Dear Colleague,

S.V Aravind Eye Hospital,  Tirupati is delighted to invite you all for a Continuing Medical Education Programme in Neuro-Ophthalmology on July 22 and 23, 2023.

Neuro-ophthalmology is an exceptional speciality that is concerned with neurological diseases related to eye. This CME will focus on  diagnosis of common neuro-ophthalmic conditions through interesting case scenarios, recent advances, and preferred practice patterns adopted by our esteemed faculty.

We invite residents, postgraduates, practising ophthalmologists, neurologists, and radiologists to participate in the CME.


Dr. Preeti Mohanty
Organising Secretary
Neuro Insight – An Update on Neuro Ophthalmology

  • Learned international and national faculty
  • Exclusive workshop/ hands-on experience focusing on neuro examination and advanced investigations
  • Preferred practice patterns of the experts
  • Case-based approach and treatment to a myriad of ailments
  • Latest trends in the treatment of optic neuritis, IIH, NAION, myasthenia, and much more
  • Grand rounds with post graduates presenting unusual cases
  • Mega quiz with attractive prizes

International Faculty

Dr. Prem Subramanian
Professor, Division Head, Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Dr. Umapathi N Thirugnanam
Senior Consultant at Singapore National Eye center and National Neuroscience Institute

National Faculty

Dr. Virender Sachdeva
Consultant, Paediatric-Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro-Ophthalmology, Nimmagadda Prasad Children’s Eye Care Centre (LVPEI), Visakhapatnam

Dr. Anand Kumar Annamalai
Consultant Diabetes and Endocrine Specialist, Ashwin Specialty Hospital, Madurai

Dr. K.G. Srinivasan
Consultant Radiologist, KGS Scan Centre, Madurai

Dr. V.R. Roopesh Kumar
Consultant Neurosurgeon, MGM hospital, Chennai

Dr. R. Nandhagopal
Professor, Department of Neurology, SVIMS, Tirupati

Aravind Faculty

Dr. G. Natchiar
Director-Emeritus, Aravind Eye Care System

Dr. Mahesh Kumar
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Dr. A. Kowsalya
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Dr. K. N. Jayasri
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Dr. Padmavathy Maharajan
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli

Dr. Nirmala Devy
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Chennai

Dr. Madhumita Gopal
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Chennai

Dr. Virna Shah
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore

Dr. Karthik Kumar
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore

Dr. Preeti Mohanty
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, SV Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirupati

