During his tenure in Department of Ophthalmology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital , Dr. Tarun was posted to Rotary Sunder Lal Eye Hospital, Chandausi, U.P for one month where he was actively involved in O.P.D, O.T, village camps, school screening programmes and sub clinics
Presently in Centre for Sight, he is managing all Anterior Segment, cataract and refractive surgery and Glaucoma cases. Apart from routine OPD diaganostic and therapeutic procedures,
He is independently performing surgeries like;
Small incision cataract surgery with IOL
Phacoemulsification surgery with IOL implant.
C3R for keratoconus
Refractive surgery –LASIK (customized), Blade free LASIK, PRK ,ICL, SMILE
Glaucoma surgery – Trabeculectomy, Combined Phacotrab
Pterygium Surgery with conjunctival auto graft.
Surgical repair of - Globe perforation, Lid lacerations
Till now, he has done more than 5000 phacoemulsification procedures with a very high success rate. He is presently doing all under topical anesthesia. He has managed numerous complicated cataract cases like small pupil, hypermature/morgagnian cataracts, traumatic cataracts, uveitis, subluxated lens, posterior polar cataract, combined phaco-trabe, etc. He is independently performing Femto-laser assisted cataract surgery, Multifocal IOLs ,Toric IOLs and ICLs.
He has done more than 1500 refractive surgeries which includes customized Lasik, Bladeless LASIK, PRKs, ICL and SMILE procedures. All his patients are highly satisfied.
Qualification - M.B.B.S. ( 2004 – 2010)
• Completed at Kesar SAL medical college,Ahmedabad with 1 year rotating internship at BJ medical college, Ahmedabad.
D.O. ( 2011 – 2013 )
• Completed in April 2013 at M & J Institute of Ophthalmology, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
Location - Gujarat (Ahmedabad-Navrangpura)
• Experience in anterior segment surgeries like Refractive Surgery, Cataract, Pterygium Excision, Anti Glaucoma Surgery, Keratoplasty, AMG Transplant
• Attended a Mass CATARACT Surgery Camp, held at Bodhgaya, Bihar in March 2014.(operated >200 cases)
• PHACO fellowship from Sankara Nethralaya in April-May 2014.
• Operated more than 1000 Phaco Surgeries including Monofocal, Multifocal and Toric IOLs
• Presented a PAPER on “PRE & POST OPERATIVE ASTIGMATISM FOLLOWING PTERYGIUM EXCISION” in GOS CONFERENCE held in 2012
• Attended a PG teaching programme held by AIOS at Nagpur in 2012.
• Cataract And Community Ophthalmology Fellowship From SANKARA NETHRALAYA in 2014.
• Clinical teaching of M.B.B.S. students during residency: 2011-2013.
• Worked as a Junior Resident in AMC MET Medical College,Ahmedabad from May 2013-Oct 2013
• Previously worked as a Junior Resident in GMERS Medical College,Sola, Ahmedabad, from Nov 2013- Oct 2016
• Previously worked as a part-time consultant at Clear vision Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad, from Sept 2015- Oct 2016
• Currently working at Centre For Sight, Ahmedabad as a Consultant and Refractive Surgeon at DDLC, New Vision Laser Centre, Ahmedabad since November 2016.
Cataract, Cornea and Refractive services
MBBS MS FIAS FICO Fellow in Cornea and Refractive services
Dr. Tulika Chauhan has completed her graduation and post-graduation from Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College, Indore, M.P. During her residency she was an academic in charge of undergraduates and post graduates. She has been trained in anterior segment surgeries in some of the reputed institute of India like Susrut eye foundation and research center (Kolkata), Venu eye Institute and research Center (New Delhi) and Chandraprabha eye hospital (Assam). She pursued her fellowship in Cornea and Refractive surgeries from Massachusetts eye and ear infirmary, University of Harvard (Boston) and Jules stein eye institute, University of California at Los Angeles (Los Angeles). Before being a part of Center for Sight Family she was working as a visiting Consultant in Cornea services at “Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany) Her area of surgical expertise includes Refractive surgeries, Corneal Transplant, Cataract surgeries, Limbal stem cell deficiency management, Keratoprosthesis, Ocular surface rehabilitation. Her area of research includes Keratoconus, Limbal stem cell deficiency, Keratoprosthesis, Corneal dystrophies, HumanOptics artificial iris and Dry eye disease.
Dr. Varun Malhotra completed his Basic Medical education from Topiwala National Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital , Mumbai and MS in Ophthalmology from JJM Medical College ,Davanagere affiliated to Rajiv
Gandhi University of Health Sciences , Bangalore followed by a Fellowship in Cornea , Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery from the prestigious
Sankara Nethralaya , Chennai .
He finished Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship in Microincision Cataract Surgeries from Sankara Netralaya and was a Zeiss-Ophthalmic Diagnostics fellow at LV Prasad
Eye Institute , Hyderabad . He has also trained under Dr. Rupal Shah in
Refractive Surgery who is an authority on the subject.
Dr. Varun’s previous experience includes a stint as Consultant - Anand Eye Institute , Hyderabad and Consultant – Pushpagiri Eye Institute , Secunderabad
. He was also a Visiting Consultant at Pushpagiri Eye Institute , Vizianagram and Indo-US Hospital , Malakpet ,Hyderabad .
His special areas of interest are Microincision Cataract Surgeries, Corneal
Transplants and Refractive Surgeries with special emphasis on Femto
Procedures. He has Published papers and has delivered lectures at various state and National conferences.
He is also the Academic Co-ordinator for “ eyeOpener education programme “ for post graduate students .
Dr. Vikas Menon has completed his postgraduation from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi and Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit & Ocular Oncology from the prestigious LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. Dr. Menon specializes in plastic & reconstructive surgery of eyelids and orbit. He is also a qualified specialist for Botox treatment for cosmetic & neurological uses. His other areas of interest include tumors of eyelids, orbit, ocular surface & intraocular tumors especially Retinoblastoma. He also has vast experience in managing patients of thyroid eye disease and cases of periocular trauma. He has been invited as speaker in various national and international conferences. Dr. Menon also has to his credit publications in both indexed and non-indexed journals and chapters in text books.
Formerly Consultant and Professor in the Army Hospital Research and Referral, Delhi.
Professor in Armed Forces Medical College, Pune & Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi.
MBBS from Kolkata Medical College and Hospitals, having stood first in the university in Surgery, Diploma in Ophthalmology from Delhi University, MS from Delhi University, Long Term Training in Glaucoma from Dr Rajender Prasad Center of Ophthalmic Sciences,AIIMS, PGDGM from IGNOU.
Her areas of professional expertise:
Glaucoma management including trabeculectomies,Valve surgery,Lasers in Glaucoma, Paediatric Glaucoma; cataract surgery including combined Glaucoma and cataract surgery, management of corneal diseases and keratoplasty including Triple procedures,lid surgeries, Medical Retina, Contact lens management, management of uveal diseases and management of ocular trauma.