Dr. Lakshmi Mahesh, MBBS, DNB Orbit & Oculoplastic Surgeon
cosmetic - plastic - reconstructive surgery of the eye
She is a pioneer of endoscopic lacrimal surgery in India. Patients come to Bangalore
for her care from all over the world.
Over the past decade, Dr. Lakshmi has received many invitations to present
papers and conduct instruction courses at premiere ophthalmic conferences.
Most recently, she received the AIOS award for the best paper on lacrimal surgery.
In 2003, Dr. Lakshmi was invited to serve as a Visiting Scholar to the famed
Chinese University of Hong Kong. During this tenure, 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 20 fellows in India and abroad in the field of
oculoplasty. She was chosen to serve as General Secretary of the Oculoplastics Association of India (OPAI)
from 2001 to 2006. She also serves as a reviewer for the Indian Journal of of Ophthalmology.
A graduate of the prestigious Stanley Medical College, Dr. Lakshmi obtained her specialization in opthalmology
from the internationally renowned Sankara Nethralaya where she went on to serve as Associate Director of the
Department of Orbit and Oculoplasty. She is now a consultant at the Manipal Hospital and a visiting consultant at
the Sankara Eye Hospital, both in Bangalore.