Dr Vanitha Ratnalingam

Consultant Ophthalmologist and Corneal Surgeon, Kuala Lumpur

Dr Vanitha Ratnalingam is a Consultant Ophthalmologist graduated with full colours from University Sains Malaysia. She then went on to obtain her Masters in Ophthalmology from University Kebangsaan Malaysia, where she was trained in the management of common eye diseases including cataract surgery. She further completed her Fellowship in Cornea and External Eye Diseases at the prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. During her fellowship, she trained in the latest techniques of corneal transplant, limbal stem cell transplant and collagen cross-linking.

Dr Vanitha Ratnalingam


MD (USM), MSurg Ophthalmology (UKM), CCFT Cornea (Mal)

Sub-specialty Fellowship Training

Cornea and External Eye Disease: Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Cornea and External Eye Disease: Hospital Sungai Buloh

Languages Spoken

English, Bahasa Melayu and Tamil

Disease & Procedure Focus

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant (PK, DSAEK, DALK) 
  • Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking 
  • Pterygium Surgery with Conjunctival Graft
  • Limbal Stem Cell Transplant
  • Laser Procedures 
  • Intravitreal Injection

Educational Videos

Dr Vanitha:

Dry Eye

Dr Vanitha:


Dr Vanitha:

Cornea Transplant

Dr Vanitha:

TransPRK – Different Types of Lasik Treatments and Advantages of TransPRK