Poona Laser Centre is a multispecialty eye care clinic in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, assessment, treatment, and management of all known eye conditions affecting both children and adults. It is fully equipped to carry out both minor and major ophthalmological surgical procedures and provide treatment using advanced laser technology to address common and complicated eye problems including retinal diseases, cataract, and diabetic retinopathy, among others.
Recognised as a centre of ophthalmic excellence, the clinic is accredited by the Medical Council of India and India Ophthalmological Society. It features the latest diagnostic and therapeutic equipment including state-of-the-art phacoemulsification system for stitches-less cataract surgery and excimer laser for refractive surgeries. It also boasts world-class facilities including a dedicated vitreoretinal surgery room and comprehensive glaucoma clinic with automated perimetry for field testing.
The clinic is helmed by Dr. Nitin Sharad Kolte, a senior eye surgeon with over 15 years of solid experience. He is the pioneer of laser DCR (endoscopic laser dacryocystorhinostomy) in Maharashtra and an expert in phacoemulsification, refractive surgeries, LASIK, customised ablation, and squint surgeries.
Dr. Nitin Sharad Kolte is an ophthalmic surgeon with over 15 years of experience. His areas of specialty include phacoemulsification, laser DCR (which he pioneered in Maharashtra, India), refractive surgeries (such as customised ablation and [LASIK](https://www.docdoc.com/info/procedure/lasik-surgery), and squint surgeries. He carries out an average of 3,000 surgeries per year and has been performing laser refractive surgeries for the last ten years. Dr. Kolte graduated from Rural Medical College in Pune where he completed his MBBS degree and Diploma in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery. Prior to going into private practice, he served as lecturer at Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College before joining Poona Laser Centre in Pune as a consultant and later on as the centre’s director. Dr. Kolte is a member of All India, Maharashtra, and Poona Ophthalmological Societies.