Mr Bolger is founder and co-owner of My iClinic, an independent eye hospital in London. He resigned his NHS consultant post in 1994 and has worked independently ever since. He is invited to lecture extensively both in Britain and abroad, and his surgery master classes are very highly rated. “I feel I would regard myself as an “early adopter”. First intraocular lens implants, then phacoemulsification and now, Smile. Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. I am very lucky that I entered ophthalmology just when it was about to undergo a series of revolutionary advances.