About Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
For over 200 years Moorfields Eye Hospital has been a centre of excellence for the specialist treatment of diseases of the eye and one of the leading eye hospitals in the world. Founded in 1805, it is the largest eye hospital in the world, treating over 260,000 patients annually across the full spectrum of eye disease. Together with the Institute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields is also the largest ophthalmic research center in the world and has pioneered many treatments to prevent blindness, including being the first center in the world to perform gene therapy for retinal blindness. Moorfields is the leading teaching center for ophthalmologists in Europe. It’s crest bears the words ‘Fiat Lux’, meaning, 'Let there be light'. The hospital and its staff work tirelessly to provide the highest standard of care for their patients and to alleviate the burden of eye disease.
Moorfields has been at the forefront of eye surgery since its inception. Laser vision correction has been available at Moorfields Eye Hospital for nearly 20 years, and is performed to the same standard of excellence and care provided to all patients entering its doors. As a flagship centre in Europe, Moorfields often has early access to new technologies.
When you choose Moorfields Eye Hospital and a Moorfields Consultant Eye Surgeon such as Mr Angunawela you choose the peace of mind of knowing that you have the expertise of one of the leading eye hospitals in the world. The difference in choosing between a high street or Harley Street clinic or a 200 year old center of excellence like Moorfields, is knowing that you'll be in the best hands and that we'll still be here in a hundred years time!.