Dr. Harshit Vaidya
MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), FMRF (Vitreo-retina)
Dr. Harshit Vaidya is an MBBS, DNB, FMRF Vitreo Retina Surgeon (DNB & Fellow, Sankara Nethrayala, Chennai). At Dr.Vaidya Eye Specialist, he serves as a Vitreo Retina Specialist.
Dr. Harshit Vaidya is a budding ophthalmologist with a special interest in Vitreo-Retinal diseases. He completed his MBBS in 2013 from Government Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra. He went on to pursue his residency in Ophthalmology at the renowned Sankara Nethralaya in Chennai. He further went on to do his fellowship in Vitreo-Retina from his parent institute of Sankara Nethralaya which has one of the largest and best retina departments in the country. During his 5 year tenure at Sankara Nethralaya, he presented posters and papers at various national and international conferences including the World Ophthalmology Congress, Guadalajara, Mexico; Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmology Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, EURETINA, Paris, France; All India Ophthalmic Congress, Kolkata, India among many others.
He has a keen interest in macular disorders, particularly type 3 neovascularization; and newer OCT findings. He is proficient in retinal surgeries for retinal detachment, SFIOLs, and diabetic vitrectomies.
His core belief is in providing eye care not just through sheer competence and knowledge but also through compassion and philanthropy.
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• Clinical Vitreo-Retina Fellow|Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai – 2018-2020
• DNB Ophthalmology|Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai – 2014-2017
• MBBS | V. M. Government Medical College, Solapur – 2007-2013
• Higher Secondary Education | D.G Ruparel College, Mumbai – 2005-2007
• Schooling | Chatrabhuj Narsee Memorial School, Mumbai – 2005
• Dr Vaidya Eye Hospital, Mumbai | Consultant | May 2020 – Present
• BSES hospital, Mumbai | Visiting Consultant| Dec 2020 – Present
• KHM & Gurunanak hospital, Mumbai | Visiting Consultant| Mar 2021 – Present
• Shatabdi Hospital, Mumbai | Senior Registrar | Aug 2017 – Mar 2018
• Bombay City Eye Institute, Mumbai | Observer | July 2017
• Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, Mumbai | Observer | Feb – March 2014
➢ EURETINA Congress, 2019, Paris, France. Poster Presentation: Real life Visual and Anatomical
Outcome of Management of Diabetic Macular Edema in Vitrectomized Eyes
➢ EURETINA Congress, 2019, Paris, France. Poster Presentation: Profile of Central Serous
Retinopathy in Women.
➢ Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress, 2019, Bangkok, Thailand. Paper
presentation: Transpupillary Thermotherapy in Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangioma
➢ Asia Pacific Optometry Congress, 2019, Manila. Poster presentation: Characteristics and
relationship of peripheral and central retinal difference among Diabetic Retinopathy using
Wide Field Fundus Fluorescein Angiography.
➢ Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2019, Vancouver, Canada
Poster presentation: Transpupillary thermotherapy vs Photodynamic therapy in Circumscribed
➢ World Ophthalmic Congress 2016, Guadalajara, Mexico. Poster presentation: Clinical review of
autoimmune optic neuropathy in Indian peninsula.
➢ World Ophthalmic Congress 2016, Guadalajara, Mexico. Poster presentation: Clinical profile
and management outcomes of eyelid molluscum contagiosum – an Indian perspective.
➢ Pediatric Retina Summit, 2019, Chennai, India. Case Presentation: Gene panel negative case of
Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy.
➢ Retina Interest Group meeting, 2019, Chennai, India. Case Presentation: Multimodal imaging
in type 3 neovascularization.
➢ Pediatric Retina Summit, 2019, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Surgical outcomes of
retinal detachment in morning glory disc anomaly.
➢ Pediatric Retina Summit, 2019, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Retinocytoma – An eight
➢ Ocular Traumacon, 2018, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Internal Ophthalmoplegia after
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation — A Rare Complication.
➢ Ocular Traumacon, 2018, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Clinical characteristics, Results
of Neuroimaging and Outcomes in patients with Traumatic abducens nerve palsy.
