Neil Barber is a Consultant Urological Surgeon who was instrumental in the introduction of the first Greenlight Laser machine into the UK in 2002 and has been involved in its evolution ever since. Read more
Richard Hindley is a Consultant Urological Surgeon. Richard successfully introduced the Greenlight laser technique into his private and NHS practices in 2005, performing the first Greenlight case in Hampshire that same year. Read more
Frequently asked questions
What kind of anaesthetic is used?
Greenlight XPS laser vapourisation of the prostate, also known as Photoselective Vapourisation of the Prostate (PVP), may be performed under general or regional local anaesthesia.
How long does it take?
Based on current experience the procedure can take between 15 minutes and one hour determined by the size of the prostate.
How long am I in hospital?
Greenlight laser vapourisation of the prostate is the ONLY procedure that can reliably offer a day case option whatever the size of the prostate.
What are the complications?
Compared with other procedures the Greenlight XPS laser has very low risk of serious complications.
Who is suitable for Greenlight laser surgery?
All men with waterworks symptoms that relate to obstruction to the outflow of urine from the bladder because of prostate disease.
Make an appointment
To make an appointment with Neil please contact
his secretary Jeanette Sindle at:
Clare Park Hospital
Surrey GU10 5XX
T: 01252 850863 or 01252 544495 E: firstname.lastname@example.org