Dr. Balraj. A
Consultant, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry

Dr. A. Rupa
Consultant, Peadiatric-Ophthalmology, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Early Bird Registration (till July 7th, 2023)   Registration till 15th July 2023
 Category  Fee (Amount in INR)    Category  Fee (Amount in INR)
 (Inclusive of 18% GST)    (Inclusive of 18% GST)
 Delegate  Rs.1,180/-    Delegate  Rs. 1,770/-
 Postgraduates /
 Rs. 708/-    Postgraduates /
 Rs. 885/-
Day 1 – 22nd July 2023
Time Topic Speaker
07:45 AM – 08:15 AM Registration
08:15 AM – 08:30 AM Inauguration/Lighting lamp and welcome address Dr. Ashok Vardhan, CMO
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM Key note address Chief guest
08:45 AM – 09:00 AM Role of ophthalmologist in neurological disorders Dr. G. Natchiar, Director Emeritus
SESSION 1 : Basics and advanced: 2 sides of a coin
Panelist: Dr. Mahesh Kumar, Dr. Virna Shah, Dr. Nirmala Devy
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM History taking in neuro-ophthalmology Dr. Balraj. A
09:15 AM – 09:30 AM Examination in neuro-ophthalmology Dr. Madhumita Gopal
09:30 AM – 09:50 AM Normal and abnormal pupil Dr. Mahesh Kumar
09:50 AM – 10:10 AM OCT in neuro-ophthalmology Dr. Padmavathy Maharajan
10:10 AM – 10:25 AM Tea break
SESSION 2 : What’s all the fuss about fuzzy disc
Panelist: Dr. Prem Subramanian, Dr. A. Kowsalya, Dr. Padmavathy Maharajan
10:25 AM – 10:45 AM Approach to Disc edema. Unilateral, Bilateral, and Pseudo disc edema. Case based approach Dr. Nirmala Devy
10:45 AM – 11:05 AM Optic neuritis (typical/atypical) Dr. Prem Subramanian
11:05 AM – 11:25 AM Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Dr. A. Kowsalya
11:25 AM – 11:45 AM Idiopathic intracranial hypertension Dr. Padmavathy Maharajan
SESSION 3 : Visual loss- Exploring the hidden realms
Panelist: Dr. Virna Shah, Dr. Karthik Kumar, Dr. A. Kowsalya
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Painless and painful visual loss Dr. Virna Shah
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM Transient visual loss Dr. Karthik Kumar
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM Functional visual loss Dr. Prem Subramanian
12:30 PM – 12:40 PM Discussion  
12:40 PM – 01:40 PM Lunch
SESSION 4 : Duplication dilemma
Panelist – Dr. T. Umapathi, Dr. Prem Subramanian, Dr. Kalpana Prasad
01:40 PM – 02:00 PM Interpreting nystagmus Dr. Umapathi N
02:00 PM – 02:30 PM Neurogenic causes of diplopia Dr. Prem Subramanian
02:30 PM – 02:50 PM Ocular manifestations in neuromuscular disorders Dr. Umapathi N Thirugnanam
02:50 PM – 03:10 PM Gaze palsy Dr. Umapathi N Thirugnanam
SESSION 5 : Neuro-ophthalmic emergencies
03:10 PM – 03:25 PM Electro Physiology in Neuro-ophthalmology Dr. A. Rupa
03:25 PM – 03:40 PM Traumatic optic neuropathy Dr. K. N. Jayasri
03:40 PM – 03:50 PM Discussion
03:50 PM – 06:30 PM Workshop
Day 2 – 23rd July 2023
Time Topic Speaker
SESSION 1 : The deathly pallor, all that one needs to know
  Panelist: Dr. Mahesh Kumar, Dr. Virender Sachdeva  
08:00 AM – 08:20 AM Evaluating pale disc Dr. Virender Sachdeva
08:20 AM – 08:30 AM Discussion
SESSION 2 : Helping hands – Others pitching in
Panelist: Dr. R. Nandhagopal, Dr. Roopesh Kumar
08:30 AM – 09:15 AM Neuroimaging in neuro-ophthalmology Dr. K. G. Srinivasan
09:15 AM – 09:45 AM Endocrine reflection from eye Dr. Anand Kumar Annamalai
09:45 AM – 10:15 AM Interesting neuro ophthalmic cases, from a neurologist view Dr. R. Nandhagopal
10:15 AM – 10:35 AM Ocular manifestations and surgical advances in intra cranial tumors Dr. V. R. Roopesh Kumar
10:35 AM – 10:45 AM Discussion
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Tea break
SESSION 3 : Cracking the code
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Newer investigative modalities Dr. Virender Sachdeva
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Educational resources in neuro-ophthalmology Dr. Mahesh Kumar
11:30 AM – 11:50 AM Visual Fields in neuro-ophthalmology Dr. Virender Sachdeva
11:50 AM – 12:45 PM Interesting case presentation
12:45 PM – 01.30 PM Lunch
01.30 PM – 02.30 PM Quiz
02.30 PM – 03.00 PM Prize distribution, Vote of thanks

List of Hotels located nearby conference venue

Hotel Name Distance Contact Number
Raj Park 4.7km 8772223666
Pai Viceroy 4.6km 8772275777
Orion 4.6km 8772280666
A2B 4.6km 4442333333
LNB Residency 5.9km 8772284424
Marasa sarvar 8.8km 8776660000
Hotel Taj 17.0km 8772256666

Participants are requested to book their accommodation directly with the hotels.

Dr. Preeti Mohanty
Organising Secretary
Coordinator incharge

Sri Venkateswara Aravind Eye Hospital - Tirupati