Parykshit Saikia was born in Dibrugarh,India. Roots go back to a small village in India,Titabor.His father, Dr Gautam Saikia is a well-known opthalmologist from north east India and his mother, Mrs Prativa Saikia is a homemaker. His younger brother Abhijit Saikia is Businessman.Married to Suranjana Saikia, an Arcithect and Landscape Architect. They have a son , Krisheev, born in 2016.Parykshit is fluent in Assamese, Hindi, English,Russian and German. He studied medicine from Bogomolets National Medical University in Kiev and did ophthalmology residency from the University eye hospital Regensburg ,Germany under Professor V.P. Gabel and H. Sachs.Then he worked with Professor Walter Lisch in Hanau eye Hospital,Germany and presently working with Dr Bernhard Kölbl and team in Augen-MVZ Landshut, Germany. He did many paper and poster presentations in The Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO),German Ophthalmology society annual meeting and the International Society of Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma meeting in Banglore.He did research publications in many international journals like Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS),Cornea, American Journal of Ophthalmology,Ocul Immunol Inflamm,Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol and British Journal of Ophthalmology.
Retinal and Corneal diseases.