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What is Vitreo-Retina?

This department takes care of the posterior segment of the eye which comprises of this delicate surgery takes place where the gel-like vitreous and light-sensitive membrane (retina) are found.

The retina is located approximately two centimeters behind your pupil. It is shaped like a small cup.

Diagnostic procedure

In our hospital facilities provided for retina checkup

  • OCT(Optical Coherence Topography)
  • DFA(Digital Fundus Angiography)
  • FFA(Fundus Fluorescein Angiography- it is done by injecting the fluorescein dye intravenously)
  • ICG
  • USG-B Scan
  • Laser treatment- argon green laser, diode laser & prophylactic laser

Conditions in vitreo-retina

  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Diabetic vitreous haemorrhage
  • Macular hole
  • A detached retina
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • CMV retinitis
  • ROP

When to see a doctor

If patient starts complaining about floaters, i.,e., insect like structures or flashes of light he should consult an ophthalmologist ASAP.

The vision of the patient may or maynot be affected.

Surgical procedures available

  • Pars Plana Vitrectomy.
  • Pan Retinal Photocoagulation
  • Ignipuncture
  • Pneumatic Retino Cryopexy or Cryotherapy
  • Macular hole repair
  • Posterior sclerotomy
  • Radial Optic Neurotomy

Vitreo-Retina Specialist In Our hospital

  • Dr. Prosenjit Mondal


    Specialization :Vitreo-Retina
    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. Sangeeta Roy


    Specialization :Vitreo-Retina
    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. 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. Alok Agrawal

    Dr. Alok Agrawal

    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.

  • Dr.Utsab Pan

    Dr.Utsab Pan


    Specialization :Vitreo-Retina
    Dr. Utsab Pan completed MS degree with gold medal from RIO, Kolkata in 2014 and Long term Vitreo-Retina fellowship from Aravind Eye Hospital Pondicherry in 2016. He is actively involved in Clinical research and has published in peer-reviewed national and international journals. He has presented research papers in National symposiums. His special interest is in Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal detachment and Uvea. He believes in high quality affordable and compassionate patient care.