RGP Lenses

Contacts that breath

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Orthokeratology Lenses

Restore your vision while you sleep

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Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK & LASEK)

Throw away your glasses

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Comprehensive Ophthalmology

New Vision Eye Clinic is a recognized regional leader in ophthalmology

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Presbyopia Surgery

Rediscover life in detail with presbyopia surgery

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Presbyopia Surgery – Bring Your World Back Into Focus

Rediscover Life in Detail with Presbyopia Surgery

Ideal for the over 45s, presbyopia surgery (also known as a Clear Lens Exchange, Refractive Lens Extraction, or Natural Lens Exchange) can correct both long and short-sightedness in one proven, permanent lens replacement procedure – even if you’ve got astigmatism. At the same time, presbyopia surgery also prevents or eliminates cataracts – one of the leading causes of vision loss worldwide.

If you wear different glasses for distance and near vision, or wear bifocal, varifocal or multi-focal contact lenses, then presbyopia surgery may be the answer you’re looking for.

The best vision solution for presbyopia

Your eye is subject to the same ageing factors as the rest of your body, and as you age your eye’s lens becomes harder and firmer. As your lens becomes less flexible, it can no longer flex and change shape to focus on close-up images. As a result, these images appear out of focus. This is known as presbyopia.

Presbyopia is a natural condition that tends to affect us as we reach our 40s and 50s. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to reverse or even stop the ageing process and protect your vision, letting you retain your youthful outlook and continue living the active lifestyle you’re used to? Presbyopia surgery replaces the hardened, inflexible lens in your eye with an advanced introcular lens that can give you pin sharp focusing at short, middle and long distances.

This non-laser procedure can even be given to patients who have astigmatism or a very high or complicated prescription.  So if you’ve been wearing glasses all of your life for near- or far-sightedness, presbyopia surgery may be able to let you live the rest of your life without glasses. And because the intraocular lens isn’t subject to the normal process of aging you have the peace of mind knowing you will never develop cataracts later in life.

Safe, proven, permanent

The first ever intraocular lens surgery was carried out in the UK in 1949. Since then the processes, technologies and equipment involved in presbyopia surgery have improved and evolved to become one of the safest surgeries in the world.

Presbyopia surgery can help you stop relying on glasses, and keep you feeling young and confident while you work, rest and play. Now you can rediscover your life in detail with New Vision Eye Clinic.

If you’re interested in finding out more about how presbyopia surgery could change your life, or want to book a consultation, then fill in your details below and we’ll be happy to help. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Cocoons – Tough Enough For You?

When you’re looking for sunglasses you need to consider UV protection, the quality of the lenses and how you’ll deal with your prescription.

Cocoons Over-Wear Sunglasses tick all three boxes – with 100% UVA and B protection and a wraparound style that blocks out all ’stray’ sunlight, scratch-resistant polarized lenses which minimize glare and reflections, and the ability to wear them over your normal prescription glasses.

But the best thing about Cocoons Over-Wear Sunglasses? Watch this video and find out…

Coccons Wear-Over Sunglasses are available at New Vision Eye Clinic for only 249RMB. Fantastic price, fantastic protection. Come and see for yourself in our optical shop: 3rd Floor, 758 Xizang Nan Lu, Shanghai. Call 021-6437-7445, email ‘mydoctor@rjeye.com’ or use our contact form to make an appointment.

Cocoons OveRx polarized sunglasses are designed to securely and comfortably fit over a wide range of prescription eyewear frame sizes and shapes.  The patented frames are constructed from extremely durable ballistic nylon and feature the Polaré lens system that exceeds the highest level in lens quality, the  Class 1 European Standard for optical clarity and performance.  All styles feature adjustable Flex2Fit® temples that enable each wearer to custom contour the temple shape for an exact fit that is extremely comfortable and secure.  All Cocoons sunglasses feature a manufacturer’s limited lifetime warranty.

New Vision Eye Clinic on I.C.S. Culture Matters

Recently, Dr. Michael Gu (Managing Director of New Vision Eye Clinic) and Dr. Jefferey Lian (New Vision Eye Clinic’s Chief Physician) appeared on the I.C.S. TV show, Culture Matters. You can watch a shortened version of the show below.

In honour of China’s 18th National “Eye-care Day” (which is held on 6/6 every year), Dr. Gu and Dr. Lian discussed myopia and treatment options (including LASIK surgery) and also a new presbyopia surgery which has been introduced this month.

This new presbyopia surgery replaces your natural lens with a multi-focal artificial lens which gives you clear vision and also has the added benefit of preventing your eyes from ever developing cataracts in the future. This new treatment (also known as a Clear Lens Exchange or a Refractive Lens Exchange) can offer a glasses-free lifestyle for the over-45’s and give you perfect near, middle and distance vision.

