The Best Laser Eye Surgery Clinics in London

Updated 3rd Feb Feb 2022

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London is home to more than a dozen clinics providing laser eye surgery treatments, including large companies with multiple branches and smaller, independent businesses.

The variety is impressive, and star ratings from Facebook, Yell, and other sources offer instant insight into their quality.

But to help make it even easier for you, we’ve researched eight of the best clinics offering laser eye surgery in London. We’ll start with a summary of their LASIK and Lens surgery prices before giving more details on the staff, location, CQC ratings and treatments offered. 

LASIK Costs In London Clinics

Company Treatment Name Price Per Eye Deposit Interest Free Credit (Months)
Optical Express LASIK with iDesign From £1,495 £500 10
Optimax IntraLase® LASIK £1,995 10% 12
Ultralase Wavefront LASIK £1,995 10% 12
Optegra LASIK (blade-free) £1,995 10% 12
Focus LASIK (blade-free) £2,400 – £2,800 £500 12
Centre For Sight IntraLASIK £2,450 20% 24
London Vision Clinic LASIK (blade-free) £2,750 – £3,000 £500 24

Lens Surgery Costs In London Clinics

ClinicPhakic IOL / ICLMonofocal RLEMultifocal RLEInterest Free Credit (Months)
Optical Express£3,395£1,995£3,19510
Centre For Sight£3,350 – £3,650£3,150 – £3,995£4,100 – £4,500*24

Prices correct as of Feb 2022

*Toric lenses are the more expensive

London’s top 8 laser eye surgery clinics

Optical Express was established more than 30 years ago. It operates 121 clinics across the UK, with 42 in Southern England alone. 

You can visit Optical Express at one of five London locations:

  • 219-229 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8EL
  • 22 Harley Street Ground Floor Right, London W1G 9AP
  • 17 Eastcheap, London EC3M 1BU
  • Unit 2121 Westfield London Shopping Centre, London W12 7GF
  • Kingston Upon Thames Fife Road, 3rd Floor 14/18 Fife Road, Kingston Upon Thames KT1 1SZ


  • Dr Danny Mitry
  • Dr Dimitris Kazakos
  • Dr Dipak Parmar
  • Dr Jan Venter
  • Dr Marwan Ghabra
  • Dr Mehul Damani
  • Dr Richard M H Lee
  • Dr Rodney Blumenfield

CQC Rating:

Optical Express’s various branches have been inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on multiple occasions, and received generally positive reports. At the Harley Street clinic, for example, patient safety was to a high standard and staff provided quality care. 

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • LASEK: from £595*
  • LASIK: from £1,195
  • LASEK iDesign: from £1,495
  • LASIK iDesign: from £1,495

Lens Replacement Surgery Per Eye

  • Monofocal RLE: from £1,995* 
  • Multifocal RLE: from £3,195
  • Phatic IOL: from £3,395

Cataract Surgery Per Eye

  • Cataract Monofocal RLE: from £1,995* 
  • Cataract Multifocal RLE: from £3,195
  • Cataract Phatic IOL: from £3,395

Other Surgery Prices 

  • Dry Eye: £395 per eye
  • YAG laser treatment: from £695 per eye
  • Corneal cross-linking: £1,995

* price dependant on the prescription and suitability for surgery

Optimax was established in 1991, and has performed more than 430,000 treatments since. It operates 20 clinics across the country. 

You can visit Optimax for laser eye surgery in London at:

  • 128 Finchley Road, London NW3 5HT
  • 105-109 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 3UE
  • 15 Harley Street, London W1G 9QQ


  • Dr Tahera Bhojani-Lynch
  • Dr Sajjad Mughal
  • Dr Jan Grzeszkowiak
  • Mr Radwan Almousa
  • Mr Kieren Darcy
  • Mr Mohammed Elalfy
  • Dr Ghassan Ayoubi

CQC Rating:

CQC reports state that Optimax’s laser eye surgery in London is safe, with a clear attention to good hygiene and quality patient care. There were some concerns about staff’s ability to dispense medicines and information on training was lacking. 

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Wavefront LASEK: £1,995
  • Wavefront IntraLase LASIK: £1,995

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Per Eye

    • Monofocal Lens / Cataract Surgery: £2,795
    • Multifocal Lens / Cataract Surgery: £3,495


Ultralase was launched more than 26 years ago, and is Optimax’s sister company. This is one of the top vision correction companies in the UK, and part of the Eye Hospital Group. Ultralase has performed more than 650,000 treatments since it was founded. 

