Mr Rakesh Jayaswal



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  • Cataract Full PathwayCataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at BMI Mount Alvernia Hospital, Spire Portsmouth 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

  • Medical
  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical

About me

Mr Jayaswal is a Consultant Eye Surgeon based at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth. Graduating from Manchester University, Mr Jayaswal is a leading corneal specialist who is at the forefront of new, innovative techniques to treat many corneal conditions and deliver complex cataract and refractive laser and lens surgery. He is also a founding member of laser eye surgery clinic group, LaserVision.

A highly trained, full time consultant eye surgeon based at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, Mr Jayaswal practices from a variety of hospitals in the South East.

Having trained initially in general surgery, he then commenced his ophthalmic training with a lecturers’ post at the University of Sheffield. He gained further experience in training posts based in St. Georges Hospital, London and the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham. After completing his training to become a consultant, Rakesh then undertook specialist fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital.

Appointed in 2009 to his consultant post, Mr Jayaswal has led the corneal service, introducing many new techniques, including lamellar and endothelial corneal transplants and the latest innovative techniques for the treatment of keratoconus. He specialises in the treatment of complex corneal and anterior segment disease as well as cataract and refractive surgery.

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London and the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, and a member of the American and European Society of Refractive Surgeons. He has several papers in peer review journals and has presented in over 30 national and international meetings over the years.

My Jayaswal is a highly regarded peer and has given presentations at many industry events and conferences including the American Academy of Ophthalmologists, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, EuCornea, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Royal Society of Medicine, London, ARVO, EVER, Oxford Congress and at the UK & Eire Glaucoma Society Meeting.

MBChB 1997
FRCS(Ed) 2007
FRCOphth 2008
Manchester University Medical School

South West Thames Rotation

Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham

Corneal and Refractive Surgery at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
Recognised as a specialist in corneal and refractive surgery by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmologists

Areas of interest

Refractive surgery; Laser Eye Surgery; Refractive Lens Exchange; Cataract surgery; Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery; Complex Cataract Surgery; Implantable Contact Lens; Keratoconus Treatments including Topography Guided Laser Treatment; Pterygium Surgery; Corneal Transplant (DMEK, Ultra-Thin DSAEK, DALK, PK)

Medical secretaries

  • Belinda Colley
  • Spire Portsmouth Hospital Bartons Road Havant PO9 5NP
  • 023 9245 6074

Anaesthetists worked with

  • Mr Rakesh Jayaswal has worked with Dr Jonathan Harrison at the following hospitals:

    • Spire Portsmouth Hospital (1-5)
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