Teaching Staff

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Department of Ophthalmology

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY HIMS, HASSAN.

1. About the department:

Department of Ophthalmology is committed to provide competency based education to students, high quality clinical services to patients and to conduct high quality research.

Students of 2nd –MBBS and 3rd MBBS, Paramedical and Nursing are trained in ophthalmology to understand the basics and common abnormalities of eyes. It helps to understand disease mechanisms. Academic activities include theory classes, clinical classes, tutorials, seminars, group discussions, integrated teaching and periodic assessment of the students.

Ophthalmological diagnostic services have become more important than ever, for the clinician to arrive at a diagnosis. They form the cornerstone of healthcare. Department of ophthalmology offers ophthalmological services round the clock, supporting the clinicians with wide range of investigations.

Research activities are integral component of our department. Departmental staff members are actively involved in research and have published more than 9 articles in various national and international scientific journals and presented papers in various conferences.

Department is well equipped with a modern ophthalmological equipments for diagnostic and research, undergraduate practical halls, demonstration rooms, seminar hall, and a departmental library which has updated text books and reference books for the use of faculty and Undergraduate students.

2. Services Provided:

At College:

Post graduate teaching with 2 recognised M.S Ophthalmology seats,

Undergraduate teaching for 2nd and 3rd -MBBS students, Paramedical students, and Nursing students

At Hospital Laboratory:

Out patient, inpatient and diagnostic services are provided round the clock to patients of Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences teaching hospital.

Ophthalmic clinical services

  1. OPD and Refractive error correction services.
  2. Surgical services for cataract, glaucoma, pterygium, Retina, Cornea, Occuloplasty, Pediatric ophthalmic services
  3. Sub speciality services - Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina, Neuroophthalmology, Squint and Occuloplasty, Pediatric Ophthalmology.

INSTRUMENTS and INVESTIGATIVE FACILITIES

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

SLIT LAMP BIOMICROSCOPE WITH TEACHING AID

NON-CONTACT TONOMETER (NCT)

AUTOREFRACTOMETER(PREFERABLY WITH KERATOMETER)

90D, 78D (ALONG WITH SLIT LAMP)

OPERATING MICROSCOPE

LENSOMETER

SCHIOTZ TONOMETER

OPERATING MICROSCOPE( FOR MINOR PROCEDURES IN OPD)

TRIAL FRAME AND REFRACTION SETS

PERKIN’S TONOMETER

ND:YAG LASER MACHINE WITH ABRAHAM LENSES

PERIMETER

STREAK RETINOSCOPE

B SCAN WITH A SCAN

A SCAN

KERATOMETER

GREEN LASER

FUNDUS CAMERA

INDIRECT OPHTHALMOSCOPE

DIRECT OPHTHALMOSCOPE

PHACOEMULSIFIER

OCT

EYE BANKING

SPECULAR MICROSCOPE

3. staff

Teaching Staff

Sl.No

Name

Qualification

Designation

01

Dr.Kavitha.C.V

MBBS, MS (ophth)

Professor & HOD

02

Dr. Sandeep.K

MBBS, MS ( ophth)

Associate professor

03

Dr. Pavana Acharya

MBBS,DOMS,DNB

Asst. Professor

04

Dr. Pratap.V.G.M

MBBS

Senior Resident

05

Dr. Shruthi. K

MBBS

PG

06

Dr. Spoorthi Mundinamani

MBBS

PG

07

Dr. Anjali

MBBS

PG

08

Dr. Shruthi

MBBS

PG

09

Dr. Poornima

MBBS

PG

10

Dr. Roselyn

MBBS

PG

Non-Teaching Staff

S.No.

