Anjana Karunakaran

Dr. Anjana Karunakaran Specialist Ophthalmologist

Years of Experience : 5

Nationality : India

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam

Education & Training: MBBS, MD(AIIMS), FICO, MRCS, Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Services (FCRS)

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Dr Anjana Karunakaran is a Specialist Ophthalmologist with five years of experience. She completed her MBBS from Government Medical College, Trivandrum (2007). She received her MD in Ophthalmology from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (2015), and she went on to pursue a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery from Narayana Nethralaya ,Bangalore (2018). She worked as Cornea Refractive Surgeon in Chaithanya Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Trivandrum, India, for four years before joining Medeor Hospital, Dubai. She has expertise in comprehensive ophthalmology, both anterior segment and posterior segment. She deals with ocular emergencies and trauma.

Research & Publications

  • Titiyal. J, Karunakaran A, Rathi A, Kaur M, Sharma N, Agarwal T – Collagen Cross-Linked Therapeutic Grafts in Fungal Keratitis.- Ophthalmology(DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.04.005)
  • Kumar, V., Karunakaran, A., & Valakada, J. (2017). Septo-optic dysplasia. International Ophthalmology. doi:10.1007/s10792- 016-0437-7
  • Duraipandi, K., Gupta, N., Karunakaran, A., Kale, P., Dhaka, S., Verma, N., & Mirdha, B. R. (2016). Naso-Ophthalmic Myiasis and Pubic Louse Infestation of Nose. Journal of Case Reports, 1-3. doi:10.17659/01.2016.0001


  • Refractive Surgery Like Lasik, PRK
  • Pterygium and Ocular Surface Disorders
  • Dry Eye Evaluation and Thermal Pulsation Therapy
  • Ocular Trauma
  • Ocular Allergy and Infections
  • Screening for Retinal Disorders
  • Ocular And Extraocular Mass Lesions
  • Nasolacrimal Obstructions
  • Glaucoma
  • Assessment of Keratoconus with Medical and Surgical Management
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Mucous Membrane Graft and Limbal Stem Cell Grafts
  • Chalazion Excision, Eyelid and Conjunctival Mass Excision
  • Medical Treatment
  • Intravitreal Injections For Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Vascular Retinal Disorders


  • Indian Medical Association
  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Cornea Society, India
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh


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