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March 2023

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.

February 2023

Eye allergies: Prevention and Management

Dr. Anahita Kate

Eye allergies are a reaction to indoor and outdoor allergens that get into the eyes. Dr. Anahita Kate, LVPEI helps the audience understand how eye allergies can be prevented and managed.

November 2022

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

September 2022

Webinar on Dry Eyes – Prevention and Management

Dr Sayan Basu

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.

August 2022

Diabetic Macular Edema – Prevention and Treatment

Dr Padmaja Kumari Rani

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

July 2022

Vision Rehabilitation for Better Quality of Life

Beula Christy, T V Aishwarya

This webinar highlights the importance of vision rehabilitation and how early intervention can help a person with low vision or blindness live productive lives. The panelists: 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

June 2022

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.

April 2022

Living smarter with Glaucoma

Viji Venkatesh, Dr Sirisha Senthil

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. The panelists: Viji Venkatesh, Glaucoma patient advocate Dr. Sirisha Senthil, Head VST Glaucoma Centre, LV Prasad Eye Institute

March 2022

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.

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