About this Practice
The London Eye Hospital is a leading private hospital and the only centre in the UK to offer patients the very latest eye implant procedure. It is known on a global scale and specialists currently working at the centre are amongst some of the best in the world.
Not only does the hospital offer patients a comprehensive range of eye care services and treatments—but it has also aided in the development of new cataract and lens implant techniques for improved results.
The in-patient department is located in London’s famous Harley Street and surgical procedures are carried out at the clinic located on Wimpole Street. Services available at the London Eye Hospital include:
- Cataract treatment, including Femtosecond Laser cataract surgery (using near infrared light to make subsurface cuts in the eye to ultimately improve vision).
- Treatment for presbyopia (a vision disorder associated with ageing).
- Treatment for macular degeneration
- Glaucoma treatment
- Retinal surgery
- Laser eye surgery
- Cosmetic surgery to improve skin aesthetics around the eyes and aid in the removal of loose skin, wrinkles, etc.
- Reconstructive eye surgery
- Endothelial cell (the fluid that keeps the cornea hydrated) transplantation
- Corneal transplant (replacement of the damaged outer layer of the eye).
The London Eye Hospital employs a host of highly trained and respected consultant ophthalmic surgeons. Each practitioner holds the Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and is listed on the General Medical Council Specialist Register. In addition, all have completed further fellowship training. Every surgical team member has held or still holds consultant posts within the NHS.
The hospital has also featured on several television programmes in many countries around the world.
The team is led by Mr Bobby Qureshi, the first surgeon to complete the Femtosecond Laser cataract surgery procedure in the UK. Mr Qureshi is also regarded as the most experienced light adjustable lens surgeon in the world.
Free consultations can be made available in certain cases.