Best 7 Laser Eye Surgery Clinics in Manchester

Updated 3rd Feb Feb 2022

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Looking for laser eye surgery in Manchester? You’re in luck: there are lots of clinics to choose from. From larger clinics to small independents, here are 7 of the best clinics in Manchester offering laser eye surgery, lens surgery and cataracts surgery. 


Optimax is one of the UK’s longest established eye surgery clinics. The company was founded in 1991 and it now has 20 clinics nationwide, offering around 800 treatment appointments each and every week.

In Manchester, you can visit Optimax at:

  • 1 Albert Square, Manchester, M2 3FU


  • Dr Amir Hamid
  • Dr Malcolm Samuel
  • Dr Mohammad Ayoubi
  • Dr Tahera Bhojani-Lynch

CQC Rating

Good. Take a look at the latest inspection report here.

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Wavefront LASEK: £1,995
  • Wavefront IntraLase® LASIK: £1,995

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Multifocal Lens Replacement: £3,495
  • Monofocal Lens Replacement: £2,745
  • Implantable Contact Lens Surgery: £2,745


Optegra offers laser eye surgery in Manchester, running a total of nine dedicated eye hospitals and clinics around the UK. Optegra clinics have treated over 1.3 million patients since the company was founded in 2007.

You can visit Optegra in Manchester at:

  • One Didsbury Point, 2 The Avenue, Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2EY
  • Suite 1.2, 20 Market Street, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1PF


  • Mr Shafiq Rehman
  • Mr Sajjad Mahmood
  • Mr Chris Hemmerdinger
  • Ms Abha Gupta
  • Mr Joey Cazabon
  • Mr Imad Zakieh
  • Mr Dan Nguyen

CQC Rating

Unfortunately, CQC has stated that Optegra in Manchester requires improvement. However, it was rated good for effective and caring services.

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • LASEK: £1,795
  • LASIK: £1,995
  • ReLEx SMILE: £2,495

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Monofocal Lens Exchange: £3,295
  • Lens Replacement Surgery: £3,595
  • Implantable Contact Lens: £3,895
  • Standard Cataract Treatment: From £2,395
  • Advanced Cataract Treatment: From £3,595

Optical Express

Optical Express has over 100 clinics across the UK and Europe. The company was founded over 30 years ago and has treated millions of patients during that time.

You can visit them in Manchester at:

  • 7 St John Street Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4DN
  • 37 Regent Crescent, Intu Trafford Centre, Manchester, M17 8AR
  • Bridgewater Eye Hospital, 120 Princess Road, Manchester, M15 5AT
  • Harpurhey North City Shopping Centre, Unit 31, Manchester, M9 4DH
  • Moorland House, 77-79 Knowsley Street, Bolton, BL1 2BJ


  • Dr Waseem Aziz
  • Dr Pedro Muel-Gonzalez
  • Dr Muhammad Kazmi
  • Dr Eric De Koning
  • Dr Aasheet Desai

CQC rating

Optical Express in Manchester is rated good by CQC.

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • LASEK: From £595
  • LASIK: From £1,195
  • LASEK iDesign & LASIK iDesign: From £1,495

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Monofocal Lens Surgery: From £1,995
  • Multifocal Lens Surgery: From £3,195
  • Phakic IOL: From £3,395
  • YAG: From £695


Optyco is an eye clinic based in Leicester and partners with opticians in Manchester who conduct consultations. Patients suitable for laser vision correction will be referred and attend a surgery day in Leicester.

Their Manchester clinic is located at:

  • 82 King Street, Manchester, M2 4QW


  • Mr Mark Wevill
  • Azeem Awan
  • Raheem Awan

CQC Rating

A rating for Optyco is currently unavailable but you can read details of the latest CQC report here.

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • LASEK (tissue saving): £395
  • LASEK: £1,145
  • LASIK: £1,395
  • Zyoptix Personalised Wavefront: +£250

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Intraocular Lens Surgery: From £1,795
  • Contact Lens Implant: From £2,295

Freedom Vision

Freedom Vision are based around two eye hospitals, one located in Manchester and the other in Bolton. All Freedom Vision patients are assigned a patient liaison manager who will offer personalised care from an enquiry right through to post-op.

Freedom Vision have two locations in Greater Manchester:

  • Citygate Central, Blantyre Street, Manchester, M15 4SQ
  •  43 Churchgate, Bolton BL1 1HU


  • Andre Oberholster
  • Liz Kowalewski
  • Tom Critchley 

CQC Rating: 

Rating currently unavailable.

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Cataract Surgery: From £1,995
  • Laser Cataract Surgery (with CATALYS Femtosecond Laser technology): from £2,795
  • YAG: £550
  • Contact Lens Implant: From £2,295
  • Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) surgery: From £1,995
  • Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE) surgery (with CATALYS Femtosecond Laser technology) – multifocal/toric lens: From £2,795 £3,500


Visualase is a private, independent laser eye clinic based in the North West of England. Founded in 2001, the clinic is consultant-led with every patient examined by an ophthalmic surgeon in order to assess the best treatment options.

Visualase is based in Bolton at:

  • 136 – 140 Newport St, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL3 6AB


  • Mr Manoj Mathai

CQC Rating

This clinic is rated good. You can take a look at the latest CQC report here.

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye
  • All Laser LASIK treatment: £1,795
  • Surface treatment: £1,495


LaserVision provides eye surgery in Manchester and at a number of other locations around the country. The company prides itself on using highly advanced technology and offering “wavefront” as standard.

LaserVision in Manchester are based at the:

  • Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL


  • Mr Arun Brahma

CQC Rating

This service has not yet been inspected.

Laser Eye Surgery Prices Per Eye (these prices are no longer shown on their website but were shown in 2021)

  • LASIK & LASEK: From £1,850

Cataract / Lens Replacement Surgery Prices Per Eye

  • Cataract Surgery with Standard Lens: From £1,996
  • Cataract Surgery with Premium Lens and Femtosecond Laser Technology: From £3,750
  • Refractive Lens Exchange with Femtosecond Laser Technology: £4,418
  • Implantable Contact Lens3,22,995

LASIK Costs In Manchster Clinics 

Company Treatment Name Price Per Eye Deposit Interest Free Credit (Months)
Optimax (Ultralase) IntraLase® LASIK £1,995 10% 12
Optegra LASIK (blade-free) £1,995 10% 12
Optical Express LASIK with iDesign £1,495 £500 10
Optyco LASIK £1,395 £500 24
Visualase All Laser LASIK £1,795 £299 18
LaserVision LASIK From £1,850

Lens Surgery Costs In Manchester Clinics 

ClinicPhakic IOL / ICLMonofocal RLEMultifocal RLEInterest Free Credit (Months)
Optimax (Ultralase)£2,745£3,49512
Optical Express£3,395£1,995£3,19510
OptycoFrom £1,795From £2,295From £2,295 24
Freedom Vision    –From £1,995From £2,700
LaserVisionFrom £4,250From £4,418From £4,418

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