Professor Paul Foster examines a patient

Our glaucoma service

With early diagnosis, careful monitoring, and the regular use of targeted treatments, our expert team can prevent further damage to vision impacted by glaucoma

We have


specialist glaucoma consultants, 7 of which are professors

Glaucoma is the


leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide

Did you know?


of glaucoma patients never have high eye pressure in their eyes

Why choose Moorfields Private for your glaucoma treatment?

World-leading multidisciplinary teams

Our glaucoma consultants are world-leaders in their field, delivering the latest glaucoma research and treatments and teaching the next generation of glaucoma specialists.

They are supported by a team of ophthalmic specialist nurses, technicians, pharmacists, and allied healthcare professionals. 

State of-the-art facilities

Our outpatient centres are all equipped with the full range of diagnostic tests required, including OCT and visual fields tests.

If you need surgery, we have ten theatres dedicated only to eye operations, ensuring that we achieve the best possible outcome for you.

Dedicated paediatric (children's) glaucoma service

About five in 100,000 children are born with glaucoma, or develop it in childhood. We are one of the largest dedicated children's eye care services in the world. Based at the Richard Desmond Children's Eye Centre, our children's service ensures the best possible care, in friendly and comfortable surroundings.

I was exceptionally pleased with my visit to the hospital. I had a very thorough examination with a full explanation of issues and I was offered laser treatment there and then, which I accepted. This was done to a very high standard and now my symptoms have greatly improved

Verified patient on Doctify, seen for glaucoma January 2024

Patient information

Neel - I feel my eye health is in best possible hands

Neel - I feel my eye health is in best possible hands

Neel’s gone a long way from a child needing urgent glaucoma treatment to a young adult who studies math and computer science and enjoys board games with his friends.

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