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Dr. Vandana Jain Cornea, Cataract and Lasik services

Head of Cornea, Cataract and Lasik Surgeon

Dr. Vandana Jain has trained at L.V. Prasad Eye Hospital & Harvard Medical School (US). She has then done MBA from prestigious Stanford School, USA. She has a lot of research and publications to her credit and is an invited speaker at various national and international conferences.

Clinics

Research Papers Published

List of scientific research publications: 

  • Arora R, Mehta DK, Jain V. Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute ocular chemical burns. Eye 2005; 19: 273-8.
  • Pandey PK, Garg D, Bhatia A, Jain V. Horner’s syndrome and sixth nerve palsy due to herpes zoster ophthalmicus arteritis. Eye 2005;19(2): 224-6..
  • Arora R, Jain V, Mehta DK.  Deep lamellar keratoplasty in corneal dermoid. Eye. 2005; 19(8):920-1.
  • Sangwan V, Jain V, Gupta P. Scleral patch graft. Eye. 2007 Jul;21(7):930-5. 
  • Jain V, Dua N, Sridhar MS, Sharma S. Nocardia keratitis in a corneal graft.   2006 Dec;20(12):1385-6 
  • Jain V, Sridhar MS, Krishna P, Sangwan VS. Pseudodendritic keratitis associated with meibomian gland dysfunction. Eye. 2007 Jun;21(6):826-8. 
  • Jain V, Natarajan S, Shome D, Gadgil D. Spectacle induced ocular trauma-an unusal mechanism. Cornea. 2007 Jan; 26(1):109-10.
  • Jain V, Kar D, Natarajan S, Shome D, Mehta H, Mehta H. Phacoemulsification and pars plana vitrectomy- a combined procedure. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 May-Jun;55(3):203-6
  • Jain V, Maiti A, Shome D, Borse N, Natarajan S. Aspergillus induced Malignant Glaucoma. Cornea. 2007 Jul;26(6):762-3.
  • Shome D, Jain V, Natarajan S. Ptosis caused by orbicularis myokymia and treated with botulinum toxin - A case report. Eye. 2007 Mar;21(3):444-5. 
  • Shome D, Jain V, Natarajan S. The role of Botulinum toxin in correcting frontalis Induced eyelid pseudo-retraction post ptosis surgery - A case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Jul-Aug;55(4):307-8.
  • Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Natarajan S. Scleral necrosis in a patient with aplastic anaemia. Eye. 2007 Jul;21(7):1017 
  • Jain V, Shome D, Natrajan S. Pseudodendritic keratitis in ocular rosacea causing a diagnostic dilemma- A case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Nov-Dec;55(6):480-1. 
  • Shome D, Jain V, Natarajan S, Agrawal A, Shah K. Complete Visual Recovery Post Severe Community Acquired Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Orbital Cellulitis. Orbit. 2008;27(3):179-81
  • Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Shah K, Natarajan S. Periocular necrotising fasciitis associated with kerato-conjunctivitis and treated with medical management - A case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008 May-Jun;56(3):231-2
  • Jain V, D Shome, Maiti A, Natarajan S. Anterior segment ischemia in a case of Fanconi’s aplastic anemia. Eye. 2007 Nov;21(11):1449-50 
  • Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Natarajan S. Choroidal metastasis from a male breast carcinoma treated with tamoxifen therapy - A case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Nov-Dec;55(6):475-7. 
  • Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Natarajan S. Isolated eyelid retraction: A sign of idiopathic orbital inflammatory disease. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jan-Feb;24(1):58-60. 
  • Jain V, Shome D,  Natarajan S. Corneal bee sting misdiagnosed as viral keratitis. Cornea. 2007 Dec;26(10):1277-8.
  • Jain V, Shome D,  Natarajan S. Nevirapine induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome Mistreated as Viral Keratitis. Cornea 2008 Apr;27(3):366-367.
  • Jain V, Shome D,  Natarajan S. Surgically induced necrotising scleritis following pterygium surgery with conjunctival autograft. Cornea. 2008 Jul;27(6):720-1
