Pediatric ophthalmology, Strabismus, Cataract, Glaucoma and Neuro-Ophthalmology
Fellowship Trained at
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, Unite States.
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, Unite States.
Rotating Internee (Jan 1999 to Jan 2000) at JIPMER, Pondicherry.
Junior Resident (Jan 2000 to May 2003) at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Casualty Medical Officer cum Eye Bank Officer (Aug 2003 to Oct 2003) at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Senior Resident in Squint, Glaucoma and Neuroophthalmology (Oct 2003 to July 2005) at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
Associate Consultant in Pediatric ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology (Aug 2005 to Oct 2006) at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Consultant in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus (Oct 2006 to Sept 2013) at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
Fellow Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (Jan to Apr 2012) at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, Unite States.
Fellow Glaucoma and Pediatric Ophthalmology (Oct to Nov 2015) at Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, Unite States.
Senior Consultant in Glaucoma, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology (Sept 2013 to till date) at The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
Sudan R. Dada VK, Muralidhar R. Cortical removal simplified by J-cannula.irrigation. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002 Oct;28(10):1720-1.
Sudan R, Muralidhar R, Sharma P. Optic Nerve Cysticercosis-case report and review of current management. Orbit. 2005 Jun;24(2):159-62. Review.
Dada T, Muralidhar R, Titiyal JS. Surgical management of coexisting glaucoma and cataract. In: Vajpayee RB, Sharma N, Pandey SK, Titiyal JS editors, Phacoemulsification Surgery New Delhi:Jaypee Brothers 2005: 326-333.
Dada T, Muralidhar R, Sethi HS. Microincision Cataract Surgery (MICS) Combined with Trabeculectomy. In: Garg A, Fine IH, Chang DF, Mehta KR, Bovet J, Vejarano LF, Pandey SK, Mehta CK editors, Mastering the Art of Bimanual MicroincisionPhaco (Phakonit/MICS). New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers 2005: 346-54.
Dada T, Muralidhar R, Sethi HS. Staining of Filtering Bleb with Trypan Blue during Phacoemulsification. Eye. 2006 Jul;20(7):858-9
Dada T, Muralidhar R. Insertion of the Sensar IOL via the Monarch II delivery system. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Sep;31(9):1684
Dada T, Muralidhar R, Sethi HS. Insertion of a foldable hydrophobic IOL through the trabeculectomy fistula in cases with microincision cataract surgery combined with trabeculectomy. BMC Ophthalmol. 2006 Mar 19;6:14
Dada T, Muralidhar R, Jhanji V. Intraocular pressure rise after use of Healon 5 during extracapsular cataract surgery. Can J Ophthalmol. 2007 Apr;42(2):338
Dada T, Chaudhary S, Muralidhar R, Nair S, Sihota R, Vajpayee RB. Evaluation of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measurement following laser in situ keratomileusis using scanning laser polarimetry. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 May-Jun;55(3):191-4
Resolution of anterior segment ischemia after the removal of lateral fixation sutures.Vijayalakshmi P, Muralidhar R, Shetty S, Sane M.J AAPOS. 2008 Oct;12(5):531-2
Inferior rectus paresis and medial rectus overaction following retrobulbar anesthesia for cataract surgery.Muralidhar R, Vijayalakshmi P, Gunda AK. IntOphthalmol. 2010 Aug;30(4):435-8.
Transient Reversal of a Face Turn (an Abnormal Head Posture, AHP) due to Manifest Latent Nystagmus, after Eye Muscle Strabismus Surgery for the Associated Infantile esotropia.Muralidhar R, Vrushali D, Vijayalakshmi P, JeyanthanS.Binocul Vis Strabolog Q Simms Romano. 2011;26(2):110-3.
Lipoid proteinosis of Urbach and Weithe: case report and a brief review of the literature.Sainani MP, Muralidhar R, Parthiban K, VijayalakshmiP.IntOphthalmol. 2011 Apr;31(2):141-3.
Transient Reversal of a Face Turn (an Abnormal Head Posture, AHP) due to Manifest Latent Nystagmus, after Eye Muscle Strabismus Surgery for the Associated Infantile Esotropia.Muralidhar R, Vrushali D, Vijayalakshmi P, JeyanthanS.Binocul Vis Strabolog Q Simms Romano. 2011;26(2):110-3.
Freeman-Sheldon syndrome: case report and review of the literature. Ashish J, Muralidhar R, Vijayalakshmi P, MeenakshiS.IntOphthalmol. 2011 Oct;31(5):405-7
Completion rates of anterior and posterior continuous curvilinear capsulorrhexis in pediatric cataract surgery for surgery performed by trainee surgeons with the use of a low-cost viscoelastic.Muralidhar R, SiddalingaSwamy GS, VijayalakshmiP.Indian J Ophthalmol. 2012 Mar-Apr;60(2):144-6.
