Dr. Naresh Babu

Chief, Retina Vitreous Services
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Dr. Naresh graduated in medicine from Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital, MS from JIPMER, Pondicherry followed by Fellowship in Retina. In 2014, he did his MBA with specialization of Human Resource from Annamalai University.

Dr. Naresh has published several research papers in Peer Reviewed International and State Journals.

  1. Karthik Kumar, Chitaranjan Mishra, Rupa A, Naresh Babu K, Kim R. Reversible blindness in a patient with closantel toxicity. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1768-1771.
  2. Naresh Babu K, Jayant Kumar, Piyush Kohli, Kim R. Perfluoro‑n‑octane‑assisted mega Weiss‑ring technique for posterior vitreous detachment induction in retinal detachment. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1463-1465.
  3. Chitaranjan Mishra, Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Kim R. Ultra-wide field imaging of nucleus drop in vitreous. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1343.
  4. Rajan RP, Amit Kumar D, Naresh Babu K, Kim R. Bilateral optic nerve aplasia with corpus callosum hypogenesis in an otherwise healthy child: Report of a rare case. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1231-1233.
  5. Babu N, Kohli P, Jena S, Kim R. Utility of digitally assisted vitreoretinal surgery systems (DAVS) for high-volume vitreoretinal surgery centre: a pilot study. Br J Ophthalmol. 2019 Jun 8. [Epub]
  6. Naresh Babu K, Vedang Shah, Piyush Kohli, Shah Pratik K. Subretinal pigment epithelium cleft: A sign of caution. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1188.
  7. Amit Kumar D, Naresh Babu K, Kim R, Chitaranjan Mishra. Double ring sign in optic nerve head hypoplasia. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1187.
  8. Puthuran GV, Wijesinghe HK, Naresh Babu K. Pars Plana Tube Insertion of Glaucoma Drainage Device. J Glaucoma. 2019 Jun 3. [Epub]
  9. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Suresh P, Ilango K, Kim R. A rare case of monocular visual loss after spinal surgery in prone position with adequate eye protection. Indian J Neurosurg. 2019;8:57–60.
  10. Wei X, Chitaranjan Mishra, Naresh Babu K, Holder GE, Khandelwal N, Kim R, Agrawal R. Choroidal structural analysis and vascularity index in retinal dystrophies. Acta Ophthalmol. 2019;97:e116-e121.
  11. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Obuli RN, Kim R. Comparison of Surgical Performance of Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling Using a 3-D Visualization System with Conventional Microscope. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2018;49:941-945.
  12. Chitaranjan Mishra, Sundar T, Srinivas S, Naresh Babu K, Kim R. Hydrochlorothiazide Sensitised Acetazolamide induced Bilateral Angle Closure Glaucoma with Choroidal Detachment after Cataract Surgery. J Clin Diagn Res. 2018;12:ND04-ND06
  13. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Haemoglobin Parida, Adenuga OO, Kim R Comparative study of inverted internal limiting membrane (ILM) flap and ILM peeling technique in large macular holes: a randomized-control trial. BMC Ophthalmol. 2018;18:177.
  14. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli. Commentary: Nuances in management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment in X‑linked juvenile retinoschisis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018;66:1831-2.
  15. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Pangtey BPS, Kim R. Evaluation of Sutureless, Glueless, Flapless, Intrascleral Fixated Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens in Children with Ectopia Lentis. J Ophthalmol. 2018;2018:3212740.
  16. MY Vishal, Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Anand R, Kim R. Retrospective study of changes in ocular coherence tomography characteristics after failed macular hole surgery and outcomes of fluid-gas exchange for persistent macular hole. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018;66:1130-1135.
  17. Chitaranjan Mishra, Lalitha, Prajna, Rameshkumar, G, Agrawal, R, Balne, P K, Iswarya, M, Naresh, Kannan B, Kim, R. Incidence of Endophthalmitis after Intravitreal Injections: risk factors, microbiology profile, and clinical outcomes. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2018;26:559-568.
  18. Sharmila R, Naresh, Kannan B, Sapna, Sinha, Vijayakumar, B, Ashok Vardhan, S, George, V Puthuran, Ramulu, Pradeep Y. A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Outcomes of Cataract Surgery in Nanophthalmos with and without Prophylactic Sclerostomy. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2017;183:125-133.
  19. Kannan NB, Adenuga OO, Kumar K, Ramasamy K. Outcome of 2 cc Pure Sulfur Hexafluoride Gas Tamponade for Macular Hole Surgery. BMC Ophthalmol. 2016;16:73.
  20. Kannan NB, Adenuga OO, Rajan RP, Ramasamy K. Management of Ocular Siderosis: visual outcome and electroretinographic changes. J Ophthalmol. 2016;7272465.
  21. Lalitha P, Das M, Purva PS, Karpagam R, Geetha M, Lakshmi Priya J, Naresh Babu K. Postoperative Endophthalmitis Due to Burkholderiacepacia Complex from Contaminated Anaesthetic Eye Drops. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014;98:1498-1502.
  22. Babu N, Shah PK, Narendran V, Kalpana N, Kim R. An Easy Method to Raise the 25-Gauge Trocar and Cannula System for Retinopathy of Prematurity-Related Lens-Sparing Vitrectomy. Retina. 2014;34:1014-1015.
  23. Shukla D, Kalliath J, Patwardhan A, Kannan NB, Thayyil SB. A Preliminary Study of Heavy Brilliant Blue G for Internal Limiting Membrane Staining in Macular Hole Surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2012;60:531-534.
  24. Shukla D, Kalliath J, Srinivasan K, Neelakantan N, Rajendran A, Naresh KB, Behera UC. Management of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment with Coexisting Macular Hole: a comparison of vitrectomy with and without internal limiting membrane peeling. Retina. 2013;33:571-578.
  25. Shukla D, Kalliath J, Neelakantan N, Naresh KB, Ramasamy K. A Comparison of Brilliant Blue G, Trypan Blue, and Indocyanine Green Dyes to Assist Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling during Macular Hole Surgery. Retina. 2011;31:2021-2025.
  26. Babu N, Muraly P, Ramasamy K. Twenty-Three-Gauge Two-Port Pars Plana Lensectomy for the Management of Ectopia Lentis in Children. Retina. 2010;30:971-974.
  27. Shukla D, Rajendran A, Maheshwari R, Naresh KB. Early Closure of Macular Hole Seconary to Rhegmatogenous Retinal Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment with Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2008;39:81-85.
  28. Shukla D, Naresh KB, Rajendran A, Kim R. Macular Hole Secondary to X-Linked Retinoschisis. Eye. 2006;20:1459-1461.
  29. Shukla D, Naresh KB, Kim R. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Valsalva Retinopathy. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2005;140:134-136.