  • JainV, Grag P, Sharma S, Vemuganti G. Sutureless wound infection by unusual acid-fast organisms. Cornea. 2008 Jun;27(5):615-8 
  • JainV, Grag P, Sharma S. Microbial Scleritis – experience from a developing country. Eye. 2009 Feb;23(2):255-61. Epub 2008 Jan 25. 
  • Jain V, Dabir S, Shome D, Dada T, Natarajan S. Iris granuloma- CP review. Surv Ophthalmol 2009 Mar-Apr;54(2):286-91. 
  • Arora R, Jain V, Mehta DK. Chemical injuries: Management guidelines – Published in DOS times Aug 2003.
  • Jain V, Natarajan S, Sangwan VS, Shome D, Gadgil D. Cornea transplantation-a review. IJCP 2006 June.
  • Sangwan VS, Jain V. Cornea transplantation-a review. Utranchal journal of Ophthalmology. 2005
  • Jain V, Natarajan S, Sangwan VS, Shome D, Gadgil D. Cornea transplantation-a review. TamilNadu Journal of Ophthalmology. 2007
  • Jain V, Sridhar MS. Recent advances in the management of fungal keratitis. Karnataka Journal of Ophthalmology. 2008
  • Pineda R, Jain V, Shome D, Hunter D, Natarajan S. Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty-Is it an option for Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy. Int Ophthalmol. 2010 Jun;30(3):307-10. Epub 2009 Jul 19.
  • Jain V, Pineda R. Herptic Reactivation post LASIK. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2009 May;35(5):946-8 
  • Jain V, Pineda R. Arcuate Keratotomy and its application after LASIK. Cornea. 2009 Dec;28(10):1178-80.
  • Jain V, Shome D, Sajnani M, Natarajan S. Fungal keratitis associated with ocular rosacea. Int Ophthalmol. 2010 Jun;30(3):239-44. Epub 2009 May 23.
  • Pineda R 2nd, Jain V, Gupta P, Jakobiec FA. Descemet's stripping endothelial keratoplasty: an effective treatment for toxic anterior segment syndrome with histopathologic findings. Cornea. 2010 Jun;29(6):694-7
  • Shome D, Poddar N, Sharma V, Sheorey U, Jain V, Honavar S. Does a Nanomolecule of carboplatin injected periocularly help in attaining higher intravitreal concentrations? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Dec;50(12):5896-900. Epub 2009 Jul 23.
  • Jain V, Mhatre K, Shome D. Flap Buttonhole in Thin Flap LASIK: Case Series and Review. Cornea. 2010 Jun;29(6):655-8
  • Sangwan V, Jain V, Vemuganti G. VKC and LSCD. Cornea. 2011 May;30(5):491-6.
  • Jain V, Nair A, Mhatre K, Shome D. Pellucid Marginal corneal disease in a case of atopic keratoconjunctivitis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Jun;18(3):187-9.
  • Jain V, Nair A, Mhatre K, Shome D. VKC and Fungal Ulcer. Int Ophthalmol. 2010 Dec;30(6):641-4. Epub 2010 Feb 3
  • Jain V, Mhatre K, Shome D, Pineda R. Fungal Ulcer in Boston Keratoprosthesis-Indian Experience. Accepted for publication in Cornea.
  • Jain V, Nair A, Mhatre K, Shome D. Use of intrastromal voriconazole in tunnel Fungal infection. Int Ophthalmol. 2010 Dec;30(6):723-5. Epub 2010 Feb 24. 
  • Kapoor R, Shome D, Jain V, Dikshit R. Facial rejuvenation post intradermal Botulinum toxin: Is it really the Botulinum toxin or is it the pricks? Dermatol Surg. 2010 Dec;36 Suppl 4:2098-105. 
  • Shome D, Nair A, Kapoor R, Jain V. Botulinum toxin - A: Is it really that fragile a molecule? Dermatol Surg. 2010 Dec;36 Suppl 4:2106-10 
  • Arfaj KA, Jain V, Hantera M, El-Deeb MW, Rushod AA, Nair AG, Pineda R. Phototherapeutic keratectomy outcomes in superficial corneal opacities. Ophthalmol Eye Dis. 2011 Mar 16;3:1-6. 
  • Jain V, Gazali Z, Bidayi R. Use of Isotonic Ribolflavin with HPMC using accelerated protocols- Cornea. 2014; 33(3):910-13
  • Viswanathan V, Agashe P, Jain V, Nair AG. Crystalline Keratopathy due to Intravenous Immunoglobulin in a 12-year-old girl with Kawasaki Disease. J AAPOS. 2016:20:466-68
  • Nair AG, Jain P, Agarwal A, Jain V. Work Satisfaction, Burnout and Gender-based inequalities among Ophthalmologists in India: A Survey. Work. 2017;56:221-28

