OUR TEAM

DR. KALPANA B MURTHY
MBBS, DOMS, FMRF (Sankara Nethralaya), MRCOphth (Lon)

Uvea and Ocular Inflammation | Cataract Surgery

Presently Head of Department of Uveitis & Ocular Inflammation services at

  1. Prabha Eye Clinic & Research Centre, Bangalore
  2. Vittala International Institute Of Ophthalmology, Bangalore

Academics

  1. Primary medical education: MBBS ( 1992-1997): Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India
  2. Post graduate education: D.O.M.S (1998-2000): Minto Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore,India
  3. Member of Royal college of Ophthalmologists (London): December 2003
  4. Fellowship in Uvea & Intraocular Inflammation: April 2001 - April 2003: Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
  5. Fellowship in Ophthalmic pathology:April 2001 - April 2003: Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
  6. Membership to the International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG)-World Ophthalmology Congress, Berlin 2010.

Achievements

  1. Distinction in ophthalmology, pharmacology and anatomy in MBBS.
  2. Best General Fellow gold medal award 2004 at Sankara Nethralaya, chennai,
  3. Recepient of the Dr.Narsing Rao’s best paper award at the Uveitis symposium, Jalna, October 8,9, 2005 for a paper on “How to make your own iris hooks?
  4. Recepient of the Best paper award at the state conference, KOS, Bangalore, Nov 2005 for a paper on “Confocal microscopy in normal south Indian eyes”
  5. Won best poster award for Cataract surgery in sympathetic ophthalmia - Analysis of 21eyes. Uveitis society of India conference, Bangalore, March 1-2, 2003
  6. Won best poster award for Mantoux test-administration, technique and interpretation and our experience, Uveitis society of India conference, Guwhati, Nov 2007
  7. Have reviewed articles for JAMA Ophthalmology, British Journal of ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, Journal of ocular immunology and inflammation, Journal of Ocular Infection and Inflammation, Indian Journal of ophthalmology and Journal of optometry and physiological optics
  8. Won best paper award for paper on “Utility of transbronchial lymphnode aspiration and bronchoalveolar lavage in patients with intraocular inflammation with clinical correlation” at the USI meeting in Chennai ; 4-6th December 2009
  9. Currently elected as secretary for the Uveitis Society of India (Dec 2009, ongoing)
  10. Successfully been principal investigator in 2 multicentre clinical trials in uveitis: Lux biosciences and Eyegate clinical trials and an ongoing clinical trial in uveitis (Santen)
  11. Receipient of the Indian journal of ophthalmology-gold award for one of the best articles published in IJO in 2009-2010 for the following article: “Babu K, Satish V, Satish S, Subbakrishna DK, Mariamma Philips Abraham, Murthy KR. Utility of QuantiFERON TB gold test in a south Indian patient population of ocular inflammation. Indian J Ophthalmol:2009; 57:427-430”
  12. Recepient of the Asia pacific academy of ophthalmology travel grant for young ophthalmologists, Sydney, Australia 2011
  13. Receipient of the College of ophthalmologists of Hongkong(COHK) and the Hongkong ophthalmological society (HKOIS) travel grant in 2012
  14. Executive Secretary of the 11th International ocular inflammation society meeting at Goa, India 2011.
  15. Programme co-ordinator for the CME on the golden chariot, between 10-12th November 2011
  16. Served as the treasurer for the International Ocular Inflammation Society and the executive board of the International ocular Inflammation society(2011-2015)
  17. Session coordinator (Diagnosis of uveitis: Updates and Problems) for the IUSG meeting held at Sani beach resort, Halkidi, Greece between 19th -22nd October 2012
  18. Session coordinator for the International ocular Inflammation society on “Controversies in the diagnosis and management of uveitis and masquerade syndromes.
  19. Representative of the International Ocular Inflammation society to the International council of ophthalmology at the world ophthalmology congress at Tokyo, April 2-6th 2014 and World Ophthalmology Congress at Guadlajara, Mexico, 4-9th feb 2016.
  20. Best paper award "Role of QuantiFERON TB gold test in presumed ocular tuberculosis in a south Indian patient population" in the Annual Uveitis Society of India meeting held at New Delhi between Nov 22-23rd 2014.
  21. Was on the advisory committee for the ASIA-ARVO meeting to be held at Tokyo 2015.

Special Areas of Interest

Uvea and Intraocular inflammation, Ophthalmic pathology, HIV and related ophthalmic diseases, Tuberculosis

Other Areas of Interest

Paediatric ophthalmology, Cataract surgery including phacoemulsification and foldable intraocular lens

Societies attached to: Member of

  1. International Uveitis Study Group(IUSG)
  2. All India Ophthalmic society (AIOS)
  3. Karnataka Ophthalmic society (KOS)
  4. Uveitis society of India (USI)
  5. Indian society of Ophthalmic Pathologists (ISOP)
  6. International Ocular Inflammation Society

