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Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya
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To offer quality facilities for patients undergoing cataract surgery due to various causes

Unique Services:

  • State of the art technology for IOL power calculation, preoperative evaluation and in the operation theatre
  • Dedicated team of optometrists for pre-operative evaluation
  • Concept and technology-wise planning for sub-specialty cataract surgery


  • IOL Master
  • Lenstar
  • Allegro Biograph
  • Verion
  • Ocuscan RxP
  • Tomey
  • Itrace
  • Centurion
  • Sovereign
  • Infinity

1. Among the first centres in India to conduct phacoemulsification workshops

2. Hosted Cataract Catalyst 2017 and 2015 – confluence of cataract surgeons from across the country with focus on teaching and handling cataract surgery-related complications

3. Conducted in-house Cataract Updates

  • Update 01: Cataract surgery in Colobomatous Eyes
  • Update 02: Toric IOLs
  • Update 03: Management of Traumatic Cataract
  • Update 04: Cataract surgery in Small Pupils
  • Update 05: Aspheric IOLs
  • Update 06: Preoperative systemic considerations for cataract surgery
  • Update 07: Secondary IOLs
  • Update 08: Understanding Phacodynamics
  • Update 09: Practice Pattern of Regional Ophathlmic Anesthesia
  • Update 10: Video competition of eye surgeries
  • Update 11: Innovation in cataract surgery Part 1- Verion and Intraoperative Aberrometry
  • Update 12: Innovation in cataract surgery Part 2 - IOL Technology
  • Update 13: Innovation in cataract surgery Part 3 - Femtosecond Cataract Surgery (scheduled)
Chennai Centre
Consultants Dr. Amala Elizabeth George
Dr. Ambika S
Dr. Anand K C
Dr. Kavitha Kalaivani Natarajan
Dr. Mamta Agarwal
Dr. Meena Lakshmipathy
Dr. Mona Khurana
Dr. Niveditha Narayanan
Dr. Parivadhini A
Dr. Parthapratim Dutta Majumder
Dr. Prashant Oberoi
Dr. Prema Padmanabhan
Dr. Radhika N
Dr. Rajesh P S
Dr. Rama Rajagopal
Dr. Rathini Lilian David
Dr. Ronnie Jacob George
Dr. Shantha B
Dr. Shikha Bassi
Dr. Shweta S Agarwal
Dr. Sripriya Krishnamoorthy
Dr. Suchitra Pradeep
Dr. Sudha K Ganesh
Dr. Sudharshan S
Dr. Sudhir R R
Dr. Sumita Agarkar
Dr. Sushmitha S
Dr. Trupti Sudhir Patil
Dr. Veena Baskaran
Dr. Vineet Ratra
Dr. Vishnu Vahan Prasan
Kolkata Centre
Consultants Dr. Amitabh Kumar
Dr. Anindya Kishore Majumder
Dr. Avirupa Ghose
Dr. John Sarkar
Dr. Kumar Ravi
Dr. Mayav J Movdawalla
Dr. Mittal Shruti Rajendra
Dr. Mona Bhargava
Dr. Neha Shrirao Mehta
Dr. Prakash Parimal
Dr. Prashant Srivastava
Dr. Ravi Daulat Barbhaya
Dr. Sheth Siddharth Kamlesh
Dr. Suchetana Mukherjee
Dr. Sudipta Sahana
Dr. Sujatha Guha
Dr. Surajit Sen
Department Goals:

1. To equip the cataract surgeon with skills to manage challenging cases and aim for the best visual outcomes

2. To focus on research and development in the fields of cataract surgery and innovations in IOL technology