Books and chapters

  • Associate Editor- Ocular Allergy. IJCP publications
  • Chapter- Management of Pediatric Cataract- Book on Pediatric Ophthalmology

Research 

  • Thesis for M.S. in Ophthalmology
  • Evaluation of amniotic membrane transplantation in acute chemical burns of eye - conducted under the guidance of Prof. Ritu Arora and Prof D.K. Mehta, submitted to the University of Delhi in April 2003.
  • Principle investigator in “Relinetra multicentric study” on Cultured limbal stem cells in collaboration with Reliance life sciences 
  • Co- Guide for thesis on – Evaluation of Amniotic Membrane transplantation in ocular surface disorders- 
  • Guide for thesis on- Dry eye- prevalence in general population
  • Guide for thesis on- LASIK, protocol for patient recruitment

PRESENTATIONS

  • 1. Jain V, Sridhar MS, Sangwan V, Rao GN. Superior Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration. World Cornea Congress, Washington DC, USA, April 2005.
  • 2. Ocular trauma meeting at Hyderabad, August 2004
    • Jain V, Arora R, Mehta D. Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute chemical burns

    • Jain V, Arora R, Mehta D. Anesthesia in open globe injuries

  • 3. Jain V, Sridhar MS, Sangwan V, Rao GN. Superior Pellucid Marginal Corneal     Degeneration. . Indian Eye Research Group Meet, July 2005

  • 4. Jain V, Sridhar MS, Sangwan V, Rao GN. Superior Pellucid Marginal Corneal     Degeneration. All India Ophthalmological society conference, February 2006

  • 5. Jain V, Sangwan VS,  Ramamurhty BS, Vemuganti GK. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis and limbal stem cell deficiency. All India Ophthalmological society conference, February 2006

  • 6. Jain V, Sangwan VS, Ramamurhty BS, Vemuganti GK. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis and limbal stem cell deficiency. Poster accepted for presentation at American academy of Ophthalmology, November 2006

  • 7.  CME on latest advances in Ophthalmology (For your eyes only), July 2006, Mumbai
    •    Jain V- Refractive surgery, Get rid of your glasses
    •    Jain V- Cornea Transplantation and Keratoprosthesis
    •    Jain V- Anterior Segment OCT

  • 8.    “Rendezvous” Eye conference on Anterior Segment In Khandala On August 19-20th 2006
    •    Jain V- Identifying patients at risk of developing Corneal Complications
    •    Jain V- Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation

  • 9.     CME on latest advances in Ophthalmology (For your eyes only), October 2006, Mumbai
    •    Jain V-  Cornea  and Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation

  • 10.    Bombay Ophthalmological Society Conference, October 2006, Mumbai
    •    Jain V- Fungal Keratitis
    •    Jain V- Ocular Surface Update
    •    Jain V- Contraindications of LASIK

  • 11. Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society Conference, November 2006, Kohlapur
    •    Jain V- Thin Flap LASIK
    •    Jain V- Fungal Keratitis
    •    Jain V- Ocular Surface Update
    •    Jain V- Contraindications of LASIK

  • 12.    All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Hyderabad, February 2007
    •    Convener for Free Paper Session on CATARACT
    •    Chief Instructor on a symposium on- Advances in ocular surface diseases and its management
    •    Co-instructor in an Instruction Course on- Surface Ablation Procedures
    •    Video – in Trauma section- Jain V, Natarajan S, Shome D. Scleral Patch graft after a spectacle induced ocular trauma by an unusual mechanism.
    •    Free Paper Presentation, Jain V, Garg P, Sharma S. Infectious Scleritis an experience from a developing country.

