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Dr. Pragyna Rathod Pediatric Ophthalmology and Squint Surgery

Pediatric Ophthalmologist at the Advanced Eye Hospital

Dr. Pragnya Rathod, (Fellow Pediatric Ophthalmology, DNB (Ophth), MBBS) is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist at the Advanced Eye Hospital. She has a lot of experience and expertise in dealing with children’s eye problems.


Research Papers Published

Thesis Topic - “Comparative study of Central Corneal Thickness measured using Visante Anterior segment optical coherence tomography, Orbscan & Ultrasound pachymetry”

  •  AIOS 2016: E-Poster presentation on “Ocular manifestations of psychosocial disturbances in Children”.
  •  Karnataka ophthalmology society conference 2015:
  • Paper presentation: “Can Higher order Aberrations prognosticate the outcome of amblyopia treatment?”
  • Paper presentation: “Downbeat nystagmus: sole presenting sign in Arnold Chiari I malformation”.
  • ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) 2015:
  • Paper presentation: “Role of non-contact pachymetry systems in measurement of central corneal thickness”.
  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2013
  • E-Poster presentation on “Response of early and prompt initiation of steroids and immunosuppressants in a case of paedriatic vogt koyanagi harada syndrome”.
  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress 2013


E-Poster presentation on “Retained prolene suture as a cause of recurrent dacryocystitis”



  • Kemmanu V, Rathod P, Anaspure H, Yadav NK. Unilateral anterior persistent fetal vasculature in a child with blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome: A surgical challenge. Indian J Ophthalmol 2016;64:469-71
Top Most Surgeries Performed
  • Pediatric Cataract Surgery
  • Squint surgery
  • Blocked Tear Duct Surgery
  • ROP Laser Treatment
  • Chalazion Removal
  • Ptosis repair surgery
Top Most Diseases Treated
  • Childhood Cataract
  • Squint
  • Ptosis
Present and Past Affiliations


  • Consultant, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Squint Surgery; Advanced Eye Hospital, Vashi


  • Consultant, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Squint and Cataract Surgery; Thakkar Eye Care, Tilak Nagar 
  • Consultant, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Squint and Cataract Surgery, Surana Sethia Hospital, Chembur.


Education and Training

Medical school:

  • MBBS: Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion, Mumbai.


  • DNB (Ophth): National Board of Education, Aravind Eye Hospital and Post-Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Pondicherry.

Super Specialization:

  • Fellowship in phacoemulsification and cataract surgery, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry.
  • Long term Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Narayana Nethralaya (Narayana Health City), Bangalore.
  • Fellow of International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO) – October 2014