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Children’s Magical Taxi Tour

Children’s Magical Taxi Tour

On Friday 6th October Charlotte, a member of our team, attended The Big Breakfast in aid of the Magical Taxi Tour. The Magical Taxi Tour is a charity which takes children with life threatening illnesses to Disneyland Paris for a three day trip. It offers the children...

XXXV Congress of the ESCRS

XXXV Congress of the ESCRS

7-11 October 2017 The beautiful city of Lisbon was the setting for this year’s European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons Congress. The meeting was well attended with over 10,000 ophthalmologists from around the World attending. The latest in technology and...

Eye trauma – watch out for Nerf gun bullets!

Eye trauma – watch out for Nerf gun bullets!

During our lives most of us will have experienced an eye injury of varying degree that may or may not have meant we required medical attention and possibly feared for our sight. Whether it was a champagne cork at our Christmas party, a sparkler on Guy Fawkes night,...

Ali Mearza 10 years

Ali Mearza 10 years

During September 2017 we are celebrating the milestone that is 10 years of ‘Ali Mearza, Vision Correction London’. To kick off the celebrations, last weekend we invited over 100 people including members of our team, friends, family and colleagues to Kensington Roof...

The value of eye surgery reviews

The value of eye surgery reviews

Increasingly, the trend in on line reviews shows more and more people read on line reviews and use these as a basis to make a decision about a product or service. Some people trust on line reviews as much as a personal recommendation and use them to research products...

My Own Laser Eye Surgery

My Own Laser Eye Surgery

After 10 years performing Laser Eye Surgery to thousands of my own patients it was time for me to get my eyes lasered. Background I’ve been mildly short sighted for a number of years and could get by without glasses or contact lenses for most things. On occasion, for...

The price of laser eye surgery

The price of laser eye surgery

Online shopping has taught us to shop around for the best deals on everything from teabags to televisions. That’s just savvy shopping, and many of us have saved a fortune. However the best ‘deal may not always apply to the price of laser eye surgery. There are “cheap...

Visit to the Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi

Visit to the Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi

Mr Mearza recently had the pleasure of visiting one of the United Arab Emirate’s premier hospitals, the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi along with two other consultant surgeons from the UK, Mr Shahram Kashani and Dr Deepak Pabari. Completed in 2015, it is the flagship...

Orbis The Flying Eye Hospital

Orbis The Flying Eye Hospital

The latest Flying Eye Hospital was launched in June 2016. Donated by Fed-Ex, designed by experts in aviation and medicine and brought to life by generous supporters, this amazing plane is bringing the world together to fight blindness. We were fortunate enough to get...

Intra-ocular lens power calculations

Intra-ocular lens power calculations

For patients undergoing refractive lens exchange or cataract surgery, apart from the surgery itself, the most important aspect is to get the replacement lens power correct. In order to calculate the lens power, a special test called Biometry is performed which looks...