  • 13.     CME on latest advances in Ophthalmology (For your eyes only), February 2007, Mumbai
    •    Jain V-  Cornea  and Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation

  • 14.    Orbis International Symposium, 7th April 2007
    •    Jain V- Under-recognised clinical entities with associated dry eyes
    •    Jain V- Amniotic membrane transplantation

  • 15.    CME on cornea and ocular surface, June, 2007
    •    Jain V- Under-recognised clinical entities with associated dry eyes
    •    Jain V- Post- LASIK infectious Keratitis

  • 16.    . Cornea group meeting- 9th July, 2007
    Jain V- Journal club presentation- New triple procedure- Ophthalmology

  • 17.     Eyecon, Hyderabad, July, 2007
    •    Jain V- Dry eye- Current concepts
    •    Jain V- Panellists in cornea discussion forum

  • 18.     APSCRS Conference September 2007, Hanoi (Invited Speaker)
    •    Jain V- Old to New Triple- Where are we?

  • 19.    .American Academy of Ophthalmology, November, 2007
    •    Video presentation
    •    Poster Presentation

  • 20.    . Cornea group meeting- 14th October, 2007
    •    Jain V- Journal club presentation- Role of anti-VEGF in corneal diseases

  • 21.    . Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society Conference, October 2007,  Sohlapur
    •    Jain V- Under-recognised clinical entities with associated dry eyes
    •    Jain V- Ocular Rosacea with associated fungal Keratitis (free paper)
    •    Jain V- Topical cyclosporine in diverse ocular surface disorders (free paper)
     

  • 22.     All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Bangalore, February 2008
    •    Chief Instructor on a symposium on- Advances in ocular surface diseases and its management
    •    Co-instructor in an Instruction Course on- Surface Ablation Procedures
    •    Co-instructor in an Instruction Course on- Pediatric eye diseases
    •    Invited Speaker in Novartis Symposium- Dry eye after Cataract Surgery.
    •    Free Paper Presentation, Jain V, Shome D, Natarajan S. Topical cyclosporine in diverse ocular surface disorders
    •    Free Paper Presentation, Jain V, Shome D, Natarajan S. Ocular Rosacea with associated fungal Keratitis

  • 23.       ASCRS, Chicago, April 2008- Free Paper Presentation- 
    •    Jain V, Sangwan VS,  Ramamurhty BS, Vemuganti GK. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis and limbal stem cell deficiency.
    •    Jain V, Sridhar MS, Rao GN. Atypical pellucid marginal degeneration

  • 24.       Cornea Grand Rounds on Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty presented at Jules Stein Eye Institute, April 2008.

  • 25.    . Invited Speaker, Cornea CME, under the aegis of NROA –July 2008
    •    Dry eye-current concept
    •    Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

  • 26.    .Invited Speaker- Eye Advances, August 2008
    •    Osmoprotection
    •    Ocular surface disorders

  • 27.    . Invited Faculty, ICON, July 2008- session on Cornea
     

  • 28.    . Invited Speaker, CME- Advances in Corneal diseases and its management, September 2008
    •    Descemets Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty

  • 29.     Invited Speaker, BOA Annual Conference, September 2008
    •    Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

  • 30.    . Invited Speaker-Uttracon-Annual conference 2008
    •    Ocular Surface Diseases-perspective
    •    Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

  • 31.     Free paper presentation in MOS, Annual Conference, Aurangabad, 2008
    •    Jain V- INTACS explantation in peripheral cones
    •    Jain V- AMG with fibrin glue in Conjunctivochalasis

  • 32.    . Invited Speaker, APSCRS, Bangkok, 2008
    •     Management of complications of refractive surgery
     

  • 33.    . ASIA-ARVO, January 2009
    •    Explantation of single segment INTACS in peripheral cones- free paper
    •    VKC and Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency- Poster presentation
     

  • 34.     CME- under the aegis of NROA 
    •    Ocular surface disease- what’s new

  • 35.     Chief Instructor for an Instruction course- Ocular surface diseases and its management- presented at American academy of Ophthalmology, October, 2009.

