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Dr. Sangeetha. T

Professor & HOD

Academic Qualifications: MBBS, MD

SL NO Degree Specialization Institute Year of passing
1 MBBS - SDM Medical college , Dharwar 1999
2 MS Ophthalmology Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, Kolar 2014
3 FPRS (RGUHS) Fellowship in Phaco refractive surgeries Nethradhama Super specialty Eye hospital, Bengaluru 2015


SL NO Institution / Organization Designation Role Tenure
1 SDUMC Asst. Prof Teaching 2014-2018
2 SDUMC Assoc. Prof Teaching, Clinical, Research 2018-2023
3 SDUMC Professor Administrative, Teaching, Clinical, Research 2023 till date
4 SDUMC Prof. & HoD Administrative, Teaching, Clinical, Research 2023 till date


  • Teaching Ophthalmology to 2nd and 3rd year MBBS graduates and MS Ophthalmology Residents.
  • Helping the residents in their thesis as a Guide & co-guide.
  • Providing leadership in relevant field of specialization
  • Policy planning, monitoring, evaluation and promotional activities at department level.
  • Students counselling and interaction.
  • Consultancy services
  • Academic, administrative planning and development at department level and also assist at Institutional level.
  • To strengthen research and development of the department
  • Arrange guest lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences etc
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the head of the Institution
  • Certified BLS and ACLS provider.


Name of project List of researchers ongoing / completed Funded / Non funded Funding agency Funds sanctioned
Prevalence and pattern of refractive errors in children and adults after COVID -19 pandemic - A Hospital based study Dr. Sangeetha. T Shaguftha Khanum Nisbha Completed Non funded - -
A cross-sectional study to evaluate ocular manifestations in chronic kidney disease patients in a tertiary care centre Yamini. K, Sangeetha. T, Kanthamani. K, H. Mohankumar, Athish K. K, Raheel M. Completed Non funded - -
Study on awareness, knowledge and services provided for the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma by optometrists in primary healthcare centre of Kolar district Dr. Darshan. S. M Dr. Sangeetha T Dr. Kanthamani. K Dr. H. Mohan Kumar Dr. Inchara. N Completed Non funded - -
Efficacy of Preoperative Risk Stratification on Small Incision Cataract Surgeries Performed by Residents Dr. Alisha Elizabeth Alex Dr. Sangeetha. T Dr. Inchara . N Completed Non funded - -
Relationship between Glycosylated haemoglobin levels and Macular thickness on Optical Coherence Tomography in Type II Diabetic Patients – A Cross-Sectional observational study Dr. Vrushabh Malani Dr. Sangeetha. T Dr. B.O. Hanumanthappa K. K. Athish Raheel Mohamed Completed Non funded - -
Evaluation of accommodation insufficiency in student population Shakeela. B Dr. Sangeetha. T Completed Non funded - -
A case of tyrosinase negative oculocutaneous albinism Dr. Lakshmi Haneela Nutakki Dr. Sangeetha. T Completed Non funded - -
Correlation of Intraocular pressure with Glycosylated haemoglobin levels in patients with Diabetes mellitus. Dr. Sangeetha. T Dr. Yugandhara Patade Dr. Megha Varnika Shakeela. B Completed Non funded - -
Complication rate of posterior capsule rupture during cataract surgery after covid-19 pandemic – A hospital based study Dr. Sangeetha. T Dr. Lekshmy M.S. Dr. Vrushabh Malani Completed Non funded - -
To study the correlation between clinical and histopathological features of pterygium Dr. Sangeetha. T Dr. Vrushabh Malani Dr. Hemalatha Completed Non funded - -


  • Cataract
  • Vitreoretinal Services
  • Cornea
  • Glaucoma
  • Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation
  • Outreach programmes – DBCS / NPCB
  • School screening program
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity screening
  • Diabetic Retinopathy screening
  • Trained in Basic Course Biomedical Research
  • Trained in course program of “The International Certificate on principles of Bioethics and Human Rights of The Unesco Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights in Medical and Health Science Education”


Title of article Name of journal Year of publication List of authors
Barriers to the uptake of cataract surgery in a rural population of South Karnataka, India. Int J Cur Res Rev. 2013 Guruprasad S. Bettadapura, Narendra P. Datti, Krishnamurthy Donthi, Ranganath B.G., Shamanna B. Ramaswamy, Sangeetha T.
Study of visual outcome and postoperative complications in scleral fixated posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation. Int J Cur Res Rev. 2014 Sangeetha T, Narendra P. Datti.
Comparison of fibrin glue and sutures for attaching limbal conjunctival autograft after pterygium excision. International Journal of Current Research. 2017 Prashanth B, Narendra P Datti, Kanthamani, Sangeetha. T, Shrey Maheshwari, Bhavya Reddy and Dildar Singh.
Prevalence and Pattern of Refractive Errors in School Children (Aged 5-15 Years) of Kolar City. International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management. 2018 S. M. Darshan, T. Sangeetha, K. Kanthamani, Borra Harish Laxman.
Visual Outcome and Complications after Phacoemulsification in Cataract Patients Associated with Pseudoexfoliation. International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management. 2018 T. Sangeetha, K. Kanthamani, Borra Harish Laxman, Chirra Reddy Gari Meghana.
Clinical profile, visual outcome and complications after cataract surgery in patients with lens induced glaucoma. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2018 Sangeetha. T, Kanthamani K, Darshan SM, Chirra Reddy Gari Meghana, Borra H. L.
Outcomes after posterior fixation of iris ‐ claw lens in aphakic eyes. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2018 Sangeetha, Kanthamani, Borra Harish Laxman, Chirra Reddy Gari Meghana.
Comparison of accuracy of haigis and SRK II formula for intraocular lens power calculation in eyes with short axial length. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2019 Mohan Kumar H, Sangeetha T, Kanthamani, Nithiya Joe Babu.
Prevalence of computer vision syndrome among computer users of Kolar district. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2019 Darshan. S.M, Sangeetha. T, Mohan Kumar H.
Impact of N 95 masks on quality of vision in spectacle users. Indian Journal of Applied research. 2022 Arora D, Sandhya R, Sangeetha T.
Clinical Experience with Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome. Indian Journal of Applied research. 2022 Malani V, Sangeetha T, Arora D, Lekshmy. M S.
Clinical Profile of Ocular Chemical Injuries in a Tertiary Care Centre of Kolar, Karnataka, India: A Retrospective Study. J Clin Diagnostic Res. 2023 Poojitha Madala, T Sangeetha, S KruthiKa.
Evaluation of tear function and ocular surface changes in patients with pseudoexfoliation. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2023 Kushwah S, Thamodharan S, Manjula T R, Raju K.


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