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Dr. Vishnu Kuppusamy Pounraju - Cataract, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye)

Dr. Vishnu Kuppusamy Pounraju

Cataract, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye)


Current Position: Consultant in Cataract and Glaucoma at The Eye Foundation, Salem.


  • Femtolaser Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Cataract Surgical Teaching
  • Glaucoma
  • ICL


  • IOL Consultant & Trainer at Aravind Eye Hospital from July 2011 to Aug 2015.
  • Alcon (Phaco development program) PDP at Aravind Eye Hospital - June 2014.
  • Glaucoma Consultant at Aravind Eye Hospital from Sep 2016 to Nov 2016.
  • Glaucoma and IOL Consultant at Lotus Eye Hospital from Dec 2016 to Jan 2020.

Surgical Experience

  • Femto laser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS)
  • Phacoemulsification cataract surgery
  • Small incision cataract surgery (SICS)
  • Phakic iol (ICL and IPCL) implants
  • Toric iol implants
  • Bifocal, Trifocal and EDOF IOL implants
  • Extra capsular cataract surgery
  • Scleral fixated IOL
  • Triple procedure with Trabeculectomy
  • Secondary resurgical procedures (Resurgeries and Anterior Vitrectomies Managed)
  • Yag laser procedures (Capsulotomies and Iridotomies)
  • External candidates cataract surgical training
  • Internal candidates cataract surgical training


  • MBBS (2000 - 2006) at PSG Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Masters Degree in Ophthalmology (2008 – 2011) at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Group - Kathmandu University, Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • Glaucoma Fellow (Sep 2015 to Aug 2016), at Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
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