Ophthalmologist in Bangalore

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Prabhu

Consultant - Ophthalmology
English, Tamil

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Prabhu is a seasoned ophthalmologist with more than 10 years of experience in the field of Ophthalmology. She specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology and is currently working as a Consultant at Aster RV Hospital. She completed her MBBS from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research in 2011 and DNB in Ophthalmology from Sankara Eye Care Institutions, Coimbatore, India in 2016. In past, Dr. Vijayalakshmi has also worked with leading eye-care hospitals such as Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital and Vasan Eye Care.

Area of expertise

Dr. Vijayalakshmi Prabhu specialises as Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon.

  • Treatment of Refractive errors both in children and adults.
  • Diabetic and Hypertensive retinopathy screening.
  • Treatment of allergic eye conditions.
Awards and recognitions
  • TNOA 2014 – Presenting author of paper titled – 'A rare case of rosette cataract caused by a reptile'

  • AIOC 2015 – Chief & Presenting author of paper titled – 'Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty(DSEK) versus Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty(DMEK) – A retrospective study'

  • TNOA 2015 – Chief & Presenting author of paper titled – 'Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty(DMEK) - Our initial experience'

  • Eyepep 2015 – Won the first prize in the Post Graduate Grand Rounds - PG update, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore – Dec 2015

  • TNOA 2016 – Co- author of the paper titled – ‘Simplifying Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)’ which won the Prof.C.P.Gupta Gold Medal

  • APACRS 2016 - Co-author of paper titled – 'Outcomes of Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty(DMEK) with Our Prototype Injector and Marking Technique'

  • 'Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) versus Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) – A prospective study' – one amongst the Top 12 Theses presented at "Young Researchers' award session AIOC 2018"

  • Speaker at the Academic & Research Committee/Leadership Development Programme session at AIOC 2018

  • AIOC 2018 – Chief author of e-poster titled – 'A study of DMEK and DSEK in the treatment of corneal endothelial dysfunction'

  • Numerous other local and regional CME and PG updates.

  • Attended a workshop on BLS with hands-on training and implementation of Code-Blue protocols


  • Wrote a thesis titled ‘Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) versus Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) – A prospective study’ accepted by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.

  • Published an article titled ‘Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty versus Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty in the Fellow Eye for Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy: A Retrospective Study’ as a co-author. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:750567. DOI: 10.1155/2015/750567. Epub 2015 Nov 9.

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