YAG Peripheral Iridotomy
What is Yag-PI??
Yag PI is a laser management for patients who may develop glaucoma.
Why is Yag-PI done??
when a person has not developed glaucoma but falls in the category of glaucoma suspect because one or the other Risk factors are present, like high intra ocular pressure, patient goes for YAG-PI
How does it work??
in Yag-PI, a hole is made so that the aqueous drainage is increased and the IOP is brought down. Thus, reducing the chances of developing glaucoma.
What is yag cap??
Yag Cap is the cleaning of the posterior capsule of the pseudophakic patient.
Why is Yag cap done??
this is done in patients where during cataract surgery, dense cortex material stays behind and form dense depositions on the posterior capsule of the lens.
How does it work??
With this LASER, the lens capsule is cleaned and removal of cortex material.
What is prophylactic LASER??
This is a preventive method for patients with retinal break or hole. This laser correction will prevent the retina from detachment.
Why is prophylactic laser done??
This is done in patients where the doctors find retinal hole. Prophylaxis means preventive. So this LASER is a preventive method to protect the retina from getting torn or detached.
How does it work??
the tissue around the hole is burned so that the hole does not exaggerate with time and helps the retina from getting detached.
Dr. Ratish Chandra Paul , Secretary
MBBS, DOMS, MS(IPGMER)
He is one of the most experienced and renowned ophthalmologist from Eastern India. He specializes in Refractive Cataract Surgery and Laser Aided Cataract Surgeries. He is the medical director of Vanmukta Eye Bank. He is a faculty in cataract surgery training program at Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Centre
Dr. Nilay Kumar Majumdar
Specialization : Glaucoma, Cataract
Dr Nilay Kumar Majumdar is the senior glaucoma consultant of Susrut Eye Foundation & Research Centre. He did his MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College & Hospital in 1989 and Diploma in Ophthalmology from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO), Kolkata in 1993.He has also worked as Research Associate in the ICMR glaucoma project in RIO, Kolkata. He has several papers and presentations at national & international level. His special interest is in spreading glaucoma awareness as well as in painting.
Dr. Prosenjit Mondal
MBBS, MS, FVRS
Dr. Prosenjit Mondal completed his MBBS from R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata & MS from GSVM Medical College Kanpur. He has done fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery from Aravind Eye Hospital & Post Graduate Institute Of Ophthalmology.Subsequently he was medical officer at Aravind Eye Hospital Pondicherry. Dr. Mondal can perform Buckling Surgery, Sutureless Trans conjunctival Pars plana Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment, Diabetic Vitrectomy, Macular Hole, Intraocular Foreihn body removal,Endophthalmitis & Scleral fixated IOL.He has special interest in Retinopathy Of Prematurity.
Dr. Anirudhha Maiti
MBBS, DO (Gold Medalist), DNB, FRVS, FICO (U.K.), MRCSEd(Ophth)
Specialization :Vitreo-Retina (Consultant & HOD)
Currently Senior Vitreo Retinal consultant in tertiary care hospital in Eastern India. After MBBS from Calcutta National Medical College in 2000 completed Diploma in Ophthalmology from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology ,Kolkata. This was followed by DNB & long term vitreo retinal fellowship from Mumbai. He has multiple publications and presentations in International & National forums along with instruction courses in ASRS ,AIOS & OSWB Conferences. His list of awards includes Dr Anutosh Dutta Gold Medal, 2005 for DO, AIOS Quiz winner 2008, the Young Researchers Award in AIOS 2010, IJO Gold Award for best publication in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2012, Fellow of International Council of Ophthalmology(FICO),2012, Dr K P Roy Memorial Award and Dr B K Mitra Memorial Award for best paper presentation in State Annual Conference 2012 & 2013 and AIOS APOS K Vengala Rao Award for best paper in Comprehensive Ophthalmology in All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) Annual Conference, 2015, best poster in 2017 State annual conference. Recipient of HONOR Award from American Society of Retina Specialists in 2018 for outstanding academic contribution in ASRS. Received International Ophthalmic Heroes of India given by AIOS in 2019. Awarded MRCSEd ( Ophthalmology ) from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburg in 2019. He was the PG Education Committee Chairman and Joint Secretary of Ophthalmic Society of West Bengal. Presently is the Scientific Committee Chairman of OSWB from 2019-2020.
Dr. Sangeeta Roy
MBBS, MD, FICO
Dr.Sangeeta Roy has done her MBBS from Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and hospital in 2008. She has completed her MD in Ophthalmology from Dr.Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences ,AIIMS in 2012. She was awarded with the Bodhraj Sabharwal gold medal for best post graduate student (2012). She joined as a senior resident in the vitreoretina services in AIIMS in 2012. She was awarded with the fellowship of International college of ophthalmology in 2014.Previously she had worked as a vitreoretina consultant in Grewal eye institute,Chandigarh. She has several papers in indexed and non indexed journals.
Dr. Alok Agarwal
MBBS , MS Ph.D(Eye), FMRF, FSNEC
Specialization : Cataract, Medical Retina & Uvea
Dr. Alok Agrawal graduated from India in 2003. After his undergraduate degree he went and did a long-term observer ship in different eye hospitals in USA. He received his Postgraduate degree in Ophthalmology from India in 2008 and Ph.D. in Ophthalmology in 2011.
He did his long term fellowship training in Uveitis in 2008 at Sankara Nethralaya, India and later has acquired a wealth of experience in managing patients with a variety of complex ocular inflammatory diseases after doing another International Clinical Fellowship in Ocular Immunology & Inflammation Services from Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore in 2010.
Dr. Alok’s uveitis research interests are mainly in Vogt-Koyanagi Harada Disease, Cytomegalovirus infection in the immunocompetent. Dr. Alok’s other passion is in uveitic cataract surgery.