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Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and surgery of the visual pathways, including the eye, brain, and areas surrounding the eye, such as the lacrimal system and eyelids.

  • The department handles all emergency cases and elective surgical procedures like suture-less cataract surgery, Endo Nasal DCR and laser treatment for diabetic retinopathy.
  • Students are trained in history taking, methods of examination and OPD instruments. Eventually, the training requires them to observe and then make case presentations.
  • Postgraduate students are taught extensively at the Advanced Learning Center (ALC), where they learn suturing on cadavers.
  • A CD library has also been established for them to learn new, innovative surgical procedures.
  • Several CMEs are conducted by the department in the field of Neuro Ophthalmology, Oculoplasty, Immunology, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Orbit, etc.
  • PG students are also posted to higher learning centres.
  • The staff of Ophthalmology is actively involved in developing integrated ophthalmic care, catering to patients through various camps.
  • Apart from basic ophthalmology equipment like A-scans, the department also features lasers, perimetry, B-scan and fundus camera.


  • Dr S. Ananth Bhandary

    Professor & HOD

  • Dr. Thanuja G P

    Associate Professor

  • Dr. Soumya Ramani

    Associate Professor

  • Dr. Y Ksheeraja

    Associate Professor

  • Dr. Divya D S

    Associate Professor

  • Dr. Arun Bhatti

    Associate Professor

  • Dr. Samyakta Shetti

    Assistant Professor

  • Dr.Sirisha Vinzamuri

    Senior Resident

  • Dr. Sahana S.Karanth

    Senior Resident

  • Dr. Sadhwini M.H.

    Senior Resident

By | 2023-01-19T06:56:55+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Clincal|Comments Off on OPHTHALMOLOGY

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