➢ All India Ophthalmic Conference 2016, Kolkata, India. Poster presentation: A case of waxing
and waning of Orbital varix – A diagnostic dilemma.
➢ Symposium in Neuro-ophthalmology: Afferents plus Efferents 2016, Chennai, India. Case
presentation: Autoimmune Optic Neuropathy with APLA syndrome and aquaporin Ab positive.
DISSERTION AND PUBLICATIONS:
Clinical characteristics, Results of Neuroimaging and Outcomes in patients with Abducens nerve
palsy at a tertiary eye care centre. Dissertation submitted to the National board of
Examinations, New Delhi.
➢ Presumed tubercular choroidal nodule following adalimumab therapy for juvenile idiopathic
arthritis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67(3):399‐400.
➢ Commentary: Quality assurance in ophthalmic imaging. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67(8):1288.
➢ Clinical Profile and Management Outcomes of Periocular Molluscum Contagiosum. TNOA J
Ophthalmic Sci Res 2020; 58:5-8.
➢ Ischemic macular hole in central retinal artery occlusion. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2020; 68:1670-
➢ Infiltration of optic nerve head in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia presenting as an initial
isolated site of relapse. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2021;1: 23
Spontaneous closure of macular hole with conversion to type 2 choroidal neovascular
membrane in a case of Vogt Koyanagi Harada disease. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2021;1:
➢ Book Chapter: Paediatric Intra-ocular tumors (Non-Rb), A Quick guide to Pediatric Retina.
Chapter 22, Pages 167-178. Editors – Dr Wai-Ching Lam, Wei-Chi Wu.
➢ Outcomes of vitreoretinal surgery in retinal detachment associated with morning glory disc
anomaly in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology (IJO_189_21).
➢ Is immediate treatment necessary for diabetic macular edema after pars plana vitrectomy for
tractional complications of proliferative diabetic retinopathy? in International Ophthalmology.
➢ Circumscribed choroidal hemangioma in a case of NF1 ophthalmic image in Oman Journal of
➢ Delayed surgical management for macular hole with sub-macular hemorrhage in Oman Journal
of Ophthalmology (ojo_400_20).
➢ Whiplash maculopathy following parachute injury in Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision
➢ Foveal pseudocyst atop a splayed outer macular hole in a case of vitreo-macular traction: Tear
drop on a hat sign. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology (IJO_830_21).
KEY SKILLS AND INTERESTS:
I am a trained Vitreo-retina specialist from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. Having done my residency at the same institute, I have gained deep hands-on experience in the last 5 years at one of the foremost ophthalmic institutions in India and globally. I have individually performed various vitreo-retinal surgeries like rhegmatogenous retinal detachments and complex recurrences (>50), scleral fixated intraocular lens implantations (>20), diabetic vitrectomies (>15), and assisted in ROP surgeries, complicated post traumatic surgeries associated with IOFBs, and macular-hole surgeries among many others. I am proficient in procedures like intravitreal injections (>500), retinal laser photocoagulations (>500) and performing ophthalmic ultrasounds (>1000). I also have a keen interest in teaching residents and have taken several seminars as well.
• Secured 91% in 10th ICSE board examinations.
• Secured a rank of 667 (PCB- 186/200) in State CET for undergraduates, from over 2 lakh
• Secured a rank of 2400 in All India Post graduate entrance examinations in Dec 2013.
• Secured a rank of 1084 in DNB examinations held in Dec 2013.
• Winner of SN Pediatric-ophthalmology team quiz competition, 2016.
• Organizing member and Master of ceremony at Inflammatio 2016, an International Uvea
conference held at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
• Presented as a team, on the topic of Schizophrenia in 2nd MBBS at Trinity, an all-India students’
medical conference 2009, LTMC & Sion Hospital, Mumbai
Dr. Harshit Vaidya is one of the best Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in Andheri West, Mumbai and has an experience of 10 years in this field. If you have any queries contact us on 9004496621, He will help you out in understanding your problem and guide you through every stage of your treatment.
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