Mr Mfazo Hove

Mr Mfazo Hove

MBChB MD FRCOphth CertLRS

Ophthalmology

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5 specialists

17 years of experience
4 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
4.95
Bedside Manner
4.95
Explanation
4.95

Top feedback

“Mr Hove was absolutely amazing and put my mind at ease with any worries I had. Whole procedure was painless and was great to be able to contact him directly, whenever I needed, day or night! Would highly recommend! “
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6053129
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    506 reviews

    About

    Mr Hove graduated with a 1st class degree from the University of Liverpool in 2002. He began his Ophthalmology career in Eastbourne as a Senior House Officer followed by a rotation through St Thomas Foundation University Hospital. Having gained his MRCOphth he then spent 2.5 years at Moorfields Eye Hospital as a Cataract Research Fellow doing research on multifocal lenses leading to a MD qualification.

    His registrar training was on the North Thames Ophthalmology rotation which includes Moorfields Eye Hospital. He completed his FRCOphth , gained his Certificate of Completion of Training and is currently on the specialist register. 

    He did fellowships at Moorfields Eye Hospital in Medical retina, Cataracts and Eye Casualty. He also worked as a locum consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital in both the Cataract and Eye Casualty service before taking up his current post as a substantive consultant at the Western Eye Hospital (Imperial College Hospital) where he is also the lead for Eye Casualty.

    Mr Hove passed the Certificate of Laser and Refractive surgery (CertLRS) from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2017. He has extensive experience of all refractive surgery procedures including LASIK, LASEK, Implantable ICL, Natural lens replacement (Refractive lens exchange) and intra-ocular lens exchanges. 

    He has done over 4500 intra-ocular and refractive procedures.

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    Medical procedures

    • Cataract Surgery
    • Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    • Complex Cataract Surgery
    • Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
    • Intravitreal Injection
    • Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    • Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT)
    • Retinal Imaging
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Urgent Eye Care
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    Special interests

    • Astigmatism
    • Cataracts
    • Corneal Disease
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Eye Infection
    • Eye Problems
    • Floaters (Eye)
    • Keratoconus
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Haemorrhage
    • Vision Problems
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    Education

    Education

    • MBChB (1st) University Liverpool 2002
    • FRCOphth 2013
    • CertLRS 2017

    Memberships

    • Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists 
    • United Kingdom Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons 
    • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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    Reviews

