Dr Sonia Nankani has an experience of over 21 years and is one of the coveted Cataract Surgeon in India.
She did her MBBS and pursued MS (Ophthalmology) from the renowned Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.
Dr Sonia Nankani received her fellowship in Cornea and Microsurgery at L.V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.
She is the first one to perform “the tooth in eye surgery” (Modified Osteo Odento Keratoprosthesis) in Mumbai.
Dr Sonia Nankani is also the first one to perform limbal stem cell transplant surgery using autologous cultivated stem cells in a child.
She has been the member of All India ophthalmic society, Bombay Ophthalmic association and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr Sonia Nankani is a specialist in corneal surgeries - Transplant full thickness lamellar. Penetrating keratoplasty and lamellar keratoplasty, Sutureless Pterygium Surgeries, Refractive Surgeries- Lasik and ICL.
9 procedures across 3 departments
The occurrence of the calcium on the central cornea leads to corneal disease called as band keratopathy. Cornea is the window in the front of the eye which helps in focusing of light into the eye. When the calcium appears in the cornea and forms like a band, the disease is said to be Band Keratopathy. Eye irritation or redness are some of the symptoms of Band keratopathy.Learn more about Band Keratopathy Treatment
Cataract Surgery Abroad A cataract occurs when the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, causing vision to get worse with the time. Cataract can start to appear at 50 or 60 years but should not cause vision problems until 70 or 80 years old. As a consequence, if is not treated it can lead to blindness, and surgical treatment is among the most involved solutions. The surgery involves the removal of the natural lens of the eye, also known as a "crystalline lens", which is where the cataractLearn more about Cataract Surgery
Cornea Transplant abroad Cornea is the transparent part of the eye that covers the iris, pupil and anterior chamber. It is responsible for refracting the light to enable us to see. Cornea is made up of 5 different layers, each performing a unique function such as absorbing nutrients and oxygen from tears & preventing any foreign object from entering the eye. It thus protects the parts of eye from being damaged due to minor abrasions. Deeper abrasions can cause scarring in the cornea, whicLearn more about Cornea Transplant
Implantable Contact Lens (ICL) treatments abroad Implantable contact lens (ICL) is a better option against contact lenses and spectacles for correcting the eyesight. Unlike ordinary contact lenses, these are placed in such a way that they remain in the eye for a longer period. These lenses are micro-thin lenses placed inside the eyes, unlike the routine external contact lenses, they are implanted between the natural lens and the Iris to rectify short-sightedness (myopia), far-sightedness (hypLearn more about Implantable Contact Lens (ICL)
It is a surgical procedure which involves replacing diseased cornea with an artificial cornea. This surgery helps in restoration of vision, suffering from damaged cornea. Keratoprosthesis involves usage of artificial cornea instead of a new one. They are made up of clear plastic. They have excellent tissue tolerance and optical properties. They come in various design, size and even the implantation techniques. This is performed by ophthalmologist. Types; Boston keratoprostLearn more about Keratoprosthesis
Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK) treatments abroad What is LASIK? LASIK (Laser in situ Keratomileusis) is an in demand form of laser eye surgery, used to cure myopia (near-sightedness), hypermetropia (far-sightedness), and astigmatism (an uneven curvature of the cornea surface). More than 95% of patients who go for LASIK treatment find their vision is at the desired level after treatment, and that they no longer need corrective glasses or contact lenses. For those whose eyesight does not improveLearn more about Laser Eye Surgery (LASIK)
Refractive Eye Surgery treatments abroad,Learn more about Refractive Eye Surgery
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