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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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* We offer FREE laser consultations, however, a £50 refundable booking fee is required to secure the consultation. The fee will be refunded on attendance for your consultation regardless of the outcome. Failure to attend or cancel the appointment without 24 hours notice will lead to the charge not being refunded.

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.

Looking for more information on what sets our laser eye surgery apart? Our laser eye surgery brochure contains all the information you need. View our brochure page to receive your free download.

Why Choose OCL?


5 star Trustpilot rating

Fixed, Transparent Pricing


Clinical Setting


Surgeons solely affiliated with clinic

Ophthalmic Consultants of London

24 months

15 years

Harley Street 1 Harley street: one of the most famous medical districts worldwide

1 As opposed to other centres, our surgeons are only affiliated with OCL and don't have to work at multiple other companies, meaning they are always available in the unlikely event of problems.

High Street centres



10-24 months

10-12 months

High Street



Hospital chains


12 months

12 months

Hospital chain


What makes our laser eye surgery unique?


Treatment tailored for you

You are always at the centre of everything we do. We do not offer a one size fits all approach but rather customise every single treatment to your individual visual needs, so you’ll always get the best procedure for your eyes and your vision


The choice for healthcare professionals

Our surgeons are known the world over and are some of the best in the country, with over 30,000 completed surgeries between them. We treat many surgeons, doctors and anaesthetists who also refer their friends and family to us as they know they will be in safe hands with our expert surgeons.


State of the art technology

We have spared no expense. Eye surgery requires perfect precision, that’s why we have invested in only the latest and most advanced technology. We are not tied into any particular company or manufacturer which means we have complete freedom to chose the best from the many options


Experts you can trust

Patients need to be able to trust us with their eyes. We are honest with our approach and offer the very best evidence-based treatment with your best interests always at heart. We pride ourselves on recruiting and retaining the best staff in the business to ensure that you are supported throughout every step of your journey.

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

The main types of laser eye surgery are LASIK, LASEK, and Relex SMILE. The best choice for you will depend on your own individual eye health, medical history and personal preferences.

Learn more about the types of laser eye surgery and the difference between each type.


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.

Read our laser eye surgery reviews


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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.


£3950, or £148 over 24 months

LASIK for complex prescriptions

£5000, or £188 over 24 months

LASEK (advanced surface ablation)

£3950 or £148 over 24 months

Laser Blended Vision for Reading Vision

£5000, or £188 over 24 months

Finance Options/Interest Free Credit

We also offer 0% interest finance options making it easier to spread the cost of surgery over up to 24 months.

A minimum 10% deposit is required and the balance is split over your chosen monthly period of either 6, 10, 12, 18 or 24 months at a rate of 0% APR.

Get in touch to find out more about our flexible pricing options and how we can make it work for you.

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Our dropAdrop App

Our free dropAdrop app serves as a reminder when using eye drops either after surgery or for a particular condition, and there are specific drops and schedules that apply depending on treatment type. The App also provides all the necessary information related to each procedure and sends push notifications to remind patients to take their eye drops. Find out more about our App and download to your Apple or Android phone today.

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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