Mr Rakesh Jayaswal is a highly regarded consultant ophthalmologist at Laser Vision clinic where he is the medical director. He specialises in cornea, cataract surgery, laser eye surgery, lens replacement, dry eyes and corneal diseases.
Having initially trained in general surgery, he embarked on his ophthalmic journey, securing a teaching role at the University of Sheffield. Gaining further expertise through positions at St. Georges Hospital, London, and the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham, he transitioned to a consultant role following the completion of his training. Rakesh Jayaswal pursued specialised fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery at the renowned Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.
Assuming his consultant role in 2009, Mr. Jayaswal has been at the helm of the corneal service, spearheading the introduction of cutting-edge techniques such as lamellar and endothelial corneal transplants, along with the latest innovations for keratoconus treatment. His expertise lies in managing intricate corneal and anterior segment conditions, as well as excelling in cataract and refractive surgery.
A fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in London and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, he also holds memberships in the American and European Society of Refractive Surgeons. His contributions extend to multiple peer-reviewed journal publications and presentations at over 30 national and international conferences.
Esteemed by peers, Mr. Jayaswal has shared his insights at prestigious events including the American Academy of Ophthalmologists, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, EU Cornea, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Royal Society of Medicine in London, ARVO, EVER, Oxford Congress, the UK & Eire Glaucoma Society Meeting, and even appeared on BBC Radio 4 to discuss advancements in cataract treatment.