Edward Manche

Edward Manche

Refractive surgery specialist, Cornea specialist

Bio:   Edward E. Manche, MD is Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at Stanford University School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed residency training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry at New Jersey where he served as Chief Resident. He completed a two-year fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA.

Dr. Manche is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and received its Achievement Award in 2003 and its Senior Achievement Award in 2014. He was elected to active membership in the American Ophthalmological Society in 2011, and is recognized in Best Doctors in America and Guide to America's Top Physicians. He serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Ophthalmology, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and Journal of Refractive Surgery.

He lectures widely on topics in cornea and refractive surgery and has published over 115 peer-reviewed articles and 25 book chapters.
4.8 out of 5
241 Patient Ratings
69 Patient Comments

Corneal and External Eye Diseases

Eye Laser Center

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: UCLA Ophthalmology Fellowships (1996) CA
  • Residency: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School Ophthalmology Residency (1994) NJ
  • Medical Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine Office of the Registrar (1990) NY
  • Internship: Staten Island University Hospital (1991) NY
  • Board Certification: Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (1996)

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Explanations

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Listens

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Includes you in decisions

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Clear Communication

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Confidence in your doctor

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SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I was very impressed w/the level of professionalism the doctor and staff provided.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I do wish that the care providers washed their hands before touching me. I know that in an eye clinic, it might not seem as important as other areas, but it would make me feel better to see the clinician wash their hands with soap before sticking their hands on my face and/or eye. I am very pleased with seeing how the nurse/assistants cleaned all the machines with alcohol before they used them on me.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Manche was great. During my initial screening assessment, I wished I had spent more time prior thinking of exhaustive questions to ask. I ended up doing quite a bit of research between my assessment and the actual procedure, even if it was only 6 days between each. I was mentally prepared for the recovery period, but I do think Dr. Manche needs to ensure that future patients are just as aware, as the recovery duration might be taken for granted by some who don't do their research and just jump into getting the procedure done thinking that it is similar to lasik. During all of my visits, Dr. Manche was attentive and always answered all of my questions in a professional and caring manner, so I was entirely satisfied with all of my visits.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I asked plenty of questions regarding treatment, procedure, recovery, etc-all questions were answered and I was able to move through various stages of treatment with no anxiety or concerns.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Overall, excellent experience. one thing I would mention is that if you could tell patients that after they stop using the drops that their vision would become less blurry and heal faster, that would help quell some anxiety. I thought the using the drops would make my vision less blurry and was a bit nervous that after a month my vision was still a bit hazy.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

what a difference! felt like doc was a concerned professional wanting to do good!

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

I have 5 co-workers whom are interested in getting corrective eye surgery. I will DEFINITELY recommend the Byer's eye institute and Dr. Manche!

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

I trust Dr. Manche's skill and judgement and will recommend him to everyone I know who is interested in the procedure I had. In my view, He and his assistants are the best in the world!

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

All your staff is awesome.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Manche seems incredibly knowledgeable and very experienced. I feel safer going to a doctor like him

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Manche, after laying out his view of the considerations involved did not care about my wishes. I am capable of making choices about my own health care. The opportunity to do so was denied by this person.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr. Manche very caring the best!

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4.8 out of 5
241 Patient Ratings
69 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I was very impressed w/the level of professionalism the doctor and staff provided.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I do wish that the care providers washed their hands before touching me. I know that in an eye clinic, it might not seem as important as other areas, but it would make me feel better to see the clinician wash their hands with soap before sticking their hands on my face and/or eye. I am very pleased with seeing how the nurse/assistants cleaned all the machines with alcohol before they used them on me.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Dr. Manche was great. During my initial screening assessment, I wished I had spent more time prior thinking of exhaustive questions to ask. I ended up doing quite a bit of research between my assessment and the actual procedure, even if it was only 6 days between each. I was mentally prepared for the recovery period, but I do think Dr. Manche needs to ensure that future patients are just as aware, as the recovery duration might be taken for granted by some who don't do their research and just jump into getting the procedure done thinking that it is similar to lasik. During all of my visits, Dr. Manche was attentive and always answered all of my questions in a professional and caring manner, so I was entirely satisfied with all of my visits.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

I asked plenty of questions regarding treatment, procedure, recovery, etc-all questions were answered and I was able to move through various stages of treatment with no anxiety or concerns.

