Dr. Fairooz P Manjandavida
SPECIALITIES: Ocular Oncology ,
Ocular Trauma and Socket Reconstruction & Custom Made Ocular Prosthesis
Dr.Fairooz heads the department of Orbit and Oculoplasty (Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Ocular Oncology) at Prabha Eye Clinic and Research Centre . Her interests include Orbit , Eyelid and Ocular surface disorders, Dacryology , Trauma and Aesthetic Surgery.
Dr. Fairooz P. Manjandavida after completing basic medical education from Government Medical College, Trichur, Kerala, India, persuaded her interest in ophthalmic surgery to complete her training at Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Karnataka, India. During her tenure, Dr. Manjandavida developed interest in eye plastic surgery and reconstruction.
She then underwent a fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit and Ocular Oncology in one of the premier eye institute LV Prasad Eye institute, under the expert guidance of India’s leading oculoplastic surgeon and ocular oncologist Dr. Santosh G. Honavar. Prior to which she has also served as a Senior Research Fellow with Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for the National Retinoblastoma Registry.
Having finished her fellowship in India, Dr. Manjandavida went on to explore her interest in Ocular Oncology at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA, which is considered as one of the best eye institute in USA and globally. Trained under Dr. Jerry A. Shields and Dr. Carol L. Shields, she learnt advanced and innovative techniques of treating the entire spectrum of eye tumors, especially Retinoblastoma. Whilst in Wills Eye Hospital, she also did observership under Dr. Robert B. Penne, Director, Oculoplastic and Orbit Service. She also underwent an observership in oculoplasty under Dr. Don O Kikkawa at Shiley Eye Institute, SanDiego, USA.
She is known for her surgical expertise, oratory skills and passion for innovation. She has presented in various international and national meetings, won many awards and has scientific publications to her credit. Having participated in numerous research projects, Dr. Manjandavida has been invited to present her studies at a number of international congresses such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, World Ophthalmology Congress and the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. She has also been recognized for her clinical and research work and has been bestowed a number of awards
a. Oculoplastic surgery
b. Ocular tumors
c. Orbitofacial surgery
Special clinical interests
a. Eyelid disorders (acquired and congenital)
b. Orbital disease
c. Socket reconstruction
d. Ocular trauma and fracture repair
e. Thyroid eye disease
a. Retinoblastoma and pediatric eye tumor
b. Ocular melanoma
c. Ocular surface tumors
d. Eyelid tumors
e. Orbital tumors
Retinoblastoma, Eyelid and Orbital tumors, Eyelid anomalies
Current professional membership (s) of international, national or regional bodies
a. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
b. Oculoplasty Association of India (OPAI)
c. All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
d. Kerala State Ophthalmology Society (KSOS)
e. Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmology Association (APAO)