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eOphtha was started as a blog in 2007 by Dr. Parthopratim Dutta Majumder. In August 2008, officially the website www.eophtha.com was launched. The whole web designing and development of this website was single handedly done by Dr Parthopratim. This website is primarily intended to meet the requirements of the residents, fellows and trainees of ophthalmology and optometry. Dr Partho’s unique and creative way of simplifying the subject is the highlight of this website. Various PPT presentations on important topics prepared by postgraduates from across the country have been uploaded on the website and can be accessed by one and all. e-resources for searching and understanding complex topics in ophthalmology have been mentioned in the website. Blogs on various topics by renowned ophthalmologists sharing their experiences from across the country add to the flavor of this website. This website is also a boon for exam going residents as the previous question papers of DNB and DO exams have been uploaded. Landmark journals and studies which are also useful for exams have been put up. For the benefit of the postgraduates who have completed their residency, lists of hospitals that offer fellowships throughout the country have been listed. This makes it easy for them to know on the availability of fellowships of a particular specialty in a given hospital. List of upcoming national and international conferences have also been highlighted for the convenience of the users to plan their conferences ahead of time. The Initiative of starting this website is to make the process of learning for the residents, fellows and optometrists a joyful experience. Sharing of knowledge is the key to gaining more knowledge

विद्या ददाति विनयं विनयाद्याति पात्रताम् ।
पात्रत्वाद्धनमाप्नोति धनाद्धर्मं ततः सुखम् ॥ ५ ॥

vidyA dadAti vinayaM, vinayAdyAti pAtratAM |
pAtratvAddhanamApnoti, dhanAddharmaM tataH sukhaM || 5 ||

(true/complete) knowledge gives discipline, from discipline comes worthiness, from worthiness one gets wealth, from wealth (one does) good deeds, from that (comes) joy.


Team eOphtha

Dr. Ashwin MohanDr. Aswin Mohan

Dr. Ashwin is currently a consultant in the vitreo-retina department of Narayana Nethralaya and is also a PhD Scholar in Maastricht University, Netherlands. He is involved in setting up the CAFX Atlas. He has completed MBBS from Sion Hospital, Mumbai, DNB from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai and fellowship in Vitreo-retina from Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore and RGUHS. He has received the Gold Medal in Neuro-ophthalmology in 2012 in Sankara Nethralaya. He has published a number of peer reviewed articles in the field of retinal oximetry and presented at various national and international meetings and is also a reviewer for international journals and has authored chapters in post graduate text books. He has a keen interest in retinal imaging and has also worked with institutes like IIT Madras and IISc as a retinal expert.

 

Dr. Md. Shahid AlamDr. Md. Shahid Alam

Dr. Md. Shahid Alam did his Masters in Ophthalmology from the prestigious Aligarh Muslim University, Institute of ophthalmology in 2009. He did his two years fellowship in oculoplasty and orbit from Sankara Nethralaya. Thereafter he joined Sankara Nethralaya as an associate consultant in the department of orbit oculoplasty reconstructive and aesthetic services and worked there for three years. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery and Ocular Oncology Unit at Institute of Ophthalmology, Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He was awarded with Fellow All India Collegium of Ophthalmology ( FAICO) in oculoplasty subspecialty, by All India Ophthalmic Society in 2016.He has published several research articles in both peer and non peer reviewed journals and has also authored few book chapters. He has presented numerous papers in different conferences. His area of interest is ocular oncology and ocular trauma.