    4.95 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    11/420
    Cataracts
    7/420
    Cataract Surgery
    6/420
    Refractive Surgery / Surgical Solutions
    6/420
    Refractive Lens Exchange
    3/420
    Bilateral simultaneous Refractive lens exchange with trifocal lenses
    2/420
    Complex Cataract Surgery
    2/420
    Laser Eye Surgery
    2/420
    Astigmatism
    1/420
    Bilateral simultaneous phacoemulsification with toric trifocal lenses
    1/420
    Conjunctival naevus removal
    1/420
    Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    1/420
    Lens replacement and YAG procedure
    1/420
    Ophthalmology
    1/420
    Refractive lens exchange
    1/420
    Unilateral Right Phacoemulsification with a trifocal lens
    1/420
    Urgent Eye Care
    1/420
    Vision problems
    1/420
    bilateral simultaneous phacoemulsification with monofocal lenses
    1/420
    bilateral simultaneous refractive lens exchange with trifocal lenses
    1/420
    eye
    1/420
    incision and drainage of chalazia
    1/420
    lens replacement
    1/420
    x 2 eyes
    1/420
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    Dr hove is a great surgeon. lovely and put you at easy about procedure
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    Mr Hove was absolutely amazing and put my mind at ease with any worries I had. Whole procedure was painless and was great to be able to contact him directly, whenever I needed, day or night! Would highly recommend!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Bilateral simultaneous Refractive lens exchange with trifocal lenses Refractive Lens Exchange
    Mr Hove went to great lengths to ensure I was well informed about the procedure. The procedure went very smoothly and Mr Hove has been available for post operative consultations over the telephone and via video link during lockdown.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Multifocal Intraocular Lens Refractive Lens Exchange
    Mr Hove is kind, friendly, professional and an expert in his field. I chose Mr Hove as my surgeon to have refractive lens surgery because I wanted the best surgeon available to reduce the possibility of complications. My surgery went smoothly. It is a quick procedure and well worth the results - I no longer have to wear glasses as my near vision is excellent. No more trying to find glasses to read labels, recipes and function on a general day-to-day basis. It certainly is life changing and I am so glad I made the decision to have the operation. I highly recommend Mr Gove for this treatment.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Bilateral simultaneous Refractive lens exchange with trifocal lenses Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    Brilliant from beginning to end. I was a slightly more difficult case than is normal with a low endothelial count. But Mr Hove took pains to ensure I properly understood what this meant, and what obstacles it created. I never doubted his ability to cope with my particular issues and, as expected, all went very well with the surgery.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    Fantastic experience having bilateral simultaneous refractive lens exchange with trifocal lenses. I was very nervous and in fact had taken a few years of being talked into it by my husband who had the procedure himself. I can honestly say I’ve not looked back (pardon the pun) Mr Hove explained everyone me prior to the operation, listened to my worries and put me at ease. The actual procedure was painless, quick and efficient. After the first day of slightly blurred vision I can honestly say my vision has been fantastic ever since. I have no hesitation in recommending Mr Hove to carry out this procedure. It’s changed my life.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Unilateral Right Phacoemulsification with a trifocal lens
    I am writing this for my 84 year mother who has mild dementia and the Unilateral Right Phacoemulsification with a trifocal lens operation has transformed my mothers life and helped her to have a much better standard of life for the first time in over 50 years she no longer has to wear glasses - everything was clearly explained and the after care was amazing - the whole family are delighted with the outcome
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Multifocal Intraocular Lens
    Mr Mfazo Hove couldn’t have been more helpful he carefully explained the procedure and was confident that the outcome would fully satisfy me ,I have been a woodworker all my life and a very successful traditional archer being ranked in the top ten for a number of years ,the cataracts forming in both my eyes were becoming a great handicap to both of these elements of my life ,so procedure chosen operation done a month ago check up done eyesight fantastic !!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Vision problems
    I am delighted with my new eyesight. Before my treatment with Mr Hove my eyesight was very poor – I couldn’t see without my glasses. After an in-depth discussion, I opted to have Refractive lens exchange with trifocal lens. The procedure was booked for both eyes to be done on the same day. However, due to a problem with the sedation, which I elected to have, it was deemed safer to terminate the procedure after just my right eye was successfully completed. A week and an excellent new anesthetist later, my left eye was also successfully treated. Six weeks on and I am still amazed at what I can see!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Cataracts x 2 eyes
    clear and un pompous explanation of what a) was needed to be done an b) what he proposed to do and when. Mr Hove was punctual on operation day and his easy manner dispelled any anxieties I may have had. I unhesitantly recommend him.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 5 doctors for:
    5

    Ophthalmology

    Mr Danny Mitry
    Mr Danny Mitry
    Ophthalmology

    28-04-2019

    Mr Hove is an outstanding surgeon and ophthalmologist. I have trained with him for many years and his commitment, energy and upfront nature make him standout among his peers. He is a very reliable and trustworthy opinion.

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For procedures: Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK)
    Connection: We trained together
    Mr Saruban Pasu
    Mr Saruban Pasu
    Ophthalmology

    28-04-2019

    Mr Hove is a driven, caring and highly accomplished ophthalmologist and cataract surgeon. I would gladly have him treat my friends and family. He makes surgery look easy, but this is testament to his training at world renowned institutions including Moorfields Eye Hospital. His ability combined with confidence and approachability make him an excellent colleague to work with and someone who I would highly recommend. He takes pride in the quality of his work and always seeks opportunities to train eye surgeons of the future.

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For procedures: Cataract Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Zaid Shalchi
    Mr Zaid Shalchi
    Ophthalmology

    15-10-2020

    I have no hesitation in recommending Mr Hove. He is an excellent surgeon with excellent surgical outcomes. His patients are his biggest advocates. He transforms lives every day with his surgical ability and has an excellent manner with patients. He works tirelessly to do this and will stop at nothing to give patients the best.

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For conditions: Cataracts
    For procedures: Multifocal Intraocular Lens, Complex Cataract Surgery, Implantable Contact Lens (ICL), Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK), Cataract Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Rajesh Deshmukh
    Mr Rajesh Deshmukh
    Ophthalmology

    30-06-2020

    Very skilful with his craft and exceptional eye surgeon!

    For specialty: Ophthalmology
    For conditions: Cataracts
    For procedures: Multifocal Intraocular Lens, Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK/PRK/LASEK), Cataract Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague

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