Cataract Surgery & Lens Replacement Swansea

iLase offers integrated eye care by Prof Mohammed Muhtaseb, a internationally renowned ophthalmic surgeon, with special expertise in refractive cataract and lens replacement operations.

Minimally Intrusive - Your Vision in Safe Hands

3x Lower Risk of Complications

Professor Muhtaseb boasts far lower complication rates the national average in cataract surgery, particularly for Posterior Capsule Rupture (PCR), reflecting the high standard of surgical safety. Poster Capsule Rupture (PCR) rate is the most common complication during cataract surgery and it can contribute to vision loss.

*National Ophthalmology Database 2022.**Based on results March 2019 – March 2024

The process

How it works: Cataract Surgery in Swansea


Book a consultation in Swansea

Prof. Mohammed Muhtaseb is a highly-skilled surgeon and a globally recognised expert in the field. He will personally see you in Sancta Maria hospital in Swansea or in Mumbles clinic before treatment to ensure you’re a good candidate and he will answer all your questions.


Bespoke treatment plan

After the initial assessment, Prof. Muhtaseb will discuss different types of lenses and go through the costs of a personalised treatment plan, so that you can decide on the best option for your surgery. You will also receive a written summary of the discussion in form of an easy-to-read booklet.


Minimally intrusive surgery in a hospital

Currently, Prof. Muhtaseb carries out cataract and lens replacement surgeries in three hospitals: in Swansea (Sancta Maria Hospital), Cardiff (Nuffield Health) and Newport (St Joseph’s Hospital).

Our Locations in Swansea

Sancta Maria Hospital in Swansea
Mumbles Clinic Swansea (Consultations only)

Sancta Maria Hospital in Swansea

Swansea SA1 8FD, UK

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Mumbles Clinic Swansea (Consultations only)

Newton Road, Mumbles, Swansea SA3 4AT, UK

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What Our Swansea Patients Say

“My name is Jeff. I am a 67-year-old man who has been severely short-sighted and had astigmatism from a young age. As I got older my near sight declined as well. So I have worn glasses for most of my life. I had thought about having replacement lens surgery for quite a while and recently decided to have it done. I did some research and decided to have a consultation with Prof Muhtaseb and decided quickly to proceed. I am writing this just over a week after having completed replacement lens surgery in both eyes. To say I am delighted with the results is an understatement, I still can’t get over waking up and not having to reach for my glasses! My only regret is not having this procedure done sooner. I would thoroughly recommend the Mr to anyone considering this surgery. The consultation was informative and he is patient and will honestly answer any questions. The surgery itself was painless and the results have been staggering. The thing I am most looking forward to in a few weeks is going for a swim in the sea and finally being able to see the surroundings”.

Mr JG, Swansea

Ann's Story in Daily Mail

Ann from Swansea opted to have her lens replacement surgery done by Professor Muhtaseb – she was one of the first to have a new ‘piggyback’ lens.

When might you need cataract surgery?

You’re over 45 and would love to read again without glasses

Unfortunately, reading glasses or varifocals get in the way of many of the things you most enjoy. Yes, spectacles help, but they are annoying little appendages that you lose or must clean to see clearly.

If you feel annoyed, anxious and limited by reading glasses or varifocal spectacles, we can help. Don’t let your favourite hobbies become tiring chores.

Be free from reading specs for good. Experience the liberation from squinting and headaches that you might have already begun to accept as part of life.

Instead, look forward to enjoying everything that your vision has to offer. Whether you enjoy reading, gardening, or the great outdoors, everything looks better when your eyes see as young as you feel.

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Your vision is yellowing, duller, and cataracts are forming.

The effect on your life can vary from being slightly frustrating, through to significantly affecting your ability to function independently, or even causing a devastating reduction in vision.

Before you developed cataracts, you were living a full life. You may enjoy the outdoors, have indoor hobbies or enjoy travelling. Or, perhaps you have finished working and are now taking the time to enjoy everything you may have missed when you were busy making a living.

Sadly, your eyes now dull the shine of life’s beautiful landscape. The trees, the flowers and even the sky don’t seem as bright as they used to look.

Get your life back without the compromise.

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Discover the number one oversight patients make when choosing cataract surgery

Most people have cataract surgery without knowing about all the options they actually have surrounding cataract surgery. Unfortunately, most people only find this out after having cataract operation. The information in this Wales Cataract Guide could save you frustration and worry. Simply click the button below to give us your email and we’ll send you our free guide.

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About the expert

Prof Mohammed Muhtaseb, FRCOphth

Consultant Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgeon

Based in South Wales, he is one of the very few ophthalmologists working in the UK who is a fellowship-trained specialist in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He holds full specialist registration with the General Medical Council and was appointed as a Consultant in the NHS in 2006.