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Biswas J, Babu K, Krishankumar S, Vanitha K, Vaijayanthi K. Gross photography of ophthalmic specimens. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2001; 49(4): 273-76.
  2. Krishnakumar.S, Babu K, Das D, Biswas J. A clinicopathological study of a case of sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy presenting as a optic nerve sheath tumor. Journal of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2003; 40(3): 172-5
  3. Krishnakumar S, Ravindra Mohan E, Babu K, Das D, Biswas J. Eccrine duct carcinoma of the eylid mimicking meibomian carcinoma: Clinicopathological study of a case. Surv Ophthalmol 2003; 48(4): 439-446.
  4. Biswas J, Babu K, Gopal L, Krishnakumar S, Suresh S, Ramakrishnan S. Ocular manifestations of Wegener's granulomatosis, analysis of nine cases. Indian J Ophthalmol 2003;51(3):217-23.
  5. Rajesh M, Sulochana K, Coral K, Punitham R, Biswas J, Babu K, Ramakrishnan S. Determination of carbonyl group content in plasma proteins as a marker to assess impairment in antioxidant defense in patients with eales disease. Indian J Ophthalmol 2004; 52(2):139-44.
  6. Biswas J, Babu K, Krishnakumar S, Shanmugam M. Uveal metastasis from a bronchial carcinoid tumour. Indian J Ophthalmol 2004; 52(2):160-162
  7. Mahesh L, Krishnakumar S, Subramaniam N, Babu K, Biswas J. Malignant teratoma of the orbit - a clinicopathological study of a case . Orbit 2003; 22(4):305-9
  8. Bhattacharjee K, Bhattacharjee H, Das D, Babu K, Krishnakumar S, Biswas J. Chloroma of the orbit in a non leukaemic adult: A case report. Orbit 2003; 22(4):293-7
  9. Ganesh SK, Babu K, Krishnakumar S, Biswas J. Ocular filariasis due to wuchereria Bancrofti presenting as panuveitis: a case report. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2003; 11(2):145-8
  10. Ganesh SK, Sundaram PM, Babu K, Biswas J. Cataract surgery in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi Harada syndrome. J Cataract Refract Surg.2004; 30(1):95-100
  11. Ganesh SK, Sundaram PM, Biswas J, Babu K. Cataract surgery in sympathetic ophthalmia. J Cataract Refract Surg.2004; 30(11):2371-6
  12. Ganesh SK, Babu K, Biswas J. Phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation in cases of parsplanitis. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2004; 30(10):2072-6
  13. Subramaniam N, Krishnakumar S, Babu K, Mohan R, Lakshmi KS, Biswas J. Adult onset langerhan cell histiocytosis of the orbit- a case report. Orbit 2004; 23(2): 99-103
  14. Bhende P, Babu K, Padmaja kumari, Krishnakumar S, Biswas J. Solitary retinal astrocytoma in an infant. J Paediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2004; 41(5): 305-7
  15. Gopal L, Babu K, Gupta S, Krishnakumar S, Biswas J. Pigmented malignant medulloepithelioma of the ciliary body- a case report. J Paediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2004; 41(4): 307-11
  16. Babu K, Murthy KR. Hypopyon uveitis following band keratopathy removal in ankylosing spondylitis-a case report. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2006;14(1): 57-8.
  17. Babu K, Murthy KR. Combined fungal and acanthamoeba keratitis: diagnosis by in vivo confocal microscopy. Eye. 2007 Feb;21(2):271-2.
  18. Babu K, Narasimha Murthy K, Murthy KR. Wave like epitheliopathy after phacoemulsification: role of invivo confocal microscopy. Cornea. 2007 Jul;26(6):747-8.
  19. D’Souza GA, Sunad R, Rajagopalan N, Ananthamurthy A, KR Murthy, Babu K. NK/T cell lymphoma in AIDS. J Assoc Physicians India. 2006 Nov;54:890-2.
  20. Babu K, Murthy KR, Babu N, Ramesh S. Triple A syndrome with ophthalmic manifestations in two siblings. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Jul-Aug;55(4):304-6.
  21. Babu K, Murthy KR. In vivo confocal microscopy in different types of posterior polymorphous dystrophy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Sep-Oct;55(5):376-8.
  22. Babu K, Murthy KR, Rajagopalan N. Primary bilateral multifocal choroiditis as an initial manifestation of disseminated cryptococcosis in a HIV positive patient. Ocul Immnol Inflamm.2008; 16(4): 191-3
  23. Murthy KR, Venkataraman N, Satish V, Babu K. Bilateral retinitis following chikungunya fever. Indian J Ophthalmol.2008; 56(4):329-31
  24. Babu K, Murthy PR, Murthy KR. Intravitreal bevacizumab as an adjunct in a patient with presumed vascularised choroidal tubercular granuloma. Eye. 2009 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print]
  25. Babu K, Murthy KR, Rajagopalan N, Satish B. Vision recovery in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with optic neuropathy treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy: A case series. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2009;57(4):315-8.
  26. Babu K, Satish V, Prakash O, Subbakrishna DK, Murthy KR. Role of the mantoux test and treatment with antitubercular therapy in a South Indian patient population of presumed intraocular tuberculosis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2009;17(5):307-11.
  27. Babu K, Satish V, Satish S, Subbakrishna DK, Mariamma Philips Abraham, Murthy KR. Utility of QuantiFERON TB gold test in a south Indian patient population of ocular inflammation. Indian J Ophthalmol:2009; 57:427-430
  28. Babu K, Maralihalli EY R. Insect wing tarsal foreign body causing conjunctival granuloma and marginal keratitis. Indian J Ophthalmol: 2009; 57:473-474
  29. Prabhakaran C V, Babu K, Mahadevan A, Murthy SR. Amyloidosis of lacrimal gland. Indian J Ophthalmol 2009; 57: 461-463
  30. Babu K, Murthy VR, Akki VP, Prabhakaran VC, Murthy KR. Coin-shaped epithelial lesions following an acute attack of erythema multiforme minor with confocal microscopy findings. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 Jan-Feb;58(1):64-6.
  31. Babu K, Gundannavar PV, Satish V, Prabhakaran VC. Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome in a patient with tubercular panuveitis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 Jan-Feb;58(1):78-80.
  32. Babu K, Murthy KR, Sudarshan S, Biswas J. Bilateral arteritis with cytomegalovirus retinitis in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Retinal Cases & Brief Reports: Winter 2010 - Volume 4 - Issue 1 - pp 31-33
  33. Shenoy SK, Babu K, Prabhakaran VC. Large drusen following long-standing retinal detachment. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2010 Apr-Jun;53(2):329-30
