Mr Jignesh Patel: Ophthalmology

Mr Jignesh Patel



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  • Accredited Cataract Full Pathway provider

    I offer the Full Pathway cataract surgery package for Bupa customers ...more

    I offer Bupa customers standard cataract surgery on the Full Pathway package option at Oaks Hospital, Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth .

    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
  • Surgical
  • Surgical retinal

About me

Mr Jignesh Patel is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a specialist interest in Vitreoretinal Surgery and Medical Retina at the Essex County Hospital, Colchester. He completed his training at Moorfields Eye Hospital including Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Fellowships.

He has developed a special interest in diabetic retinopathy and its management combining laser management with newer treatments, having also completed a research degree in diabetic macular oedema at the Institute of Ophthalmology, London including specialist cataract surgery in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Currently he is the Clinical Lead for the Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Service for the North East Essex area. He is also the joint Lead for the Age-Related Macular Degeneration service at The Essex County Hospital.

Areas of interest

• Cataract surgery • Vitreoretinal surgery • Retinal disease / surgery; age related macular degeneration; diabetic retinopathy; retinal vein occlusions; retinal detachment and retinal tears; macular holes; epiretinal membranes; anti-VEGF treatments.

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Procedures completed

  • C7923

    Intravitreal injection of pharmaceutical for neovascular age related macular degeneration - (1-5)

  • C7340

    Yag laser photodisruption of posterior capsule of lens (including laser capsulotomy) - unilateral - (1-5)


  • C7122

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


  • C1210

    Excision of lesion of eyelid - (1-5)


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