Muralidhar R, Ankita B, Vijayalakshmi P, Kumar SM. Ocular involvement in proteus syndrome.J PediatrOphthalmol Strabismus. 2013 Nov-Dec;50(6):384
Muralidhar R, Jain A, Vijayalakshmi P, Suparna G, Santhi R, Shetty S.Cataract surgery in juvenile xanthogranuloma: case report and a brief review of literature.Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov;61(11):673-5.
Muralidhar R, Swamy GS, Vijayalakshmi P.Completion rates of anterior and posterior continuous curvilinear capsulorrhexis in pediatric cataract surgery for surgery performed by trainee surgeons with the use of a low-cost viscoelastic.Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun;62(6):747.
Muralidhar R, Chandrasekhar CS, Ramamurthy D, Kanthappan P. WEBINO after binge drinking.J PediatrOphthalmol Strabismus. 2014 Jul 1;51(4):256.
Muralidhar R, Ankush K, Vijayalakshmi P, George VP. Visual outcome and incidence of glaucoma in patients with microspherophakia.Eye (Lond). 2014 Nov 14. doi: 10.1038/eye.2014.250. [Epub ahead of print]
Situational Restriction of Elevation in Adduction Relieved by Faden on the Medial Rectus. Muralidhar R,Vijayalakshmi P, Sujatha K, Shetty S, Malay K, Rosenberg S.Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr-Jun;23(2):229-31.
Response to 'Role of miotics and cycloplegics in angle closure'. Rajamani M, Kawali A, Vijayalakshmi P, Puthuran GV. Eye (Lond). 2015 Nov;29(11):1515-6.
Muralidhar R, Gautam K, Christopher D, Vidhya N, Ramamurthy D. Isolated superior oblique myositis causing acquired Brown's syndrome.Indian J Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr;63(A modified technique for attaching the lateral rectus muscle to the orbital periosteum through a skin incision over the lateral orbital rim. Nagasubramanian V, Rajamani M, Dandapani R. J AAPOS. 2019 May 16. pii: S1091-8531(19)30112-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2019.01.015. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31103564
Surgically Induced Necrotizing Scleritis Following Strabismus Surgery Treated Successfully with Topical N-acetylcysteine in a Child with Congenital Fibrosis of Extraocular Muscles and Varadi Papp Syndrome. Rajamani M, Nagasubramanian V, Ayyavoo A, Raghupathy P, DandapaniR.Strabismus. 2017 Mar;25(1):39-42. doi: 10.1080/09273972.2016.1277768. Epub 2017 Jan 31.PMID:28140732
Recurrent Brown's Syndrome after Superior Oblique Tendon Recession Treated by Silicone Spacer. Rajamani M, Nagasubramanian V, Devaraj C, DandapaniR.Strabismus. 2016 Sep;24(3):106-8. doi: 10.1080/09273972.2016.1205105. Epub 2016 Aug 2.PMID:27485546
Outcome of delayed adjustable strabismus surgery in children using a bow-tie optional adjustable technique. Muralidhar R, Churawan L, Sekar M, Chidambaram AP, Mugdha P, Ramamurthy D. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019 Feb;67(2):258-262. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_398_18.PMID:30672482
Sensitivity and specificity of teachers for vision screening among primary school children in South India.Muralidhar R, VijayalakshmiP.Oman J Ophthalmol. 2019 May-Aug;12(2):88-93. doi: 10.4103/ojo.OJO_55_2016.
