Dr Sayan Basu

Dr Sayan Basu

Dr Sayan Basu


Designation: Director, Prof. Brien Holden Eye Research Centre & Prof D Balasubramanian Chair of Eye Research
Director, Centre for Ocular Regeneration (CORE) & Virender Sangwan Chair of Regenerative Ophthalmology
Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, New York, USA
Specialisation: Cornea & Anterior Segment, Cataract Email: sayanbasu@lvpei.org Location: Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad

Sayan Basu received his clinical training in cornea and ocular surface from LVPEI, Hyderabad and his research training in stem cell biology from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA, USA. He is a prolific corneal transplantation (PK, DALK, DSEK) and cataract (Femto-second laser assisted surgery with premium Multifocal and Toric lenses) surgeon, having performed thousands of procedures over the last 10 years of his practice. Internationally recognized for his innovative 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, dry eye disease, degenerations (Pterygium), ectasias (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 has received the Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and 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 developing a state-of-the-art dry eye clinic, producing 3-D printed corneas and developing novel stem cell therapies with renowned national and international collaborators.

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