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Dr. Rohit Shetty

Prof. Dr. Rohit Shetty DNB, FRCS, PhD (Netherlands)
Consultant Cornea and Refractive surgery
Vice Chairman, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore.
Clinical and Translational Scientist, GROW laboratories.
Faculty, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Maastricht University.

Dr. Rohit is a cornea-refractive surgeon and a clinician scientist with a keen interest in keratoconus and corneal ectatic disorders. He has been practicing high volume refractive surgery for 14 years now. Dr. Rohit Shetty completed his residency in ophthalmology at the St. Johns Medical College for the Diplomate of the National Board. Dr. Shetty obtained his FRCS Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom in 2006 and is currently an FRCS examiner. He is the Chief Mentor for the Dual Academic Program (PhD & Clinical Fellowship) at Narayana Nethralaya Eye Institute, Bangalore and Maastricht University.

Dr. Rohit has over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is a reviewer for many indexed journals in the specialty. He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Refractive surgery. Dr. Shetty’s work on pain management after photorefractive keratectomy, influence of stromal molecular markers on corneal ectasia and risk scoring systems to predict ectasia after refractive surgery has been well received. With a keen interest in imaging, some of his research includes, waveform analysis of deformation and deflection amplitude in keratoconus, influence of ocular spherical aberration on near and intermediate visual acuity in presbyopic eyes, biomechanics of LASIK Flap and SMILE Cap and corneal tomography in post-refractive surgery ectasia.

In the 2015 annual conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, Dr. Rohit won the prestigious Col. Rangachari Award for the overall best paper of the conference for his work on “Is Inflammation Driving Keratoconus? A Holistic Study of Molecular Pathways”. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recently conferred an achievement award to Dr. Rohit Shetty for the distinguished services he has rendered over the years to the programs of the society. He was awarded the Casebeer Award for outstanding contribution to refractive surgery by the ISRS in 2019.

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Total Reviews – 417

Shahbaz Khan

I had PRK surgery done with doctor Rohit Shetty and his team did a really good job with all the assistance it was really worth visiting and surgery done at Narayana Nethralaya

Nagesh kk

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Dr. Rohith shetty TPRK and corneal collagen cross linking surgery I had a best experience with the procedure. All the staffs were so supportive.

Hritik Setty

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I got my Femto Lasik surgery done by Dr. Rohit Shetty and team. The process was completely thorough and seamless. The surgery was fairly painless and no complications. I highly recommend


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It was very good experience.. I had undergone with a surgery called smile surgery it’s a kind of lasik treatment which went really well it was done by Dr. Rohit shetty he was very motivated before surgery he encouraged me to overcome my fear they really indeed put a SMILE on my face 😊


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Just love my brand new vision …I wud like to thank Dr.Rohit Shetty and his subordinates for making this happen …Thankyou soo much 🙏🏾

Reshmi Saraf

Tprk with cxl the surgery was good..the entire surgery was done in a very smooth way…the entire team and Dr. Rohit Shetty was very good and I have been a patient of narayana nethralay from last 7 to 8 yrs and the journey was awesome…

Durgesh Kumar

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Underwent Contoura Lasik Surgery here by Dr. Rohit Shetty. The exprience was great.

Syam Kakarla

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Overall had a good experience with Rohit Shetty

Deepthi N

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Really nice experience and very clearly explained the procedure and precautions that needs to be take.Clear communication from staff member.Dr Rohit Shetty did Lasik surgery and the process was smooth.Really suggest everyone to opt for lasik to visit here

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