 

Dr. Parthopratim Dutta MajumderParthopratim Dutta Majumder
Parthopratim Dutta Majumder completed his graduation and post-graduation from Silchar Medical College & Hospital, Assam University. He completed his fellowship in medical retina and uvea from Sankara Nethralaya and joined department of uvea and intraocular inflammation as Associate consultant. He has written many chapters in many books . He was awarded with Dr. TLK Row Endowment Award for the best associate consultant 2010-11. He is a member of the All India, Delhi, All Assam Ophthalmological Societies and uveitis society of India. He has received Nataraj Pillai award for best scientific paper in 2009. He has attended and presented paper in various national and international conferences. His areas of interest include medical management of uveitis and scleritis, phacoemulsification in uveitic cataracts and medical graphics

 

Dr. Prateek ShahDr Pratik Shah

Dr Pratik Shah had finished his medical graduation and post graduation in ophthalmology from the same medical collage of veen south Gujarat university of  Surat, Gujarat. After getting trained in phacoemulsification at sankara nethralaya, he continued to persuing expertise in vitreoretinal training at sankara nethralaya. Presently he is serving as a consultant in the department of vitreoretinal diseases at aravind eye hospital.

 

Dr. Ranju KharelRanju Kharel (Sitaula)
Dr. Ranju Kharel (Sitaula) following her medical graduation under scholarship seat from Dhaka University (2004), returned to Nepal where she served as medical officer in the emergency department of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital for a year. She then completed post graduation (M D. Ophthalmology) from B. P. Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies, Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine in the year 2010. She joined as a faculty in the same institute since then and has been working as Assistant professor in the ophthalmology department and heading the uveitis clinic of this tertiary level hospital of Nepal. She has pursued 6 months observership in uveitis under Dr Jyotirmay Biswas at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India. She has also been awarded with FAICO degree in Uvea by All India Ophthalmological Society in 2017 and is member of Uveitis Society of India.She has been actively involved in various research writing and has more than 2 dozens of publications in peer reviewed, high indexed journals. Besides, she has published 8 articles in the local medical journals. She has already made 9 paper presentations and 10 poster presentations in different national and international forum. She has also contributed in writing 6 chapters in various ophthalmic books. Her compassion for research helped her to successfully complete few studies under research grant. Her interest in the field of ophthalmic research has made her reviewer of 5 national and international ophthalmic journals.


Dr. Srikanth RamasubramaniumSrikanth Ramasubramanium
Dr. Srikanth graduated from Madras Medical College in 2006 and completed MS Ophthalmology in 2010 from Medical College, Baroda. He then completed his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology from Sankara Nethralaya and has been working as a Consultant at Sankara Nethralaya since then. He manages pediatric cataracts, adult cataracts and strabismus patients routinely in his OPD. He has completed his FAICO (pediatric Ophthalmology), FICO and MRCS (Edinburgh).  He was awarded the T L K Row Award by the Medical Research Foundation for the Best Associate Consultant in Ophthalmology for the year 2013-14. He has been actively involved in teaching the optometrists, postgraduates and fellows at his centre. He has been part of PG teaching programs across the country. He has contributed to a number of textbooks on pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. He also has a number of scientific presentations to his credit.

 

Dr. Tandava KrishnanaTandava Krishnan
Completed his graduation from  Kasturba medical college, Mangalore (Manipal university) from 1998-2004 and post-graduation from Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital and Regional institute of ophthalmology (Osmania medical college, Hyderabad) from 2005-2008. He did his Research cum Clinical fellowship in Vitreo-retinal services at Sankara Nethralaya from 2008-2011.He is currently working as a Vitreo-retinal consultant at Neo Retina, Hyderabad.He received  best post graduate competitive award at the Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmological society meet at Tirupati 2007. He is also the proud recipient of Swarnalata Punshi Award for the best research fellow for the year 2008-2009 awarded by Vision research foundation (Sankara Nethralaya) He has also won the Dr.K.Vengal Rao award for the best competitive paper at the Andhra Pradesh ophthalmological society meet held at Warangal 2013.He has also delivered the "Dr.K.Ravi Kumar Reddy Endowment lecture (2014) at Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital. He has 19 published papers in PUBMED indexed journals. He also has many articles in non PUBMED indexed journals and has co authored a book titled “The Sankara Nethralaya Atlas of Ophthalmic Ultrasound and Ultrasound Biomicroscopy” second edition and has written chapters in many  books. His current fields of interest include Diabetic retinopathy and Retinopathy of prematurity.