Born and educated in Bangalore, India, Dr Seethappa Madhusudhan gained his medical education at Bangalore Medical College from where he graduated in 1988.

In 1989, he joined the Minto Regional Institute of Ophthalmology as a postgraduate, where he gained invaluable experience in cataracts, squints, glaucoma surgeries, corneal transplant and retinal detachments.

Having achieved his postgraduate degree in Ophthalmology (MS Ophth) from Bangalore University in 1993, Dr Madhusudhan joined the Chabbra Eye Clinic in New Delhi as a Registrar. Later that year, he relocated to the UK to further his studies and experience.

Working within the NHS as a Registrar at Whipps Cross Hospital and King's College Hospital, both in London, Dr Madhusudhan passed his primary FRCS examination from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and the Royal College of Surgeons (Dublin). He then passed his final FRCS exams at the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).

From 1997 to 1998, he furthered his qualifications in the USA, passing two prestigious American exams as an MD and working as a Clinical Fellow in neuro-ophthalmology at Michigan State University. In 2009 Dr Madhusudhan received certification in Laser Refractive Surgery from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Dr Madhusudhan's area of special interest and expertise is in treating high and mixed astigmatism prescriptions.

Dr Madhusudhan joined Optimax in 2000. He treats at our Manchester and Liverpool clinics.