Mayank Nanavaty



Mayank A. Nanavaty is a cataract, cornea and refractive surgery Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton & Nuffield Hospitals at Brighton and Haywards Heath and honorary senior clinical lecturer at the Brighton & Sussex Medical School. He is the director at the Sussex Eye Laser Clinic in Brighton.

His areas of clinical interests are medical and surgical cornea, external eye disease, cataract and refractive surgery. He is the lead for cataract, corneal crosslinking, contact lens & research departments at the Sussex Eye Hospital. He is a recipient of several research grants from the prestigious institutions and industry to conduct clinical studies in the National Health Services (NHS).

His areas of research interest include, astigmatism, wavefront aberrations, ectatic corneal disorders, endothelial disease, lamellar corneal transplant surgeries, quality of vision in pseudophakes, cataract surgical techniques, intraocular lenses and posterior capsule opacification.

Publications & Memberships

He has several publications including randomized controlled trials, Cochrane review, case-control studies, cohort studies and retrospective studies in high impact peer-review ophthalmic literature and over 250 national and international presentations.

He regularly contributes as a committee member, panelist or faculty at several national and international ophthalmology meetings and organizations including the ESCRS, ASCRS, AAO, RCOphth, UKISCRS, BSRS, etc.

He is a member of Scientific Committee and the Certificate of Laser refractive Surgery Examination committee at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He is the programme lead for UKISCRS and external examiner at Ulster University.


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