  • 36.     Poster presentation- at American academy of Ophthalmology, October, 2009.
     

  • 37.    Panelist for XXX factor Conference, Stanford Graduate School of Business, April, 2010 and 2011
     

  • 38.    Panelist for Career Panel, Admit Weekend at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Round 1 and Round 2, 2010
     

  • 39.    Moderator of the cornea session and Invited Speaker at Live Surgery Wire, at Bangalore on 20th May, 2012, Spoke on-Marketing Strategies to drive New Technology Adoption

  • 40.    Invited Speaker at Indian Association of Occupational Health CME in August 2012
    a.    Advances in LASIK surgery

  • 41.    Invited Speaker at Navi Mumai Association of Pediatrics CME in October 2012
    a.    Ocular Allergy in children
    b.    Ocular injuries in children and their management

  • 42.    Invited speaker at Indian Medical Association CME” Update on Diabetes and Ophthalmologt in Janurary 2013
    a.    Advances in Cataract and Refractive surgery

  • 43.    Invited Key Note Speaker at Karnataka Ophthalmological Society Meeting, November 2012, spoke on 
    a.    Legendary Service in Healthcare 
    b.    Evolution of ophthalmology practice - Pearls and Barriers

  • 44.    Speaker at “Ophthalmic Panorama” CME for ophthalmologists in Navi Mumbai in February, 2013
    a.    Advances in LASIK surgery

  • 45.    Speaker at “Demystifying advances in Cornea and Refractive Surgery” conference for ophthalmologists in Navi Mumbai in March, 2013
    a.    Femto versus microkeratome flap
    b.    Pediatric C3R

  • 46.    Invited Speaker at “Refractive surgery” CME under the aegis of BOA in Mumbai in May, 2013
    a.    Selection of Techniques-When and How
     

  • 47.    Invited Speaker at “Cornea” CME for ophthalmologists under the aegis of BOA in Mumbai in June, 2013
    a.    Scleritits and Episcleritis- Management
     

  • 48.    Invited Speaker at BOA Annual Conference “Focus, August 2013”
    a.    Amniotic Membrane Transplantation- Newer Indications
    b.    LASIKxtra
    c.    Collagen Cross Linking (indications other than Keratoconus)

  • 49.    Invited Faculty at CME organized by Ahmadabad Ophthalmic Society in August 2013
    a.    Lubricants
    b.    Meibomian Gland Dysfunction
     

  • 50.    Invited faculty at “Corneologue” organized by Retina Foundation in Ahmadabad in September 2013
    a.    Lasik and its Instrumentation
    b.    Accelerated Collagen Cross linking
    c.    Preoperative identification and intra-operative management of cases with corneal risk factors in  Phacoemulsification

  • 51.    Invited Faculty at “IRSII” organized at Delhi in September 2013
    a.    Surface Ablation

  • 52.    Invited Faculty at 5th National Eye banking CME on 21st September, 2013
    a.    Scleral Patch graft

  • 53.    Invited Faculty at “Cataract and Refractive Panorama” held at Navi Mumbai on 22nd  September 2013
    a.    Ocular surface Security
    b.    Lasik- Case selection

  • 54.    Invited Faculty at the CME at Karjat organized by  Karjat Medical Association
    a.    Your Patients- Our management
    b.    Refractive Surgery and GP practice

  • 55.    Invited faculty at National Diabetes Conference “Diabecon 2013” on 19th September, 2013
    a.    Diabetes and the Eye

  • 56.    Invited Faculty at LVP Alumni Association Annual Meeting
    a.    Creating a World Class Eye Hospital

  • 57.    Invited Faculty at Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society Annual conference held at Nagpur 2013
    a.    Surface Ablation Revisited
    b.    Graft Rejection and CMV endothelialitis after DSEK
    c.    Chief Instructor on Course on Keratoconus
    d.    Collagen Cross Linking
    e.    Instructor on the course on Ocular Surface
    f.    Amniotic Membrane Transplantation
    g.    Instructor on the course on Corneal Diagnostics
    h.    Elevation based Topography

