Mr B Sumith Perera

Berkshire Independant Hospital Spire Thames Valley Hospital


  • Fee assured
  • Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Ramsay Berkshire Independent 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.


This healthcare professional let us know that they are currently:

  • Accepting new patients
  • Available for:
    • Phone consultations
    • Face-to-face consultations

Last updated: 16 Aug 2020

Specialises in

  • Medical
  • Refractive surgery
  • Surgical

About me

Mr. Sumith Perera is one of the most experienced cataract and refractive surgeons in the country having performed more than 22,000 cataract and refractive procedures. He is highly skilled in using refractive lasers and is a UK pioneer in femtosecond lasers for cataract and refractive surgery.

He won a prestigious World Health Organisation scholarship to study Ophthalmology at the Institute of Ophthalmology London. Following completion of his training in the South Thames region and Moorfields Eye Hospital he joined the NHS in 1996. He is a substantive consultant ophthalmic surgeon with special interest in cataract surgery and emergency eye care at the Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading and Prince Charles Eye Unit Windsor. He is the clinical lead for Eye Casualty Services for the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust and the Clinical Lead at Prince Charles Eye Unit Windsor

His research interests are in excellent outcomes following cataract and refractive surgery. He regularly presents his work at international conferences and has been an invited speaker at many national and international meetings.

Mr. Perera is passionate about teaching and has trained many surgeons in refractive and cataract surgery.

Patient Safety is paramount and Mr. Perera uses his clinical experience and expertise to give his patients the best possible advice and uses his surgical skills to achieve excellent visual outcomes.

Areas of interest

Micro incision Cataract Surgery; Femtolaser Cataract Surgery; Refractive Lens Exchange; Trifocl Multifocal & Toric; Lens implants; Dry eyes; Blepharitis; Uveitis, Glaucoma

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