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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

It is related to ischemia or lack of proper blood circulation of the visual pathways. It could be due to the causative or risk factors that caused...

Answered on : 25 May 2009

I understand you have post perforating injury secondary glaucoma causing corneal oedema. This has lead to the pain, and colour, and also exotropia...

Answered on : 01 May 2007

Both Glaucoma and Retinitis pigmentosa are heritable but it does not mean all children will have it, also not all types of these conditions are...

Answered on : 13 Jan 2007

Squint surgery can be done at any age including yours, Yes it is preferable to get it done early in childhood so that the visual development is...

Answered on : 13 Sep 2006

There should not be any problem at all in his joining school. In fact even after a week a child can resume most such activities, as the only...

Answered on : 02 Aug 2006

Ocular allergies are a recurrent problem depending on the allergen. Chronic medication is therefore required depending on the severity. You will...

Answered on : 22 Jul 2006

Recurrent iridocyclitis will require treatment with corticosteroids, under supervision of an eye doctor. Blind spot enlargement should be...

Answered on : 16 Jun 2006

You should not be unduly worried for the baby to be born for squint. For squint though inherited is not seen in all siblings, even identical twins...

Answered on : 04 May 2006

This varies totally from person to person, depending on the type of cataract. That is the reason eye drops like Cineraria are thriving as some...

Answered on : 28 Apr 2006

Fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants are good in general. But if you have a specific eye problem you might need treatment for that.

Answered on : 21 Apr 2006
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