Sanjay Girdhari Asrani

Professor of Ophthalmology
Campus mail: Box 3802 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-8656

Sanjay Asrani, MD, specializes in glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, and cataract surgery. He is highly skilled in all forms of cataract and glaucoma surgery including tube implant, laser and filtering surgery. He is board certi­fied, fellowship trained, and has been honored among “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” and “Best Doctors in America”.

Asrani is a dedicated researcher receiving support from Research to Prevent Blindness, private foundations, and philanthropy. His major research interests include the development of new surgical implants for glaucoma, and the development and utilization of new technology for the early detection of glaucoma.

Education and Training

  • Seth G.S. Medical College (India), M.B.B.S. 1988


Normal-Tension Glaucoma Masqueraders

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has become an important tool in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma; however, there can be overlap in the OCT findings between glaucoma and other diseases.

Microcystic Macular Changes in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma.

To describe microcystic macular changes in patients with moderate to advanced primary open-angle glaucoma.Eleven eyes of 6 unrelated patients were retrospectively identified based on a disproportionately preserved macular thickness on optical cohe

Ocular Biometrics of Myopic Eyes With Narrow Angles

The purpose of this study was to compare the ocular biometrics between myopic patients with and without narrow angles.Patients with a stable myopic refraction (myopia worse than -1.00 D spherical equivalent) were prospectively recruited.