  • 58.    Faculty at All India Ophthalmic Society Annual conference held at Agra 2014
    a.    Chief Instructor on Course on Keratoconus
    b.    Collagen Cross Linking
    c.    Instructor on the course on Ocular Surface
    d.    Amniotic Membrane Transplantation

  • 59.    Invited Faculty at YOU (Young Ophthalmologists Conference) conference held at Bangalore March 2014
    a.    Women in Ophthalmology
    b.    Discussant in session on Choosing the Best Fit- The Right Employer
    c.    Discussant in session on The Wish List- Contract Negotiations
    d.    Panelist in session on Finance, Funding and Insurance in my Practice
    e.    Discussant in session on Positioning your Practice-how to stand out

  • 60.    Invited Faculty at CME on ocular Surface at Mumbai, MAY 2014
    a.    Ocular Surface importance in LASIK

  • 61.    Invited Faculty at Nepal Ophthalmological Society at Kathmandu, August 2014
    a.    Role of Osmoprotection in Dry Eyes
    b.    Interesting cases

  • 62.    Invited Faculty at Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society annual meeting at Sholapur, October 2014
    a.    Corneal Penetrating injury
    b.    Cross linking in pediatric and thin corneas
    c.    Co-instructor in an IC on Lamellar Keratoplasty
    d.    Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

  • 63.    Faculty at American Academy of Ophthalmology  Annual conference held at Chicago, October 2014
    a.    Chief Instructor on Course on Keratoconus, 2014 pathway
    b.    Collagen Cross Linking
    c.    Chief Instructor on the course on Pediatric Cornea
    d.    Pediatric Allergic Eye Disease

  • 64.    Invited Faculty at “Keratoconus Theatre” conference at Bangalore October 2014
    a.    Collagen Cross Linking in unusual situations- thin corneas, pediatric corneas
    b.    Discussant in session on Corneal Topography and imaging in Keratoconus
    c.    Discussant in session of leasers and Rings in Keratoconus

  • 65.    Invited Faculty at “Keracon” conference at Mahabalipuram, December 2014
    a.    Allergic Eye Disease
    b.    Corneal Epithelial protection- An U turn to dry eye management

  • 66.    Invited faculty at “AIOS” All India Ophthalmic Society meeting, session on Young Ophthalmologists, February 2015
    a.    Money Matters- How and where

  • 67.    Invited faculty at “BOA” Bombay Ophthalmic Society CME, on Cornea  in March 2015
    a.    Contact lens associated Dry Eyes

  • 68.    Faculty at the Refractive Cornea Symposium- Case based approach in April 2015 at Navi Mumbai
    a.    Beyond Conventional Lasik

  • 69.    Invited Faculty at the Cornea Symposium in May 2015 at Bhopal 
    a.    Interesting cases in Cornea
    b.    Dr Eyes

  • 70.    Invited Faculty at the Cornea Symposium in August 2015 at Surat 
    a.    Interesting cases in Cornea
    b.    DALK
    c.    Elevation Based Topography

  • 71.    Invited faculty at “BOA” Bombay Ophthalmic Society CME, on Cornea  in October 2015
    a.    Managing corneal edema after cataract surgery

  • 72.    Invited faculty at “24th Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka 2015” in October 2015
    a.    Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    b.    Beyond Flap based Lasik
    c.    Corneal epithelial preservation- An U turn for Dry Eye Management

  • 73.    Invited Faculty at Ophthalmology PG refresher course at LEI in October 2015
    a.    Smile Lasik and Intacs
    b.    Exploring Entrepreneurship

  • 74.    Faculty at American Academy of Ophthalmology  Annual conference held at Las Vegas, November 2015
    a.    Chief Instructor on Course on Keratoconus, 2015 pathway
    b.    Collagen Cross Linking
    c.    Instructor on the course on Allergic Eye Disease
    d.    Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
    e.    Instructor on the course on Managing irregular corneas
    f.    PTK- Laser based approach

  • 75.    Faculty at Glaucoma Cataract CME in December 2015 at Navi Mumbai
    a.    Managing corneal complications after cataract surgery

  • 76.    Invited as a judge at the Annual Alumni meeting for the Innovators Panel in Bangalore December 2015

