What is Vitreo-Retina?

This department takes care of the posterior segment (back part) of the eye, comprising of a gel-like vitreous and the light-sensitive retina.

What are the diagnostic facilities available in Susrut?

  • OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography)
  • DFA (Digital Fundus Angiography)
  • ICG (Indocyanine Green) angiography
  • OCT angiography
  • USG (Ultrasound) B Scan
  • Electrophysiology – electroretinography (ERG), electro-oculography (EOG) and visual evoked potential (VEP)

Spectralis (DFA, OCT, OCT angiography, Fundus Autofluorescence)

USG B scan


What are the surgical facilities available in Susrut?


  1. Lasers
    • Frequency doubled Nd YAG
    • Diode
    • Photodynamic therapy
  2. Injections
    • Anti-VEGF – bevacizumab, ranibizumab, aflibercept
    • Steroids – dexamethasone
  3. Vitreo-retinal surgery
    • Scleral buckling
    • Vitrectomy
    • C3F8 pneumoretiopexy
    • Silicon Oil tamponade
    • Macular surgery
    • Subretinal surgery

Retina Laser

Vitreo-retinal surgery in progress

Vitreo-retinal specialists in Susrut

  • Dr. Anirudhha Maiti

    MBBS, DO (Gold Medalist), DNB, FRVS, FICO, MRCSEd

    Specialization :Retina and Vitreous
    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 vitreoretinal 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 include 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 , 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 OSWB 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 from AIOS in 2019. Awarded MRCSEd (Ophthalmology) from Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2019. He was the PG Education Committee Chairman and Joint Secretary of Ophthalmological Society of West Bengal. Presently he is the Scientific Committee Chairman of OSWB from 2019-2020.

  • Dr. Prosenjit Mondal


    Specialization :Retina and Vitreous
    Dr. Prosenjit Mondal completed his MBBS from R.G.Kar Medical College, Kolkata & MS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur. He has done fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery from Aravind Eye Hospital & Post Graduate Institute Of Ophthalmology. Subsequently he worked as medical officer at Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry. Dr. Mondal can perform scleral buckling, sutureless trans-conjunctival pars plana vitrectomy, diabetic vitrectomy, macular hole, intraocular foreign body removal, endophthalmitis & scleral fixated IOL. He has special interest in retinopathy of prematurity.

  • Dr. Sangeeta Roy


    Specialization :Retina and Vitreous
    Dr. Sangeeta Roy has done her MBBS from Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital in 2008. She has completed her MD (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 Agrawal

    Dr. Alok Agrawal

    MBBS, MS,PhD, FMRF (Uvea), FSNEC (Uvea)

    Specialization : Cataract, Medical Retina and Uvea
    Dr. Alok Agrawal graduated in 2003. After his undergraduate degree he went and did a long-term observership in different eye hospitals in USA. He received his postgraduate degree 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 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 patients. Dr. Alok’s another passion is in uveitic cataract surgery.

  • Dr.Utsab Pan

    Dr.Utsab Pan


    Specialization :Retina and Vitreous
    Dr. Utsab Pan completed MS degree with gold medal from RIO, Kolkata in 2014 and long term Vitreoretina 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 symposia. His special interest is in diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment and uvea. He believes in high quality, affordable and compassionate patient care.

  • Dr. Soumava Mandal


    Specialization : Retina
    Dr. Soumava Mandal passed DO from Regional institute of ophthalmology, Kolkata in 2015. He completed secondary DNB from Susrut Eye Foundation & Research center and completed long term vitreo-retinal fellowship in the same institute. He has presented papers in several national conferences. He has cleared clinical examination from International Council Of Ophthalmology (UK). He is specialized in different medical and surgical complex vitreo-retinal lasers and surgeries and different secondary IOL procedures.