Dr Manzar Saeed

“ Having refractive surgery is an important decision. The objective of my consultations is to educate patients and help them feel confident in reaching this decision about their treatment options. ”

Dr Saeed is a fully accredited Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth NHS Trust in King's Lynn. Specialising in small incision cataract surgery, he has performed thousands of lens implant procedures and is highly trained in the use of multifocal, accommodative and intraocular lenses.

Alongside these areas of expertise, Dr Saeed is a retinal specialist, particularly in posterior segment diseases like retinal detachment, macular disorders and diabetic eye diseases. He is particularly interested in presbyopia, but also offers treatment in LASIK and implantable contact lenses.

Dr Saeed has been involved in the publishing of several articles. He has also been an external examiner for MSc in Optometry at City University in London. Take a look below for more information on Dr Saeed's specialist training:

  • Specialist registrar at West of Scotland Deanery, with experience gained at Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Southern General Hospital, Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology and Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow.
  • Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists in 2005.
  • Specialist Registrar in Ophthalmology at South Thames Deanery in London - gaining further experience gained at King's College Hospital, and in the Vitreoretinal Unit and Medical Eye Unit at St Thomas'

Dr Saeed has been with Ultralase since 2006.


General Medical Council

Membership Number - 4347266


Ophthalmology Experience

24 Years

Total Treatments†

≈ 18,200


Total Treatments in last 12 months†

≈ 1,700

Treatments Offered at Optimax/Ultralase

  • Lens Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery
    • Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)
    • Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL)
  • YAG Capsulotomy


Current NHS Trust

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Expertise / Specialist Areas

  • Vitreo-Retinal Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)
  • Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL)
  • Complicated Cataract Surgery
  • Complex IOL Exchange 
  • Trauma

Success Rate: 97% *

Satisfaction Rate: 100% **

Surgeon Satisfaction Rate: 94% **


† Figures inclusive of NHS and private facility treatments.
* Percentage of patients reaching binocular unaided driving standard vision (20/40) taken from audit period 01/07/2022 to 31/12/2022.
Results taken 2 to 4 months post-op and can take 6 months to achieve final outcome.
** Satisfaction rates taken from patient surveys 01/07/2022 to 31/12/2022.
Figures accurate as of 31/07/2023.