  34. Babu K, Kini R, Mehta R. Scleral nodule and bilateral disc edema as a presenting manifestation of systemic sarcoidosis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Jun;18(3):158
  35. Babu K, Murthy KR, Krishnakumar S. Two successive ocular malignancies in the same eye of a HIV-positive patient: a case report. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Apr;18(2):101-3.
  36. Babu K, Murthy PR. Neuroretinitis as a manifestation of Lyme disease in South India: a case report. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Apr;18(2):97-8.
  37. Babu K, Satish V, Satish S, Subbakrishna DK, Mariamma Philips Abraham, Murthy KR. Utility of QuantiFERON TB gold test in a south Indian patient population of ocular inflammation (authors reply). Indian J Ophthalmol:2010; 58(4):346
  38. Babu K, Kini R, Mehta R, Abraham MP, Subbakrishna DK, Murthy KR. Clinical profile of ocular sarcoidosis in a South Indian patient population. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Oct;18(5):362
  39. Murthy SR, Babu K, Mahadevan A, Prabhakaran VC. Amyloidosis of lacrimal gland: authors' reply. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep-Oct;58(5):450-1
  40. Babu K, Murthy KR, Sridharan S, Biswas J. Bilateral arteritis with cytomegalovirus retinitis in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus. Retin Cases Brief Rep.2010 Winter; 4(1): 31-33
  41. Babu K, Murthy VR, Akki VP, Prabhakaran VC, Murthy KR.Reply: coin-shaped epithelial lesions following an acute attack of erythema multiforme minor with confocal microscopy findings. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2011 Mar-Apr;59(2):167.
  42. Babu K, Kini R, Mehta R, Abraham MP, Subbakrishna DK, Murthy KR. Predictors for tubercular uveitis. A comparison between biopsy proven cases of tubercular and sarcoid uveitis. Retina. 2012; 32(5):1017-20.
  43. Babu K, Murthy GJ. Chikungunya virus iridocyclitis in Fuchs' heterochromic iridocyclitis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2012; 60(1):73-4.
  44. Cohen AE, Assang C, Patane MA, From S, Korenfeld M; Avion Study Investigators. Evaluation of dexamethasone phosphate delivered by ocular iontophoresis for treating noninfectious anterior uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2012 Jan;119(1):66-73. Epub 2011 Nov 23.
  45. Babu K, Kini R, Murthy KR. Unique Presentation of 3rd and 6th Cranial Nerve Palsies, Nodular Scleritis and Nummular Keratouveitis in an Immunocompetent Patient following an Attack of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2012 Jul 13
  46. Babu K, Mukhopadhyay M, Murthy KR. Uveitis with myasthenia gravis – a rare association. Ocul Immunol Inflamm.2013 Feb; 21(1):29-31
  47. Babu K, Philips M, Subbakrishna DK. Perspectives of Quantiferon Tb gold test among Indian practioners: a survey. Journal of ophthalmic inflammation and infection 2013, 3: 9 doi:10.1186/1869-5760-3-9
  48. Babu K, Adiga M, Govekar SR, Ravikumar BV, Murthy KR. Associations of fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis in a south indian patient population. Journal of ophthalmic inflammation and infection 2013, 3:14
  49. Babu K. Sarcoidosis in tuberculosis-endemic regions: India. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2013 Jun 27;3(1):53
  50. Babu K, Mahendradas P. Medical management of uveitis - current trends. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013 Jun;61(6):277-83
  51. Babu K, Murthy GJ. Cytomegalovirus Anterior Uveitis In Immunocompetent Individuals Following Topical Prostaglandin Analogues. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2013 9;3(1):55.
  52. Babu K, Kini R, Philips M, Subbakrishna DK. Clinical profile of isolated viral anterior uveitis in a South Indian patient population. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2014;22(5):356-9.
  53. Babu K, Bhat SS. Unilateral snow banking in tuberculosis-related intermediate uveitis. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2014;4(1):4.
  54. Babu K, Mukhopadhyay M, Bhat SS, Chinmayee J. Orbital and adnexal tuberculosis: a case series from a South Indian population. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2014;4:12
  55. Babu K, Murthy PR, Prakash PY, Kattige J, Rangaswamy S, Murthy VR, Murthy KR. Chronic endophthalmitis due to Pyrenocheta romeroi in an immunocompetent host--a case report from southern India. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2014 Summer;8(3):197-9.
  56. Babu K, Bhat SS, Philips M, Subbakrishna DK. Review of Results of QuantiFERON TB Gold Test in Presumed Ocular Tuberculosis in a South Indian Patient Population. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Aug 19:1-5.
  57. Babu K, Sai bhakti shukla, Philips M et al. High resolution chest computerized tomography in the diagnosis of ocular sarcoidosis in a high TB endemic population. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016 Jan 14:1-6.
  58. Babu K, Sajid S. In Response to: Jeon and Lee's 'Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus-negative Cohort: Long-term Management and Complications'. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016 Mar 4:1-2.
  59. Babu K, De C, Sampangi R. Bilateral Outer retinal necrosis following mumps infection. Ocul Immunol Inflamm.2016 Aug 5: 1-3
  60. Murthy Kr, Dammalli M, Pinto SM, Murthy KB, Nirujogi RS, Madugundu AK, Dey G, Subbannayya Y, Mishra UK, Nair B, Gowda H, Prasad TS. A comprehensive proteomics analysis of the human iris tissue: Ready to embrace postgenomics precision medicine in ophthalmology? OMICS. 2016 Sep; 20(9): 510-9.
  61. Babu K, Parikh A. Reply to “Early resolution of subretinal fluid without high dose corticosteroids in a pregnant patient with Vogt-Koyanagi Harada disease by Sugita et al. J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2016 Dec; 6(1): 13
  62. Sabhapandit S, Murthy SI, Singh VM, Gaitonde K, Gopal M, Marsonia K, Sajid S, Babu K. Epidemiology and Clinical Features of Uveitis from Urban Populations in South India. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016 Oct 26:1-7.
  63. Babu K, Parameshwarappa D. Atypical Tolosa Hunt syndrome and bilateral sclerokeratitis and optic atrophy in Takayasu’s arteritis. American Journal of Ophthalmology Case reports. Accepted for publication.
  64. Dammalli M, Murthy KR, Pinto SM, Murthy KB, Nirujogi RS, Madugundu AK, Dey G, Nair B, Gowda H, Prasad TS. Toward Postgenomics Ophthalmology: A proteomic map of the human choroid-retinal pigment epithelium tissue. OMICS. 2017 Nov; 21(2): 114-122.

