World Ophthalmology Congress-2022

Aravind- Coimbatore, September 9-12

Dept. of Neuro-ophthalmology
–  Ethambutol Optic Neuropathy in India with current antituberculous treatment regimen – Another conundrum

28th Annual Meeting of the Indian Eye Research Group

Hyderabad, September 10-11

Prof. K. Dharmalingam, Director, AMRF chaired the D. Balasubramanian Oration Lecture. He was also elected as the President of IERG and delivered the presidential talk

Invited talks

Dr. C. Gowri Priya
–   Biology of adult ocular stem cells and their role in regenerative medicine

Dr. A. Vanniarajan
–   Epigenetic alterations in retinoblastoma

Oral presentations

Iswarya Radhakrishnan
–   Trabecular meshwork stem cell derived exosomes enhance TM cell survival and proliferation

Hanith Raj Deivarajan
–   Development and validation of a novel CRISPR/Cas12a-based nucleic acid detection platform for the diagnosis of ocular fungal infections

Poster Presentations

Saraswathi Kannan
–   Exome sequencing unveiled recurring mutations in nf-κb Pathway in ocular b-cell lymphoma

 Susmita Chowdhury
–   Analysis of microstructural changes in an x-linked juvenile Retinoschisis patient harboring rs1 g668a mutation by en-face Optical coherence tomography imaging

Sethu Nagarajana
–   Targeted modulation of e2f3 and kif14 in retinoblastoma

Shreya Dinesh
–   Understanding the role of mirna in aspergillus flavus keratitis Progression

Swathi Chadalawada
–   Identification of potential blood miRNAs for diagnosis of Intraocular tuberculosis

 Nerethika Ravichandran
–   Separation of filtering and non-filtering region of human Trabecular meshwork

P. Saranya
–   Adult human anterior lens epithelial stem cells – changes during ageing and in cataract

Waseema Arif
–   Age-related changes in the functional characteristics of adult stem cells in human retinal pigment epithelium

Swagata Ghosh
–   In-vitro infection models of fungal and amoebic keratitis reveal host cell-type and pathogen  specific features of host inflammatory response

Daipayan Banerjee
–   Deciphering the proteome signature of plasma extracellular vesicles from proliferative diabetic retinopathy patients

16th Annual National Conference of Vision 2020

Siliguri, September 3-4

Paper Presentations

Santhosh, Asst Manager – Patient Care, Aravind – Madurai
–   Factors influencing non-adherence of follow-up in childhood glaucoma

Regitha, Co-ordinator- Orbit Clinic, Aravind – Madurai
–   Fighting Retinoblastoma in the difficult period of Covid-19 pandemic: A retrospective study from  a tertiary eye care centre

Saravanan, Manager, Eye Bank, Aravind – Madurai
–   How eye banks in India can scale while maintaining focus on quality and become sustainable – A Panel Discussion (Panelist)
–   How not to lose money or burden the patient while growing our Eye Banks

Jeyakohila, Tutor, Aravind – Madurai
–   Analysis of knowledge, attitude and practice of uveitis patients on immunosuppressive therapy

R. Vinoth Kumar, Research Associate, Aravind – Madurai
–   Factors influencing the utilization of eye care services in a rural district in south India

Syed Ali, Senior Faculty, LAICO
–   Impact of an online collaborative approach on establishing and strengthening VCs

Vignesh, Manager- Patient Care , Aravind – Coimbatore.
–   Medicolegal cases – Always a Challenge – How to manage the right way

Umapriya, HR – ManagerAravind – Coimbatore
–   Going beyond borders to train the medical, paramedical & administrative staff of Nigeria to conquer blindness

K. Kalaivendan K, Manager – Quality & Patient Care , Aravind – Pondicherry
–   Novel outreach to screen ROP among preterm babies

Sumathy A, Manager – HR, Aravind – Pondicherry
–   Uberization of eye care

Jayashree S, Manager – Projects, Aravind – Pondicherry
–   Aravind rural outreach by mobile application – AROMA

Vikky Kumar M, Manager – Quality & IP, Aravind – Tirunelveli
–   Sharing knowledge repository: towards organization’s sustainability & growth.

Dr. Haripriya Aravind, Chief, Cataract Services, Aravind-Madurai; Jayasree, Project Co-ordinator, Aravind-Pondicherry; LAICO senior faculty – Mr. Suresh Kumar, Ms, Dhivya Ramasamy and A. Mohammed Gowth gave invited talks.

5th World ROP Conference

Dubai, September 1-4

Dr. Renu P Rajan
–   Stage 5Retinopathy of Prematurity: Clinico-demographic Profile and Outcomes of 25 – Gauge Vitrectomy

Mid-con EIZOC 2022

Portblair, August 27 & 28, 2022

Dr. Dodum Techie
–   Trabeculectomy with injectable mitomycin C