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Dr. Soman Sukumaran Nair

MBBS, MD Ophthalmology

Specialist Ophthalmology

Work Experience

  • Dr Soman Nair completed his MBBS from the University of Mumbai and post-graduation in Ophthalmology from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi. He subsequently completed training in Vitreoretinal Surgery, Ocular trauma and ROP from AIIMS New Delhi.
  • Dr. Soman has vast experience in his field, working as Specialist Ophthalmologist (Cataract & Vitreoretinal Surgeon) at various Hospitals in the UAE and a Senior Consultant:Vitreoretinal Services at Vasan Eye Care (ROT division) India.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Malayalam
  • Bengali
  • Marathi
  • Tamil

Special Interests

  • Cataract Surgery with IOL implantation (Phacoemulsification)
  • Retinal detachment repair with microincisional vitreous surgery
  • Diabetic retinopathy management including intravitreal injections and diabetic laser treatment

Research / Publications

  • Invited faculty at Ophthalmology conferences in the national and international fora.
  • Performed research on dye enhanced ILM peeling for senile macular holes.
  • Selected peer reviewed publications include:
    • Bilateral disc drusen in a diabetic patient simulating diabetic papillopathy as a cause of disc edema. IJO 2017
    • Bilateral macular choroiditis following Chikungunya virus infection. Eye 2007
    • Safety and efficacy of intraoperative intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide injection after phacoemulsification in cases of uveitic cataract. JCRS 2007
    • Evaluation of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measurement following laser in situ keratomileusis using scanning laser polarimetry. IJO 2007