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Fendalton Eye Clinic – Laser Eye Surgery Centre

Leaders in corrective
laser eye surgery

Fendalton Eye Clinic in Christchurch, New Zealand was established in 1996 by the ophthalmologist Dr David Kent and the optometrist Jane Patterson.

To date Dr Kent has performed over 28,000 laser eye surgery procedures at Fendalton Eye Clinic, he has performed more LASIK surgery than any other New Zealand eye surgeon.

Dr Kent and our dedicated team are committed to deliver the highest standard in patient care. As an alternative to prescription glasses or contact lenses we offer the widest range of corrective surgical procedures to truly personalise the best treatment option for your eye laser procedure; LASIK, SMILEpro, PRK, Lifestyle Lens and Cataract Surgery.

If you would like to know if you are suitable for corrective laser eye surgery we offer free laser suitability assessments in Christchurch, Nelson, Queenstown, Dunedin and Invercargill .  We also are offering virtual consultations (Zoom or phone)  to ascertain your suitability for laser eye surgery. Click on the link or go to our Book Now page.


Laser Eye Surgery

Dr David Kent and his team are delighted to announce SMILEpro eye laser.

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Cataract Surgery

The good news is that cataract surgery is both safe and effective. With the help of a replacement lens, it is possible to regain the vision quality you had prior to cataracts.

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Specialised Procedures

If laser eye surgery is not an option for you there may be other procedures that we can offer you.

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Fendalton Eye Clinic – Laser Eye Surgery Centre

Why choose us


At Fendalton Eye Clinic Dr David Kent was the first eye surgeon in the South Island to perform both PRK and LASIK surgery.

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Our Team

We have a passionate and dedicated team of eye care professionals. Lead by our experienced and capable Clinic Co-ordinator Ernest Smolej.

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For your peace of mind we have invested in the state-of-the art laser technology. Notably the unprecedented accuracy of the seven dimensional eye tracker on our excimer laser.

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Our Mission

“We strive to deliver the highest quality vision correction and patient care with safety through experience and technology".

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We are here for you

How can we help you?

We are committed to providing excellence in laser eye surgery through the expertise of Dr David Kent & a dedicated team of caring staff