Name

Designation

1

Mr. Radhakrishna .B.G

Senior Ophthalmic Officer

2

Mr. Isidor Kumar

Ophthalmic Officer

3

Mr. Nagesh.D.R

Refractionist

4

Mrs. Renuka

Staff Nurse

5

Mrs. Aarthi

Staff Nurse

6

Mrs. Manjula

Staff Nurse

7

Mr. Madhu

OT Assistant

8

Mrs. Sowmya

OT Assistant

9

Mrs.Leelavathi

Clerk

4. Academic Activities

WEEKLY TIME TABLE

Day

9.00- 12.00 PM

3.00 – 4.00 PM

UG AND PG CLINICAL TEACHING

Monday

Clinical cases discussion, Group discussion, Journal Club, Case Presentation, Video Presensations, Seminars.

Theory class( UG)

Tuesday

Wednesday

Theory class ( PG)

Thursday

Friday

Theory class ( UG)

Saturday

5. Research activities

List of Research Publications

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, HIMS, HASSAN

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

1. Kareemsab D, Rachaiah NM. The Prevalence of the Leading Causes of Certification for Blindness and Partial Sight in the Hassan District of Karnataka, India. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research.2011 Dec ;5(8):1624-1626.

2. Venugopal KC.Krishnaraj PA,Chandan N.Evaluation of dry eyes after small incision cataract surgery with corneoscleral tunnel incision. Journal of clinical and Diagnostic Research.2012 Aug1;6(6):1029-33.

3. Acharya PK, Venugopal KC, Kareemsab DP,Balasubramanya S.Ocular Manifestations in Patients with HIV Infection/AIDS who were referred from the ART centre,Hassan,Karnataka.India.Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Reasearch;JCDR.2012;6(10):1756-1760

4. Kavitha CV,Outcome of conjunctival autograft Sutured with Polyamide Black Sutures in Pterygium Surgery.Nepal J Ophthalmol.2013 Jan-Jun5(1):94-9.

5. Venugopal KC,Melsakkare SR,Manipur SR, Acharya P, Ramamurthy LB.Potential for Hospital Based Corneal Retrieval in Hassan District Hospital. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR. 2015;9(8):NC05-7.doi:10.7860/JCDR/2015/14304.6385.

6. Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Ramamurthy LB, Siddappa SN, Joy TS, Manipur SR. Comparison of outcome between case-based learning and seminar for small group undergraduate teaching in Ophthalmology. Clinical Indian Journal of and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2016;2(3):227-30.

7. Venugopal KC, Ramamurthy LB, Acharya P, Manipur SR. A clinical study of 6mm sutureless clear corneal incision in preexisting astigmatism of 1 D-2 D in manual small incision cataract surgery.Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2017;3(1):45-49.

8. Ramamurthy LB, Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Manipur SR. Comparison of effective phaco time and ultrasound time among 2.8 mm and 2.2 mm phacoemulsification in various grades of cataract. J Clin Ophthalmol Res 2018;6:12-4

9. Kareemsab D,Manipur SR, Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Ramamurthy LB. Clinicopathological study of ocular surface squamous neoplasia in non HIV patients and effect of topical cyclosporine. International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty. January-March 2017;3(1):54-56.

10. Manipur SR, Acharya P, Venugopal KC, Ramamurthy LB. Clinical study of retinal changes in pregnancy induced hypertension. International Eye Science. Vol.17,No.6,June.2017;1033-1036 (4).

11. Joy GA, Achary PK, Venugopal KC, Siddappa SN Study on awareness and utilization of Rehabilitation services among visually disabled individuals Journal of clinical experimental ophthalmol 9:716. Doi:10.4172/215-9570.1000716

12. Venugopal KC, Achary P, Siddappa SN, Outcome of dacryocystectomy with nasal bone osteotomy for lost nasal flap dacryocystorhinostomy with repeated post-operative probing Asian Pac.J.Health Sci.,2018;5(2):37-39

13. Pavana Acharya, Lakshmi bomalapura Ramamurthi, Kavitha chikkanayakanahalli, Venugopal, Sahana R Manipur Evaluation of posterior segment manifestations following typhoid fever – a clinical study Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. Jyly-Sep 2018:4(3);421-425

14. Hebbar SK, Deepak P, Nalini GK, Kavitha CV, Sahana GN, Nagaral JV. A prospective evaluation of efficacy and safety of topical bromfenac 0.09% over topical flurbiprofen 0.03% after cataract surgery. Int J Basic Clin Pharmacol 2019;8:234-9.

