Dr

Dr. Ashwin Santosh Shetty

Consultant - Ophthalmology
MBBS, DOMS, DNB (Ophthalmology)
Overview

Dr. Ashwin Shetty, who has over nine years of experience in the field of Ophthalmology, is Chief Consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology at Aster CMI Hospital. His main area of specialization is advanced cataract surgery and refractive surgery. His expertise is in the areas of complex cataract surgeries, especially post-refractive surgery cataracts, TORIC and multifocal IOL implants (refractive cataract surgery) customised to the patients’ lifestyle and visual needs, corneal and lens-based refractive surgeries for freedom from spectacles, corneal refractive surgeries like LASIK, Blade-Free LASIK and Surface Ablation.

After completing his MBBS at Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Ashwin completed his Post-graduation at Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore Medical College followed by Bangalore West Lions Eye Hospital. This was followed by a fellowship in Advanced Cataract and Refractive Surgery at Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore.

Dr. Ashwin has been an invited speaker at multiple conferences and has presented research papers in conferences in India and abroad. He has been certified for Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) implantation for correction of refractive errors.

Area of expertise
  • Ophthalmology, complex cataract surgeries especially post-refractive surgery cataracts, TORIC and Multifocal IOL implants (refractive cataract surgery) customised to the patients’ lifestyle and visual needs;
  • Corneal and Lens-based refractive surgeries for freedom from spectacles
  • Corneal refractive surgeries like LASIK, Blade-Free LASIK and surface ablation
  • Certified for ICL implantation by STAAR, Switzerland
Awards and recognitions
  • Certified for ICL implantation by STAAR, Switzerland
  • Paper and poster presentations at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Congress, San Diego, USA


Membership

  • All India Ophthalmic Society
  • Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
  • Bangalore Ophthalmic Society

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