Mr Mayank Nanavaty



GMC number: 6067458

Practising since: 1999



Consultation times

  • Weekly Monday PM at Brighton
  • Saturday AM by arrangement at Brighton
  • Weekly Friday AM at Haywards Heath
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Mr Nanavaty works as a cataract, corneal and refractive surgeon at the University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust. He has over 20 years of experience in the field and is currently the Hon. Secretary at the United Kingdom & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Chief Examiner for the Certificate of Laser Refractive Surgery (CertLRS) at The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) and a member of the Scientific Committee at the RCOphth. He is also a research, cataract and crosslinking lead at the Sussex Eye Hospital. 

Mr Nanavaty specialises in cataract, corneal and refractive surgery.  His other interest areas include:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Multifocal Lens

Other interests

  • Cataract surgery
  • Multifocal intraocular lens surgery
  • Refractive lens exchange
  • Laser refractive surgery
  • Implantable contact lens
  • Vision correction surgery
  • YAG laser capsulotomy
  • Modern lamellar corneal transplantation
  • Ocular surface reconstruction
  • Keratoconus management including intracorneal ring implantation and corneal crosslinking
  • External eye disease
  • Therapeutic laser procedures
  • Glaucoma
  • General ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic emergencies

Personal interests

  • Exploring new places
  • Walking
  • Meeting new people and making new friends
  • Reading ophthalmology literature
  • Ophthalmology research 

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Mayank Nanavaty at Nuffield Health

  • Vitrectomy
  • Eyelid cyst removal
  • Laser eye surgery (or myopia treatment)
  • Refractive eye surgery
  • Visual Fields
  • Cataract Surgery

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Mr Nanavaty’s areas of research interest include astigmatism, wavefront aberrations, ectatic corneal disorders, endothelial disease, lamellar corneal transplant surgeries, quality of vision after surgical interventions, cataracts surgical techniques, intraocular lenses and posterior capsule opacification.

He has over 90 publications including randomised controlled trials, Cochrane review, case-control studies, cohort studies and retrospective studies in high impact peer-review ophthalmic literature. He has lectured nationally and internationally on several topics of his special interest. He is serving as an accredited reviewer of several high impact peer-reviewed journals including Ophthalmology, Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Eye, Journal of Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmologica, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Refractive Surgery, American Journal of Ophthalmology and the British Medical Journal.


  • Fellow Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • European Society of Cataract &amp
  • Refractive Surgery
  • American Society of Cataract &amp
  • Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • United Kingdom
  • Ireland Society of Cataract &amp
  • Refractive Surgery
  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • British Medical Association

Other posts held

  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Sussex Eye Hospital
  • Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Brighton
  • Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust


Mr Mayank Nanavaty does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Mayank Nanavaty has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Mr Nanavaty owns 100% of a Wavelight EX500 Excimer laser which is located at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital. Mr Nanavaty owns a 33.3% share of an Optovue Avanti OCT machine (Haag-Streit) which is located at Nuffield Health Brighton Hospital & Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital.

Mr Mayank Nanavaty does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.