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Dr. Srinivas Rao. V. K. - Cataract, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye), Refractive Surgery / Lasik, Orbit & Oculoplasty

Dr. Srinivas Rao. V. K.

Cataract, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye), Refractive Surgery / Lasik, Orbit & Oculoplasty


  • Dr. Srinivas Rao has been working in the field of cataract and glaucoma for period 22 years in these years he has had extensive experience in both the fields, establishing himself as a leader in the domain of related eye care.
  • He qualified as a medical practitioner from Karnatak Medical College.
  • He subsequently went ahead to do an advanced fellowship in at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai the fellowship gave him experience mainly in cataract and glaucoma surgeries.
  • He subsequently went for a short term oculoplasty fellowship with Dr AK Grover at Sri Gangaram Hospital in Delhi in the year he joined The Eye Foundation Hospital at Coimbatore as Senior Consultant and was subsequently promoted as centre head of Sungam branch for years where he performed more than 20,000 of cataract, glaucoma and other surgeries.
  • He subsequently moved to Bangalore and currently works as senior consultant at The Eye Foundation performing laser cataract surgery, phacoemulsification, lasik and oculoplasty procedures in addition to heading the glaucoma department

Current Position

  • Consultant - Cataract, Glaucoma, Orbit & Oculoplasty Services at The Eye Foundation, Bangalore.

Areas of Expertise

  • External DCR
  • Ptosis correction
  • Surgical management in facial palsy
  • Orbital floor repair with implant
  • Orbitotomy
  • Evisceration with hydroxyappatite implant
  • Entropion & Ectropion correction Common surgeries being done by me
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Phacoemulsification with Trabeculectomy

Workshops and conferences attended

  • All India Ophthalmic Society conference annually
  • Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Society annual conference
  • Oculoplastic Association of India conference
  • Annual Glaucoma society of India conference

Member of

  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
  • Oculoplastic Association of India
  • Glaucoma Society of India
  • Coimbatore Ophthalmic Association


Presented Academic research papers in both national and state conferences

  • External DCR with suturing of only anterior flaps of sac and nasal mucosa TNOA 2007
  • Transcanalicular laser DCR our experience TNOA 2007
  • Ptosis correction with silicon rodin congenital ptosis TNOA 2008.
  • Comparisonwith external DCR and Trans canalicular Laser DCR TNOA 2009.
  • Long term results of transcanalicular nasal endoscope assisted laser DCR AIOC 2010.
  • Poster on squamous cell carcinoma of the eye in the young TNOA 2009.
  • Poster on neuroblastoma of the orbit as a primary site TNOA 2009.
  • Scleralfixated posterior chamber IOL as secondary procedure in aphakia
  • Instruction course on (a)TheatreSterilisation TNOA 2011.
  • Instruction course on Automated Perimetry AIOC 2012
  • Instruction course on case Presentation orbit case AIOC 2012.
  • Pearls in laser DCR AIOC 2012.
  • Scleral fixation of PC IOL as secondary procedure.


  • As consultant at Lions Eye Hospital, Chinthamani,Karnataka
  • Consultant G. M Eye Hospital Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Consultant The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Senior Consultant The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India


Teaching experience

  • DNB students for the last 8 years.


  • MBBS
  • DOMS
  • Fellowship in General Ophthalmology
  • Trained in orbit and Oculoplasty
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