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Visit to Jerusalem
14th May 2017

Laser Eye Surgery Safety
2nd November 2016

Laser eye surgery – The Journey So Far
4th August 2016

Ophthalmic surgeons over the last century or more have come up with all sorts of interesting and novel ways of improving vision for patients. This article discusses just some of these techniques, including the excimer laser that we use to correct vision today. Most of these techniques have fallen by the wayside, including one of… Read more »

Celebrating 30 Years in Ophthalmology
5th July 2016

2016 sees a milestone in David Gartry’s professional career as an Ophthalmologist – this year he celebrates 30 years in the speciality. It all began in May 1986 where his first post as an ophthalmologist was as an SHO (Senior House Officer) at St Thomas’ Hospital, London. Two years later he became a Fellow of… Read more »

Laser Eye Surgery FAQs
30th June 2016

We have put together some common questions asked about laser eye surgery by our patients in our ‘laser eye surgery FAQ’. If you do have any further queries please do not hesitate to get in touch with our expert clinical and administrative team.   Does it work? Laser eye surgery is a safe and highly… Read more »

Wavefront Guided LASIK vs SMILE
18th April 2016

Thanks to the development of femtosecond lasers and Wavefront technology LASIK outcomes are now precise, predictable and very safe, but since the first LASIK procedure was performed in the mid 1990’s various new technologies and techniques have been introduced to the refractive industry claiming to be a superior treatment to LASIK for certain prescriptions. One… Read more »

My own laser eye surgery
24th March 2016

We sat down with David Gartry to hear about his own laser eye surgery journey. Where and When did you have your laser vision correction? I had my LASIK treatment in Houston in the US in October 2000 and it was carried out by a surgeon called Jack Holladay who’s a friend and colleague of… Read more »

100% Optical
9th February 2016

David Gartry attended the annual 100% Optical exhibition at the ExCel Centre on 8th February with a view to purchasing the latest equipment for his new practice in Wimpole Street which opened just before Christmas.

City Sight Clinics Opening
31st January 2016

David Gartry has taught in The City University Faculty of Optometry and Visual Sciences for over 20 years and was formally appointed Honorary Visiting Professor there in 2006. He attended the opening of the new ‘City Sight Clinics’ at the university in Northampton Square, Islington on the 18th of January.     Professor David Edgar… Read more »

Moorfields Eye Hospital Consultants’ dinner
29th January 2016

David attended the Moorfields Eye Hospital Consultants’ dinner on thursday 28th January. This is a very popular traditional annual event held at The Honourable Artillery Company’s grand and auspicious headquarters in Bunhill Fields EC1 – very close to Moorfields itself. Consultants and guests have the rare opportunity to get together socially and let their hair… Read more »

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists
18th January 2016

David Gartry sat on the original committee of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists responsible for development of The Certificate in Laser Refractive Surgery. The committee met most recently on the 18th January at the new RCO headquarters in Stephenson Way near Euston Station to discuss the latest iteration of the formal assessment which leads… Read more »

International Congress of Femtosecond Surgery
15th January 2016

David Gartry took part in a ‘head to head debate’ on femtosecond laser cataract surgery (he was in favour of this exciting new technology) in the one day ‘Inaugural International Congress of Femtosecond Surgery’ in The Governor’s Hall at St Thomas’ Hospital, London on Friday the 15th of January.     David explained that it… Read more »