You can visit Ultralase for laser eye surgery in London at:

  • 128 Finchley Road, London NW3 5HT
  • 15 Harley Street, London Q1G 9QQ
  • 105-109 Bishopsgate London, EC2M 3UE


  • Dr Malcolm Samuels (Medical Director, Laser Surgery)
  • Dr Manzar Saheed
  • Dr Ghassan Ayoubi
  • Dr Jan Grzeszkowiak
  • Dr Seethappa Madhusudhan
  • Dr Sajjad Mughal
  • Dr Christopher Stephenson

CQC Rating:

CQC reports indicate that Ultralase’s staff provide a high standard of patient care, and the clinic was well maintained. 

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Wavefront LASEK: £1,995
  • Wavefront IntraLase LASIK: £1,995

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Per Eye

    • Monofocal Lens / Cataract Surgery: £2,795
    • Multifocal Lens / Cataract Surgery: £3,495

Optegra has treated more than one million patients and earned Top Rated awards. It offers a range of treatments for laser eye surgery in London. And, claims to be the only vision correction company in the UK to invite prospective patients to see its facilities during free open evenings. 

You can visit Optegra at:

  • 25 Queen Anne St, Marylebone, London W1G 9HT
  • Unit 6, The Technology Park, Colindeep Lane, London NW9 6BX


  • Mr Amir Hamid
  • Mr Alex J Shortt
  • Mr Shafiq Rehman
  • Mr Niall Patton
  • Mr Sumith Perera
  • Mr Paul Rosen
  • Mr Sameer Trikha
  • Miss Jennifer Forbes

CQC Rating:

Optegra’s CQC reports are, sadly, discouraging. Its Safety rating is classed as “inadequate”, though its Caring rating is “good”. 

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • LASEK: £1,795
  • LASIK: £1,995
  • ReLEX SMILE: £2,495

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Per Eye

  • Monofocal Lens Exchange: £3,295
  • Lens Replacement: £3,595 
  • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL): £3,895 
  • Monofocal Cataract Surgery: £2,395
  • Multifocal Cataract Surgery: £3,595

Focus claims to be the only laser eye surgery clinic in the UK with a published 100% success rate, and has treated more than 20,000 patients. 

You can visit Focus at:

  • 22 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8GQ


  • David Allamby
  • Samer Hamada
  • Ritu Jagpal

CQC Rating:

Focus has received “good” ratings in the CQC’s Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive, and Well-Led categories. 

Laser Eye Surgery Prices – Both Eyes

  • LASIK: £4,800 to £5,600 
  • LASIK Specialist: £6,000
  • LASIK Blended: £5,400

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery 

  • Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE): £6,500 to £7,500
  • Cataract Surgery: £6,500 to £7,500
  • Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL): £7,500

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s leading provider of eye health services. It has more than 30 sites across London, and is known for pioneering new research.

You can visit Moorfields Eye Hospital at more than 30 sites, including:

  • 162 City Road, London EC1V 2PD
  • 20 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HS
  • 249 Garratt Lane, Wandsworth, London SW18 4DU


  • More than 2,000 members of staff

CQC Rating:

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a “good” CQC rating.


  • LASIK, PRK, LASEK and TransPRK: No price available
  • Implantable Contact Lens: No price available
  • Refractive Lens Exchange (RL3): No price available

London Vision Clinic prides itself on offering a longer screening process than other clinics, involving numerous testing methods. This leads to higher prices than some competitors. 

You can visit London Vision Clinic at:

  • 138 Harley Street, London, W1G 7LA


  • Prof. Dan Reinstein
  • Mr Glenn Carp
  • Mr Alastair Stuart

CQC Rating:

CQC reports show London Vision Clinic provides patients with quality care. 

Laser Eye Surgery Prices – Both Eyes

  • Standard treatment includes LASIK, PRK/LASEK, ReLEX SMILE: £5,200 
  • High Profile treatment for very high prescriptions: £6,500 

Centre for Sign is one of the longest-running private providers of LASIK treatments in the UK, with award-winning consultations.

You can visit Centre for Sight at:

  • 14 Queen Anne Street, Suite 2, London W1G 8HZ


  • Sheraz M. Daya
  • Marcela Espinosa-Lagana
  • Lucia Pelosini
  • Kashif Qureshi
  • Prof. Tom Williamson
  • Edward Lee
  • Shahrnaz Izadi
  • David Shahnazaryan

CQC Rating:

Centre for Sight has a “good” CQC rating.

Laser Eye Surgery Prices– Per Eye 

  • IntraLASIK: £2,450
  • IntraLASIK Supracor: £2,675

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery – Per Eye 

  • Lens Replacement – Monofocal: £3,150 to £3,995
  • Lens Replacement – Multifocal: £4,100 – £4,500

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