Pondicherry based Ophthalmologist Dr. Ashok Kumar is an expert in Phacoemulsification, Retina and Squint procedures. Till date, Dr. Kumar has accrued 13 years of ophthalmic experience on his side.

MBBS, MD, MNAMS, FRCS (Glasgow) qualifications sum up Dr. Kumar’s educational profile. Dr. Kumar is a Retina consultant for Vasan Eye Care Hospital, Pondicherry. Additionally he runs an independent practice through Ashok Eye Clinic where he is available in the evening hours.

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  • Fellowship in Retina from Dr. R P Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.
    New Delhi, India.


  • Recipient of ICO Certificate of Merit by International Council of Ophthalmology.


  • Recipient of Dr. Bodh Raj Sabharwal Gold Medal.



On going study- quality of life after Strabismus (Squint) surgery.


Modified needle drainage. A safe and efficient technique of subretinal fluid drainage in scleral buckling procedure. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2004;52 (3):211-14.
Comparison of different techniques of cataract surgery in bacterial contamination of the anterior chamber in diabetic and non-diabetic population. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2012 ; 60 (1):41-44.


News concerning restoration of man's vision after removal of metal piece from man's eye due to Dr. Kumar's efforts was reported in the Times of India and other regional papers.
News pertaining to Bow and Arrow injury in a child and the successful treatment of the same by Dr. Kumar was reported in regional papers.

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