Dr Mehul Damani


About Mehul Damani

An ophthalmic surgeon with extensive specialist training in refractive surgery, Dr Damani is considered a leader in his field by his patients and peers. He is a specialist in LASIK and LASEK laser eye surgery.

He graduated from the University of Mumbai, where he won the Pfizer Medical award and medallion for first place in the final MBBS examination.

He then became a Registrar at Grant Medical College and Sir J.J. Group of Hospitals in Mumbai, subsequently completing three years of specialist ophthalmology training, which had an emphasis on cataract and glaucoma surgery in particular.

He has undertaken an Observational Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital and has held a medical retina research registrar post at Frimley Park Hospital. Dr Damani widened his experience as a speciality doctor for Colchester General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Southend University NHS Hospital.

Dr Damani has gathered more experience through additional specialist training in refractive surgery, and gained the Certificate in Refractive Surgery (CertLRS) from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He has also conducted observations in Moorfields in oculoplasty.

Dr Damani has helped thousands of people to find the freedom that refractive surgery brings at Optical Express in Harley Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Northampton, Norwich, Aberdeen and Inverness clinics.

Procedure Types

  • Laser Vision Correction
  • YAG

Clinical experience

  • Over 13,000 eye surgeries
  • Over 12,500 laser eye surgeries
  • Over 500 lens eye surgeries

Patient results

  • 98.2% of Dr Damani’s patients achieve 20|20 vision or better.¹
  • 97.9% of Dr Damani’s patients are satisfied with the care provided.²

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow (RCS)
  • UK & Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (UKISCRS)
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)
  • All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)


  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Tamil (Moderate)

What Dr Damani’s patients say about him

Customer testimonials

What Dr Damani’s patients say about him

The staff and surgeon are all very friendly and very experienced and went the extra mile in making me feel comfortable and relaxed. I would not hesitate in recommending Optical Express, they are definitely worthy of managing something as valuable as your vision!

Rujina Khatun
Lady looking into eye machine

The surgery is over before you know it, the team were very friendly and the aftercare service has been great. Have therefore recommended laser eye surgery to family and friends as it’s amazing.

Lisa Radford