Alongside the show’s host Alison Watts they also discussed some of the vision problems and treatment solutions facing the local and expat population in Shanghai, and also some of the differences in attitudes regarding eye care in China and overseas.

If you have any questions about the treatment options discussed during the show, you can call our International Patient Services team on 021-6437-7445, or email us at ‘mydoctor@rjeye.com’.

LASIK on the Frontlines: how America’s military won the battle for refractive surgery

LASIK on the Frontlines is a powerful documentary which outlines the clinical research, dedication and discipline that went into evaluating the safety and effectiveness of LASIK under the most extreme, mission critical conditions encountered by the US military’s personnel.

Nearly two years in the making, the video recaps the experiences of two of the US military’s top ophthalmologists, Navy Capt. Steven Schallhorn, M.D. and former Navy SEAL Capt. Frank Butler, M.D. as they explain how they put LASIK treatment through its paces. Capt. Schallhorn and his colleague’s clinical observations of combined Femtosecond and Wavefront guided LASIK treatment showed such a great improvement in their test subjects that their program was rolled out across the whole of the US military. Now, all US military personnel headed into combat are eligible for refractive surgery and to date nearly half a million American front line troops have had the procedure.

Having proved the safety and efficacy of LASIK treatment in troops in the most extreme and harsh conditions that the frontline can throw at it, Capt. Schallhorn’s studies led the way for acceptance of refractive treatments in NASA astronauts – the final frontier for LASIK. Capt. Schallhorn says of this milestone, “NASA’s approval is further evidence that today’s LASIK exceeds all established standards of safety and effectiveness.”

New Clinic F.A.Q.

In response to some common questions from our patients, we have put together a list of frequently asked questions about our new clinic.

If you have any questions about New Vision Eye Clinic, the services we offer, or would like to book an appointment, please call us on 021-6437-7445 or leave your contact details below and we’ll get in touch with you.

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Why did you move?
In response to the Shanghai Municipal government’s request that public and private health facilities are clearly delineated in the eyes of patients, we have taken the opportunity to redevelop and expand our clinic.

Our new clinic covers over 3,000 square meters and was designed in conjunction with American ophthalmic clinic design firm Practice Flow Solutions, putting patient needs at the forefront of the design.

Our International Patient Services team can be found on the 3rd floor of our clinic. The full address is:

New Vision Eye Clinic
International Patient Services
3rd Floor, Jin Kai Li Square,
758 Xizang South Road,
near Jianguo New Road
Shanghai, 200011
Chinese Address: 黄浦区西藏南路758号 金开利广场2-3楼(建国新路口)

Is your medical team the same?
We are extremely proud of the relationships we have built up among all our medical team, patient services and support staff since 1996 and we will continue to use the same medical team as our previous location.

What services do you offer?
New Vision Eye Clinic can offer a range of optometry and ophthalmology services, as well as consultation by appointment, direct-billing and English language services.
We specialize in refractive surgery, cataract surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology treatment, cosmetic surgery, strabismus and amblyopia treatment and medical optometry.

How do I make an appointment?
Please call our International Patient Services team on 021-6437-7445 to arrange an appointment.

When I arrive at the clinic, where should I go?
International patients can take the lift directly to the third floor reception, and you will be escorted to our private International Patient Services waiting area.

I have been to New Vision Eye Clinic in the past. Do you still have my patient records?
Yes. We have retained all of our patient record files from our previous location, so there is no need to register again for existing patients.

Do you still have direct billing with international insurance companies?
Yes, we support direct-billing with the following insurance companies:

  • CIGNA&CMC
  • Allianz
  • ICBC-AXA
  • GMC Services
  • International SOS
  • MSH China
  • Cseth
  • Medilink-Global
  • Shanghai SSC
  • Shanghai Dynapro Loss Adjusters
  • What are your opening hours?

    Our International Patient Services team is open between the hours of 8.30am and 5.30pm, Monday to Saturday. We are closed on Sunday.

    How can I get to New Vision Eye Clinic by subway?
    New Vision Eye Clinic is conveniently located next to two Metro station:

    • Lujiabang Lu Metro Station , Lines 8 and 9. Leave from Exit 4 and walk 300 meters north. You will find New Vision Eye Clinic on your left.
    • Laoximen Metro Station, Lines 8 and 10. Leave from Exit 3 and walk south around 400 meters. You will find New Vision Eye Clinic on your right.

    Do you offer off-street parking?
    Yes. Parking is available in the underground car park of the building. The entrance is on Fangxie Lu, which is accessible from Jianguo Xin Lu or southbound on Xizang Lu.