Non Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Kalpana babu and Jyotirmay Biswas. Current concepts of immunosuppression in uveitis and intraocular inflammation -March 2003, Insight
  2. Dr.Vidya and Kalpana Babu: PG corner, Conjunctival Impression cytology - Chakshu, June 2005
  3. Dr.Kalpana babu – Guidelines for usage of steroids and immunosuppressives in uveitis – Chakshu, March 2005
  4. Murthy KR, Nagendra, Babu K, Benkappa N, Niranjan, Murthy PR. Analysis of risk factors for the development of retinopathy of prematurity in preterm infants at a tertiary referral hospital in South India. Acta Medica Lituanica 2006;13(3):147-152
  5. Kalpana babu: Conjunctivitis in children- Pediscan May 2008
  6. Kalpana babu: Eye care in children-Pediscan December 2008
  7. Kalpana babu: Ophthalmic pathology, Ready recokner, All India ophthalmic society
  8. Kalpana Babu- Retinal vasculitis, Journal of Tamil nadu ophthalmic association
  9. Kalpana Babu- Recent updates on Ocular sarcoidosis, Telengana ophthalmic society (TOS today), issue 1,volume 3, 2017, pages 10-16

Chapters in books

  1. Ocular manifestations of Lyme disease - Book by Dr.H.V Nema
  2. Chapter on Ocular Cysticercosis in text book on Emerging infectious diseases by Dr.Chee Soon Phaik and Moncef Khairallah(eds), Springer 2017
  3. Chapter on Ocular Sarcoidosis in book on Uveitis – An update by Biswas Jyotirmay, Majumder, Parthopratim Dutta(Eds); Springer 2016, pp133-143
  4. Chapter on Ocular Sarcoidosis in textbook for postgraduates by Dr.AK Khurana and Dr.partho pratim majumdar (unpublished yet)
  5. Chapter on Aspergillus Retinochoroiditis in The Uveitis Atlas by Vishali gupta et al(eds.),Springer India 2016, pp 1-5
  6. Clinician’s corner in Focal points on Intermediate uveitis by American Academy of Ophthalmology, March 2017.

Book Reviews

  1. Atlas of ophthalmic pathology: Edited by Dr Seema Sen, New Delhi; HMG Education, 231 pages, indexed, illustrated. Reviewed by Dr. Kalpana Babu, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. June 2002, IJO; Vol 40, No.2
  2. Clinical Ophthalmic Pathology: Edited by Dr John Harry and Gary Misson, Butterworth Heinemann 2001, 361 pages, indexed, illustrated. Reviewed by Dr. Kalpana Babu and Dr Jyotirmay Biswas, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. Sep2002, IJO; Vol 40, No.3
  3. Scleritis: Peter McCluskey, Fundamentals of Clinical Ophthalmology series, BMJ Books 2001, 130 pages, Indexed and illustrated. Reviewed by Dr Jyotirmay Biswas and Dr. Kalpana Babu, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. Dec2002, IJO; Vol 40, No.4
  4. Atlas and text book of ophthalmic pathology -Yanoff and Fine - March 2003. Reviewed by Dr. Kalpana Babu, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai

Paper & poster presentations:

In State Conferences

  1. Video presentation on "Sneezing and the eye" - KOS, Hubli, Sept 2000
  2. Carcinoid tumor metastasis to the eye and orbit - a clinicopathological correlation of 2 cases - SN Alumni, chennai, Sept 2001
  3. Cataract surgery in sympathetic ophthalmia - analysis of 9 cases - SN Alumni, chennai, Oct 2002
  4. Video presentation - live nematode in the subconjunctival space - SN Alumni, chennai, Oct 2002
  5. Disc oedema- a diagnostic dilemma - case presentation - Neuroophthalmology update, chennai, Nov 2002
  6. Results of PCR in IOL induced uveitis following cataract surgery - Uveitis Symposium, Bangalore, March 1-2, 2003
  7. Eye and Sarcoidosis: Analysis of 12 eyes. KOS, Bellary Nov 22-24th, 2004
  8. Confocal microscopy in abnormal corneas. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  9. Confocal microscopy in normal south Indian eyes. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  10. Analysis of factors leading to development of retinopathy of Prematurity in a tertiary referral centre. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  11. Clinical profile of HLA B27 related uveitis. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  12. Comparison of results of Phacoemulsification with intraocular lens (Acrylic vs Heparin surface modified) in a tertiary referral centre. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  13. Results of intravitreal ganciclovir injection in CMV retinitis. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  14. Results of vitreoretinal surgery in HIV positive individuals following CMV retinitis. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  15. Wilsons disease and the eye. KOS, Bellary Nov 22-24th, 2004
  16. Triple A syndrome with ophthalmic manifestations in 2 siblings- a case report. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  17. Confocal microscopy findings in posterior polymorphous dystrophy – a case series. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005

In National Conferences

  1. Fluorescein angiography and indocyanine green angiography in posterior uveitis - AIOS, New Delhi 2003, Jan 16-19
  2. Histopathological analysis of 253 eyes with retinoblastoma in a tertiary referral center - AIOS, New Delhi 2003, Jan 16-19
  3. Eye and Sarcoidosis. Uveitis symposium, Jalna, October 8,9, 2005
  4. How to make your own iris hooks? Uveitis symposium, Jalna, October 8,9, 2005
  5. Bilateral optic neuropathy in a HIV +ve individual. Recovery of vision with HAART – a case report. Uveitis symposium, Jalna, October 8,9, 2005
  6. Co author for paper presentation “Ocular lesions in paediatric HIV”, AIOS, Hyderabad Feb 2007
  7. HIV optic neuropathy – A case series, Uveitis society of India meeting, Guwhati, Nov 2007
  8. Utility of Quantiferon TB gold test in a south Indian patient population of uveitis- Uveitis society of India meeting, Hyderabad, January 2009
  9. Mantoux test and role of Antitubercular therapy in a south Indian patient population of uveitis due to presumed intraocular tuberculosis-All India ophthalmic society meeting, Jaipur, February 2009
  10. Role of extraocular tissue biopsy in uveitis- AIOS Free paper session, Ahmedabad 3-6th Feb 2011
  11. PCR in serpiginous choroiditis, AIOS 2003, New Delhi Jan 16-19
  12. Ocular lesions in Wegener’s granulomatosis - analysis of 9 cases. Uveitis society of India conference at Hyderabad 2002, Feb 23-24th.
  13. Cataract surgery in sympathetic ophthalmia - analysis of 21 eyes. Uveitis society of India conference, Bangalore, March 1-2, 2003 - Won Best Poster Award
  14. Mantoux test-administration, technique and interpretation and our experience, Uveitis society of India conference, Guwhati, Nov 2007 –Won Best Poster Award
  15. Retinal nerve fiber layer analysis with visual fields in a routine HIV positive population-Jaipur, All India ophthalmic society meeting, Jaipur 2009

