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Mr Manjit Mehat

Mr Manjit Mehat

Ophthalmology 06146741

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Edinburgh Hospital .

    This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

    Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

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Fee assured
Open Referral network
Cataract Full Pathway provider

I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Nuffield Health Edinburgh Hospital .

This package includes your appointments before and after surgery, as well as your surgery and mono-focal lenses. It means you won’t use up your out-patient benefit or receive any additional bills from your surgeon (or anaesthetist, if you need one) for eligible treatment.

Please call the Bupa Eye Care team to find out more about and to pre-authorise your treatment on 0345 600 7267.

Specialises in

  • Surgical retinal

About me

Manjit Mehat is an award-winning eye surgeon who specialises in cataract and retinal surgery, including floaters, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and retinal detachment surgery. He also manages patients for the medical treatment of retinal conditions, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and blood vessel disorders of the retina.

Manjit has undertaken 8-years of advanced surgical and research training at the world renowed Moorfields Eye Hospital. This included a two-years retinal surgery fellowship where he performed complex retinal and cataract surgery.

Dr Mehat has research expertise in retinal disease with a particular focus on the application of gene and stem-cell therapy to treat blindness. He is currently chief surgeon for the first retinal gene therapy trial in Edinburgh. Manjit has also been a senior investigator in the world's first gene therapy trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (2015) and more recently he was lead author for the first European trial for stem-cell transplantation for inherited macular degeneration.

Dr Mehat's NHS practice is currently based at the Princess Alexandra Eye Pavillion in Edinburgh and consults privately at The Edinburgh Clinic and Spire Shawfair.

Areas of interest

Cataract surgery – premium and toric intraocular lenses; Complex cataract surgery including lens exchange; Floaters; Macular hole; Epiretinal membrane; Age-related macular degeneration; Diabetic retinopathy; Retinal vein occlusion

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Procedures completed

  • C7122

    Ultrasound phacoemulsification of cataract, with lens implant - unilateral (including topical or local anaesthetic) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Edinburgh Hospital (1-5)

  • C7982

    Pars plana vitrectomy with internal tamponade, scleral buckling and retinopexy with dissection or excision of epiretinal membrane/macular surgery - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Edinburgh Hospital (1-5)

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