Dr. Gitansha Shreyas Sachdev

Cataract, Ophthalmology (Eye), Refractive Surgery / Lasik

Profile

Current Position:

  • Consultant - Cataract and Refractive Services
  • Academic Incharge for Postgraduate and Fellowship programme
  • Member Secretary, Ethics Committee of The Eye Foundation

Areas Of Expertise:

  • Topical phacoemulsification including Femtosecond Laser assisted cataract surgery
  • Premium Intraocular Lenses including Toric and Multifocal implants
  • Refractive surgery including latest advances such as Small Incision Lenticule Extraction (SMILE) and topography modified Contoura LASIK
  • Phakic Intraocular Lenses
  • Advances in Keratoconus management including Intra Corneal Ring Segment implantation and topography guided surface ablation with Corneal Collagen Crosslinking (CXL)
  • Advanced Cross Linking procedures including PIXL and Customised cross linking

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Masters of Surgery (MS) in Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship of International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO)
  • Member of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd)

Significant Awards and Achievements:

  • Awarded Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR) grant for research work entitled "Safety and efficacy of corneal collagen crosslinking with riboflavin-A in progressive keratoconus" in 2012
  • The youngest recipient of the Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India (IIRSI) special Gold Medal for her achievements in Cataract and Refractive Surgery (2018) presented by Vice President of India, Honourable Shri Venkaiah Naidu
  • Indian Journal of Ophthalmology Honour award for peer review for "immense contribution to Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology by voluntary involvement in the critical review process of the journal and for excellence in the overall quality of scientific review, number of manuscripts reviewed and punctuality during the year 2017-2018"
  • Assistant Editor of Refractive Surgery for Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology: 2017 till date
  • Guest reviewer for various high impact international journals of Cataract and Refractive surgery including Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (JCRS), BMC Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology case reports, Eye, Eye and Vision, Journal of Ocular Biology and Clinical Ophthalmology.
  • Numerous publications in peer- reviewed international journals
  • Contributed to various chapters in Cataract and Refractive Surgery books
  • Multiple Instruction courses, papers and posters presented in various national and international conferences
  • Membership of All India Ophthalmic Society(AIOS), Delhi Ophthalmic Society (DOS), American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Society (TNOA)

Publications:

  • Sachdev MS, Gupta D Sachdev GS, Sachdev R. Tailored stromal expansion with a refractive lenticule for cross-linking the ultrathin cornea. J Cataract Refract Surg2015; 41:918-923
  • Sachdev GS, Sachdev R, Gupta H, Sachdev R. Unilateral corneal ectasia following Small incision Lenticule Extraction. J Cataract Refract Surg2015; 41:2014-2018
  • Sachdev GS, Sachdev MS. Recent advances in corneal collagen cross-linking: Review. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2017; 65:787-96. featured in AAO newsletter as new journal studies from India (AIOS)
  • Sachdev GS, Sachdev MS. Optimizing outcomes with multifocal intraocular lenses: Review. Indian Journal Ophthalmology 2017; 65(12):1294-1301
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S, Ramamurthy D. Comparative analysis of safety and efficacy of photorefractive keratectomy versusphotorefractive keratectomy combined with crosslinking. Clinical Ophthalmol 2018:12 783-790
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S, Sharma U, Ramamurthy D. Visual outcomes of patients bilaterally implanted with extended range of vision intraocular lens: A prospective study. Indian Journal Ophthalmology 2018; 66:407-10
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S, Kumar S, Ramamurthy D. Unilateral sterile infiltrate following Small incision lenticule extraction. Journal Cataract Refract Surg 2017; 5:59-60
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S. Clinical presentation following photorefractive intrastromal crosslinking. Indian Journal Ophthalmology 2018; 66:993-4
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S. Corneal regularization following customized corneal collagen crosslinking. Indian Journal Ophthalmology 2018 Sep;66(9):1310-1311
  • Tiwari N, Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S, Ramamurthy C, Ramamurthy D. Comparative analysis of visual outcomes and ocular aberrations following wavefront optimized and topo-guided customized femtosecond laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia and myopic astigmatism: a contralateral eye study. Indian J Ophthalmol 2018; 66:1558-61
  • Sachdev GS. Commentary: Comparison of changes in refractive error and corneal curvature following small-incision lenticule extraction and femtosecond laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol 2018; 66:1567-8.
  • Sachdev GS. Software for management of repeated suction loss during femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg 2018:6 49-50
  • Sachdev GS, Sachdev MS. CIRCLE software for management of suction loss following Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. J Cataract Refract Surg Online Case Reports 2019; 7:1-2
  • Sachdev GS, Diwan S Sachdev MS. Unilateral fungal keratitis following Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. J Cataract Refract Surg Online case reports 2019; 7: 11-13
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy D. Long-term safety of posterior chamber implantable phakic contact lens for the correction of myopia. Clinical Ophthalmology 2019, 13: 137-142
  • Sachdev GS, Singh S, Ramamurthy S, Rajpal N, Ramamurthy D. Comparative analysis of clinical outcomes between two types of posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses for correction of myopia and myopic astigmatism. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019 Jul;67(7):1061-1065
  • Sachdev MS, Gupta H, Malik R, Sachdev R, Sachdev GS. Femtosecond laser with integrated anterior segment optical coherence tomography as a tool to detect pre-existing posterior capsular dehiscence and increase safety in posterior polar cataracts. Accepted for publication in Journal Of Cataract Refract Surg
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S, Dandapani R. Photorefractive Intrastromal cross-linking (PiXL) for treatment of low myopia: clinical outcomes using transepithelial approach with supplemental oxygen. Accepted for publication in Journal Of Cataract Refract Surg
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy S, Dandapani R. Stop sign for correct tissue plane identification in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. Accepted for publication in Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology
  • Sachdev GS, Soundariya R, Lakshmi C, Ramamurthy S, Dandapani R.Impact of anterior capsular polishing on capsular opacification rate in eyes undergoing femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery. Accepted for publication in Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology
  • Sachdev MS, Gupta H, Sachdev GS, Khurana C. Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery. Telengana Ophthalmic Society Today Volume 1 issue 4 2017
  • Sachdev GS, Gupta H, Sachdev GS. Current status of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. Telengana Ophthalmic Society Today Volume 1 issue 4 2017
  • Sachdev GS, Gupta H, Sachdev MS. Current status of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. Delhi Ophthalmic Society Times. Volume 23(2): September-October 2017

Chapters in Books:

  • Sachdev GS, Sachdev MS. Refractive Surgery and Phakic Intraocular lenses. Postgraduate Ophthalmology Upcoming Edition. Zia Chaudhary
  • Sachdev GS, Deshmukh R, Gupta H, Sachdev M. Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery in posterior polar cataract. Recent advances in Ophthalmology Edition 14. HV Nema
  • Sachdev GS, Ramamurthy D. Astigmatism Management in Cataract Surgery. Recent advances in Ophthalmology Edition 14. HV Nema
  • Sachdev GS. Eye tracking in excimer laser correction. All India Ophthalmic Society Ready Reckoner CME series 2018
  • Ramamurthy C, Sachdev GS. Small Incision Lenticule Extraction. All India Ophthalmic Society Ready Reckoner CME series 2018
  • Sachdev GS, Sachdev MS. Refractive Surgery. Postgraduate Ophthalmology 2nd Edition. Zia Chaudhary
  • Sachdev MS, Sachdev GS. Femtosecond Laser assisted Cataract Surgery. Lasers in Cataract Surgery. HV Nema