In International Conferences

  1. Coauthor for presentation "UGH- a case report" at the International Glaucoma society meeting, Boston July 2009.
  2. Author for presentation “ Melkersson Rosenthal syndrome in a patient with tubercular uveitis” at the International uveitis study group meeting at Konstanz, Germany, 9-12th September 2008
  3. Coauthor for paper presentation “ Analysis of antenatal, natal and postnatal factors influencing the development of ROP in a tertiary referral center in south India” at world ROP meeting-vilinus, Lithuania 14-16th Sep 2006
  4. Co author for paper presentation “HIV optic neuropathy – A case series”, International ocular inflammation society meeting, Paris, September 2007
  5. Role of extraocular tissue biopsy in uveitis, International Uveitis study group meeting, World ophthalmology congress, Berlin 2010
  6. Co author in SERI ARVO, Singapore, Feb 6-10, 2003 in the following posters:
    • Ocular manifestations of wegener’s granulomatosis- analysis of 9 cases
    • Cataract surgery in sympathetic ophthalmia - analysis of 9 cases
    • Ocular filariasis presenting as panuveitis - a case study

Lectures Delivered

International: Guest Speaker in

  1. Immunopathology in uveitis: SERI ARVO, Hyderabad 2009
  2. Role of extraocular tissue biopsy in uveitis, World ophthalmology congress, Symposium on ocular pathology in uveitis, 5-9th June, Berlin 2010
  3. Role of extraocular tissue biopsy in intraocular inflammation, comparison of tuberculosis and sarcoidosis, International uveitis study group meeting, 5-9th June, Berlin 2010
  4. Pathology of viral anterior uveitis. International uveitis study group symposium, World ophthalmology congress, 5-9th June, Berlin 2010
  5. HIV and opportunistic infections in the asia pacific region. AAO- APAO(asia pacific academy of ophthalmology meeting), 16-20th September Beijing 2010
  6. Combined malignancies in HIV-Case presentation: ophthalmic pathology/oncology symposium: Asia ARVO, Singapore 20-22nd January 2011.
  7. Served as chairs for the following sessions on intraocular inflammation: parasitic uveitis, Post surgical uveitis, Free paper on intraocular inflammation, March 20-24, APAO 2011, Sydney Australia 2011
  8. Parasitic uveitis APAO 2011, March 20-24, Sydney Australia 2011
  9. Prevalence and diagnosis of retinal vasculitis in India APAO 2011, March 20-24, Sydney Australia 2011
  10. "Uveitis following glaucoma surgery", invited talk, session on post surgical uveitis, International assembly of ocular inflammation societies, 11th meeting of the international ocular inflammation society and the annual meeting of the uveitis society of India, Goa, 13-16th November 2011
  11. Moderator for session on Newer infectious uveitis entities in different geographic regions. International assembly of ocular inflammation societies, 11th meeting of the international ocular inflammation society and the annual meeting of the uveitis society of India, Goa, 13-16th November 2011
  12. Panelist on the 2nd International workshop on tuberculosis. Session: Quantiferon TB gold and various invitro assays for tuberculosis. International assembly of ocular inflammation societies, 11th meeting of the international ocular inflammation society and the annual meeting of the uveitis society of India, Goa, 13-16th November 2011
  13. Co-organiser for the CME on the golden chariot, Interesting case presentations, 11-12th November 2011.
  14. Invited for talk on "Epidemiology of uveitis and related intraocular inflammations in South Asia and Middle East". Symposium Epidemiology in uveitis, World ophthalmology congress, Abu dhabi, Feb 16-20th, 2012
  15. Invited to co-chair and talk in "Interactive Session on Challenging Intraocular Inflammations". APAO 2012, Busan 13-16th April
  16. An invited talk in the symposium "Infectious Uveitis in Asia-Pacific Region: Diagnosis and Management"" titled "TB and Uveitis - Who should we treat with TB therapy?": APAO 2012, Busan 13-16th April
  17. Invited for talks on "Clinical approach in uveitis"; "An approach to a patient with anterior uveitis"; "Viral retinopathy"; "Intraocular tuberculosis"; "Management of patients with posterior uveitis" at the Annual Indonesian Ophthalmic Society meeting at Surabhaya, Indonesia July 5-7th April 2012.
  18. Invited for Oragnising and chairing a session on "Diagnosis of uveitis: Updates and problems" - International Uveitis Study Group Meeting, Greece, October 19-22nd 2012
  19. Invited for a talk on "Global perspectives on quantiferon TB gold test in uveitis" – International Uveitis Study Group Meeting, Greece, October 19-22nd 2012
  20. Invited as a guest speaker for "Fungal Keratitis" and "Intermediate uveitis" at the ist Indo-china international meeting on ocular inflammation at siem republic, December 7-9th 2012.
  21. Invited to chair the session on "surgical interventions in uveitis" at the Ist Indo-china international meeting on ocular inflammation at siem republic, December 7-9th 2012.
  22. Invited as a guest speaker in the 8th International symposium in ophthalmology at hongkong between 7th to 9th December 2012 –Ocular mycotic infections and orbital diseases
  23. Invited as a guest speaker in the session on "Diagnostic challenges" in the 8th International symposium in ophthalmology at hongkong between 7th to 9th December 2012
  24. Invited to chair the free session in uveitis and intraocular inflammation in the 8th International symposium in ophthalmology at hongkong between 7th to 9th December 2012
  25. Invited as a chairman of symposium for diagnostic challenges in uveitis; guest speaker for the symposiums on uveitis and intraocular inflammation (challenging case presentation & drug delivery by iontophoresis in uveitis) and an instruction course on “Practical issues in the management of Uveitis – Need for a Rheumatologist” in the APAO-AIOS meeting to be held at Hyderabad, India between 16-19th January 2013
  26. Invited as a guest speaker in the symposium in ophthalmic pathology on "Biopsy in uveitis" and Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society Symposium on “Controversies in Sympathetic Ophthalmia” in the APAO-AIOS meeting to be held at Hyderabad, India between 16-19th January 2013