Rajamani M, Ramamurthy C, Ramamurthy S, et al. Outcome of a low-cost glaucoma drainage device with posterior chamber/pars plana insertion of the tube [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 28]. Eye (Lond). 2020;10.1038/s41433-020-0994-x. doi:10.1038/s41433-020-0994-x
Strabismus Evaluation - A step by step Approach (DVD)- Brought out by Aurolab. Authors: Dr.Muralidhar R, Dr.Vijayalakshmi P
Co-authored Chapter on "Conjunctiva and Subconjunctival tissue" in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus by David Taylor 4th edition
Presentations at Conferences:
Muralidhar R, Sihota R, Dada T. Scanning Laser Polarimetry in Myopic and Emmetropic patients. Presented at the World Glaucoma Congress in Vienna. July 6-9, 2005
Course Instructor- Phacoemulsification at the National Workshop. Cornea & Cataract Surgery. Sept 23-25th, 2004. Dr. R.P Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi
Muralidhar R. Optic Nerve Cysticercosis-an unusual presentation. Nov 2003 at DOS monthly meeting in Dr.R.P.Center for Ophthalmic Sciences. Awarded Dr.H.S.TrehanTrophy for Best Case Presentation at DOS annual conference 3rd and 4th Apr2004
Muralidhar R. Optic Neuritis. Delhi Ophthalmological Society Annual Conference. 3rd and 4th April 2004
Profile of Optic Disc Anomalies at a tertiary eye care center. TNOA 2006
Impact of the amblyopia treatment trials on amblyopia treatment practice patterns in India. TNOA 2006
Strabismus surgery under topical anaesthesia - TNOA 2008-
Managing management dilemmas in strabismus surgery - TNOA 2008
Inferior oblique palsy - A review of cases presenting to a tertiary care center TNOA 2008 (co-author)
Surgical outcomes of pediatric patients with traumatic cataract presenting to a tertiary care center - TNOA 2008 (co-author)
Recession of normal eye lateral rectus in patients with exotropic DRS - TNOA 2008 (co-author)
Diagnosis and treatment of nystagmus (video presentation - co-author) - TNOA 2008
Strabismus surgery under topical anaesthesia - best paper award in TNOA 2008
Beyond horizontal muscles in strabismus surgery - CaptSubramaniam award in TNOA 2009
Efficacy and Safety of Subconjunctival 5 - Fluoracil in salvaging failing blebs when administered between 3-5 weeks after trabeculectomy or Phacotrabeculectomy; Poster presentation @ World Glaucoma Congress 2015, Hong Kong
Strabismus Society of India 2015, Coimbatore - Adjustable strabismus surgery in children
TNOA 2015: Botox in paralytic Strabismus: Best paper in strabismus
Strabismus Society of India AAPOS joint meeting Jaipur 2016: Outcome of single stage adjustable strabismus surgery with conscious sedation in large angle strabismus
AIOC 2017: Outcome of Modified Engel's technique of adjustable sutures in children< 12 years of age
AIOC 2018: Outcome of augmentation of the Augmented Anderson Procedure for infantile nystagmus syndrome
AIOC 2019: Awareness of cortical visual impairment amount parents of children with CVI
TNOA 2019: Video presentation - Adjust and Align on the GO: Single Stage Adjustable Strabismus surgery
AIOC 2020: Outcome of a modified technique of rectus muscle plication.
TNOA - Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association, AIOC - All India Opthalmic Society Conference, CSOS - Coimbatore Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons
Muralidhar R. Congenital Disc Anomalies. Presented at the Delhi Ophthalmological Society Annual Conference. 2nd and 3rd April. 2005
PG update on diagnosis and management of strabismus in coimbatore , OCT 2007
Diagnosis and Management of Paralytic Strabismus. Neuroophthalmology CME, Pondicherry 2007
TNOA 2007 - diagnosis and management of strabismus
Muralidhar R, Dada T.Tecnis IOL-Contrast sensitivity function compared with Acrysof IOL, A three month follow up study. Presented at Indian Intraocular Implant & Refractive Surgery, 10-11th July 2004. Chennai
Muralidhar R, Dada T. The GDx VCC nerve fiber analyzer. Presented at Eye Advance 2004. Mumbai
IOL power calculation in children, inferior oblique palsy. DOS 2008
DNB PG update examiner in aravind 2008
SAO 2008 New Delhi- childhood blindness and visual rehabilitation
Organizing secretary Pediatric ophthalmology cme at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai Jan 2009
AIOS 2009 Jaipur - instruction course on strabismus surgery - from basic to advanced ( topic - adjustable strabismus surgery, strabismus surgery under topical anaesthesia)
Invited faculty tirunelveli 2009 DNB PG update
Evaluation of strabismus including vision testing in children
Prisms in Ophthalmology
AIOC 2010 - IC 110- managing double trouble - co instructor (surgical management of diplopia)
Invited by Orbis international for quality assessment at Dalian Eye Institute, china for quality assurance assessment
AIOC 2013 - Co instructor in Nystagmus Capsule
AIOC 2014- pg update in 'Evaluation of paralytic strabismus and an introduction to strabismus surgery
Rotary Eye Hospital Cuttack CME 2014
Cataract surgery in children
Giving the Midas touch to strabismus surgery
Optometry conference 2014 at the eye foundation - Managing refractive errors and amblyopia in children
Organizing secretary of Ophthafusion Conference 2014 and 2017 @ the eye foundation
Phaco and refractive surgery 2015 conference at the eye foundation - Surgical management of cataracts in children
AIOC 2015 - Cruise control in tough situations - in IC - What does it take to get the MIDAS touch in strabismus surgery?
Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore PG update: Introduction to Pediatric Cataract surgery
TNOA 2015, Madurai, Tamilnadu
Management of Pediatric Traumatic Cataract
Emergencies in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Principles of using Prisms in the management of Strabismus
Refractive errors in strabismus
A few advanced procedures in Strabismus
CSOS 2015: What's new in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus