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Mr Rakesh Jayaswal

Mr Rakesh Jayaswal

Consultant Ophthalmologist
MBChB, FRCOphth, FRCS(Ed)

Specialises in

  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Cataract surgery
  • YAG Capsulotomy and YAG Vitreolysis
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Monday (alternate): 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 8.30am - 12pm
Friday: 2pm - 6pm

An initial consultation with Mr Rakesh Jayaswal is from £195.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Rakesh Jayaswal at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Laser eye surgery (LASEK, LASIK)
  • KAMRA vision
  • Premium lens implants
  • Pterygium removal
  • Corneal rransplantation (DMEK, DSAEK, DALK, PK)
  • Corneal infections
  • Corneal collagen cross linking
  • INTACs
  • Corneal dystrophies
  • Presbyopia correction
  • Recurrent corneal erosion syndrome
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Professional profile

My major interest and subspecialisation is cataract, refractive laser and lens surgery and corneal disease. I was appointed in Portsmouth to lead and develop a specialised corneal service and am able to provide all current treatments and techniques in the management of corneal and external eye disease.

I offer routine and complex micro-incisional and femtosecond laser cataract surgery, and combine this with the use of premium intra-ocular lenses. I also specialise in corneal surgery, including full thickness and lamellar corneal transplantation, collagen cross-linking and laser refractive surgery including LASEK, LASIK and refractive lens exchange.

I have also worked as a lecturer and anatomy demonstrator for undergraduate students. I undertook my corneal training with Professor Dua in Nottingham and with the leading consultants at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, where I worked as a corneal and refractive fellow.

Having completed my studies at Manchester University, I trained in surgery before embarking on my ophthalmic training. During this time, I worked at several of the major institutions including the London, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester teaching hospitals.

I have many publications in peer reviewed ophthalmology journals, and regularly chair and present at national and international conferences around the world. I am also an invited guest reviewer for the British Journal of Ophthalmology and Eye, the Royal College journal.

General Medical Council Number: C4445975

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Cataract surgery
Corneal and external eye disease
Refractive surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Anterior segment disease; Dry eye; Keratoconus; Pterygium; Corneal dytrophies; Presbyopia correction; Recurrent erosion syndrome; Corneal transplantation (full thickness, lamellar and endothelial); Corneal infections; Cataract surgery; refractive lens exchange; cross linking; intacs.

Qualification and professional memberships

Research and publications

I have several publications in peer reviewed ophthalmology journals, presented at national and international conferences and have been invited as a guest reviewer for Ophthalmic Journals.

Media Coverage

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Personal profile

I like to maintain a good work-life balance and achieve this via sport and music. I regularly play cricket, football, tennis, enjoy skiing and am a keen runner hoping to run a half marathon soon.

Financial interests

I own 100% of the Pentacam, 2 Haag Streit Slit Lamps, Thomson Vision Chart, Autorefractor and vision testing equipment I use at the hospital.

Contact information

Private secretary Belinda Colley
Private secretary telephone 02392 985160
Private secretary email portsmouth@laservision.co.uk
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