  27. Invited as a guest speaker for the international workshop on granulomatous diseases on "Ocular manifestations of sarcoid in India", challenging case presentations in the symposium on ocular sarcoidosis and asia pacific intraocular inflammation study group symposia in the conference on "International Workshops on Granulomatous Uveitis and Ocular Behcet's Disease and Asia-Pacific Intraocular Inflammation Study Group" held on April 12-14, 2013 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  28. Invited as a guest speaker for the lunch symposia with a talk on "Inflammatory choroidal neovascular membranes" – our experience in the meeting on "International Workshops on Granulomatous Uveitis and Ocular Behcet's Disease and Asia-Pacific Intraocular Inflammation Study Group" held on April 12-14, 2013 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  29. Invited as a guest speaker to the International Symposium in ophthalmology at Guanghzou, China on Nov 9-11, 2013 for the following talks:
    • SubspecialityVitreoretina-IOIS symposium: Emerging infectious uveitis in India In the session on Recent advances in the diagnosis and management of uveitis and related intraocular inflammations
    • Subspeciality Ocular oncology & Pathology: Ocular manifestations of tuberculosis in the session on Pseudo and paraneoplastic entities
    • Subspeciality Ocular oncology & Pathology: Pathology and pathogenesis of fungal keratitis in the session on Pathology and pathogenesis of ocular infections
  30. Invited as a Guest speaker to speak on "Novel modalities of treatment in uveitis" in the session: Novel developments in ocular inflammation, ASIA ARVO held on 27-29th October 2013 in New Delhi, India
  31. Invited as a Guest speaker to speak on the following topics in the 2nd Indo-China meeting on Ocular Inflammations and Infections Hosted by Vietnam National Congress of Ophthalmology (VNCO) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; October 24-26, 2013.
    • Tailored laboratory investigations to support the diagnosis of uveitis in the session on Intraocular inflammation/uveitis: Approaches to diagnosis and selection of treatment.
    • Fungal keratitis in the session on Ocular surface inflammatory disorders and management.
    • Also served as chair and moderator for session on ocular surface inflammatory disorders and management.
  32. Invited as a Guest speaker to speak on the following topics in the 12th International Ocular Inflammation Society Congress, 27th Spanish uveitis study group meeting and the 2nd International assembly of ocular inflammation societies, held in Valencia, Spain between the 27th February - Ist March 2014.
    • Chair and moderator for IOIS session on Controversies in diagnosis and management of uveitis and masquerade syndromes
    • Etiologic diagnosis of fuchs heterochromic iridocyclitis in the IOIS Session on Controversies in diagnosis and management of uveitis and masquerade syndromes
    • Ocular manifestations of tuberculosis in the USI Session on Infectious uveitis and also served as a panelist.
    • Was a part of the IOIS Ocular Inflammation Introductory course on “Immunology and Inflammation” with the following talks on Humoral Immune inflammation, Cell Immune reactions, The cytokine cascade and Parsplanitis
  33. Invited as a Guest speaker for the World ophthalmology congress held in Tokyo, Japan between April 2-6th, 2014.
    • Speaker and cochair for session: Infectious uveitis one should not miss and had a talk on Approaches in distinguishing active ocular tuberculosis from latent tuberculosis
    • Speaker and cochair for session: IUSG Symposium: Top 10 tips in uveitis and had a talk on Top 10 tips on investigations in uveitis
  34. Invited as a guest speaker for the 3rd Indochina meeting and the annual royal college of Thailand meeting in Bangkok, Thailand between 9-10th December 2014
    • Speaker for session on Uveitis with talk on Diagnostic modalities in Intraocular tuberculosis.
    • Chair and Moderator for session on challenging case presentations-2
  35. Invited as a guest speaker for the session on sarcoidosis with talks on
    • chest imaging and sarcoidosis
    • challenging case presentation from the asia pacific region
    • panelist in the session on challenging case scenarios (Asia pacific study group) in the International workshop on granulomatous uveitis held in Cebu, Philippines on 15-17th May 2015
  36. Invited as a guest speaker to talk on the following topics at the 13th International ocular inflammation society congress and 3rd assembly of ocular inflammation societies at San Francisco, USA, 25-27th September 2015.
    • Differential diagnosis of ocular tuberculosis in TB endemic areas
    • Chairing the session on Controversies in Uveitis
  37. Invited as a guest speaker for the 4th Indochina meeting at Yangon, Burma , 9th nov 2015 to talk on differential diagnosis of tubercular uveitis in high TB endemic regions and served as a chair person for the session on challenging case presentations
  38. Invited as a guest speaker for the following sessions in the World Ophthalmology Congress to be held at Guadlajara, Mexico between 2nd feb-7th Feb 2016.
    • Challenges in diagnosis and management of sarcoidosis in TB endemic countries
    • Newer diagnostic modalities in tubercular uveitis
    • Chairing the session on Controversies in granulomatous uveitis
  39. Invited as a guest speaker at the 9th international uveitis study group meeting at Dublin, Aug 18-21st, 2016 to deliver a talk on herpetic and other viral anterior uveitis.
  40. Invited as a guest speaker for the annual uveitis society of india and association of vitreoretinal specialists at Colombo, srilanka between 25-27th nov 2016
    • with a talk on ocular sarcoidosis
    • debate on "Ïmmunosuppressives vs biologics"
    • Moderating session on tubercular uveitis
    • Chairing session on challenging case presentations
  41. Invited as a guest speaker with talk on anterior uveitis in the 5th Indochina ocular inflammation/infection study group meeting at Vientiane, Laos democratic republic between 11-12th Dec 2016.
  42. Invited as a guest speaker for the APAO meeting at Singapore, Mar 1-5th 2017
    • Challenges in Differential Diagnosis of Intraocular Tuberculosis
    • On the reviewing committee for subspeciality intraocular inflammation, scleritis and uveitis
  43. Invited as a guest speaker for the granulomatous ocular inflammation workshop in Bali, Indonesia
    • Panelist at "APIISG Challenging Cases - Scleritis" session.
    • Panelist in session on ocular sarcoidosis
    • Talk on Comparison of Diagnostic Tests between ocular sarcoidosis Uveitis and TB Uveitis.
    • Talk on "Anterior segment manifestations of ocular tuberculosis"

