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Amala Institute of Medical Sciences

Amala Nagar PO, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA - 680555

OPHTHALMOLOGY

OP Timing

All working days - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Facilities

In addition to the routine ophthalmic outpatient clinic, the department conducts the following speciality clinics:

» Diabetic eye screening

» Glaucoma screening

» Squint clinic

» Oculoplasty & orbit

» Contact lens clinic

» Community ophthalmology clinic & eye camps

» Ophthalmic trauma clinic

The following surgical procedures are performed routinely:

» Keyhole cataract surgery including phaeco emulsification

» Secondary intraocular lens implantation (including scleral fixation)

» Glaucoma surgeries

» Corneal transplantation

» Squint surgery

» Oculoplastic procedures

» Lacrimal sac surgery

» Ocular surface reconstruction and Amniotic membrane transplantation

» Microsurgical repair of ocular trauma

Faculty Details

NameDesignationPG Qualification
and Year
Post PG
Teaching Experience
Date of Birth 
Dr. Charles K SkariahProfessor and HODMS Ophthalmology 198135 years20-07-1952Profile
Dr. Thresika UvarajProfessorMS Ophthalmology 198729 years28-09-1953Profile
Dr. Lathika V KAssociate Professor 13Years13-02-1973Profile
Dr. Soumya SAssistant ProfessorMS4 months08-04-1986Profile
Dr. Somy SajuSenior ResidentMBBS, DO-17-05-1968Profile
Dr. Jain GeorgeJunior Resident  Profile
Dr. Tia SebastianJunior Resident  Profile
Dr. Merie MathewJunior Resident  Profile

Dr. C V Radhadevi

Previous positions held:

  • Tutor, Medical College, TVM - 1973-1974
  • Tutor, Medical College, Kozhikode - 1974-1975
  • Tutor, Medical College, TVM - 1975-1980
  • Asst. Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Kottayam - 1984
  • Asst. Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, TVM - 1984-1989
  • Asst. Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 1989
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, TVM - 1989-1991
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 1991-1998
  • Professor of Ophthalmolgoy, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, TVM - 1998-2001
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Govt. Medical College, Thrissur - 2001-2004
  • Professor & HOD of Ophthalmology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur - 2004 - continuing

Other positions held:

  • Examiner - Medical Under Graduates & Post Graduates & Paramedical (Ophthalmology)
  • Co-ordinator - International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)
  • President, Thrissur Academic Club of Ophthalmology
  • Executive Member KSOS
  • Faculty in CME's

Other Training

  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Phacoemulsification surgery

Memberships:

  • Member of Indian Medical Association(IMA)
  • All India Ophthalmolgical Society (AIOS)
  • Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeon (KSOS)
  • Thrissur Academic Club of Ophthalmology (TACO)

Dr. Charles K Skariah

Previous positions held:

  • Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Medical College, TVM - 1981 - 1984
  • Asst. Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 1984-1997
  • Asso. Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Alappuzha - 1997 -1998
  • Asso. Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 1998 -2000
  • Professor & HOD Ophthalmology, Medical College, Kozhikode - 2000-2004
  • Professor & HOD Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 2004-2008
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur - 2008- continuing as such

Other Positions held:

  • Examiner - Medical Under Graduates & Post Graduates & Paramedical (Ophthalmology)
  • President, Thrissur Academic Club of Ophthalmology
  • Scientific Committee Chairman Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons (KSOS)
  • Executive Member KSOS.
  • Vice President KSOS.

Memberships:

  • Member of Indian Medical Association(IMA)
  • All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  • Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeon (KSOS)
  • Thrissur Academic Club of Ophthalmology (TACO)

Dr. Thresika Uvaraj

Previous positions held:

  • Tutor in Pathology, Medical College, Calicut - 1980-1982
  • Tutor in Pharmacology, Medical College, Kottayam - 1982- 1983
  • Tutor in Ophthalmology, Medical College, Alleppey - 1983-1985
  • Tutor Trainee in Ophthalmology, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, TVM - 1985-1987
  • Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 1987-1997
  • Asst. Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 1997-2004
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur - 2004-2007
  • Professor of Ophthalmolgoy, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Calicut - 2007-2008
  • Professor & HOD of Ophthalmology, Govt. Medical College, Thrissur - 2008-2009
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur - 2009 - continuing

Other training:

  • Small incision cataract surgery and IOL training
  • Refresher training on Medical retina

Memberships:

  • Member of Indian Medical Association(IMA)
  • All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  • Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeon (KSOS)
  • Thrissur Academic Club of Ophthalmology (TACO)

Dr. Lathika V K

Subspecialization:

Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship in Cataract Microsurgery from Sankar Nethralaya, Chennai, India

Fellowship in Medical Retina from Giridhar Eye Institute, Cochin, Kerala, India

Years of work experience - 10 years

Previous positions held:

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Aswini Hospital, Thrissur
  • Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Medical College, Thrissur
  • Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Jubilee Mission Medical College, Thrissur

Memberships:

  • Member of Indian Medical Association(IMA)
  • All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  • Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeon (KSOS)
  • Thrissur Academic Club of Ophthalmology (TACO)

Awards:

  • Most Active Young Ophthalmologist Award of TACO
  • Best Academic Achievement Award of TACO

Dr. Somy Saju

Diploma in Ophthalmology from Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

MBBS from Medical College, Alappuzha

Experience (After Post-Graduation)

  • Senior Resident in Ophthalmology from October 2010 to date
  • Junior Resident in Ophthalmology from March 2010 to September 2010
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist Zam Zam Poly Clinic, Hail, KSA from March 2002 to June 2008
  • Medical Officer Ophthalmology, Little Flower Hospital Ankamaly from January 1999 to April 2001

Memberships:

  • Travancore- Cochin Medical Council India
  • Saudi Council for Medical Specialities
  • Member of Indian Medical Association(IMA)
  • Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeon (KSOS)

Special Training:

• Training in "Small Incision Cataract Surgery" at Little Flower Hospital, Angamaly

Publications:

1. Cherungottil V Radhadevi, Kakkuzhiyil S Charles, and Vasu K Lathika - Orbital malignant melanoma associated with naevus of OTA - Indian J Ophthalmology 2013 Jun; 61(6):306-309.
2. Catastrophe in catarrhal eye - case report- Digital Journal of Ophthalmology (accepted)