Disseminating New Knowledge throughPublic Engagement
Learn About Glaucoma in Hindi
Dr Ramanjit Sihota, Dr Sidharth Dikshit
In view of the World Glaucoma week (12th – 18th March), this month’s webinar saw Dr Ramanjit Sihota (Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi) and Dr Sidharth Dikshit (LVPEI) interacting with the public about Glaucoma with a focus on causes, precautions, and treatments. This webinar was conducted in Hindi to increase the reach of the message to patients that are more comfortable with vernacular languages.
Diabetes and Vision Loss: How to prevent Diabetic Retinopathy
Dr Padmaja Kumari Rani, Dr Bipin Sethi, Dr Manisha Agarwal
LVPEI, IHOPE and PatientsEngage bring together a panel of diabetologists and Ophthalmologists to talk about how we can prevent and manage vision loss due to diabetes-related complications like Diabetic Retinopathy. Our panelists are
Dr. Bipin Kumar Sethi, Diabetologist, Care Super Speciality Hospital Hyderabad
Dr Manisha Agarwal, Head Of Department, Retina Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, Delhi
Dr Padmaja Kumari Rani, Head, Teleophthalmology and Vitreo Retinal Surgeon LV Prasad Eye Institute
This is in line with the theme for World Diabetes Day: Educate for a Better Tomorrow
Dr. Sayan Basu (LVPEI) spoke to PatientsEngage on Dry Eyes disease, a growing public health problem and one of the most common conditions seen with the increased use of screens and answered various questions by the audience on the topic.
Diabetic Macular Edema is a complication of diabetes and can impact vision if left undiagnosed and untreated. It affects persons with both Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. Dr. Padmaja Kumari Rani (LVPEI) answers questions on the risk factors, treatment and prevention of Diabetic Macular Edema
This webinar highlights the importance of vision rehabilitation and how early intervention can help a person with low vision or blindness live productive lives.
Ms. T.V. Aishwarya, Rehabilitation Counselor, L V Prasad Eye Institute; Ms. Aishwarya lost her eye sight 14 years ago due to a brain tumour.
Ms. Beula Christy, Head Institute for Vision Rehabilitation , LV Prasad Eye Institute
Interview on Age Related Macular Degeneration – Treatment and Management
Dr Niroj Kumar Sahoo
Age related Macular Degeneration (ARMD or AMD), a condition that affects the central vision of a person, is an acquired cause of retinal degeneration and a growing cause of blindness in the elderly. Dr. Niroj Sahoo (LVPEI) addresses the topic of Age-related macular degeneration in this informative webinar.
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in India. If managed well, loss of vision can be prevented and a good quality of life can be maintained. This webinar brings insights on how to manage glaucoma effectively.
Viji Venkatesh, Glaucoma patient advocate
Dr. Sirisha Senthil, Head VST Glaucoma Centre, LV Prasad Eye Institute
Interview on Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment & Prevention
Dr Raja Narayanan
Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes and can cause blindness if left undiagnosed and untreated. It affects persons with any kind of diabetes - Type 1, Type 2 and gestational. Dr. Raja Narayanan, Principal Investigator IHOPE and Consultant Opthalmologist, LVPEI answers questions on the risk factors, treatment and prevention of Diabetic Retinopathy.