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The department of Ophthalmology at AMALA IMS contains a team of impressive Ophthalmologists who are experts in examining, diagnosing and providing the most suitable treatment of all ocular diseases.  The department has kept abreast with the latest technological developments and is capable of treating all types of retinal diseases.


  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology Services
  • Cataract Services
  • Vitreoretinal Services
  • Cornea Services
  • Glaucoma Services


Glass checking and refraction

Comprehensive ophthalmic OPD Care

Round-the-clock ocular emergency care

Ophthalmic support for multidisciplinary patient care

Phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation

Small Incision cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation

Anterior chamber IOL Implantation

Anterior vitrectomy

Yag Laser Capsulotomy

OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography)

Fundus Photography

Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA)

Retinal Lasers

  • Pan Retinal Photocoagulation
  • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Barrage Laser

Intravitreal injections

Retina clinic for treatment of diabetic Retinopathy, age related Macular Degeneration, Vein Occlusions and other retinal diseases

Anterior segment OCT Scan


 Pterygium excision with Conjunctival Autograft

 Contact Lens Clinic

Humphrey Automated Perimetry

 Applanation Tonometry


Nd Yag Laser Iridotomy


Dr. Lathika V K

Professor & HOD

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Dr. Charles K Skariah

Adjunct Professor

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Dr. Jainy Joseph Immatty

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Gigi Augustine T

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Thanusree

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Anisha Tresa Augustin

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Somy Saju

Senior Resident

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CME Details Date of Conduct
Name : Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons (KSOS) annual conference
Theme/Subject : Water logged macula

Name : Concordium , AIMS
Theme/Subject : Precipitating factors for squamous blepharitis

Name : ENT- Ophthalmology academic meeting
Theme/Subject : Orbit -Proptosis & orbital cellulitis

Name : Thrissur Academic Club Mid year meeting
Theme/Subject : Retinal detachment

Name : Workshop on ozurdex implantation
Theme/Subject : Hands of training for PG students

Name : Skill lab of glaucoma using posters , video shows and power point presentation
Theme/Subject : Living with glaucoma




  • Kumar SS, Kamaladevi LV, Valsan SM. Utilization of diabetic retinopathy screening among diabetic patients at a tertiary care hospital in Kerala, India. Int J Community Med Public Health 2021;8:4938-43
  • Mathew M, Kamaladevi LV, Skariah CK. Microbial profile of lid margin flora in anterior blepharitis as compared with normal: A comparative, descriptive study. Kerala J Ophthalmol 2020;32:51-5
  • Lathika ,Vasu & Thresika, Uvaraj & Nayana, Sebastian. (2017). Usefulness of anterior segment optical coherence tomography in descemet’s membrane detachment following cataract surgery. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. 5. 1484. 10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20171251.
  • Lathika VK, Minu SP, Charles KS. Influence of cataract on image quality and macular thickness measured using spectral domain optical coherence tomography: a prospective cohort study. Int J Adv Med 2017;4:546-50.
  • Lathika Vasu, Susan Prakash Minu, & K. Skariah Charles. "Influence of surgical time on post-surgical visual acuity in patients undergoing small incision cataract surgery: a prospective study." International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences [Online], 4.10 (2016): 4588-4592.
  • Association of grade of cataract with duration of diabetes, age and gender in patients with type II diabetes mellitus. Int J Adv Med 2016; 3:304-8.
  • Macular changes following cataract surgery over six months-Kerala Journal Of Ophthalmology-june2015 Influence of glycaemic control on applanation tonometry in diabetic patients- Kerala Journal Of Ophthalmology- June 2010
  • Axial length as a determinant of earlier age at cataract surgery- Kerala Journal Of Ophthalmology-june2008
  • Ocular surface changes in diabetic retinopathy- Kerala Journal Of OphthalmologyJune2002
  • Editor and contributor of a chapter in book “The diabetic eye” published by Kerala society of ophthalmic surgeons in 2019
  • Transient visual loss- Kerala Journal Of Ophthalmology.2013
  • Keratoplasty-what is new ?-Tacopsia-November-2008
  • Thyroid related ophthalmopathy- Kerala Journal Of Ophthalmology –March2002
  • Gopi V, Kamaladevi LV, Skariah CK. No-touch management in tick infestation of periocular skin. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:341-2.
  • Lathika VK, Sebastin T, Skariah CK. Neurosurgical strike by a coconut “shell”: A rare case of isolated internuclear ophthalmoplegia following closed head injury due to coconut fall. Kerala J Ophthalmol 2018;30:127-30
  • Catastrophe behind the Catarrhal Eye -Proptosis in an elderly gentleman, Digital journal of Ophthalmology, 2014.
  • A cross sectional study of visual field patterns in advanced primary open angle glaucoma - Kerala journal of ophthalmology, Dec 2021