15. Kavitha CV, Manipur SR, Acharya P, Lakshmi BR. Clinical study of efficacy of probing as a treatment for epiphora in adults. J Clin Ophthalmol Res 2019;7:5-7

  1. CMEs. - a .CME Diabetic Retinopathy Awareness Programme -

b. CME on Eye banking and Keratoplasty

c. A clinical talk on recent advances on glaucoma management

d. A CME on ‘Sudden Vision loss a Clinical Guide’

e. A CME on Ocular Bitterness of Sweet Disease

  1. Conferences – A state level 13th Karnataka State Ophthalmic society Conference in 2013
  2. Research activities/Research papers
  1. SL.NO

YEAR OF STUDY

YEAR OF PRESENTATION

YEAR OF PUBLICATION

TITLE OF STUDY

PRINCIPLE AND 2ND INVESTIGATOR

01

2010

-

2011

THE PREVALANCE OF THE LEADING CAUSES FOR BLINDNESS AND PARTIAL SIGHT IN THE HASSAN DISTRICT

DR.DADAPEER

DR.NIRANJAN

02

2010

2010 (KOSC)

2012

EVALUATION OF DRYNESS OF EYES AFTER MANUAL INCISION CATARACT SURGERY WITH CORNEOSCLERAL TUNNEL INCISION

DR. KAVITHA.C.V.

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

03

2011

2011 (KOSC)

2012

OCULAR MANIFESTATIONS IN THE PATIENTS WITH HIV INFECTION/ AIDS WHO WERE REFERRED FROM ART CENTRE, HASSAN, KARNATAKA

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

04

2010

2011 (KOSC)

2013

RECURRENCE OF PTERYGIUM IN CONJUNCTIVAL AUTOGRAFT SUTURED WITH POLYAMIDE BLACK

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

05

2014

-

2015

A STUDY ON POTENTIAL FOR HOSPITAL BASED CORNEAL RETRIEVAL IN HASSAN DISTRICT

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. SURESH

06

2014-2016

-

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF OUTCOME OF SIZE OF CONJUNCTIVO-LIMBAL AUTOGRAFT IN FIBRIN GLUE AND SUTURELESS GLUE FREE METHODS OF CONJUNCTIVO-LIMBAL AUTOGRAFT FIXATION FOR PRIMARY PTERYGIUM SURGERY.

DR. SAHANA.R. MANIPUR

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

07

2014-2016

-

A CLINICAL STUDY OF OCULAR MANIFESTATION OF PSEUDOEXFOLIATION SYNDROME AND ITS MANAGEMENT

DR. LAKSHMI.B.R.

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

08

2014-2015

2016 (AIOC)

2018

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF EPT, UST AND AVG IN PHACOEMULSIFICATION STUDIES WITH INCISION 2.2 mm AND 2.8mm

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. LAKSHMI.B.R.

09

2015

2015 (FIME)

2016

TO COMPARE THE EFFICACY OF CBL WITH SEMINAR FOR SMALL GROUP TEACHING IN OPHTHALMOLOGY UG TEACHING USING PRETEST, POSTTEST AND STUDENT FEEDDBACK

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

10

2014-2015

2015 (KOSC)

2017

A CLINICAL STUDY OF SUTURELESS CLEAR CORNEAL INCISION IN PATIENTS WITH ASTIGMATISM OF 1D- 2D UNDERGOING MANUAL INCISION CATARACT SURGERY

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. LAKSHMI.B.R.

