Pediatric ophthalmology and squint
LASIK and Refractive surgery
Consultant – Centre for Sight, Indore
M.B.B.S, D.O.M.S, F.C.O., F.P.OS.
Dr. Avinash Bagzai was born and brought up in Indore, did his schooling from St.Paul's HSS and his M.B.B.S. and then postgraduate training from MGMMC & MYH Indore. After that he did a 3 year fellowship from the prestigious Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya, Chitrakoot during which he excelled not only in Cataract surgery but also as a Super Specialist in Squint & Pediatric Ophthalmology.
He has more than 10 years of experience in field of ophthalmology and has worked as Consultant in the past at Choithram Netralaya & at Vasan eye care. So far he has done more than 19,000 + surgeries and regularly performs the highly advanced Phaco & MICS cataract surgeries that too under no-injection, no-stich, no-bandage topical anesthesia technique. His skills & knowledge in Pediatric ophthalmology, Squint, Oculaplasty & LASIK surgery makes him a versatile surgeon and adds to his scope of services.
He has keen interest in academics also and regularly participates and presents his research & work in all the National & State level conferences. He was recently awarded with the prestigious Dr. M. N. Bande award, for best video presentation on surgery.
Dr. Avnindra Gupta has done his graduation and post-graduation from the prestigious Banaras Hindu University. Thereafter, he completed his fellowship in retina & vitreous from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. After fellowship he started working there as a Consultant Retina vitreous and was subsequently promoted and was given charge of Department of Retina Vitreous at Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelvelli.
Dr. Gupta specializes in the field of retina–vitreous and Glued sclera fixated IOLs. He is among the few doctors to have treated the largest number of patients in world for Glued IOL. Dr. Gupta had done Instruction courses in AIOS, APAO, VRSI as chief instructor and has been the part of number of instruction courses as co-instructors in conferences like American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), ESCRS, APVRSI, APAO. He has 42 research papers in his name in various national and international forums.
Dr. Gupta has trained numerous ophthalmologists, delivered various lectures in national, state and district level conferences and CME Programmes. He has presented difficult cases at various forums and has always been at the forefront of contributing to the development of ophthalmology.
Dr Charu Khurana has completed her MBBS and internship from Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) followed by MS in Ophthalmology from Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) . She then did her Senior Residency from Guru Nanak Eye Center, MAMC. She has aslo cleared the Diplomate of National Board (DNB). Thereafter, she joined Centre for Sight as a Consultant in 2008 and has been with the organization ever since.
Additionally, Dr Charu recieved training from the Edward Harkness Eye Institute, University of Columbia, New York in 2010. She has also recieved the Fellow of All India Collegium of Ophthalmology degree in Glaucoma.
Dr Charu is the recipient of the Special Gold Medal for her outstanding contribution to Ophthalmology by the Intra-ocular Implant and Refractive Surgery Society of India. A member of the All India Ophtahlmological Society and Delhi Ophthalmological Society, she is a popular speaker at both national and international conferences and has traveled extensively in India and abroad to deliver lectures on various topics. She has also authored numerous articles and chapters in various books and related to Ophthalmology. She is the Section Editor of the Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology for Refractive Surgery and an Instruction Course evaluator for All India Ophtahlmological Society for Glaucoma.
Dr Charu specializes in Cataract, Glaucoma and Refractive Surgery. A warm and caring doctor, she has a strong patient following and is especially known for her gentle, pleasant and positive nature.
Dr. Chirag Mittal has completed his medical graduation from Smt. NHL Medical College, Ahmedabad. After completing his post-graduation from Delhi, he pursued a 2-year Fellowship in Cornea & Anterior segment from prestigious LVPrasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.
Dr. Mittal specializes in treatment of corneal ailments with expertise in management of keratoconus with C3R, INTACS, various Refractive surgeries including Femto LASIK, SMILE, ICL and advanced cataract surgery.
Dr. Mittal is extensively trained in lamellar corneal transplant procedures like DALK and DSAEK. His special interests include Limbal stem cell transplant, Keratoprosthesis, Amniotic membrane and mucous membrane grafts for management of ocular surface disorders like chemical injuries and Steven Johnson syndrome.
Dr. Dinesh Talwar, who is an alumni of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, completed his post-graduation from the same Institution in 1988 and then joined the Retina Unit of Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, New Delhi, initially as a Senior Resident and then worked as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology (1992 to 1998) , Associate Professor of Ophthalmology ( 1998 to 2002 ) and from 2002 onwards as Additional Professor of Ophthalmology, in the Vitreo Retina Unit. In 2003, He resigned as Additional Professor of Ophthalmology (Retina Unit) to join Centre for Sight, New Delhi as Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreo retinal Surgeon.
He has extensive independent experience of over three decades, in medical and surgical management of vitreoretinal disorders including age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy and complicated retinal detachments with severe proliferative vitreoretinopathy, vitreous hemorrhage due to Diabetes mellitus or Eales’ disease with associated traction or combined traction-rhegmatogenous detachments and traumatic retinal detachment.
Dr. Dinesh Talwar has a special interest in surgical management of postoperative and post traumatic endophthalmitis and was awarded the Dr. P. Siva Reddy Oration by the All India Ophthalmological Society for his work on this subject.
