Ojas Eye Hospital - Keratoconus Treatment
Keratoconus specialist in India
Dr. Rushita Kamdar

Dr. Rushita Kamdar

MBBS, DNB ( OPHTHALMOLOGY ), MNAMS
Fellowship In Cornea And Refractive Surgery ( SANKARA), ICO

After completing her MBBS and internship from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & GH, Sion, Mumbai in 2011, she topped the All India National Entrance Examination, and chose to do her post graduation in Ophthalmology from the reputed PBMA’s HV DESAI eye hospital, Pune. She then persued her fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Sankara Eye Hospital, Coimbatore under the mentorship of renowned Corneal surgeon and technical Director, Dr Reddy.

She has gained expertise in dealing with Keratoconus, Corneal Ulcers, Ocular surface diseases amongst other Corneal diseases.

She is adept at managing routine and complex cataract with Microincision phacoemulsification (Pinhole Cataract Surgery) with great outcomes.

She is proficient at performing Phacoemulsification, Collagen Cross Linking, Penetrating, and Lamellar Keratoplasties, Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty, Refractive surgeries like LASIK/PRK/ EpiLasik amongst various others.

Her areas of interest include Topical Phacoemulsification (stitchless cataract surgeries ), LASIK ( laser to remove spectacle number ), Lamellar corneal transplant and she has a lot of experience in these areas.

In addition to her clinical role, she is actively involved in academics and has presented on a variety of subjects like Refractive Surgery, Corneal diseases, Dry eye management. Dr Rushita has published here research in national and international journals and also attended and presented at several national and state level conferences. She is a life member of the AIOS, MOS, POS, BOA, DOS, ESCRS.

Special Interest In Keratoconus Management

In Keratoconus, the patient has frequent change in his/ her glasses due to an irregular and steep cornea. This could result due to vigorous eye rubbing. This being a progressive condition with gradual decrease in vision, Collagen Cross Linking to halt further progression with Intracorneal Rings / Miniscleral Contact lenses for improvement in vision should be performed promptly. She has a lot of experience in mangaing such patients.

Refractive Error Correction i.e laser to remove spectacle number

From the time tested Custom Microkeratome to the advanced Femtosecond laser, she has tremendous experience with all. We provide individualized treatment with regards the patients glass power, Corneal topography and age. She is proficient at Wavefront Optimised, Topography guided and Surface ablation lasers. In those whom laser has to be deferred, Phakic IOL is a promising option with precise outcomes.

State Of The Art Diagnostic And Therapeutic Dry Eye Clinic

With increasing screen time, dry eye has become an increasing problem. Dr Kamdar takes keen interest in diagnosis and treatment of dry eye symptoms. We have acquired state of the art devices such as the LipiView and Intense Pulsed Light therapy. The accuracy of detection and efficiency of treatment is gratifying.

Contributing To Society - “For It Is In Giving That We Receive”

She feels a sense of fulfillment by helping the needy and less privileged patients. She is actively involved in our charitable unit- Smt. Naliniben C Dedhia Charity Eye Foundation. She has also volunteered for many eye camps and also performed surgeries helping thousands regain vision, adding a positive touch to their lives.

A Centre of Excellence for Keratoconus Treatment in Mumbai.