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Our Surgeons

Between them, our ophthalmologists have performed over 50,000 procedures and bring a wealth of clinical experience and expertise. Unlike other clinics, our doctors are with you during every step of your laser eye treatment process - from your initial consultation right the way through your aftercare.

Dr Stephen Doyle - Ophthalmologist.

Dr Stephen Doyle

Ophthalmologist, MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCOphth

Dr Stephen Doyle is originally from the North-West, having been born in Manchester, educated in Bolton and now living in Chorley, Lancashire, with his family.

Dr Doyle graduated from Guy’s Hospital in 1973 and did his ophthalmic training in both London and Manchester. He worked for many years as an ophthalmologist in the Corneal Unit at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital. 

He has published on various aspects of refractive surgery, lectured for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and regularly gives talks on refractive surgery to groups of doctors, optometrists and other professionals. 

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Mr Manoj Mathai - helped to establish Visualase laser eye clinic in 2001.

Mr Manoj Mathai

Ophthalmologist, CertLRS, MBBS, DO, MS, FRCS (Edinburgh)

Mr Mathai graduated from Kasturba Medical College, one of the premier medical universities in India. He commenced his training in the UK in 1992 and was awarded the Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 1994.

He helped establish Visualase Laser Eye Clinic in 2001 and has since helped build the clinic into one of the most successful laser refractive surgery practices in the North-West.

In 2006 he moved to India to set up a busy laser surgery unit in Manipal Hospital, Bangalore before returning to the UK in 2009, and currently works as full time consultant in the NHS.

Mr Mathai has been performing refractive laser surgery including LASIK and LASEK since 2001, and Visualase are delighted to have one of our original surgeons back here with us.

He has presented his results to the All India Ophthalmology Congress and has given radio interviews and talks to professionals.

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