SHC Patient, Jul 2019

Overall, excellent experience. one thing I would mention is that if you could tell patients that after they stop using the drops that their vision would become less blurry and heal faster, that would help quell some anxiety. I thought the using the drops would make my vision less blurry and was a bit nervous that after a month my vision was still a bit hazy.

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

what a difference! felt like doc was a concerned professional wanting to do good!

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

I have 5 co-workers whom are interested in getting corrective eye surgery. I will DEFINITELY recommend the Byer's eye institute and Dr. Manche!

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

I trust Dr. Manche's skill and judgement and will recommend him to everyone I know who is interested in the procedure I had. In my view, He and his assistants are the best in the world!

SHC Patient, Jun 2019

All your staff is awesome.

SHC Patient, May 2019

Dr. Manche seems incredibly knowledgeable and very experienced. I feel safer going to a doctor like him

SHC Patient, Apr 2019

Dr. Manche, after laying out his view of the considerations involved did not care about my wishes. I am capable of making choices about my own health care. The opportunity to do so was denied by this person.

SHC Patient, Feb 2019

Dr. Manche very caring the best!

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

Dr. Mande was very patient & informative, took extra time to answer my questions and help me feel comfortable w/ the procedure.

SHC Patient, Jan 2019

Dr. Manche very caring.

SHC Patient, Dec 2018

Very knowledgeable and friendly.

SHC Patient, Oct 2018

During my visit, Dr. Edward Manche and his staff made me feel very welcome, I was explained very careful and there was no pressure for me to decide with the procedure. Dr. Edward is very friendly as well as knowledgeable ; He let me know right away if I am either a candidate for LASIK or PRK. I am happy to have my eyes done with doctor Edward Manche and his staff. I will highly recommend Dr. Edward and the clinic with my friends and co-workers who might need their eyes correcting. Really like the service I received. 5 star. Excellent customer service !

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Will definitely recommend Dr. Manche! An excellent MD!

SHC Patient, Sep 2018

Sometimes I would ask questions and he would respond with, "You don't really want to know the complexity of it all." It would have been nice if he could summarize the response in a few laymens term sentences to answer my question, rather than disregard it.

SHC Patient, Jul 2018

dr Manche and his team were the best. willcontinue to recommend them with my highest compliments. so glad I found dr manche!

SHC Patient, Apr 2018

personable, friendly, comprehensive.

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

I love Dr. Manche and his staff! He's the best and I've referred another family member to him for the same diagnosis. He's the absolute best!!!

SHC Patient, Mar 2018

Dr. Manche is great and I trust him with his skills and decision making.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

I had a LOT of questions, and both Dr. Manche and Dr. Roe were patient and informative, giving me detailed explanations and spending a lot of time to ensure all of my questions were addressed and all of my options were thoroughly and completely explained. I'm not just choosing "Very Good" by default-I actually MEAN it. That high of a rating across the board is exceptionally rare from me. I cannot think of a single thing either Dr. Roe or Dr. Manche could have done better during our visit.

SHC Patient, Feb 2018

Dr. Manche was excellent. The LASIK procedure was very fast and pain-free. He was reassuring throughout the entire process.

SHC Patient, Jan 2018

Very patient thorough, wonderful, calming during procedure.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr Manche was much more concerned with his documentation than he was for me. when I was talking to him about my concerns and asking for his advice, he was looking at the computer/paperwork and typing on the computer. He didn't even act like he cared. I was really hurt.

SHC Patient, Dec 2017

Dr. Manche was so kind and friendly. I was bummed I couldn't get LASIK but Dr. Manche explained that he would keep me posted on possibilities for PRK in the future. I appreciated his willingness to keep in touch with me.

SHC Patient, Nov 2017

An excellent experience - definitely my most thorough eye examination ever in my life (I am 58 years of age).

SHC Patient, Oct 2017

Dr. Manche is the best. It was nice to have a social moment not talking about my eyes with Dr. Manche without him trying to end the conversation because he was in a hurry. He truly was caring.

SHC Patient, Sep 2017

I'm very grateful to Dr. Manche. He provided the highest quality medical care - everything from the procedure itself to one interactions before & after the surgery. I'm 100+% satisfied.

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

Dr. Manche is great!

SHC Patient, Aug 2017

dr manche is always very direct and matter-of-fact in his counseling and response to questions, which i appreciate.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

I was rather disappointed by the findings of the examination (I did not qualify as a candidate for eye laser surgery) and the Dr. very kindly acknowledged my disappointment and made an effort to lift my spirits.

