Our Team - Sayan Basu

Sayan Basu

Dr Sayan Basu, MBBS, MS

Designation: Consultant and Scientist, Cornea and Anterior Segment Services
Specialisation: Cataract, Cornea and Anterior Segment Services
Email: sayanbasu@lvpei.org
Location: Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad

Dr Sayan Basu specializes in cataracts, corneal pathologies and ocular surface diseases. He did his cornea and anterior segment fellowship at LVPEI, Hyderabad and his research training in stem cell biology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA.

Dr Basu is an expert in the state-of-the-art femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) with premium (Multifocal and Toric) IOLs. He is also a prolific corneal transplant (PK, DALK, DSEK) surgeon having performed more than 1000 procedures. Internationally recognized for his breakthroughs in stem cell therapy (SLET) and artificial corneal transplantation (Kpro), he patiently devotes a large part of his clinical time in treating corneas damaged by scarring, degenerations (Pterygium), ectasia (Keratoconus), immunological diseases (SJS/OCP), infections (HSV), chemical burns (LSCD) and previously failed surgeries. He is supported by a competent and compassionate team of contact lens specialists, vitreo-retinal/plastic surgeons and visual rehabilitation experts.

Dr Basu serves on the editorial board for the British Journal of Ophthalmology, Current Eye Research and Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. He has published numerous highly cited papers and is held in high regard as a researcher by the ophthalmology and visual sciences community. He is currently working on improving the understanding of corneal healing, producing synthetic corneal substitutes and developing minimally invasive stem cell therapies with renowned international collaborators.