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 60,000 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. 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.


Visiting Us From out of Town?

We do everything in our power to make your visit simple and convenient.

From Beirut to Bangkok to Beijing to the Bay Area, patients come from all over the world to have laser vision correction surgery with Mark R. Mandel, MD.
We provide the following resources to make your visit to Optima Eye easy and enjoyable.

Convenient Scheduling Options

Although the San Francisco Bay Area is a great place to visit for an extended period of time, we realize that some of our out-of-town patients are on a tight schedule. We can help you make the most of your time by scheduling all your appointments for the same day — including your vision correction procedure.

At-Home Follow-Up Care

If you cannot return to Optima Eye for your follow-up appointments, Dr. Mandel can personally recommend physicians in your area to provide follow-up care.

Accommodation Information

Below is a list of hotels that are conveniently located throughout the South and East Bay. To make reservations, please contact the hotel directly.

San Jose

Embassy Suites
2885 Lakeside Drive
San Jose, CA 95054

Hyatt Regency
5101 Great America Parkway
San Jose, CA 95054

2700 Mission College Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95054

Castro Valley / Hayward

Comfort Suites
2419 Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546

Hampton Inn
24137 Mission Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94541

Quality Inn
2532 Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546


Concord Hilton
1970 John Glenn Drive
Concord, CA 94520

Crowne Plaza
45 John Glenn Drive
Concord, CA 94520

Days Inn
5370 Clayton Road
Concord, CA 94521

Restaurant Information

We also offer our out-of-town patients the following information about restaurants in the area. There is a wide range of types of cuisines available, from American fare to Japanese and Mexican cuisine options.

San Jose

American Irish Cuisine
4150 Great America Parkway
San Jose, CA 95054

Steak and Seafood
3955 Freedom Circle
San Jose, CA 95054

Mexican Food and Cantina
3935 Freedom Circle
San Jose, CA 95054

Castro Valley / Hayward

Bijou Restaurant and Bar
French California Cuisine
1036 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

Buffalo Bills Brewery
California Cuisine
1082 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

Buon Appetito
Italian Cuisine
917 A Street
Hayward, CA 94541

Dino’s Restaurant
American Family Dining
3600 Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546


Benihana Japanese Restaurant
1989 Diamond Blvd.
Concord, CA 94520

Elephant Bar
1225 Willow Pass Road
Concord, CA 94520

La Piñata
Mexican Restaurant
2301 Willow Pass Road
Concord, CA 94520

To schedule an appointment with San Jose / East Bay LASIK surgeon Dr. Mark R. Mandel, please contact Optima Eye today.
877-210-2020 ext. 3

We have four convenient locations:

1237 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

3945 Freedom Circle
Suite 130
San Jose, CA 95054

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

1401 Willow Pass Road
Suite 100
Concord, CA, 94520

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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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