About Us

Meet the Doctor

Sharma Eye Care Hospital (Cornea Centre) is one of the best eye hospital in Chandigarh which aims to give complete care to corneal patients came from India and abroad. Our hospital is located at sector 22 C Chandigarh. You can easily come to our hospital by train, air, and road by all the major cities/states of India. The main goal of our Cornea Centre is to provide and preserve eyesight of the patients. We provide excellent quality, patient-friendly medical care in a comfortable environment which is good for the entire family. We want our patients to cure well. The main goal of our hospital does not only treat patients but we also want to give preventive care to our patients. The doctors of our Cornea Centre have many years of experience in their field which makes them the best eye specialist in Chandigarh. They have worked in the reputed institutes like PGIMER Chandigarh. Our hospital also provides eye care to the low socioeconomic and poor people at subsidized rates. In order to spread awareness about eye care, we hold camps in villages and suburban areas where free consultation and medicines are provided to the patients.

Our doctor Dr Ashok Sharma, M.S.(Ophthalmology) PGI, Chandigarh, MBBS(IGMC) Shimla is dedicated to providing excellent care to the patients. He has been a leader in ophthalmology branch for more than 27 years. Dr Ashok Sharma is a reputed Corneal transplant surgeon in this city Chandigarh with a maximum number of a corneal transplant.

Our doctor Dr Ashok Sharma and his expert staff are responsible for the eye care of hundreds of patients. And yet, the commitment of our eye hospital in Chandigarh to provide the best care to the patients is still the same. The patients are assured on receiving expert medical help from our experienced doctor. Dr Ashok Sharma’s Cornea Centre is a nationally renowned centre, so choose us and get the peace of mind being treated by the experienced doctors.

Our Expertise

  • Refractive procedures : Contact Lens ,LASIK
  • Keratoconus Treatment :INTACS
  • Boston Keratoprosthesis
  • Corneal Grafting (Transplant): Dark , Dalk
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking(C3R)
  • Cataract surgery
  • Limbal Stem Cell Transplant

Our Doctor

Dr. Ashok Sharma, M.S.(Ophthalmology) PGI, Chandigarh, is a reputed ophthalmologist in this city Chandigarh with more than 30 years of experience in this field. Presently, he is the Director of Cornea Centre, Chandigarh and Medical Director at City Eye Bank. He also served as Associate Professor of Cornea, Refractive surgery, and Eye banking in Advanced Eye Centre, PGI.

Specializations: He is specialized in different fields like Corneal Transplants, Contacts Lenses, External Eye & Corneal Diseases, Eye Banking, and Refractive Surgery (LASIK).

Fellowships: Dr. Ashok Sharma also got fellowships in Cornea and refractive surgery, Tissue Bank International Baltimore USA (1996), and Eye Consultants of Maryland, USA & Eye Banking. Cornea and Anterior Segment Fellowship (1994): LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.

Experience: He has worked as a faculty member in the Eye Department of PGIMER Chandigarh. He is the founder of Cornea Centre where he is serving as a Director.

Specialty Experience

He has 17 years of experience in treating Corneal diseases at Eye Department, PGIMER, Chandigarh (1985-2002). 13 years of experience in managing surgical and medical corneal problems in Practice. He has also many years of experience in treating Corneal grafts.

Awards And Distinctions (2002 – Present)

He got a silver medal for securing 1st position in MS exam, PGIMER, Chandigarh in Dec 1987. His research on Fibrin glue got the best paper award “Fibrin Glue in Strabismus Surgery” during SSI Conference 1998. For research paper “Dry Eye In JRA” he also won the best paper award during National Conference on pediatric diseases 2000. Also won the best paper award in Chemical Eye Injury by WHO in SAARC conference, Nepal. For research in Cornea in Seri ARVO meeting and in Vision and Ophthalmology in Feb 2005 Singapore, he got fellowship award. In October 2009, he has won the most prestigious award in the International Conference of American Academy Of Ophthalmology held at Sebfrancisco in the USA. In Nov 2011, he has won the International Ophthalmologist Education award by American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Research Work

Dr. Ashok Sharma has more interest in research in Corneal Diseases. He has presented total 140 papers, 56 in International and 84 in National Conference. Dr. Sharma has published 144 papers among them 66 papers in International and 78 in National Journals. He also has written 14 chapters in various books.

Member Of Societies

  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology.
  • Founder & Hon. Secretary, Eye Bank Society, Chandigarh.
  • Member, Cornea Society of India.
  • Vice President Chandigarh Ophthalmological Society.
  • Member, National Association of Blind – India.
  • Life Member, Eye Bank Association of India.
  • Member, All India Ophthalmological Society.
  • Resource Scientist in National Institute for Blind & Visually Handicapped, Dehradun(U.K).
  • Member of Executive Committee of Eye Bank Association of India.

Eye Donation

Dr. Sharma also promotes eye donation in this region. Presently, he is the member of Executive Committee of Eye Bank Association, India. Dr. Sharma was the Honored Secretary of Eye Bank Society, Chandigarh. He also gave expert advice for Eye Bank in PGI. Along with the Director of Cornea Centre, he also serves as Medical Director of City Eye Bank since 2004. He organizes and participates in different workshops and eye donation awareness programs. His efforts are appreciated Internationally and nationally.

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