Dr Aasheet Desai


About Aasheet Desai

Dr Desai is a highly skilled ophthalmic surgeon with a career spanning more than 18 years. Throughout that time, he has helped thousands of people discover the freedom that corrective eye surgery brings.

Considered by his peers to be an expert in refractive surgery, he is a specialist in femtosecond laser-assisted lens replacement surgery, and has also trained a number of surgeons in refractive surgery procedures.

After graduating from university, Dr Desai went on to further study at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay and the College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2000 and 2005 respectively.

Dr Desai has held positions at a range of hospitals across the country, including Consultant at Stepping Hill Hospital and Locum Consultant at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust. He also served as an Associate Specialist and Staff Grade at King Edward VII Hospital in Windsor for more than 7 years.

Dr Desai is also the author of a best-selling book whose object was to assist trainee surgeons in cataract procedures.


Clinical experience

  • Over 12,000 eye surgeries

Patient results

  • 100% of patients achieve driving standard vision or better
  • Over 2 million surgeries have been carried out by our expert surgeons worldwide

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCO)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)
  • European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO)

Customer testimonials

What Dr Desai’s patients say about him

Absolutely fabulous. First class service right from the start. My surgeon Dr Desai was fantastic!

Annette Waldron