Guru Dronacharya Award 2023

12th October

The Board of Management of Vision 2020: The Right to Sight-India honoured Thulasiraj Ravilla, Director Operations, Aravind Eye Care System (AECS), with the Guru Dronacharya Award, on World Sight Day 2023.

Award at the Annual Conference of the Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India

Delhi, 7-8 October

Dr. Haripriya Aravind, Chief, IOL & Cataract Services, Aravind-Chennai, was honoured with the Subodh Agarwal Gold Medal Award at the annual conference of the Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India (IIRSI) held at Hotel Pullman, Aerocity, New Delhi.
Title: Postoperative misalignment of toric IOLS; and Principles of IOL placement in eyes with PCR.

Dr. N.N. Sood Oration Award at the 32nd Glaucoma Society of India

Pune, 6-8 October

Dr. R. Ramakrishnan, Advisor, Aravind-Tirunelveli
Oration title: Glaucoma now and then: The paradigm shift in surgical management

Prizes at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Glaucoma Society of India

Pune, 6-8 October

Dr. Devendra Maheswari, Senior Medical Consultant, Glaucoma Services, Aravind-Tirunelveli
Video presentation title: Steer clear of blind entry: a new technique of ab interno tube
Category: Glaucoma Diagnostics

Dr. Swati Upadhyaya, Medical Consultant, Glaucoma Services, Aravind-Pondicherry
Video presentation title: DIY for glaucoma procedures: Practice makes a doctor perfect in Category: Glaucoma Management

Top-Cited Ophthalmology Researchers in India

4th October

Dr. M. Srinivasan, Director Emeritus, Aravind Eye Care System (AECS), has been listed among the top ten Lifetime Highest-Cited Ophthalmology Researchers in India. This ranking for the year 2023 was announced by a panel of experts from Stanford University and Elsevier, based on the impact of his work in 2022. Notably, Dr. S.R. Rathinam, Chief, Uvea Services, Aravind-Madurai has been previously listed in the 2022 ranking based on citations in 2021. Furthermore, in the latest annual Top-Cited Researchers Ranking for 2023, Dr. M. Srinivasan, Dr. S.R. Rathinam, Dr. N. Venkatesh Prajna, Chief, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Services, Aravind-Madurai, Dr. S. Lalitha Prajna, Chief, Microbiologist, Aravind-Madurai, have all been included.