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Dr. Umesh Krishna - Cataract, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye)

Dr. Umesh Krishna

Cataract, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye)


Profile


  • Consultant Cataract and Glaucoma at The Eye Foundation, Kochi, Kerala.

Professional experience:

  • Consultant in Glaucoma and Cataract (March 2020 to April 2022) at Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu.
  • Alcon Advanced Phaco Development Program (2021) at Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu.
  • Consultant in Glaucoma and Cataract (Aug 2019 to Feb 2020) at Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.

Teaching Experience:

  • Regularly involved in taking lectures for undergraduates, postgraduates,colleaguesand mentored surgical trainees.

Surgical experience:

  • Micro Incision Cataract Surgery(MICS) with Foldable IOL implantation
  • Phacoemulsification with Foldable IOL implantation
  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery(SICS) with IOL implantation
  • Trabeculectomy with MMC with Releasable Sutures
  • Phaco with Trabeculectomy with MMC with Foldable IOL with Releasable Sutures
  • Laser Procedures - Diode Laser Cyclophotocoagulation, YAG Laser Peripheral Iridotomy, YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Conference and Talks:

  • Paper presentation - Reliability and usability of I Care Home (TA022) SelfTonometer in comparison to Goldmann Applanation Tonometer in Glaucoma patients - GSI conference 2021
  • Video presentation - Artificial Intelligence in Glaucoma - GSI conference 2021
  • Paper presentation - Prevalence of refractive errors in school children of 7-15 years in the field practice area of a Medical College - DRISHTI 2016(43 rd Annual Conference of Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons
  • Poster Presentation - WEMINO(Wall eyed mono ocular internuclear ophthalmoplegia) a case report - DOSCON 2016
  • Quiz winner - 1 st price in KOSCON 2016(Karnataka State Conference)

Publications:

  • Journal of Glaucoma - Letter to the Editor: Glaucoma Surgery During the COVID - 19 Pandemic in Italy: How Novel Coronavirus Has Changed the Surgical Management of Glaucoma Patients
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmic pearls - Management of Bitot's spots

Academic:

  • Fellowship in Glaucoma and Cataract (July 2017 to July 2019) at Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.
  • MS Ophthalmology (2017) at Kasturba Medical College (Manipal University), Mangalore, Karnataka.
  • MBBS (2012) at A J Institute of Medical Sciences (Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences), Mangalore, Karnataka.

Membership and Association:

  • All India Ophthalmology Society
  • Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons
  • Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
  • Glaucoma Society of India


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