  • 77.    Invited Faculty at “Erudio 2015” PG training program at Chandigarh, January 2016
    a.    Pearls in the diagnosis and management of a few corneal cases

  • 78.    Invited Faculty at “I Focus 2016” Ophthalmology PG refresher course at in January 2016
    a.    Common Ocular Surface Disorders
    b.    Cornea Investigations

  • 79.    Invited Faculty at “Women In Ophthalmology CME” In Mumbai, February 2016
    a.    Why go Offbeat

  • 80.    Invited Faculty at “Women In Ophthalmology Annual Conference” In Delhi, March 2016
    a.    Incredible Journey

  • 81.    Invited Faculty at Tear Film Society in Bangalore, May 2016
    a.    BRMT- A cause for dry eyes

  • 82.    Invited Faculty at CME in Mumbai, May 2016
    a.    Ocular surface management after ocular surgery
    b.    Marketing strategies to promote Lasik

  • 83.    Invited Faculty at Sight First Annual Seminar in July 2016

  • 84.    Invited Talk in Refractive 360 Conference in Hyderabad, August 2016
    a.    Which Laser machine to buy
    b.    Moderator of Live Surgery Session

  • 85.    Invited Faculty at “Cornea CME” In Mumbai, September 2016
    a.    Cataract surgery in corneal opacity

  • 86.    Part of Organizing team and Invited Faculty at MOSCON, October 2016
    a.    Chief Instructor for Instruction course on “Managing Unhappy Refractive Patients”
    b.    Instructor for Instruction course on “Lamellar Surgeries”
    c.    Invited Talk in Cornea Potpourri session- Complications of C3R
    d.    Invited Talk in Ocular Surface session- PTK
    e.    Invited Talk in Genera Ophthalmology session- Ocular surface disorders after Ocular Surgery.

  • 87.    Invited Talk in Keratoconus Meet in Bangalore, November 2016
    a.    Rationale of Collagen Cross Linking

  • 88.    Invited faculty at “25th Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka 2015” in December 2016
    a.    PTK
    b.    Corneal epithelial preservation- An U turn for Dry Eye Management

  • 89.    Invited Talk in NROA CME, March 2017
    a.    Interesting cases

  • 90.    Invited Talk in Cornea Meet in Mumbai, June 2017
    a.    Lid Margin MMG

  • 91.    Invited Talk in IIRSI Annual Conference, Delhi, September 2017
    a.    Complications of Collagen Cross Linking
    b.    PTK

  • 92.    Invited Talk in Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Annual Conference, September 2017
    a.    Complications of Collagen Cross Linking
    b.    Ocular surface disorder after cataract surgery

  • 93.    Instructor in Instruction Course in MOSCON 2017, Pune
    a.    Managing Unhappy Lasik Patients

  • 94.    Invited Faculty at Refractive CME at Bangalore, November 2017
    a.    Metrics of growth in Refractive practice

  • 95.    Invited Faculty at Refractive CME at Pune, January  2018
    a.    Smile Lasik complications
    b.    Topographies to reject in refractive practice

  • 96.    Invited Faculty at National Conclave at MIT World Peace University, Pune, February 2018
    a.    Emerging trends in Healthcare

  • 97.    Invited Faculty at Refractive CME at Rajkot, March 2018
    a.    My Preferred Technique in Refractive surgery
    b.    Optimizing outcomes in Lasik
    c.    Interesting Cases

  • 98.    Invited Faculty at WOS CME at Hyderabad, April 2018
    a.    Marketing Strategies to improve your practice

Top Most Surgeries Performed
  • LASIK
 
  • Phacoemulsification
 
  • Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
 
  • Cornea Transplantation
 
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy
 
  • Intracorneal Rings
 
  • Cornea  and Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Epi-LASIK
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Descemets Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Penetrating Keratoplasty
  • Conductive Keratoplasty
  • Amniotic membrane transplantation
  • Pterygium Surgery
 
Top Most Diseases Treated
  • Corneal Infections

  • Corneal Scars

  • Dry eye

  • Keratoconus

  • Conjunctivitis

  • Ocular Rosacea

  • Ocular Herpes

  • Infectious Scleritis

  • Keratitis

  • Ocular Allergy

  • Iris granuloma

  • Pterygium

  • Corneal Dystrophies

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

  • Pellucid marginal degeneration

  • Conjunctivochalasis

Present and Past Affiliations

PRESENT:

  • Advanced Eye Hospital & Institute, (AEHI), Sanpada. 


