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Sarika Sethia

As we grew up, each one of us would have read, heard, and watched the success stories of great women leaders who have accomplished excellent goals and broken all the myths. Today is the era of women empowerment and the concept of gender equality is at its peak.

Today, women have emerged as astonishing leaders with their remarkable leadership styles. They can counter any challenge and set a milestone in every field such as innovation, science, technology, medical, and much more.

A visionary leader, with multiple responsibilities, always understands the actual demand and challenges of society and comes with the right solutions.

One such dynamic leader is Dr. Sarika Sethia, a real example of women empowerment, who is setting new milestones. As a visionary leader in the healthcare sector, she has been awarded as “Top Doctor of the Month”, “Growing star of the week” by Doctors Choice Awards.

Dr. Sarika realized that one of the critical problems of society is that even today quality eyecare is out of reach for many patients.

Hence, to counter this serious hurdle and provide real solutions, Sarika introduced Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre with the objective to make eye care accessible and affordable for all.

Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre, headquarters in Pune, ensures that patients have access to the best doctors as well as all modern diagnostic services and reduces the burden of preventable blindness.

In an exclusive interview with Insights Success, Dr. Sarika, Director & Chief Ophthalmologist sheds light on the company’s journey, its services, and her vision for the future.

Dr. Sarika, please tell us about your journey as a certified ophthalmologist at the Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre.

Dr. Sarika Sethia is an enthusiastic Ophthalmologist practicing in Pune since 2015. She is a Laser Vision Correction and Advanced Cataract Lens Implant Expert. Dr. Sarika Sethia completed her M.B.B.S in 2012, after that she pursued M.S. in Ophthalmology. She has been awarded University Gold Medal for securing the highest marks in Master of Surgery.

She has also pursued Diplomat of the National Board in ophthalmology. She has completed many fellowships and training courses in advanced cataract and laser vision correction surgeries. She has worked at Smt Kashibai Navale Medical College as Assistant Professor for 2 years. She is on a panel of doctors in prestigious hospitals in Pune like Jehangir hospital, Sanjeevan hospital, and Global hospital. Currently, she is a director and Chief Ophthalmologist at Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre.

She has been invited as a guest speaker at various conferences like the iBeach Film Festival Goa & 72nd International DOS Conference. She has presented many papers, posters at national and international conferences. She has been awarded as WOS Inspiration in the category Refractive surgery by the 2021 Annual WOS Awards. She has been awarded as “Top Doctor of the Month”, “Growing star of the week” by Doctors Choice Awards.

She holds numerous accolades to her name and keeps working hard to achieve more. She believes in learning and adapting newer technologies in eye care. Dr. Sarika offers her esteemed clientele the most exclusive and state of art services and ensures that her clinic is updated with the latest advancements in technology. She makes sure that the absolute best and latest technology is used at the Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre Pune. By successfully running this center she has become a true epitome of women empowerment.

Tell us more about Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre, its vision, and how it is currently positioned as one of the top healthcare organizations.

Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre aims at delivering top-notch yet affordable eye care facilities to society. We believe that in India quality eyecare is out of reach for many patients. Our mission is to make eye care accessible and affordable for all. We have begun this journey from Pune by providing the latest and best eye care services at the lowest cost.

Our eye center is known for its patient-centric approach. We create the best combination of medical, surgical, rehabilitative, and supportive treatment for the betterment of our patients. Our center is located at Deccan in the heart of Pune City, so it is very convenient for people traveling from any part of the city as well as from the periphery.

Elaborate more on services at Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre?

Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Center is a super specialty eye care hospital. Our highly skilled team of super specialist eye doctors in fields like cornea, retina, pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma, oculoplastic, neuro-ophthalmology, etc offer specialized care for customized needs.

We provide all types of surgeries and procedures like LASIK surgery, Bladeless Laser Cataract surgery, Squint surgery, Glaucoma surgery, Retinal Laser procedures, etc. We ensure that patients have access to the best doctors as well as all modern diagnostic services at an affordable cost under one roof. Our dedicated team of experts evaluates every patient thoroughly and then a customized treatment plan is curated.

Advanced technologies in eye care are revolutionizing the overall diagnosis & treatment. Please tell us how Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre is incorporating these technologies in your treatment to provide better care to your patients?

At Indovision, we believe in offering the best and latest treatments in terms of technology and world-class equipment. Advanced cataract surgery services like Topical (stitchless) Phacoemulsification, Femto (bladeless) Laser-assisted Cataract surgery (FLACS), Paediatric Cataract surgery are routinely done.

Latest spectacle removal day-care procedures like Bladeless SMILE, Blade LASIK, Advanced surface ablation, Refractive lens exchange (RLE), Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) are offered as per patients’ refractive error. We also offer the latest aesthetic treatment like Botox, fillers, and other ocular cosmetic plastic surgeries.

What is the mission behind Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre?

The economic burden due to visual impairment in India is roughly Rs 88,000 Crore. But 35% of causes of blindness are preventable. Early detection and treatment can greatly reduce the economic impact of preventable blindness. Many of the conditions that affect children are detectable and treatable. We believe that every individual deserves the best quality of vision.

We conduct eye camps for screening of cataracts, refractive errors, and other preventable causes of blindness. Our mission is to reduce the burden of preventable blindness in society and to raise awareness about quality eye care. Eyes are precious and vision is one of the most important senses. We want people to enjoy good eyesight regardless of their age.

How do you envision further strengthening Indovision Cataract & Laser Eye Centre’s stronghold in 2022 & beyond?

Our aim is to reduce the burden of preventable blindness. We need to reach people and raise awareness about common eye diseases and their treatment. To deliver the best results we are upgrading our hospital with best-in-class equipment. Modern and safer surgical techniques are being developed in our field. At Indovision we ensure that these latest treatment options are available to our patients. We look forward to developing an ultra-modern super specialty eye hospital that would cater to all eye care needs under one roof.

What is the impact of increased screen time on overall eye health in kids & adults?

Since the pandemic, we are homebound. Online schooling and work from home is part of daily routine, increasing our screentime tremendously. Prolonged use of digital devices such as mobile phones, tablets lead to a variety of eye problems known as digital eye strain.

It is also known as computer vision syndrome or visual fatigue. The inevitable increase in digital devices has affected people across all age groups. Higher cases of childhood myopia have been reported since the pandemic.

Exhibiting Excellence

“I visited Dr. Sarika madam today and I must say that she is a very professional and an experienced ophthalmologist in Pune City. Her hospital has all the modern equipment necessary for advanced eye checkups. will highly recommend her to everyone”

  • Mayur Borse (Happy patient on Google Business Profile)

“Dr. Sarika ma’am answered all my questions very well. Under her guidance, I decided to undergo LASIK. Now I’m living a specs-less life with a perfectly clear vision. God bless her abundantly.”

  • Priyanka Gogawale (Happy patient on Google Business Profile)