Dr. Srinivas Rao. V. K., MBBS, DOMS.,FGO.,

Sr. Consultant

Orbit, Oculoplasty & Glaucoma

The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore.


Key skills

  • External DCR
  • Ptosis correction
  • Surgical management in facial palsy
  • Orbital floor repair with implant
  • Orbitotomy
  • Evisceration with hydroxyappatite implant
  • Entropion & Ectropion correction Common surgeries being done by me
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Phacoemulsification with Trabeculectomy


Academic qualification

         M.B.B.S Karnatak University, Dharward, Karnataka, India.

         DOMS Karnatak University, Dharward, Karnataka, India

         Fellowship in General Ophthalmology (1 year) Aravind Eye Hospital and post graduate institute of Ophthalmology Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.

         Trained in orbit and Oculoplasty under Dr. Ashok .K. Grover Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi.


Work experience

         As consultant at Lions Eye Hospital, Chinthamani,Karnataka, India for 5 years.

         As Consultant G. M Eye Hospital Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu, India for 18 months.

         As Consultant The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India for 3 years.

         As Senior Consultant The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India for 3 years.


Membership of the academic Societies

         Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association

         All India Ophthalmological Society

         Karnataka Ophthalmic Society

         Oculoplastic Association of India

         Glaucoma Society of India

         Coimbatore Ophthalmic Association


Publication and awards

         Posterior Capsular Opacity topic in TNOA journal


Paper / Poster published as chief / co-author

         External DCR with suturing of only anterior flaps of sac and nasal mucosa TNOA 2007

         Trans canalicular laser DCR our experience TNOA 2007.

         Ptosis correction with silicon rod in congenital ptosis TNOA 2008.

         Comparison with external DCR and Trans canalicular Laser DCR TNOA 2009.

         Long term results of transcanalicular nasal endoscope assisted laser DCR AIOC 2010.

         Poster on squamous cell carcinoma of the eye in the young TNOA 2009.

         Poster on neuroblastoma of the orbit as a primary site TNOA 2009.

         Scleral fixated posterior chamber IOL as secondary procedure in aphakia

         Instruction course on (a)Theatre Sterilisation TNOA 2011.

         Instruction course on Scleral Fixated Iol in AIOC 2012.

         Instruction course on Automated Perimetry AIOC 2012.

         Instruction course on case Presentation orbit case AIOC 2012.

         Pearls in laser DCR AIOC 2012.

         Scleral fixation of PC IOL as secondary procedure.


Workshops and conferences attended

         All India Ophthalmic Society conference annually

         Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Society annual conference

         Oculoplastic Association of India conference

         Annual Glaucoma society of India conference


Teaching experience

         DNB students for the last 5years


Extracurricular activities

         Watching movies and reading novels