11

2014-2015

2016 (AIOC)

2019

CLINICAL STUDY OF EFFICACY OF PROBING AS A TREATMENT FOR EPIPORA IN ADULTS

DR. DADAPERER.K

DR. SAHANA.R. MANIPUR

12

2014-2015

2015 (KOSC)

A CLINCIAL STUDY OF RETINAL CHANGES IN PREGNANCY IDUCED HYPERTENSION

DR. SAHANA.R. MANIPUR

DR. DADAPERER.K

SL.NO

YEAR OF STUDY

YEAR OF PRESENTATION

YEAR OF PUBLICATION

TITLE OF STUDY

PRINCIPLE AND 2ND INVESTIGATOR

13

2014-2015

2017

2017

CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL STUDY OF OCULAR SURFACE SQUAMOUS NEOPLASIA IN NON HIV PATIENTS AND EFFECT OF TOPICAL CYCLOSPORIN

DADAPEER K, SAHANA RMANIPUR,KAVITHA

CV, PAVANAACHARYA, LAKSHMI BR

14

2015-2016

-

A CLINICAL STUDY OF NEODYNIUM YAG LASER CAPSULOTOMY- THE PATTERN AND ENERGY USED FOR VARIOUS GRADES OF PCO AND OUTCOME

DR.SUDEEP.N.S.

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

15

2015-2016

-

A CLINICAL STUDY OF UVEITIC OCULAR HYPERTENSION

DR. TINTU SUSAN JOY

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

16

2015-2016

2016 (KOSC)

2018

OUTCOME OF DCT WITH NASAL BONE OSTEOTOMY FOR LOST NASAL FLAP DCR’S WITH REPEATED POST OPERATIVE PROBING

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

17

2015-2016

2017 (AIOC)

-

RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY- INTERSIBLING VARIABILITY OF RISK FACTORS AMONG TWINS

DR. SUDEEP.N.S.

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

18

2015-2016

2016 (KOSC)

CORRELATION BETWEEN FUNDOSCOPIC CHANGES IN PREGNANCY INDUCED HYPERTENSION AND FETAL PARAMETERS- A CLINCIAL STUDY

DR. TINTU SUSAN JOY

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

19

2015-2016

2017 (AIOC)

2018

STUDY ON AWARENESS AND UTILISATION OD REHABILITATION SERVICES AMONG VISUALLY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

20

2015-2016

2016

2018

EVALUATION OF POSTERIOR SEGMENT MANIFESTATIONS FOLLOWING TYPHOID FEVER- ACLINICAL STUDY

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

DR. LAKSHMI.B.R.

21

2016-2018

2018

AN ANALYSIS OF FACTORS INFLUENCING THE OUTCOME OF SUTURELESS GLUE FREE CONJUNCTIVAL AUTOGRAFT PTERYGIUM SURGERY

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

22

2016-2018

2018

A CLINICAL STUDY ON CURRENT TRENDS IN ETIOLOGICAL PATTERN OF UVEITIS

DR.RENUKA.S.K.

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

23

2016-2017

2017

A CLINICAL STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF POSTERIOR SUBTENON INJECTION OF TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE IN PATIENTS WITH POST FEVER NEURORETINITIS

DR.PARVATHY.P.S

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

24

2016-2018

2017

SAVE CONJUNCTIVA FOR FUTURE- PTERYGIUM EXCISION WITH CONJUNCTIVAL ADVANCEMENT

DR. PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

25

2016-2018

2018

CLINICAL STUDY ON EVALUATION AND OUTCOME OF CASES WITH OPTIC DISC EDEMA

DR. PARVATHY.P.S

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

26

2017-2018

EFFICACY OF OPHTHALMIC SCREENING CAMPS AMONG DIABETIC IN PREVENTING DIABETIC RELATED BLINDNESS

DR. RENUKA S.K.

DR. KAVITHA C.V

SL.