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr Manche and Theresa Enríquez are very kind, caring and polite!

SHC Patient, Jul 2017

Dr. Manche was personable, pleasant & professional. Gave me great confidence in procedure & positive outcome.

SHC Patient, Jun 2017

the "very good" ratings were not gratuitous, they were earned

SHC Patient, May 2017

could have described it explained what to expect after the procedure. he didn't really go into any detail on what my experience would or should be like afterward.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Manche is the only and the best Dr. that I trust %100 and I highly recommend him to every one who needs surgery

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

They told me their honest and professional, opinion on my condition even when that meant I was not a good candidate for Lasix and would need no further treatment for the center.

SHC Patient, Apr 2017

Dr. Manche was outstanding in every way. I was very satisfied with the entire experience.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Pretty much my entire experience was exceptional. The one thing I might add is that the medication guidance differed slightly from the pharmacist to the nurse to Dr. Manche himself - for one of the eye drops, the pharmacist said 4 times a day and Dr. Manche said 6. But these were minor variations, and likely inconsequential.

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

Already recommended to several people!

SHC Patient, Feb 2017

dr Manche was direct professional gentle and very thorough. he explained results comprehensively, discussed a plan going forwards, and provided appropriate referrals.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

I have recommended Dr. Manche and his staff to over a dozen people over the past five years, and the feedback I've received has always been excellent.

SHC Patient, Jan 2017

love Dr. Manche!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2016

good

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

very reassuring demeanor during procedure, explained everything each step of the process and alleviated anxiety about the procedure itself well

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

Over all care provider are very warm and give full concern to the patient.

SHC Patient, Sep 2016

On checkout I was provided the medication and follow-up instructions at the front desk, so the physician did not actually provide them to me or provide any counseling about them.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Dr Manche was very friendly and took his time explaining the procedure and answering my questions.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Great service. Answered all my questions. Knowledgeable about all my questions. The only feedback I have is about the prescription for painkillers post-op. I was told to take the prescription as needed but when I did, the dosage was too high and I ended up feeling very sick for days. That was okay because the nurse said I could take half as much. However, they did not necessarily warn me about the sickness that I could experience. If I had known of the potential negative effects, I would have been more cautious about taking the regular amount instead of little by little.

SHC Patient, Aug 2016

Already recommended to several co-workers.

SHC Patient, Jun 2016

My visits to Dr. Manche's office have been the best experience I have had at a doctor's office in 15 years. Everyone, from the receptionist to the Dr, were incredibly helpful and friendly. Dr. Manche and his PA's take the time to answer your questions, even though I'm sure it's the thousandth time they've been asked them. It's the first time for me and they seem to get that. They're incredibly patient and take the time to make sure that you're completely comfortable and you understand what's going on.

SHC Patient, May 2016

straightforward, easy conversation. dr. Manche answered my questions thoroughly.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Would visit Dr. Manche again.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Manche was not only extremely knowledgeable with a fantastic reputation for his work but also very approachable. He took my concerns seriously & spent quite a bit of time answering all of my questions (even though I'm sure he gets the same questions 10 times a day).

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

I have been recommending Dr. Manche to everyone I meet since having my procedure. He and his staff provided the best medical experience & results ever.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Manche is a role model.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Manche is excellent. He explained the procedure very well and always made sure all of my questions were answered. I highly recommend him.

SHC Patient, Oct 2015

Dr Manche is OUTSTANDING!!!!

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

I HAVE recommended Dr. Manche's practice to many colleagues and/or friends, and in fact, some of them had their procedures done before mine.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

It was the best experience with a medical provider that I have had in recent memory (and I've been lucky enough not to have bad experiences).

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

I know Dr. Manche is busy, so I appreciate that he is patient when I have additional questions.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I called the office the day before my surgery because I was freaking out a little bit and really needed to ask Dr. Manche a few last minute questions. He got back to me shortly after and put my mind at ease. He made me feel very comfortable during the procedure, making sure I knew what was going on and that I was doing ok. Best of all, I can see! My sight has been pretty much perfect since the day after my surgery. It's truly amazing. Thank you so much Dr. Manche and the rest of the team!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

I strongly recommend Dr. Manche to everybody, I trust him with my life

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Dr. Manche is the best. I'd recommend him to everyone!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Dr. Manche was a terrific doctor.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Manche is great!!!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Impressed all around.