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DNB - Ophthalmology, MNAMS, FICO (UK)
FMRF - Consultant Ophthalmologist
PHACO & Refractive Eye Surgeon
Hailing from Mumbai, she finished her schooling as a topper to study medicine & graduated from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 2004. She further obtained her Diplomat of National Board of Ophthalmology while serving at H. V. Desai Hospital, Pune in 2007.
Her first job was as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Rajan Eye Care Hospital, Chennai from 2008 till 2010. Later on, she served as Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Blind Relief Hospital, Vasai.
During her career span she has been awarded with the Fellowship of International Council of Ophthalmologist - UK in 2008 as well as F.I.C.O. (UK) while working at Rajan Eye Care Hospital as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in 2009.
Additionally, she has authored & co-authored several research papers on the Prevalence of Uncorrected Refractive Errors & Other Eye Problems among Urban & Rural School children which were published in the Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology Vol. 16(2) April-June, 2009 and Pentacam - A Step Forward In Anterior Diagnostics which was published in the DOS Times Vol. 15(4) Oct, 2009.
She has remained proactive in the field and made several presentations, such as :
• Assessment of Corneal Parameters in Normal Indian eyes with the Pentacam at Annual TNOA Conference, Coimbatore 2009.
• Scheimflug Corneal Topographic Characteristics of Normal Indian Eyes at ALOC Kolkata Jan, 2010.
• Scheimflug Corneal Topographic Characteristics of Normal Indian Eyes at Boston Apr, 2010.
Since the early days of her residency, she had developed a keen interest in the field of Pediatric Ophthalmology; as during her field work for dissertation on Prevalence of Uncorrected Refractive Errors in Urban & Rural School Children, she came across a whole new genre of treatable blindness in young kids and since then has been doing extensive work through various camps & awareness programs, screening about 25,000 school children till date for refractive errors.
“Success isn’t measured by the wealth you accumulate, it is about the difference you make in people’s lives.”
Keeping the above motto as her guiding force she has till date screened more than 25,000 school children for refractive errors and continues to do so with a passion.