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Private care at Moorfields

Patient choice, world-class consultants and clinical excellence at the world-renowned centre for eye care.

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From 4 March 2024, this will impact where staff and patients cross between our trust and Private sites, and is due to external construction works taking place.

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Rapid Access and Urgent Care Clinic

Our Rapid Access and Urgent Care Clinic offers same and next day appointments with world renowned Moorfields Private consultants.

Ranked world number


for ophthalmic research by the Scimago Institution Rankings



specialist consultants



private cataract procedures performed annually

Our services

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Vision correction and laser eye surgery

At Moorfields Private, we offer three main vision correction options to our patients. At your initial consultation, you will be fully assessed and your consultant will discuss which option is right for you, taking into consideration your eye health, prescription, age, lifestyle and many other factors.

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Lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm excluding bank holidays for general enquiries or to book an appointment.

0800 328 3421

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Why choose us

Together with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields is the oldest and largest ophthalmic centre in Europe.

World leading expertise

Multidisciplinary teams, all leading experts in eye care dedicated to your care

A fully comprehensive ophthalmology centre

From common conditions to complex eye pathology, we can provide the latest diagnosis and treatment

State-of-the-art eye care facilities

Combining the latest technology with comfortable surroundings

At the forefront of research

Moorfields leads the world in eye care research

A rich heritage

For over 200 years Moorfields has been at the forefront of eye care

video transcript

Moorfield's Private is proud to be a world-class destination for expert eyecare. From cataracts to cosmetic surgery, whether you have a common eye complaint or a complex condition, our consultants and nursing team provides specialist care to suit your needs.

As the private division of Moorfield's Eye Hospital NHS
Foundation Trust, all our profits are reinvested into our NHS services and research programs for the benefit of all patients.

And as a patient at Moorfield's Private, you will have access to first-class facilities including our state-of-the-art laser and theatre
suites and our private outpatient centres.

Our younger patients are cared for the Richard Desmond Children's Eye Centre, one of the world's largest specialist children's ophthalmology centres. 

Patient care sits at the heart of everything we do and our world-leading team of experts ensure you receive the very best care at Moorfields Eye Hospital. All of us specialize in a very specific part of the eye and that makes us particular super experts and that's part of the benefits of coming to Moorfields.

We continue to be at the forefront of technical advances in ophthalmology, together with the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology, we form the only biomedical research centre dedicated to vision research.

Our world-leading research has resulted in advances in the use of artificial intelligence and diagnostics, robotic surgery, gene therapies and sight restorative technology

Moorfields Private have treated me brilliantly. They've answered all my questions and they've been there to advise me all the way through the operation and you would be a patient and all their efforts are going into you and it's brilliant. I felt like a family part of the family. You got eye trouble, this is the place to come

If you have an eye condition we'd love to welcome you at Moorfield's Private. To find out how we can help you and to book an appointment please call us at 0800-328-3421 or find us online

The financial surplus from Moorfields Private is reinvested back into Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for the benefit of all patients.

Mark Bounds, Director for Private Care

Patient stories

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Nobody understood my eyes more than Moorfields. I wish I'd done it sooner

Glasses and contact lenses didn’t fit into Evgeniya’s active lifestyle, leading her to feel she was missing out. After laser surgery, she’s not missing out anymore.

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