Miss Susanne Althauser obtained her MD from the Albert Ludwig University Medical School in Freiburg, Germany, where she studied ophthalmology further to her Diploma in Immediate Medical Care (Obstetrics and Gynaecology). In 1994 Miss Althauser became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Since 1995 she has been involved in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and specialises in the treatment of diabetic eye disease and cataract surgery. She has performed well over a thousand laser treatments for diabetic eye disease and more than 3000 cataract operations. Miss Althauser is on the staff of the Dispensaire Francais in London, a charitable society providing medical assistance to French speakers in the UK.
In 2007 Miss Althauser was named as Advanced Medical Leader for the BAMM (British Association of Medical Managers) Management Programme. She is currently a Consultant Ophthalmologist, Clinical Lead in Diabetic Retinal Screening, and Honorary Lecturer at the Royal Free Hospital, London. Miss Althauser also sees patients privately at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, London.