United Kingdom Paediatric Glaucoma Society Meeting

London, UK, January 27

Dr. Manju R. Pillai, Medical Consultant, Glaucoma Services, Aravind-Madurai attended the meeting and gave a presentation on the results of the project titled Improving Adherence to follow up in Childhood Glaucoma. She also presented a video documenting one of the beneficiaries of the project. The project was carried out under the USAID Child Blindness Programme and was well appreciated by all the consultants involved in treating childhood glaucoma around the world.

Dr. Manju also took time to visit paediatric glaucoma facilities at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. She also visited the genetic lab associated with it to learn more about genetic studies in childhood glaucoma. Besides, she took time to meet Dr. Maria Papadopoulos, a paediatric glaucoma consultant as well as a well-wisher of Aravind.

Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 23 -26

Dr. Naresh Babu, Chief, Retina and Vitreous Services, Aravind-Madurai
–   Anatomical and functional outcomes of retinectomy in recurrent retinal detachment: a detailed analysis (poster)
–   Role of intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide for hypertensive retinopathy-related macular edema (E-Poster)
Subretinal gliosis removal in a chronic retinal detachment – An unorthodox approach (video)

Dr. Muthukrishnan, Medical Consultant, Retina and Vitreous Services, Aravind-Madurai
–   Anatomical functional outcomes of retinectomy in recurrent retinal detachment: a detailed analysis (Poster)

High-level Meeting on Integrated People-centred Eye Care

Hyderabad, February 21-23

Thulasiraj Ravilla, Director-Operations, AECS
–   Making IPEC a reality – Priorities and knowledge gaps in the region

International Conference on Consortium of Universal Research Erudition (ICURE)

Madurai, February 3-6

Prof. Dr. K. Dharmalingam, Director-Research, AMRF
–   Diabetic Retinopathy-Prognostic biomarkers and disease biology
–   Immune system and the eye