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Dr. Vijay Kumar S - Cataract, Medical Retina, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye)

Dr. Vijay Kumar S

Cataract, Medical Retina, Glaucoma, Ophthalmology (Eye)


Profile


  • Surgical trainer for national and international trainees.
  • Teaching faculty for Post graduates and Fellows.
  • Topical phacoemulsification - Monofocal /Multifocal/ Toric IOLs.
  • Topical pterygium surgery.
  • Secondary IOL (SFIOL, IRIS CLAW)
  • Trabeculectomy surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy surgery (external).
  • Medical retina - 
    • Diabetic retinopathy treatment with panretinal photocoagulation.
    • Intravitreal Anti vegf / Steroids injection.
    • Lasers.


Awards

  • Acute changes in ganglion cell layer thickness in ischemic optic neuropathy compared to optic neuritis using optical coherence tomography (NOPH-2018-0153) Dr. Vijay Kumar and Dr. Peter MacIntosh in Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.
  • Paper presentations at AIOS 2018,
    • Neuro ophthalmology - OCT in differentiating NAION and optic neuritis in Acute phase
    • General ophthalmology - Posterior capsular opacification Vs IOL material & design.
    • Poster presentations Microsporidial Keratitis in South Indian population.
  • Best outgoing critical care fellow @ Fortis Chennai 2012.
  • Poster presentation @ TNOA 2016, Gold medal in Critical care Quiz and ECG interpretation held at AJ -2011( state level).


Experience

  • Worked at Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore for 2years as Consultant Cataract, General Ophthalmology and Neuro Ophthalmology.
  • Worked as Chief medical Officer at Aravind Eye Hospital, Tiruppur for 1 year


Academic

  • MBBS (2002) from K. A. P. Viswanathan Government Medical College, Trichy, Tamil Nadu.
  • MS (2013) from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
  • FICO(A & B), Fellow in International Council of Ophthalmology, UK.
  • Fellowship in Critical care (Fortis - American Heart Association Accredited)
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