Dr. Prasan Rao has over 20 years of experience in the management of ophthalmology patients. He is specialised in procedures such as scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy, pars plana vitrectomy (23 & 25 gauge – MIVS) for complicated retinal detachments, intravitreal Lucentis/Avastin/Eylea/Ozurdex injection, retinal laser photocoagulation, management of intraocular tumours, uveitis, and retinopathy of prematurity.
After completing his medical degree at King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, with distinction in Ophthalmology, he pursued his post-graduate training at L.T.M.General Hospital and Sir J.J. Group of Hospital, Mumbai. He was among the first resident ophthalmologists to regularly perform non-phaco small incision cataract surgery and phacoemulsification in 1995-96 in Mumbai. He underwent an extensive and rigorous Fellowship in vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery at the esteemed Sankara Nethralaya & Vision Research Foundation (Chennai, India) and also completed his Fellowship in Ophthalmology from The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.