Laser eye surgery

At Ophthalmic Consultants of London we provide the safest and most precise laser eye surgery available anywhere in the UK with state-of-the-art technology for eye conditions including myopia (short-sightedness), hypermetropia (long-sightedness), astigmatism, and presbyopia (reading vision problems).

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What is laser eye surgery?

Laser eye surgery is a term used to describe a collection of procedures

It commonly corrects short-sightedness (myopia), long-sightedness (hypermetropia), astigmatism and reading vision problems (presbyopia).

Different techniques are used to correct each condition. These corrections are achieved through the use of a laser which reshapes the cornea (the transparent part) and adjusts the focus of the eye. Laser eye surgery in our Central London clinic is a brief procedure and is entirely painless due to the application of anaesthetic drops.

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How will we give you the best vision possible with our laser eye surgery?


World-Class Surgeons

Our three surgeons are amongst the leading eye surgeons available in the UK. Fellowship trained both within the UK and at international centres of excellence, no other clinic in London combines the highest level of surgical and technological expertise that we do.


Leading Technology

Our clinic is equipped with the world’s most technologically advanced lasers, which use 1000 times less energy making them gentler and safer on the eye. We have spared no expense in providing you with the world’s best technology.


Unrivalled Quality

When it comes to care, cutting cost means cutting quality. Tailored treatment plans, state-of-the-art technology, world-leading laser eye surgeons and personalised aftercare is an investment that you won’t regret.


Consultant Led Care

All our consultations are delivered by our surgeons, offering a personalised service from the offset & keeping you up to date and informed throughout your visit.

Exceptional laser eye surgery results

When choosing the best clinic and best surgeons for your laser eye surgery, one of the key factors to consider are the outcome results for the techniques that are performed. At Ophthalmic Consultants of London, we believe our results are amongst the best achievable.

100% of our patients achieve 20/20 vision after their advanced wavefront laser vision correction. Read more about our results here.


If you have questions about laser eye surgery, the procedure, or whether it’s right for you, please call us on 0203 369 2020, or request a call back.

Types of laser eye surgery

There are several types of laser eye surgery available and the best choice for you will depend on your own individual eye health, medical history and personal preferences.


Technology for laser eye surgery

At OCL we’ve invested in the worlds most technologically advanced lasers for their precision and safety.
The Zeimer Z8 femtosecond laser has the highest laser repetition rate of any femtosecond laser and overlapping, precise spots with very low pulse energy.

The SCHWIND AMARIS 1050RS is the world’s highest-performance eye laser system for refractive and therapeutic corneal surgery. It brings together the most advanced technology in existence. With its repetition rate of 1050 Hz and its unique 7D eye tracking, it offers unmatched speed, precision, and safety for the best laser eye surgery and vision correction. Schwind SmartSurface is the most advanced surface laser eye surgery with faster healing times than LASEK and PRK. The laser also allows topography-guided treatments for unusual corneas.

We are the first clinic in the UK that offers this cutting-edge combination for laser vision correction.

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What is the process of laser eye surgery?


We’ll take you through the process step by step and explain the potential complications to help you to weigh up the risks and benefits in order to make an informed decision regarding laser eye surgery.

Treatment plan

Our consultants will tailor a bespoke laser eye treatment plan just for you, based on your current eye sight and personal needs.

Preparing for surgery

Our dedicated team of consultants, nurses and patient co-ordinators will take you through our laser eye surgery pre-op process ensuring all your questions are answered and you’re totally at ease.

The procedure

Using a combination of the Zeimer Z8 femtosecond laser and the Schwind Amaris laser, your surgeon will correct your vision. The procedure is not painful as anaesthetic drops are used to completely numb the surface of the eye. Both eyes are treated at the same time and the whole laser eye surgery typically takes around 10-15 minutes from start to finish.


If you are about to have or have just had laser eye surgery you’ll want to know how to look after your eyes immediately after surgery to get the best results from your investment. We will let you know what to do, for example avoiding rubbing your eyes, avoiding contact with water, staying away from dirt and dust and wearing sunglasses.

Follow up consult

After your laser eye surgery, we’ll support you and review you again on a number of visits to make sure your eyes are healing well and that you’re getting on well with your new HD vision.

Did you know?

Laser eye surgery has very minimal downtime. Your eyes will start healing as soon as the procedure is done and most people are able to resume normal activities in as little as 24 hours after surgery.

How much does laser eye surgery cost?

The costs below are both eyes and include an initial consultation and follow-up appointments.



LASIK for complex prescriptions


LASEK (advanced surface ablation)


Laser Blended Vision for Reading Vision


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If you have any questions around laser eye surgery or our service, please feel free to make an enquiry or call us on 0203 369 2020