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    Academic Qualifications: 1. MBBS ( AIIMS) December, 1979 2. MD (Ophthalmology, AIIMS) December, 1982 3. MAMS (Member National Academy of Medical Sciences, India) 1995 4. FAMS (Fellow National Academy of Medical Sciences, India) 2007. 5. Fellowship for Advanced training in Strabismus in USA by International Strabismological Association, 2001, at Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA; Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; and Richmond Eye Hospital , Richmond, VA, April –September 2001 Awards and Honours: • Col Rangachari Gold Medal for the Best Scientific Paper by the All- India Ophthalmological Society, Cochin, 1984. • Dr Athavle Award for best scientific work in the fields of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology, All-India Ophthalmological Society, Ahmedabad, 2002 • Visiting faculty in ORBIS-The Flying Eye Hospital, Chennai, 2002, Miraj 2005, Mt Abu 2008 • Retina Foundation Oration of Gujarat Ophthalmological Society, 2003, Ahmedabad. • Dr Rustomji Ranji Oration of AP State Ophthalmological Society, 2003, Eluru,AP • Ophthalmic Society West Bengal Guest Lecture Oration, 2005, Asansol,WB • Dr Ishwar Chandra Oration of Vidarbha Ophthalmic Society, 2006, Nagpur. • Dr S N Mitter Oration of Delhi Ophthalmic Society, 2009, New Delhi • Dr RHP Sinha Oration of Bihar Ophthalmic Society, 2010, • AIOS IJO 1st Silver Award for 2010 for Horizontal Lang two pencil test 2010;58:287-290 • Dr Daljit Singh Oation of Punjab Opthalmic Society, Faridkot 2011. Research and Publications: • Over 150 scientific articles in National and International journals or chapters in books • Section Editor Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmolgy, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 2008-10. • Reviewer for the International Journals Ophthalmology (AAO), BJO, JAAPOS and Strabismus. • Books authored: • Strabismus Simplified, Modern Publishers, New Delhi, 1999, • Essentials of Ophthalmology, Modern Publishers, New Delhi, 2000. • Over 150 scientific presentations at Regional, National and International Conferences. • Supervision of 38 MD Ophthalmology Thesis and one DM dissertation in Neurology. • ICMR project on Nystagmus: Chief Investigator 2005-2007 Memberships of Scientific Societies: 1. International Member of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2. International Member of International Strabismological Association. 3. Life member: All India Ophthalmological Society, Strabismological Society of India, National Society for Prevention of Blindness- India, Delhi Ophthalmic Society, 4. Past Secretary, Vice President and Editor Journal, Strabismological Society of India. 5. Joint Secretary, NSPB-India,1999-2002

Questions Answered by me

You must have had a misdirected eyelash: trichiasis. This may be due to local scarring in the inner side of the lid due to trachoma or other such...

Answered on : 06 Apr 2006

Your daughter has esotropia, which should be operated if the deviation persists despite her glasses, if prescribed to her. The surgery is done on...

Answered on : 03 Apr 2006

Accommodative esotropia can be easily managed by glasses, which may be bifocals as in your case. The good news is that if fully corrected with...

Answered on : 28 Mar 2006

Vitreous floaters can be irritating to a very sensitive person. But if they are constant and not increasing in number, you need not worry as...

Answered on : 14 Jan 2006

It is only for practical reasons that reading while lying down, is to be avoided as it will strain your muscles. For near reading the best ocular...

Answered on : 09 Nov 2005

You seem to be having an accommodative esotropia, a condition which becomes better with glasses, but some cases have some squint despite glasses,...

Answered on : 08 Sep 2005

Your daughter seems to be having a residual esotropia that had also been noticed soon after surgery as per your statement. Yes, it is possible to...

Answered on : 21 Aug 2005

Ethambutol toxicity may partially recover over a period of few months after stopping the drug and having a course of Vitamins B1, B6 and B 12. But...

Answered on : 06 Jul 2005

You need to show to a Cornea specialist. You do not have to arrange any donor, only cadaver eyes are used. Consult at RP Centre in Delhi or LV...

Answered on : 02 Jun 2005

There is absolutely no chance of excess load on the only eye, and also no risk of any other chance of vision going down if you take care of...

Answered on : 16 May 2005
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