About Optical Express

Optical Express is focused on delivering exceptional patient care, outstanding clinical outcomes and continued investment in our people and technology.

For over 33 years, millions of patients have trusted Optical Express with their eye care. As Europe’s leading private provider of laser eye, premium intraocular lens and cataract surgery, every week our Surgeons undertake more laser eye surgery procedures collectively than all other national UK providers combined.  We look after thousands of patients in our clinics every week and it’s a privilege to transform the lives of so many.

At Optical Express we’re committed to giving patients a world class level of service and clinical care.  With over 120 clinics across the UK, Ireland, and mainland Europe, Optical Express offers a full range of eye care services from glasses and contact lenses to routine eye examinations and vision correction surgery.

The Optical Express team work together, collectively and consistently striving for excellence. We support each other, respect each other and are committed to a culture of care, trust and integrity.

The culture extends to our local communities, through our range of charitable and environmental projects. We focus on doing what is right for our patients, our colleagues, our local communities and our planet.

Committed to excellence

By providing a range of solutions, from life-changing lens and laser eye surgery to designer spectacles, contact lenses and sunglasses and by ensuring that we have the expertise that delivers the very best results, we've revolutionised the way that eye care is delivered. We're a world leader and innovator in eye care.

A world-class service can only be delivered to patients through a cast-iron commitment to the highest standards. By making ongoing, substantial investments in both our clinical and administrative support staff and in state of the art diagnostic and surgical equipment, Optical Express is setting the bar higher than ever.

Your laser eye surgery journey with Optical Express

From your initial free consultation, through to your individual treatment with a leading surgeon, we're with you every step of the way.


Free consultations

Optical Express offers you an initial free consultation, with no obligation and no strings attached.

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World class surgeons

Every week, our surgeons perform thousands of eye surgery procedures, making us the number one choice for patients in the UK.

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Full-service care

From the moment you arrive at your first consultation, until you complete your own personal aftercare plan, our clinical team will be on hand to look after you.

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With over 120 clinics across the UK, you've easy access to professional eye care at Optical Express.

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Why choose Optical Express?

Treatment Clinics

As a company, we’ve made a commitment that every Optical Express clinic will have the latest diagnostic equipment.

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Over £500 million has been invested in providing Optical Express clinics with the most innovative technology for laser eye and lens surgery, to provide the very best treatment and clinical outcomes for our patients.

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Quality and Governance

Our wholehearted commitment to your care is backed up by our membership of the leading optical industry governing bodies.

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We have more 5 star Trustpilot reviews than all other national eye surgery providers combined.

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More From Optical Express

Latest news

Keep up-to-date with the latest industry news and read all about what's happening at Optical Express on our news section.

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Clinical papers

We regularly publish peer review articles, so that clinicians can benefit from our work.

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