PAST:

  • Stanford Graduate School of Business- MBA Candidate, 2011
  • Advisor of medical device company “Oculeve Pvt Ltd” based in California
  • Academic Dean, Head of Department and Consultant, Department of Cornea and Anterior Segment, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd, Wadala, Mumbai, India 
  • Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, Mahatma Gandhi Mission Hospital, Vashi, Mumbai
  • Global Strategy and Business Development Intern, Sight Life, Seattle, USA
  • Financial Strategy and Operations Intern, Lumbini Eye Institute, Nepal, Asia.
     
Education and Training

Medical school:

  •   MBBS: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 2001.

Specialization:

  •   MS (Ophth): Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 2004.
  •   DNB (Ophth): National Board of Education, New Delhi in 2004.

Super Specialization:

  •   Fellowship, Cornea & External Diseases at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India in 2005.
  •   Fellowship of the International Council of Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary,    Boston, USA in 2008.

Buisness School:

  •   MBA: Stanford Buisness School, California, USA in 2009-2011.
  • Observerships
  • Visited Dr John Dart, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK , for one month (2005)
  • Visited William Havener Eye Institute, Ohio University, for one month (2005)
  • Visited New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, USA, for two weeks (2005)

 Honours/Awards  

  • Patents- US Provisional Appl. No. 61/572,546 Filing Date: July 18, 2011(Device for Ear Wax Removal) and US Utility Patent No. 13/150,915 & PCT/US11/38790 (System for Illuminating a Body Orifice)
  • Received the 100 Most Impactful Healthcare Leader Awards by Health and Wellness congress for the year 2018
  • Received “Corporate Excellence Award” in 2017 by the hands of honorable chief minister Mr. Fadnavis.
  • Received the Women’s Achievers Award in 2016 by the hands of honorable KIran Bedi 
  • Felicitated by a Trophy for community service by Bollywood celebrity Mr Shreyas Talpade in a function organized by the Navi Mumbai Traffic Police Department
  • Received the FOGSI Women’s Achievers award instituted by THE PRESIDENT OF fogsi IN June 2017
  • Received the Incredible Journey Award at the Annual “Women Ophthalmology Society” conference in March 2016.
  • Received the Excellence Award in Ophthalmology in 2016 by The Major City Foundation
  • Felicitated by Rotary Club for her work towards children and the needy
  • 2 Prize in Mumbai Puma Urban Stampede in the Mixed Relay category in 2016
  • Awarded first prize in MIT “You Pitch” competition for an innovative medical device video (2011)
  • Awarded First place in E-BASES- the largest entrepreneurship focused Business plan challenge at Stanford (2010)
  • Received third place in Social BASES- the largest Social Business plan challenge in the Bay area (2011)
  • Received grant from California Health Care Foundation for a Medical device project
  • Received grant award from NIH (C-Idea) for an innovative medical device project
  • 3rd Position at the Kellogg Biotech & Healthcare Case Competition on January 23, 2010.
  • Young Scientist and Researcher Travelling Grant Award from the Government of India (2004 - 2008)     
  • Awarded the International Council of Ophthalmology grant & award, July 2007
  • Gold medal for Best University Student in Ophthalmology in MD, 2004 
  • Best Fellow Award for the year 2005, LV Prasad Eye Institute
  • Winner of All India Ophthalmology Quiz, 2006
  • Selected for a Young Scientist and Researcher Travelling Grant Award from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, for the purposes of presenting research at the World Cornea Congress, Washington, USA, April 2005
  • Awarded the Zeiss Academy - L V Prasad Eye Institute, Award for the Best Outgoing Fellow, October 2005
  • Selected for a Travelling Grant Award from the LV Prasad Alumni, for the purposes of presenting research at the All India Ophthalmological Conference, February, 2006.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society
  • Delhi Ophthalmological Society
  • Bombay Ophthalmological Society
  • Maharashtra Medical Council