Dr Manek Patel


About Manek Patel

Highly respected by his peers and with many years of experience, Dr Patel specialises in LASIK and LASEK laser eye surgery and has given thousands of people freedom from glasses and contact lenses throughout the course of his career.

Dr Patel studied at the Grant Medical College in Bombay before working as a general ophthalmologist in India and completing his post-graduation in ophthalmology. He increased his ophthalmic experience at London’s leading hospitals, including Moorfields Eye Hospital, University College London and St George’s, where he taught general ophthalmology to medical students and nurses.

He has also worked at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Sutton General and Epsom General, where he was a consultant performing intraocular and extraocular lens surgery, cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment and squint DCR surgery.

Dr Patel holds the Certificate in Refractive Surgery (CertLRS) from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Clinical experience

  • Over 80,000 eye surgeries
  • Over 78,900 laser eye surgeries
  • Over 1,500 lens eye surgeries

Patient results

  • 96.4% of Dr Patel’s patients achieve 20|20 vision or better
  • 99.8% of Dr Patel’s patients are satisfied with the care provided

Professional memberships

Customer testimonials

What Dr Patel’s patients say about him

The procedure was so quick and the people performing it - in particular the surgeon, put me at ease - I wasn’t at all apprehensive. The next day my vision was perfect and I have had better than 20|20 vision ever since. I would recommend this to anyone, best thing I ever did.

Claire Watson
Lady looking into eye machine

On the day of the surgery Dr Patel was excellent, he explained everything clearly. I would not hesitate to recommend Optical Express.

Raj Billen