best ophthalmologist in Calicut

Dr. Sujith V Nayanar

Director, Senior Consultant & Anterior Segment Surgeon
MBBS, MD (Ophthalmology), FRCS, DNB (Ophthalmology), FICO, Fellowship In Cornea and Refractive Surgery
Languages
Malayalam, English, Hindi
Overview

Dr. Sujith V Nayanar is a senior consultant at the best ophthalmology hospital in Calicut - Aster MIMS. He focuses on all types of cataract surgeries, advanced corneal transplantation surgery, artificial cornea implantation surgery (first surgeon to perform this surgery In Kerala), limbal stem cell transplant surgeries, and advanced keratoconus surgical treatments which includes Intrastromal ring implantation, which is performed only in selected centers in Kerala.

He has expertise in Laser and Lens-based refractive surgeries which helps in getting rid of glasses and contact lens for those with refractive errors. He has also received special training in the medical and surgical management of Glaucoma and anterior segment diseases. He has more than 15 yrs of experience in these fields of Ophthalmology. 

Dr. Sujith Nayanar completed his MBBS education from Calicut Medical College, MD in Ophthalmology from AIIMS, New Delhi followed by FRCS from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, DNB in Ophthalmology, and later, FICO from International Council of Ophthalmology, UK. He did an ICO fellowship In Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Helsinki University. He did short training in Ocular Surface diseases at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and also under renowned surgeon Prof. Scheffer Tseng at Miami, USA. 

He has published 10 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and co-authored books and written many chapters in PG level books on Corneal diseases and Cataract Surgery. He has worked with various hospitals like AIIMS, New Delhi, and Vasan Eye Care Hospital before joining Aster MIMS.
 

Area of expertise
  • Topical Phacoemulsification with foldable IOL/Toric IOL/Multifocal IOL
  • Micro-incision  Phacoemulsification /MICS
  •  Complicated cases of cataract with subluxation, posterior polar, small pupil, hard nucleus etc
  • Adequate experience with usage of CTR, Cionni rings and Iris hooks
  • Combined phaco + Trabeculectomy
  • Trabeculectomy with mitomycin/ Ologen
  • Ahmed Glaucoma Valves/AADI Valves
  • Penetrating Keratoplasty
  • Triple procedure (PK + Cataract with IOL)
  • DALK
  • DSEK and DMEK
  • Kerato-prosthesis surgery
  • Amniotic membrane grafting in complex ocular surface diseases like SJS
  • Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation with AMG
  • Mucus membrane Grafting for SJS and similar cicatricial diseases.
  • Limbal relaxing incisions for astigmatism management
  • Corneal collagen crosslinking including Accelerated Crosslinking
  • Phakic IOL (Staar ICL)
  • Laser Refractive surgery – LASIK /PRK
  • Experienced in Presbyopic Supracor LASIK
  • Intrastromal Corneal rings for keratoconus (INTACS)
  • INTACS with C3R and PRK with C3R in keratoconus
  •  Secondary IOL(various techniques)
  • Scleral fixation
  • Glued IOL (along with Keratoplasty)
  • Pterygium with conjunctival autografting with fibrin glue
  • Irido-dialysis repair
  • Management of Ocular Surface Neoplasia -medical and surgical
  • Punctal plugs and management of dry eyes
Awards and recognitions
  • Bajaj Mandeep S, Pushker Neelam, Kashyap Seema, Sen Seema, Vengayil Sujith , Chaturvedi Amrita. Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Lacrimal Gland. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 23(2):145-147, March/April 2007.

 

  • Singh DV, Azad RV, Sharma YR, Sujith V, Chandra P, Pal N.Delayed central opacification of hydrophilic acrylic lens Indian Ophthalmol. 2006 Dec; 54(4):281-2.

 

  • Dada T, Vengayil S, Gadia R. SL-OCT Guided Needling of Failing Filtering Blebs. Arch Ophthalmol. Arch Ophthalmol. 2008;126(2):284-6.

 

  • Vengayil S, Vanathi M, Dada T, Sanjay Kai, Anita Panda. Filtering bleb induced giant papillary conjunctivitis. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2008 ;31(1):41-3.

 

  • Vanathi M, Tandon R, Panda A, Sujith V, Sanjay Kai. Challenges of Eye Banking In Developing Countries. Expert Rev Ophthalmol 2007, 2(6), 923-930.

 

  • Vanathi M, Behera G, Vengayil S, Panda A, Khokhar S. Intracameral SF6 injection and anterior segment OCT-based documentation for acute hydrops management in pellucid marginal corneal degeneration. Cont Lens Anterior Eye.2008 Jun;31(3):164-6.

 

  • Vengayil S, Vanathi M, Panda A, Khokhar S. Anterior segment OCT-based diagnosis and management of retained Descemet's membrane following penetrating keratoplasty. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2008 Jun;31(3):161-3.

 

  • Kai Sanjay, Vanathi M, Vengayil S, Panda A. Viscoexpression of large free floating cysticercus from the anterior chamber of the eye by double incision technique. Indian Journal of Med.Microbiology, 26(3);2008.

 

  • Vanathi M, Panda A, Vengayil S, Chaudhuri Z, Dada T. Pediatric Keratoplasty. Surv Ophthalmol. 2009 Mar-Apr;54(2):245-71. Review.

 

  • Dada T, Gadia R, Sujith V, Aggarwal A , Sihota R. Anterior segment imaging techniques. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2007

 

  • Panda A, Sujith V. Non Viral keratitis. In Ocular Infections. Eds Panda A. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2007

 

  • Panda A, Sujith V. Scleritis and Episcleritis. In Ocular Infections. Eds Panda A. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2007

 

  • Vengayil S, Panda A, Satpathy G, Nayak N, Ghose S, Patanaik D, Khokhar S. Polymerase chain reaction-guided diagnosis of mycotic keratitis: a prospective evaluation of its efficacy and limitations. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Jan;50(1):152-6.

 

  • Dada T, Gadia R, Sujith V, Aggarwal A , Sihota R. Anterior segment imaging techniques Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2007

 

  • Panda A, Sujith V. Non Viral keratitis. In Ocular Infections. Eds Panda A. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2007

 

  • Panda A, Sujith V. Scleritis and Episcleritis. In Ocular Infections. Eds Panda A. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2007

 

  • Panda A, Sujith V. Molecular Diagnosis of Ocular Infections. In Ocular Infection. Eds Panda. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2007

 

  • Sujith V, Vanathi M, Dada T, Panda A. Phacoemulsification In Eyes With Low Endothelial Count. In eds Sachdev M, Dada T. Techniques Of Cataract Surgery. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers.New Delhi 2006; 133-139

 

  • Tanuj Dada, Sourabh Patvardhan, Sujith Vengayil Anand  Aggarwal, V.K Dada. Update on pediatric cataract surgery. Eds.Ashok Garg In. Surgical and Medical Management of pediatric ophthalmology. Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2006

 

  • Sujith V Nayanar, Swathi Pillai, Privila E, Vanathi M .Fungal Keratitis. In .Post Graduate Ophthalmology Second Edition Eds Zia Choudary , Vanathi M Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2021.

 

  • Vanathi M , Sujith Vengayil Nayanar, Bharat Patil, Rupesh Agarwal, Virender Singh Sangwan. Diseases of the Sclera In .Post Graduate Ophthalmology Second Edition Eds Zia Choudary , Vanathi M Jaypee Brothers International Publishers. New Delhi 2021

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