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Consultant Glaucoma & Phaco Surgeon

Dr. Swathi Vallabh

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A Glaucoma specialist with 8 years ofexperience in patient care, education andresearch. Proficient in handling adult andpediatric glaucomas as well asphacoemulsification.


  • 2001-2007 • MBBS St John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India
  • 2009-2012 • MS in Ophthalmology Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, BMCRI
  • 2012 – 2014 • Comprehensive fellowship L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India
  • 2014 – 2015 • Fellowship in Glaucoma L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India


2015 – 2021 : Consultant, Glaucoma services, L V Prasad Eye Institute Being in a high volume centre, I routinely saw about about 5000 patients ayear and performed close to 1000 surgeries a year. I became confident inperforming glaucoma surgeries, in both adults and children, namely,trabeculectomy, angle surgeries (goniotomy and trabeculotomy), combinedtrabeculectomy and trabeculotomy, glaucoma drainage devices (both valvedand non-valved), cyclophotocoagulation. I also routinely performed cataractsurgeries- both manual small incision and phacoemulsification (includingfemtosecond laser cataract surgery).



1. Outcomes of primary combined trabeculotomy and trabeculectomy in early onsetglaucoma in children with congenital aniridia. Senthil S, Uche NJ, Mohamed A,Krishnamurthy R, Badakere SV, Mandal AK, Garudadari CS. Ophthalmol Glaucoma.2020- Ahead of print
2. Agreement of intraocular pressure measurement of Icare ic200 with GoldmannApplanation Tonometer in adult eyes with normal cornea. Badakere SV, Chary R,Choudhari NS, Rao HL, Garudadri C, Senthil S. Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2020 Aug12:S2589-4196(20)30210-6.
3. Effect of Intravenous Dexmedetomidine on Intraocular Pressure in PatientsUndergoing Glaucoma Surgery Under Local Anesthesia-A Pilot Study. Senthil S,Burugupally K, Rout U, Rao HL, Krishnamurthy R, Badakere S, Choudhari N, GarudadriC. J Glaucoma. 2020 Jul 28.
4. Schiotz Scleral Intraocular Pressure Readings Predict Goldmann ApplanationReadings Better Than Rebound Tonometry. Senthil S, Chary R, Ali MH, Choudhari N,Badakere S, Krishnamurthy R, Dikshit S, Garudadri C. Cornea. 2019 Sep;38(9):1117-1123.
5. Comparison of Rebound Tonometry and Handheld Applanation Tonometry inPediatric Glaucoma with Clear and Scarred Corneas.Badakere SV, Rao HL, Ali MH,MandalAK, Choudhari NS, Chandrasekhar G, Senthil S. Ophthalmology. 2019Sep;126(9):1330-1332.
6. Profile of childhood glaucoma at a tertiary center in South India. Senthil S, BadakereS, Ganesh J, Krishnamurthy R, Dikshit S, Choudhari N, Garudadri C, Mandal AK. Indian JOphthalmol. 2019 Mar;67(3):358-365.

7. Outcomes of Silicone Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Implantation in Refractory PediatricGlaucoma. Senthil S, Turaga K, MohammedHA, Krishnamurthy R, Badakere S, Dikshit S,Choudhari N, Mandal AK, Garudadri CS. J Glaucoma. 2018 Sep;27(9):769-775.
8. Is Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Consistent in Performance? Choudhari NS, Badakere SV,Richhariya A, Chittajallu SNSH, Senthil S, Garudadri CS. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2018Jun 22;7(3):19.
9. Comparison of Scleral Tono-Pen Intraocular Pressure Measurements with GoldmannApplanation Tonometry. Badakere SV, ChoudhariNS, Rao HL, Chary CR, Garudadri CS,Senthil S. Optom Vis Sci. 2018 Feb;95(2):129-135.
10. Comparison of the New Low-Cost Nonvalved Glaucoma Drainage Device with AhmedGlaucoma Valve in Refractory Pediatric Glaucoma in Indian Eyes. Senthil S, Gollakota S,Ali MH, Turaga K, Badakere S, Krishnamurthy R, Garudadri CS. Ophthalmol Glaucoma.2018 Nov-Dec;1(3):167-174.
11. Glaucoma following phakic posterior chamber intraocular lens implantation.Badakere SV, Mandal AK. Clin Exp Optom. 2017Mar;100(2):195-197.
12. Uveitis-glaucoma-hyphaema syndrome with in-the-bag placement of intraocularlens. Badakere SV, Senthil S, Turaga K, Garg P. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Jan19;2016:bcr2015213745.
13. Re: “The 18-gauge needle: an innovative simple tool for frontalis sling surgery”.
Badakere S, Ali MJ, Batra J, Naik MN. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 May-Jun;29(3):237.