Vision correction

Proven vision correction treatment for active people of all ages

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Implantable contact lenses are similar to the flexible implants used in modern cataract surgery, but they are implanted in the eye to correct vision without removing the natural lens. This treatment is commonly used to treat high glasses prescriptions and astigmatism.

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Laser eye surgery (laser sight correction) involves precise reshaping of the cornea to very accurately to correct short sight (myopia), long sight (hyperopia), and astigmatism. At Moorfields Private we offer LASIK and surface laser treatments (PRK, LASEK, and TransPRK).

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Refractive lens exchange (RLE) involves replacing the natural lens inside the eye with a synthetic implant called an intraocular lens. It is performed to reduce the need for glasses or contact lenses.

RLE is suitable for people over 50 years of age and have a glasses prescription higher than the normal range for laser eye surgery.

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Vision correction consultants

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Mr Vincenzo Maurino


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Mark Wilkins


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Tom Flynn


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Alexander Ionides


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Professor David Gartry


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Bruce Allan


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Martin Watson


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Julian Stevens


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Miss Linda Ficker


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Romesh Angunawela


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Mr Daniel Gore


Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon

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Ms Laura de Benito-Llopis


Consultant Ophthalmologist

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Six Moorfields Private consultants make The Ophthalmologist Power List 2019
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Moorfields Private rated outstanding for surgery services by the Care Quality Commission
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Moorfields launch new cohesive brand bringing together the Moorfields family
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