He has always had an academic bent of mind and in the course of his career, he has edited two books, written seventeen chapters in books, published more than 50 articles in International peer reviewed and National Journals and made more than 150 presentations in various National and International conferences.
Dr. Talwar has also received the Prof. Dr. Mohammad Daud Khan Oration from the SAARC Academy of Ophthalmology and was the recipient of the Sadguru Medal for Outstanding service towards Ophthalmic Education and Teaching in India by the Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust in 2018, the A. C. Agarwal Trophy for Best Paper by Delhi Ophthalmological Society in 2000, 1997 (as Co-author) and in 1994 (as Presenter) and Dr. R.N. Roy Memorial best paper award by Indian Public Health Association.
Dr. Talwar has served Delhi Ophthalmological Society, a body of over 4000 members as the Founding Editor of its Journal, Joint Secretary, Treasurer and as Secretary of the Society from 1999-2001, and is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Society of India and All India Ophthalmological Society.
Designation - Director- Glaucoma services, Center for Sight
Qualification - MD
Location – Delhi/NCR
Dr. Harsh Kumar has done his MBBS (GOLD MEDALLIST) from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and MD (GOLD MEDALLIST) from Dr. R P Centre, AIIMS with Bodh Raj Sabharwal Medal (topped 2 sequential batches of MD ophthalmology at DR R P Centre). He also won the best Senior resident award at Dr. R P Centre AIIMS. He was formerly the President of Glaucoma Society of India (2010-12) & Additional Professor Glaucoma unit at Dr. R P Centre, AIIMS.
Dr. Kumar has over 66 publications in indexed journals, three books and innumerable chapters in various books to his credit mostly related to his extensive work in the field of Glaucoma. He has guided over 25 students in their thesis work related to Glaucoma. Dr. Kumar has nine laser procedures for glaucoma and anterior segment described for the FIRST TIME IN WORLD literature, one being cited in the Shields text book of Glaucoma.
Dr. Kumar has conducted numerous courses successfully at AIOS and DOS as chief instructor and is a prolific teacher taking lectures throughout the country and abroad. He performs the most complicated glaucoma procedures using the latest technology available in India including valves, shunts drainage devices and routine surgeries.
Dr. Kumar has numerous awards and honors to his credit over the years. He was conferred the International Medical Scholars Programme Award (ECFMG fellowship) with a Fellowship at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA (This award is given only to 20 people all over world every alternate year). He was awarded D B Chandra oration in 2007 for outstanding work in glaucoma given by the Alumni association of Allahabad University; the AN Pandeya oration award in the 44th Bihar Ophthalmological Society meeting held at Bodh Gaya in 2010; was awarded an "International Eye Foundation" (IEF) Project, Awarded for Humanitarian service (maximum number of cataract cases done in any eye camp) by Lion club, North India Region, PN Taneja Award for best paper on Retinopathy of prematurity read at Annual Pediatric Society Conference, Certificate of Merit for the best paper presentation at the Annual DOS conference, Delhi (1994), First prize in Ophthalmic Quiz held at the AIOS Conference 1990/1988, A C Aggarwal Trophy (1988) for best paper presentation in Annual meeting of Delhi Ophthalmological society, Best Resident Award (1987) for outstanding Clinical & Research performance in senior residency, Bodh Raj Sabharwal Medal (1985), secured first position in MD (Post Graduation) and maximum marks obtained in two consecutive MD batches, ICMR (1985) Fellowship for medical research, received Senior Science Talent Scholarship (1975), Best Talk of the year award from DOS (1997), Best Clinical Talk at the Annual DOS MEETING (2007), Pratap Narain Memorial Lecture given at Ghaziabad Ophthalmic Society (2008), he was the Resource teacher for DOS for a number of years regularly, has been invited guest at numerous national and international fora to talk about advances in techniques in medical and surgical management of glaucoma as well as lasers.
Dr. HemaRawal has graduated from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh, India(1994) and done her MS from Army Hospital Research& Referral, New Delhi (Delhi University1996-1999). She then did her DNB (Ophthalmology) in 1999, Basic Sciences assessment in ophthalmology from International council of ophthalmology in 2000, FRCS (Glasgow) from Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow, UK, FNB (topped the all india FNB entrance exam 2004) - Vitreo Retina, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India, Clinical fellow - Vitreoretina, Western Eye hospital, Imperial College NHS trust, London.
She has underwent Vitreo-retina training from the prestigious L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad; Phacoemulsification training from ICARE Eye hospital & Post Graduate institute, Noida; Contact lens training from Venu Eye Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi and Short-term training in Anterior segment from R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi.
Dr. Rawal is proficient in Medical, Diagnostic & Surgical Retina. She has vast experience of treating all kinds of medical retinal disorders and doing vitreoretinasurgeries.She has previously worked as Vitreo Retina Fellow at Western Eye Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital NHS trust, Imperial College London; Speciality Doctor in ophthalmology at Great Western Hospital, Swindon& Marlborough NHS trust; done Observership in Vitreo-retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London; Consultant Vitreo-retina at Venu Eye Institute & Research Centre, New Delhi; Retina fellow (long Term) at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad; Eye specialist at CharakPalika Hospital, NDMC, MotiBagh, New Delhi; Eye surgeon at LokKalyanSamiti Eye Hospital, New Delhi.
Dr. Rawal has many publications to her name and is an active participant in presentations at various conferences and events in India & abroad.