Dr. R. Prasad Ghosh

Consultant Glaucoma and Cataract Services


Worked as the Resident Surgeon and Clinical Tutor at The Regional Institute of Ophthalmology(R.I.O.) (a tertiary level eye care system-    a center of excellence), Medical College, Kolkata which is a post graduate teaching as well as a clinical post.I am also actively involved to train Phaco and Manual small incision cataract surgery to residents and Medical officers under the National program for control of blindness scheme.

Also engaged in independent Ophthalmology private practice in Kolkata and suburbs.

Performed more than 6000 Phacoemulsification Surgeries as well as more than 8000 SICS(manual Phaco) surgeries besides Glaucoma,  Lacrimal, Eyelid and Keratoplasty surgeries etc in the past few years

Also performing Retinal and Antetior Segment Laser surgeries besides Ophthalmic Investigative procedures like Spectralis 3D OCT, ICG Angiography, Fundus Fluorescein Angiography, B-scan Ultrasonography, Stratus Optical Coherence Tomography, Gdx-VCC etc

Also having Proficiency using the following advanced ophthalmic instruments like AMO Sovereign Whitestar Phacoemulsification system, Alcon Infiniti phaco system, Bausc and Lomb Stellaris, Oertli Phaco system, Alcon Accurus Vitrectomy Unit, Zeiss double frequency Nd YAG Laser etc


  • Life Member - All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Life Member - Delhi Ophthalmological Society
  • Life Member - Indian Medical Association
  • Life Member - Ophthalmological Society of West Bengal


  • F.R.C.S. - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 2011
  • International Clinical Science Assessment Examination(ICO-II) - International Council Of Ophthalmology, 2005
  • International Basic Science Assessment Examination(ICO-I) - International Council Of Ophthalmology, 2004
  • D.O. - North Bengal Medical College, 2001
  • M.B.B.S. - North Bengal Medical College, 1998

Professional Training and Fellowships - , 

  • ?I.CO./I.F.O.S. International Fellowship in Glaucoma - University Clinic, University of Regensburg, Germany, 2006
  • Training in Cataract Microsurgery(under NPCB) - K G Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamil nadu (A Center of Excellence), 2002

Papers And Publications

  • Published Case report and articles in Indexed journals like IJO, JIMA as well as other non Indexed Medical Journals
  • Presented Free papers in international conferences like AIOC 2009, AIOC and Afro-Asian Congress Conference, Kolkata 2010, AIOC 2012(E-Poster) and Video presentation at the OSWB Annual Conference 2010
  • Paper on  Comparative analysis of pterygium excision using sutured conjunctival autograft vs sutureless, glue free autologous blood aided autograft at The 8th International Symposium of Ophthalmology - Hong Kong, 2012
  • Paper on  External DCR:Double flap anastomosis vs single flap asastomosis at AIOC Kochi, 2012
  • Paper on  A study on central corneal thickness and optic disc size in primary open angle glaucoma at AIOC Kolkata, 2010
  • Paper on  Ocular Emergencies : A Fact File at AIOC Jaipur, 2009


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