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Which? takes a closer look at laser eye surgery

A Which? undercover investigation finds a third of laser eye surgery consultations are poor quality. We sent undercover researchers into 18 laser eye surgery clinics to look at how they were selling the procedure and the quality of advice given at initial consultations. An expert panel assessed that in a third of consultations the potential complications were not clearly explained.??Independent clinics, smaller chains and hospital-based providers scored the best, and high street providers came bottom, with Optical Express falling down on every visit when it came to explaining complications.

Surgeon pioneers new technique to CHANGE the colour of your eyes

Coloured contact lenses are all the rage and now one surgeon has designed a permanent way of changing people's eye colour. The procedure, called artificial iris implant, involves inserting a thin, medical grade silicone implant into the eye to alter the appearance of the iris. It was pioneered by Dr Kenneth Rosenthal, of the Island Eye Surgicentre in Long Island, New York.

Optical Express founder in new restructuring move

Optical Express Group has reported a £15.1 million pre-tax loss for its most recent financial year and says a plan to put a subsidiary into administration is the final piece in its restructuring jigsaw. Founder David Moulsdale unveiled the intention to appoint an administrator for DCM Optical Clinic and then buy back 16 of the 19 stores in a move which is not expected to lead to any job losses.

Children's author Jan Fearnley awarded £250,000 after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision

A children’s author and illustrator has been awarded £250,000 in compensation seven years after botched laser eye surgery left her with blurred vision. Jan Fearnley, 47, who was shortlisted for a Blue Peter Award for her book Mr Wolf’s Pancakes, went to a private eye clinic to cure her short-sightedness but ended up permanently scarred.

New laser surgery turns brown eyes blue but critics say its reckless vanity

There is no doubt theres an enduring appeal associated with blue eyes. Mainly a North European trait - theyre highly prized as only 8 per cent of the worlds population has them.

Want blue eyes? New laser surgery makes it happen

A doctor claims to have developed a laser surgical technique that turns brown-colored eyes into baby blues.