Dr Manzar Saeed

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 detatchment, 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'
  • Vitreoretinal Fellowship from King's College Hospital and Moorfield's Eye Hospital, London
  • Vitreoretinal Fellowship from Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology in Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Medical Retina Fellowship from Hillingdon Hospital and Western Eye Hospital in London.

Dr Saeed has been with Ultralase since 2006.


Ophthalmology Experience

23 Years

Total Treatments†

≈ 16,500


Total Treatments in last 12 months†

≈ 900

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: 100% *

Satisfaction Rate: 96% **

Surgeon Satisfaction Rate: 95% **


† Figures inclusive of NHS and private facility treatments.

* Percentage of patients reaching binocular unaided driving standard vision (20/40) taken from audit period 01/07/2021 to 31/12/2021.

Results taken 2 to 4 months post-op and can take 6 months to achieve final outcome.

** Satisfaction rates taken from patient surveys 01/07/2021 to 31/12/2021.

Figures Accurate as of 01/06/2022.