The greatest technology still requires an expert hand

Meet Edward E. Manche, MD, Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Professor of Ophthalmology

Edward E. Manche, MD, is the Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Stanford Eye Laser Center and Professor of Ophthalmology in the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is a world renowned expert in laser and surgical techniques for vision correction, and has personally performed over 50,000 laser vision correction procedures. He is recognized as one of the top performing laser vision correction surgeons in the United States. He is honored to be listed in a number of surveys of the best physicians in the United States including: "America’s Top Doctors", "Best Doctors in America", "Top Doctors in Silicon Valley", "America’s Top Ophthalmologists", "Top 500 Doctors in the Bay Area" and "Guide to Americas Top Ophthalmologists".

The breadth and depth of his knowledge has brought invitations for lectures throughout both the United States and internationally. As a visiting assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, he devoted two additional years to  specialized training and research to laser and refractive surgery and to developing new laser and refractive techniques for correcting nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. Dr. Manche has performed numerous FDA clinical trials over the years that have contributed to the approval of a variety of new surgical procedures. 

Dr. Manche advanced the field of refractive surgery as one of the leading ophthalmologists in the United States authorized by the FDA to conduct clinical trials of the Artisan™ implantable contact Lens, the PRL™ Phakic Refractive Lens implantable contact lens and Conductive Keratoplasty for farsightedness.

Send an email to Dr. Manche and the Stanford Eye Laser Center staff with any questions you may have.


Meet Dr. Manche

Edward E. Manche, M.D., Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery and Stanford University Professor of Ophthalmology.