Multi-District Conference on Avoidable Blindness

Dato’ Kulasegaran  Sabaratnam


Residence Location:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Barrister-at-Law, England; Advocate and Solicitor (Malaysia)

  Background and Activities relating to Prevention of Blindness in Rotary:

 Joined the Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur DiRaja in 1974 (District 3300)

  • Club President in 1998-1999
  • Assistant Governor 2002-2003
  • Chairman, District 3300 Task Force on Avoidable Blindness : 2003-2007, 2009
  • Global Director, RAG for Blindness Prevention - 2005-2007, 2009-2012
  • Advisor, RAG for Blindness Prevention: 2007-2009

 Participation in  Activities relating to Blindness and Blindness Prevention outside Rotary

 Board Member, International Board of Directors, ORBIS International, New York.

  • Vice-President, World Blind Union- Asia Pacific.
  • Founder President, Asean Association of Eye Hospitals.
  • Board Member, World Association of Eye Hospitals.
  • Deputy Chairman,  Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital  Malaysia.
  • Chairman, National Institute of Ophthalmology, Malaysia.
  • Acting President, Malaysian Association for the Blind.
  •  President, National Council for the Blind Malaysia.



Dr. Madhuri Dixit

Correspondence Address                          B.C. 91Camp Belgaum.

 Contact No.s                                                0831-2441954 (Residence                                                                                                                                 0831-2469929   (office)                                                             98440-17813    (Mobile)


 Personal Information

 Nationality                                                 Indian


MBBS                                        Miraj Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra

 MS {Ophthalmology}             Miraj Medical College, Miraj, Maharashtra

Professional Experience

 Internship                               Wanless Hospital, Miraj &Civil Hospital,Sangli    1984

Post Graduate Training        Wanless Hospital,Miraj &Civil Hospital Sangli     1985-1988

Overseas Observer              Hull Royal Infirmary, UK   -1986

Registar In Retina Unit          Bombay Hospital, Bombay-  1989

  Consultant Eye surgeon

        *   BB Eye Foundation Kolkata 1990-1996

        *   Eye Foundation  Hawra        1990-1996

        *   Kothari Hospital Kolkata      1994-1996

        *   Shri satguru charitable eye hospital Nagtala 1992-1996

        *   Implant House –Diagnostic & Laser centre Kolkata 1992-1996

 Hon.consultant eye surgeon         

        *  Vivekanad charitable Trust Hospital Bangalore 2001


 Director &Chief Consultant Eye Surgeon

            * Community Eye care centre-Kasbekar Metgud Clinic Belgaum 1997-till date

            * Sri Eye Clinic & Laser Centre Belgaum 1997-till date

  Medical Director & Chief Consultant Eye surgeon

            * Vivekanand Netralaya Belgaum 2004 till date

  Director & Consultant Eye Surgeon

            * KLE Belgaum Lasik Laser Centre 2008 till date

 Fellowships & observerfellowships

               Oversees observer -    *  Hull Royal Infirmry UK

              Dagnostics & Lasers  *  LV Prasad Eye Institute ,Hyderabad

              Phacoemulsification –*  Lions NAB Hospital Miraj

                                              *  Netradhama Bangalore

              Small Incision Catract Surgery - *  Globe Eye Foundation Bangalore

              Refractive Surgery - LASIK       *  Shroff Eye Hospital Bombay

                                                               *  Narayana Netralaya Bangalore

                                                               *  National Institute of Ophthalmology(NIO)     


 Clinical Expirence

  Performed more than 15000 IOL Implants for cataract

 Performed more than 3000 Laser procedures on Diabetics till date

 Special interest in Community ophthalmology, Lasers,                

                               IOL Micosurgery&refractive surgery


Papers,Articles,posters,publications,Guest lectures,workshops etc. 

 Comparative study of surgical results –catract surgeries done in camps & hospital.Thesis presented for M.S.Opthal  

 Retinal Detachment after Yag capsulotomy –presented in AIOS Conferance 1989          

Perforating injuries in children – poster presentation in AIOS Conference 1989

 Vitrectomy in asteroid hyalites        

 Ophthalmic lasers

 Newer Diagnostic tools in ophthalmology

 Diabetic Retinopathy –A debilitating eye diease

 Size of capsulotomy & PCO

 Opthalmic OT & instrument care

 Economiy in cataract surgery  without  compromise

 Learning curve in phacoemulsification

 Diabetic Eye Disease

 Ophthalmic applications of nd Yag Laser-

 Community ophthalmic practice A moral responsibility of all

 Blindness A Serious social problem

 Old age and eye care

 Eye care for students

 Are u fade up of ur glasses or contact lenses ?

                             We have a permanent solution

                           WIINZ Belgaum.

Eye problems of school going children

Eye Donation

Computer vision syndrome


SICS a real boon for high volume surgeons

Innovative ways of nucleous delivery in  SICS

CCC a real breakthrough in cataract surgery

Shape of CCC & grade of nucleus

Refractive errors-& its modern treatment modalities   

What is LASIK?

Date                     , IMA Belgaum

 Industrial Eye injuries & Eye protection  

     Date 10.Feb.2009. foundry cluster Belgaum.

 F First  5000 cases of SICS our experience Vivekanand Netralaya Belgaum.   

 F   Latest technological wonder in ophthalmology- LASIK LASER

 Date 28.feb-2009     GIT Collage