OUR TEAM

DR. GOWRI J MURTHY
MBBS, DO, DNB, FRCO (London), FRCS (Edinburgh)

Glaucoma Services | Cataract

Professional Summary

Dr Gowri J Murthy is a senior consultant in Glaucoma at the Prabha Eye Clinic ,and VIIO. She has published studies in peer reviewed national and international Journals. She also has been faculty at National and international Glaucoma meetings. She has been the recipient of the best paper award at the Glaucoma society of India. She has experience in handling refractory and difficult glaucoma, by Implants, and Endoscopic surgery and in the management of Glaucoma in infants and children.

  • Comprehensive medical management and long term care for all types of Glaucoma including Glaucoma in infants and children.
  • ND-Yag laser and Diode laser for iridotomies and suturelysis.
  • Counselling and patient education programs in Glaucoma.

Surgical Management

  • All types of Glaucoma surgeries including, Trabeculectomy, Deepsclerectomy, Trabeculotomy, surgeries for congenital Glaucoma.
  • Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation for Refractory Glaucomas and Ahmed valve surgery, other glaucoma valves

Awards

  1. Paper presented at the Glaucoma Society of India meeting in 2003 was awarded “The Allergan Prize for the Best paper presented by a young ophthalmologist”.

    “Applanation Intraocular pressure Changes after LASIK”

    Anupama NV, Gowri J Murthy, Anil Kumar AS, K.R.Murthy

  2. Glaucoma society of India meet 2005, Ahmedabad-Awarded the “Pfizer prize for the overall best paper presented at the conference
  3. “Comparison of SAP and SWAP in superior hemifield defects in patients with Glaucoma”

    Gowri J Murthy, Narendra KP, Murthy KR.

  4. Awarded the overall best paper presented at the annual meeting of the Glaucoma Society of India in Calcutta, 2007.
  5. “Impact of “Nayana” a project empowering Rural and district ophthalmologists in Glaucoma care”

    Shibi Dev BN, Gowri J Murthy, Praveen R Murthy, Krishna R Murthy, SK Rao, KR Murthy

  6. Awarded the best video in the community ophthalmology section at the annual meeting of the Glaucoma Society of India in Calcutta, 2007.
  7. “Empowering rural and district ophthalmologists in Glaucoma management- Nayana”

    Shibi Dev BN, Gowri J Murthy, Praveen R Murthy, Krishna R Murthy, SK Rao, KR Murthy

  8. Awarded the overall best paper award at the Glaucoma society of India meeting 2010, Delhi Comparision of three questionnaires in the assessment of quality of life on patients with glaucoma compared to controls with cataract.
  9. Gowri J Murthy, Pallavi BA, Ashwini Niranjan, Mariamma Philip, DK Subbakrishna Rao

  10. Presented a Challenging case- “ UGH syndrome” at the Grand Rounds section of the World Glaucoma Congress, July 2009, Boston.
  11. Recipient of the Gold medal for the university in Pathology, and OBG, 1995 from Bangalore University, for highest marks in the same for the university.

Other Research Activities

  • Reviewer for “ Ophthalmology” – Journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology , since 2007
  • Reviewer for “ Indian Journal of Ophthalmology”
  • Editor of Journal “ Chakshu” – of the Karnataka Ophthalmic society, for two years 2005,2006.
  • Completed the Leadership Development Program of the All India Ophthalmological society, representing the state of Karnataka 2007.
  • Was the Secretary of the Karnataka Ophthalmic Society- 2007-2008
  • Organising Secretary of VISTA 2009- the 19th annual conference of the Glaucoma Society of India- 2009 November.
  • Member- Executive committee, South Zone, Glaucoma Society of India, 2009-2010

Lectures/ Presentations

Invited lectures / talks on various aspects of Glacuoma at various symposia, and national , and international Glaucoma meets since 2001. More than 75 talks given to date.


Publications

  • G. Murthy, P. Acharlu, A. Niranjan, L. Samak,Comparative Analysis Of Vision-Related Quality Of Life Indicators By Three Questionnaires, In Patients With Glaucoma And Controls With Cataract, Proceedings of the third world Glaucoma congress, Paris, July 2011.
  • A. Niranjan, G. Murthy. Adherence To Medication And Co-Relation To Knowledge Of Glaucoma And Multidimentional Health Locus Of Control, Proceedings of the third world Glaucoma congress, Paris, July 2011.
  • Murthy GJ, Murthy PR, Murthy KR, Kulkarni VV, Murthy KR. A study of the efficacy of endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation for the treatment of refractory glaucomas. Indian J Ophthalmol 2009;57:127-32
  • Murthy GJ, Murthy PR, Murthy KR, Kulkarni VV, Murthy KR. Authors' reply. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2009 [cited 2009 Sep 1];57:407.
  • Dr. Gowri J. Murthy, Dr. Praveen R. Murthy, Dr. Krishna R. Murthy, Dr. Vinay Kulkarni, Dr. K. R.Murthy Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation for The Treatment of Refractory Glaucomas, 256, Proceedings of the AIOS meeting, 2007
  • Gowri J Murthy, Praveen R Murthy, Krishna R Murthy, Vinay Kulkarni, KR Murthy, Endoscopic cyclo photocoagulation in the management of refractory Glaucomas, Asian Journal of Ophthalmol 2006, Vol8 No 6 supplement 2
  • Nayana Lodhia,MR Rakesh,Vinay Kulkarni, PraveenR Murthy, Gowri J Murthy, Krishna R Murthy, Shibidev BN, SK Rao, Cost comparision analysis for YAG laser and visual fields in a mobile van, Asian Journal of Ophthalmol 2006, Vol8 No 6 supplement 2
  • Babu K, Murthy GJ. Chikungunya virus iridocyclitis in Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis. Indian J Ophthalmol 2012;60:73-4
  • Arun Kumar • Maheswara R. Duvvari • Venkatesh C. Prabhakaran • Jyoti S. Shetty • Gowri J. Murthy • Susan H. Blanton, A homozygous mutation in LTBP2 causes isolated microspherophakia, Hum Genet (2010) 128:365–371