National and state meetings

  1. Guest speaker: Toxoplasmic retinochoroiditis- Mysore May 2004 - Mysore ophthalmic association
  2. Guest speaker: Serpiginous choroiditis - Mysore May 2004 - Mysore ophthalmic association
  3. Guest speaker and faculty: Solitary astrocytoma in a 5month old infant- Case discussion and guest panel, CME, Ocular oncology meet, KOS, Bangalore, 2005, April 24th
  4. Moderator: Uveitis symposium. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  5. Guest speaker: Approach to posterior uveitis. KOS, Bangalore. Nov 2005
  6. Guest speaker: at Mysore. Oct 2005. In vivo confocal microscopy of cornea
  7. Guest speaker: Reporting system of oculoadnexal tumors at All India Institute of medical sciences, Ist annual meeting of ISOP, 25th March 2006.
  8. On the editorial board- Chakshu 2004-2006
  9. Guest speaker: Standardisation of uveitis nomenclature, Southern regional ophthalmic conference, uveitis symposium, Tirupathi, October 2007
  10. Guest speaker: Interesting case presentation of “optic nerve head granuloma with choroidal nodules”, Southern regional ophthalmic conference, uveitis symposium, Tirupathi, October 2007
  11. Guest speaker: Standardisation of uveitis nomenclature, uveitis symposium, KOS, Nov 2007
  12. Guest speaker: Intresting case presentation of “bilateral arteritis in a HIV positive individual”, Uveitis society of India conference, Guwhati, Nov 2007
  13. Guest speaker: Interesting case presentation of “NK/T cell lymphoma in a HIV positive individual”, Indian ophthalmic pathology society conference, Hyderabad, December 2007
  14. Guest speaker: “Eyelid lesions”, Indian ophthalmic pathology society conference, Hyderabad, December 2007
  15. Guest speaker: Interesting case presentation of “NK/T cell lymphoma in a HIV positive individual”, AIOS, Bangalore, Jan-Feb 2008
  16. Presently principal investigator for a randomized multicentric trial involving a steroid sparing drug in active posterior and panuveitis, as a maintenance and in active anterior uveitis
  17. Organizing secretary for a CME on Uveitis under the aegis of the Uveitis Society of India and Karnataka Ophthalmic society at Mercara, 27th April 2008
  18. Guest speaker at the uvea symposium at the andhrapradesh ophthalmological society meeting, Vijayawada, 28th Sept 2008
  19. Organized the uveitis symposium at Karnataka ophthalmological society meeting at Shimoga, Nov 2008
  20. Organised an instruction course on “An Aid to Ocular manifestations of AIDS” at the Karnataka opthalmological society meeting at shimoga, Nov 2008
  21. Actively participated in the statistics workshop conducted by the Indian Journal of ophthalmology at Bangalore, December 2008.
  22. Guest speaker at the ASIAARVO 2009 at Hyderabad, January 2009
  23. Guest speaker at the Uveitis society of India, Hyderabad, January 2009
  24. Guest speaker at the Indian association of ophthalmic pathologists, Hyderabad, January 2009
  25. Guest speaker at the All India Ophthalmic society meeting, Jaipur February 2009
  26. Guest speaker at CME on paediatric rheumatology (ocular manifestations in rheumatology) at St Johns Medical College (May 2009)
  27. Guest speaker at CME on uveitis (a Practical approach in Anterior uveitis and Presumed Intraocular tuberculosis) organized by Belgaum ophthalmic society at KLEcollege, Belgaum, June 2009
  28. Guest speaker at preferred practice management in uveitis organized by Minto ophthalmic hospitals, Bangalore, September 2009
  29. Guest speaker at annual meeting of andhrapradesh ophthalmic society meeting, Vishakapatnam, October 2nd 2009 (2 lectures: approach to anterior uveitis and medical management of uveitis)
  30. Guest speaker at Karnataka ophthalmic society meeting, Davangere Nov 2009
  31. Guest speaker at uveitis society of India on sarcoidosis and moderator for session on noninfectious uveitis. Chennai meeting, Dec 4-6 2009
  32. Guest speaker at Indian association of ophthalmic pathologist meeting, Chennai, Dec 7th 2009
  33. Guest speaker at challenging cases in uveitis, uveitis symposium, all India ophthalmic society meeting, Kolkata, 2010
  34. Guest speaker, symposium on dry eye management: Dry eye in systemic disorders, organized by Allergan, Bangalore, June 2010
  35. Guest speaker, Interesting case presentations on scleritis. Uveitis symposium. Andhrapradesh ophthalmic society meeting, Hyderabad, October 3rd 2010
  36. Guest speaker, Histopathological features in tuberculosis. Moorfield’s uveitis course, PGI, chandigarh; 28-29th October 2010
  37. Guest speaker. Tick borne uveitis. USI symposium, PGI, chandigarh; 30-31st October 2010
  38. Guest speaker. Challenging cases in uveitis. AIOS Instruction course, Ahmedabad, 3-6th Feb 2011
  39. Guest speaker. Parasitic uveitis, Hubli Eye fest for postgraduates 2011, 24th Feb 2011
  40. Guest speaker. Ocular manifestations of sarcoidosis, Hubli Eye fest for postgraduates 2011, 24th Feb 2011
  41. Guest speaker. Ocular manifestations of HIV infections, Hubli Eye fest for postgraduates 2011, 24th Feb 2011
  42. Guest speaker. Immunology of uveitis, Hubli Eye fest for postgraduates 2011, 24th Feb 2011
  43. Guest speaker. Immunosuppressives and biologics in uveitis, Hubli Eye fest for postgraduates 2011, 24th Feb 2011
  44. Guest speaker. Investigations in uveitis, Hubli Eye fest for postgraduates 2011, 24th Feb 2011
  45. Guest speaker. Approach in management of anterior uveitis, Bombay ophthalmic association CME: ocular inflammations, Bombay 26th Feb 2011
  46. Guest speaker. Interventional diagnostics in uveitis, Bombay ophthalmic association CME: Ocular inflammations, Bombay 26th Feb 2011
  47. Guest speaker. Newer laboratory investigations in uveitis, Karnataka ophthalmic society annual meeting, Bangalore, 11-13th November 2011
  48. Convenor: Free paper session on uvea, Karnataka ophthalmic society annual meeting, Bangalore, 11-13th November 2011
  49. Guest speaker. Uveitis Instruction course: “Approach to anterior uveitis”, AIOS, Cochin 2-5th February 2012
  50. Guest speaker. Use of DNA Chip in viral anterior uveitis, AIOS, Cochin 2-5th February 2012
  51. Convenor. Session on inflammation. AIOS, Cochin 2-5th February 2012
