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Dr. Swathi Baliga - Cataract, Ophthalmology (Eye), Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus

Dr. Swathi Baliga

Cataract, Ophthalmology (Eye), Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus


Profile


  • Consultant Cataract, Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore.

Experience:

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist (Feb 2015 to Dec 2017) at Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • Basic and Advanced Life Support Skills training (March 2011) at Clinical Skills Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.

Awards and Achievements:

  • Finalist Allergan India Quiz Contest, Mumbai 2011
  • Winner 2 nd place, 16th Dr. R.K. Seth Memorial Inter Institute Ophthalmology Quiz, New Delhi 2012.

Publications

  • Diagnosis and management of primary congenital lens cyst. Journal of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2015;19:566-567.
  • Infrared photorefraction for the detection of visually significant refractive errors in school children. Inves. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.. 2015;56(7):2201
  • Paediatric Eye Screening by Infrared Photorefraction with Plusoptix tm Photoscreener. North Zone Journal of Ophthalmology Vol. 21, No. 1 ( Pages 39-40)
  • Retinal oximetry in normal and amblyopic children: a pilot study. Acta Ophthalmologica, Volume 97, Issue 7 p. 684-687.
  • Thesis :Comparative Study of Unilateral Recess-Resect Procedure versus Bilateral Lateral Rectus Recession in Intermittent Divergent Squint.Papers, Posters and Videos
  • Poster- Comparison of Unilateral Recession - Resection versus Bilateral Lateral Rectus Recession in Intermittent Divergent Squint, presented at the 70 th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, 2012, Cochin
  • Paper: Methodology of Pavagada Paediatric Eye Disease study, presented at 32 nd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Hassan.
  • Paper: Clinical features and outcome of surgery in Paediatric cataract in a tertiary eye hospital, presented at 32 nd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Hassan.
  • Paper: Various methods to document superior oblique myokymia, presented at 32 nd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Hassan.
  • Video: Does my child see? Throwing light on non seeing eyes, presented at 32 nd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Hassan.
  • Poster: Brachiooculofacial syndrome: A case report, presented at 32 nd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Hassan.
  • Paper: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice Survey and Effect of Health Education on Eye Health among Secondary School Children in Bangalore:
    A Pilot Study, presented at 33 rd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Mysore.

Conferences, Workshops and CMEs attended

  • 70 th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, 2012, Cochin.
  • DOS Sub Speciality Workshop on Glaucoma, August 2012, New Delhi.
  • SSI Annual Conference 2010, Jaipur.
  • SSI Annual Conference 2012, Rohtak.
  • CME on Common Ophthalmic Disorders in Childhood, 2013, New Delhi.
  • 15 th Dr. R.K. Seth Memorial Symposium, 2011, New Delhi.
  • 16 th Dr. R.K. Seth Memorial Symposium, 2012 New Delhi.
  • DOS Monthly CME Meets between May 2010 and May 2013.
  • 32 nd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, 2013 Hassan.
  • 33 rd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, 2014 Mysore.
  • Symposium on Inherited Retinal Disease, Genetics and Newer Treatments, 26-27 th October 2013, Bangalore.
  • IOL CliniX CME, 19-20 th April 2014, Bangalore.
  • YOU CME, 8-9 th 2014 March, Bangalore.
  • Transforming Retinal Surgeries using Emerging Innovations (TRUE- D), 24-25 th May 2014, Bangalore.
  • Congress on Optic Nerve, Vasculature and Emerging Treatment, 9-10 th August, 2014 Bangalore.
  • 74 th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, 2016, Kolkata.
  • Reticon, May 2016, Chennai

Academic

  • MBBS: Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
  • Internship: Vijaynagar Institute of Medical Sciences, Bellary 2008-2009
  • Post Graduation: Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi (Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University) 2010-2013.
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus: Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, Karnataka recognised by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.

Clinical Membership

  • All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  • Delhi Ophthalmological Society ( DOS)
  • Strabismological Society of India (SSI)
  • Karnataka Ophthalmic Society (KOS)


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