Dr Aparna Raniga is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists, and a subspecialist glaucoma and cataract surgeon with two years of dedicated post-fellowship training in Switzerland and Canada. Dr Raniga provides the highest standard of evidence-based management and surgical treatment for patients with glaucoma and cataracts.
Dr Raniga provides comprehensive care for patients with glaucoma. She specialises in MIGS, deep sclerectomy, trabeculectomy and tube shunt surgery. She is also extensively trained in state-of-the-art topical cataract surgery in glaucoma patients.
Dr Raniga graduated from the University of Otago (NZ) with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) in 2006. She then completed specialist training in Ophthalmology with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (FRANZCO) in 2015. She completed her final year of training as the Eye Casualty Senior Registrar at the Sydney Eye Hospital. Dr Raniga gained extensive experience in diagnosing and managing a wide variety of eye emergencies presenting to this quaternary referral centre. During this time, she supervised ten junior RANZCO trainees.
Dr Raniga is the first RANZCO Fellow to complete a one-year fellowship in glaucoma surgery and uveitis at the prestigious Bern University Hospital. She was mentored by Professor Iliev, who is a pre-eminent glaucoma surgeon in Switzerland. She had the privilege to receive intensive training in deep sclerectomy and trabeculectomy. Dr Raniga also gained experience in managing patients with uveitis.
Dr Raniga’s second glaucoma fellowship was at the Ivey Eye Institute, University of Western Ontario. She was mentored by Associate Professors Tingey and Motolko and Professor Hutnik.
This institute has an excellent reputation as one of the best in Canada. Dr Raniga focussed on gaining further experience in high volume cataract surgery and trabeculectomy. She also designed and instituted a randomised control trial investigating the efficacy of Laser (SLT) in treatment naïve glaucoma patients.
Dr Raniga is an excellent communicator with world-class training that allows her to provide the latest evidence-based care with a patient centred approach. She is a comprehensive Ophthalmologist with subspecialist training in glaucoma, cataract and uveitis.