NO

YEAR OF STUDY

YEAR OF PRESENTATION

YEAR OF PUBLICATION

TITLE OF STUDY

PRINCIPLE AND 2ND INVESTIGATOR

27

2017-2019

PREOPERATIVE B-SCAN ULTRASONOGRAPHY VERSUS POSTOPERATIVE FUNDOSCOPY AMONG MATURE AND HYPERMATURE CATARACT IN DIABETIC PATIENTS

DR. SHRUTHI.K

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

28

2017-2019

EVALUATION AND CORRELATION OF MYOPIC OPTIC DISC WITH VISUAL FIELD USING AUTOMATED PERIMETRY

DR. SPOORTI.MUNDINAMANI

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

29

2017-2018

2018(KOSC)

CORRELATION OF VISUAL OUTCOME WITH POSTOPERATIVE BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES FOLLOWING CATARACT SURGERY

DR.SHRUTHI.K.

DR.KAVITHA.C.V.

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.SPOORTI.MUNDINAMANI

30

2017-2018

2019(AIOC)

ANALYSIS OF EFFECTIVENESS OF TREATMENT OF MEIBOMIAN GLAND DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH COMPUTER VISION SYNDROME

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.SHRUTHI.K.

DR.SPOORTI.MUNDINAMANI

31

2017-2018

2018(KOSC)

IOP CHANGES IN PATIENTS WITH PSEUDOEXFOLIATION WITHOUT GLAUCOMA FOLLOWING CATAARACT SURGERY

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR.SPOORTI.MUNDINAMANI

DR.SHRUTHI.K.

32

2017-2018

2019(AIOC)

OUTCOME OF POSTERIOR SUBTENON INJECTION OF TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE IN CASES OF CRVO, BRVO.

DR.SPOORTI.MUNDINAMANI

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR. KAVITHA C.V.

DR.SHRUTHI.K.

33

2018-2020

RECENT TRENDS IN DEMOGRAPHIC , SOCIOEONOMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROFILE OF PATHOLOGICAL MYOPIC PATIENTS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO VISUAL DISABILITY

DR. ANJALI

DR. KAVITHA C.V.

34

2018-2020

COMPARISION OF EFFECTS BETWEEN 10% & 25% INTRAVENNCTIONOUS FLUORESCEIN ON RENAL FUNCTIONS BEFORE AND AFTER FUNDUS FLUORESCEIN ANGIOGRAPHY(FFA) IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC RETINOPATHY HAVING NORMAL RENAL PROFILE

DR. SHRUTI C KOTAGI

DR. KAVITHA C.V.

DR.SURESH.R.M.

DR. SHRUTHI JAYARAM

35

2019-2020

COMPARISON OF EFFFECTIVENESS OF MODIFIED SUBTENON ANAESTHESIA(SMART ANESTHESIA) VS PERIBULBAR BLOCK IN SMALL INCISION CATARACT SURGERY

DR. ANJALI

DR. SANDEEP.K

DR.KAVITHA.C.V.

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.SHRUTI C KOTAGI

DR. SHRUTHI K

36

2019-2020

OUTCOME OF ANTERIOR CHAMBER PHACOEMULSIFICATION IN POORLY CHOPPABLE SOFT CATARACT WITH BEST CORRECTED VISUAL ACUITY 20/120 TO 20/40

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. SANDEEP.K

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR. ANJALI

DR.SHRUTI C KOTAGI

DR.SPOORTI MUNDINAMANI

37

2019-2020

EFFECT OF CONTINOUS SPECTACLE WEAR, INTERMITTENT SPECTACLE WEAR & ATROPINE 0.01% EYE DROPS IN PROGRESSION OF SIMPLE MYOPIA- A COMPARATIVE STUDY

DR SHRUTI C KOTAGI

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR. SANDEEP.K

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. ANJALI

DR.SHRUTHI K

38

2019-2020

ROLE OF HELMETS & OCULAR PROTECTIVE DEVICES IN PREVENTION OF GREVIOUS OCULAR INJURIES IN ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AMONG 2 WHEELER RIDERS

DR.PAVANA ACHARYA

DR.KAVITHA.C.V

DR. SANDEEP.K

DR.SHRUTI C KOTAGI

DR. ANJALI

DR.SPOORTI MUNDINAMANI

 

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