Mark R. Mandel, MD

Mark R. Mandel, MD has been selected by hundreds of eye doctors and other physicians to perform LASIK, corneal transplant, and cataract surgery on themselves, their families, and their office staff.

Mark R. Mandel, MD

As a sub-specialist Dr. Mandel has performed over 70,000 LASIK procedures and 20,000 cataract/IOL procedures. He has been serving Bay Area patients since 1983.

Mark R. Mandel, MD

We are proud to offer state of the art technology for measuring the eye and performing the latest in advanced surgical techniques… always striving to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Mark R. Mandel, MD

Graduate of Oxford University, UCLA School of Medicine, Fellowship trained cornea transplant and refractive specialist. Chosen by more surgeons to perform surgery on themselves and their families.


Dr. Mark Mandel, MD – Ophthalmologist

Serving San Jose, Hayward, Castro Valley, & Concord

Dr. Mark R. Mandel - Laser Eye SurgeonMark R Mandel, MD is regarded as one of the best ophthalmologists in the Bay Area. He is a fellowship-trained corneal and refractive surgery specialist and is among the most experienced cataract surgeons in California. He has received the Castle and Connolly “TOP DOCTORS” award yearly since 2017.

Dr. Mandel was trained at Oxford University in England and graduated with honors while receiving both a bachelor’s and master’s Degree. He then earned his medical degree from the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine before completing his ophthalmology residency at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Mandel then completed a corneal transplant fellowship at the University of Iowa under the direction of Jay H Krachmer, MD.

The “Doctor’s Doctor”

Mark Mandel, MD is known in the East Bay Area as the “Doctor’s Doctor” due to the fact that he is consistently selected by eye doctors and physicians to perform surgeries on them, their families, and their office staff. The doctors that he operates on cite Dr. Mandel’s knowledge, surgical skill, and integrity as the reasons that they put their trust in him.

This trust carries over to the thousands of patients that Dr. Mandel sees every year. Dr. Mandel is considered an expert in the field of premium laser cataract surgery, and LASIK surgery. Along with the dedicated and experienced Optima Eye Care team, Dr. Mandel provides high-quality care, in a caring environment.

Dr. Mark Mandel has been a recipient of the Castle Connolly Top Doctors award since 2017.

To learn more about your vision correction options with East Bay eye specialist Mark Mandel, MD, schedule a consultation at Optima Eye Care today. Contact us by calling 877-210-2020 or by emailing us today. Offices located in Hayward, San Jose, Concord, and Castro Valley.

“Dr Mandel and the whole office team are not only professional and super-talented but also kind and thoughtful. I have to say I was nervous going into the office for the first time to discuss LASIK (particularly since my job depends on my eyes), but they answered all my questions patiently and made me feel completely confident with my decision. I had the procedure done about two months ago, and I’m loving being able to see without glasses! I highly recommend Dr. Mandel and am confident he is the most qualified and committed LASIK doctor in the Bay Area if not the nation. Thank you, Dr. Mandel!” – Yelp Patient Review

Oxford University Graduate  UCLA School of Medicine Graduate American Board of Ophthalmology Member

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Physicians and patients have traveled from all over the world to Mark R. Mandel, MD

If you would like to meet with Dr. Mandel to discuss your personal vision needs, please contact our office today to schedule a consultation.

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Laser Refractive Surgeries

Laser refractive surgery corrects focusing errors of the eye (e.g., nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism) in order to improve visual sharpness and clarity. Procedures include LASIK, laser cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange.


Premium Cataract Surgery

At Optima Eye we offer premium cataract surgery. Patients can opt for laser cataract surgery and / or premium intraocular lens implants, with several options to fit your unique lifestyle.


Complete Eye Care

Dr. Mandel and his team of professionals offer a complete continuum of general eye care services to accommodate every patient’s needs — whether those needs are as simple as a routine eye exam, or as complex as laser vision correction.


Dry Eye Treatment

Dry eye syndrome, which affects more than 100 million people worldwide, can be painful and debilitating. Dr. Mandel uses several approaches to treat dry eye, ranging from medication to punctal plugs.


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Hayward Location

1237 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

San Jose Location

455 O’Connor Drive, Suite 360
San Jose, CA 95128

Castro Valley Location

20400 Lake Chabot Road, Suite 302
Castro Valley, CA 94546

Concord Location

1401 Willow Pass Rd., Suite 100
Concord, CA 94520
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