Mr Sumith Perera

Ophthalmologist in
Reading

MBBS DCEH MRCOphth FRCS Cert.LRS

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Professional statement

Mr Sumith Perera is a highly experienced consultant ophthalmic surgeon in Reading who specialises in cataract surgery and refractive procedures. His areas of expertise include presbyopia, dry eye, blepharitis and emergency eye care. He is highly skilled in using refractive lasers and is a UK pioneer in femtosecond lasers for cataract and refractive surgery.

Mr Perera graduated from the University of Colombo and won a prestigious World Health Organisation scholarship to study ophthalmology at the Institute of Ophthalmology London. Following the completion of his training in the South Thames region and Moorfields Eye Hospital, he joined the NHS in 1996.

Mr Perera trained in LASIK surgery in Chicago, USA, in 2001. He was one of the earliest surgeons to perform LASIK surgery in England. He is an accredited laser refractive surgeon having obtained the certificate in laser refractive surgery from the Royal College of Ophthalmology. He was awarded a distinction on completion of the University of Ulster refractive surgery course.

Mr Perera is passionate about teaching, having trained many surgeons in refractive and cataract surgery. He regularly presents his work at international conferences and is often an invited speaker at many meetings.

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05/06/2021

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Mr Perera is an excellent doctor/consultant who explains everything and puts you at ease. I would highly recommend him.

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04/05/2021

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What a wonderful experience to be able to see again.And to know that my second operation will be done by Mr Perera He was so reassuring his explanation was also very important to me to understand the procedure and the importance to stay still .

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04/05/2021

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Highly professional from start to finish

Verified Patient
14/04/2021

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A wonderful experience. All staff very caring and put me at ease. No waiting on any occasion. Location good. I would certainly recommend Mr Perera who made me feel comfortable and put me at ease for my procedure. A BIG THANK YOU to all staff.


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