A man who had sulphuric acid thrown over him has called on the government to take a “stronger stance” on acid attacks.
Andreas Christopheros, 38, was left blind in one eye after the attack in December 2014.
David Phillips, 49, from Sussex, was jailed for assaulting him in Truro.
The call comes after a mother and her two girls were doused with a “corrosive substance” in London on Wednesday.
Mr Christopheros was at home with his wife and son when he was attacked in a case of mistaken identity.
He said his recovery is “still ongoing” 10 years on and he is “regularly still having surgery”.
After the latest attack in Clapham, he said he will “always find it shocking that we’re still having this level of attacks in the UK”.
Phillips admitted assault causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Mr Christopheros and was given a life term in 2015.
Following an appeal in 2016, judges imposed a 16-year sentence and said he will be eligible for parole after he has served eight.
Mr Christopheros has been campaigning for changes in legislation.
He has called for the two-strike rule to be abolished, which means an offender will have a minimum sentence applied the second time they are caught carrying acid.
Instead he wants to see a one-strike sentence, and new legislation which would see decanting acid into an unmarked container illegal.
Mr Christopheros said: “We’ve campaigned for years calling for tougher sentences.
“I do realise chemicals are used in a wide aspect of our lives. You’re never going to be able to get rid of all chemicals.”
He added: “The government needs to take a stronger stance and look at sentencing guidelines, educating judges so they know the severity of the injuries and decanting legislation.”
A Ministry of Justice spokesperson said: “Acid attacks devastate lives, leaving victims with both emotional and physical scars, and our thoughts remain with Mr Christopheros.
“While sentences are determined by independent judges, our tough changes to the law mean those who harm others with acids can face up to life imprisonment.”
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