living proof of the outstanding benefits of ICL, having had treatment himself in both eyes in 2004. Since 2007, Dr Helgason has been the Medical Director of Capio Medocular, Sweden’s major private eye care clinic, which he combines with his work as a consultant surgeon at AVC. His pioneering research into ICL treatment and specialist experience in multifocal Clear Lens exchange, ICL and cataract surgery means he is established as a leading authority on these procedures.

  • Medical Director of Capio Medocular, Sweden’s major eye care clinic
  • Over 25 years of laser treatment experience
  • One of the first eye surgeons in the world to perform STAAR Surgical ICL treatment
  • Medical advisor to STAAR Surgical and Alcon Laboratories
  • Pioneer in ICL research and a leading international trainer of other surgeons
  • Advisor to several scientific committees in Sweden and Europe
  • Member of many international ophthalmic organisations
  • Specialist experience in Clear Lens Exchange / Lens Replacement, multifocal ICL, laser and cataract surgical procedures
  • Author of numerous peer-reviewed papers and has presented his work at the most prestigious ophthalmic conferences worldwide


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Gothenburg University, Sweden
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology, Gothenburg University, Sweden
  • Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, Gothenburg University Hospital, Sweden
  • Research Fellowship, Faculty of Medicine, Gothenburg University, Sweden

Professional  Affiliations

  • Swedish Society of Ophthalmology
  • Swedish Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Swedish Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

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