  52. Guest speaker: Quantiferon TB gold at Sankara nethralaya, alumni meeting, Chennai, July 1st 2012.
  53. Guest speaker: Uttarakhand ophthalmic society state meeting held between 26-29th October 2012 at Ramnagar on “Clinical clues on the aetiological diagnosis of anterior uveitis and scleritis”
  54. Guest speaker and key note lecture on ocular sarcoidosis in the Annual uveitis society meeting at Bhubaneshwar between 1-3rd December 2012.
  55. Guest speaker and on panel for “Challenging cases in Uveitis” at a CME organized by Madras Ophthalmic society on 17th Feb 2013 at Chennai
  56. Guest speaker and on panel on “CME in Uveitis” to be organized by Hyderabad Ophthalmic society on 24th March 2013 at Hyderabad.
  57. Conducted a Succcessful CME on Challenging case presentations in Ocular Inflammations under the aegis of Karnataka ophthalmic society and Bangalore ophthalmic society, 2nd june 2013, Taj Vivanta-MG Road, Bangalore
  58. Moderator for the session on “Complications in uveitis” at the Sankara Nethralaya Alumni meeting held at V.S. Swamy auditorium, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai on 21st July 2013
  59. Guest speaker on “Intravitreal Ozurdex in uveitis – Our Experience” organized by the retina club of Bangalore, 26th july 2013, Taj Vivanta-MG Road, Bangalore
  60. Moderator for the Uveitis Symposium on “What , when and how in uveitis” at the Bangalore ophthalmic society meeting on 24-25th July 2013 at Hotel Sheraton, Bangalore
  61. Guest speaker on “Interesting imaging case presentations in uveitis” and moderated the session on “tuberculosis and imaging” at the annual uveitis society of india meeting at Mussorie, 27-29th September 2013
  62. Guest speaker for Eye 2 Eye with Examinations 2014, January 17, 2014 for postgraduates conducted by MM Joshi Eye Institute, Hubli: What will I write for: Investigations in Uveitis, Steroids in Uveitis, Immunosuppressives in Uveitis, ACAID, Cataract Surgery in Uveitis, TASS VsEndophthalmitis
  63. Guest speaker on “Challenging case presentations” in the instruction course on “Uveitis-Challenging cases”, speaker on “Atypical manifestations of posterior uveitis” in the instruction course on “Atypical manifestations of posterior segment disease” and co-chair and moderator for the free paper session on ocular pathology in the All India Ophthalmic Society Conference held at Agra, 5thFeb -9th Feb 2014.
  64. Guest speaker in the AIOS –PG update South Zone meet held at JIPMER, Pondicherry 12th-14thSeptember 2014 with talks on “Sympathetic ophthalmia and VKH”; “Investigations in uveitis” and “Management of Uveitis”
  65. Guest speaker in the uveitis session in the Bangalore ophthalmic society meeting on 28-29th june 2014 on Masquerades
  66. Guest speaker, moderator in the uvea session in Karnataka ophthalmic society meeting at Mysore between 7-9th Nov 2014 on ‘Top 10 tips in ordering investigations in uveitis”
  67. Guest speaker in the session on controversies in ocular trauma in Karnataka ophthalmic society meeting at Mysore between 7-9th Nov 2014 on “Sympathetic ophthalmia –when and how to intervene”
  68. Guest speaker in the uveitis society of india meeting held at New Delhi between 22-23rd November 2014 on "What's new in Sarcoidosis" and “Patient reported outcomes in uveitis” and chairperson and moderator in session on Recent Advances in Uveitis.
  69. Guest speaker in the All India Ophthalmic society meeting to be held at New Delhi between 5th Feb-8th Feb 2015
    • Co chair person in the free paper session on ocular pathology
    • Instruction course 13 with a topic on challenging cases in uveitis
    • Instruction course 143 with topic on what is new in uveitis?
  70. Guest speaker in the Eye-PG meeting to be held at Sankara hospitals between 9-11th jan 2015 on Approach to a patient with bilateral panuveitis
  71. Guest speaker in the "Symposium on Current trends and Controversies in the Management of Retinal Diseases and Uveitis"" to be held in PGI Chandigarh between 14-15th March 2015 with talk on “Intraocular steroids” in the session on Choosing management strategy, treatment of uveitic macular edema
  72. Guest speaker in the symposium on uveitis on "recent advances in the diagnosis and management of uveitis" and co-moderating the session on uveitis in the Bangalore ophthalmic society meeting, 21-22nd june 2015.
  73. Guest speaker in the Annual uveitis society of India meeting held in Pondicherry, 23-25th October 2015 on
    • Intermediate uveitis in session on anterior and intermediate uveitis
    • "Tuberculosis vs sarcoidosis" in TB endemic countries in session on controversies in uveitis
  74. Guest speaker in the CME on ocular inflammation "Ïnflammatio" organized by sankara nethralaya, Chennai,18-20th March 2016
    • Tuberculosis vs sarcoidosis: clinical aspects
    • Intravitreal injections: Update and future
    • Interesting case discussion: session on Viral uveitis
  75. Guest speaker in the annual BOS meeting held in june 2016 (19-20th) and moderated the panel discussion on challenges in the management of uveitis
  76. Guest speaker in “A day with Prof.Amod gupta”organized by sankara nethralaya, Chennai on 16th aug 2016 and moderated the discussions for ½ day of challenging cases
  77. Chair and moderated the debate on “Vitrectomy in management of uveitis” held at sankara nethralaya during the alumni conference on 17th july 2016 at Chennai
  78. Guest speakers in the AIOS-PG meet at St Johns Bangalore between 12-14th aug 2016 and topic was on clinical approach in uveitis
  79. Guest speaker for a CME on cataract surgery in Mumbai on 18th sep 2016 with topic on cataract surgery in uveitis
  80. Guest speaker for cme in uveitis “Uvea 360”at aravind eye hospitals, 28-29th jan 2017. Topics on
    • Ocular sarcoidosis
    • Key note lecture on “Investigations in uveitis – case based discussion
    • Debate on Immunosuppressives vs biologics
  81. Guest speaker for 16-19thFeb AIOS 2017, Jaipur. Topics on
    • Imaging in Uveitis session, talk on ultrasonography in uveitis
    • Breakfast session- subspeciality capsule (uveitis society of india)- talk on Shapes & Patterns not to be missed in uveitis
    • Uveitis practice: Clinical pearls from the experts- talk on Ïnfectious uveitis – Do's & Don'ts