Dr. Lakshmi Mahesh
Qualification - MBBS,DNB (Ophthalmology), FMRF, FAICO
Designation - Consultant Ophthalmology
Dr. Lakshmi’s expertise as an ophthalmic plastic surgeon is recognized internationally. With 29+ years’ experience in the field, she is a pioneer of endoscopic lacrimal surgery in India. Patients come to Bangalore for her care from all over the world. Most recently she held the esteemed position of President of the Oculoplastic Association of India (OPAI). Over the past two decades, Dr. Lakshmi has received many invitations to present papers and conduct instruction courses at premiere ophthalmic conferences all across the world. She received the 2011 AIOS-APOS Santosh Hanover Award for best paper in Lacrimal, the 2015 AIOS Sujatha Savitri Rao Award for best paper in Orbit & Oculoplastic and the prestigious FAICO from AIOS. Dr. Lakshmi was invited to serve as a Visiting Scholar to the famed Chinese University of Hong Kong. During this tenure, she trained doctors in Hong Kong and China and she often traveled to provide surgical care to patients in hospitals across locations in mainland China as well. Dr. Lakshmi is a leader and teacher. She uses state-of-the-art techniques and knowledge to care for her patients. She has trained more than 30 fellows in India and abroad in the field of Oculoplastic. She is also a reviewer for many Ophthalmology Journals and a Sub-specialty Society Representative for Indian Journal of Ophthalmology (IJO).