• Price 25$

  • Language English

About this Course

Corticosteroids – topical, local, and systemic – are the mainstay of treatment of uveitis. They provide a rapid and mostly predictable response but are often associated with local and systemic complications. In this course, we will discuss the safe and effective use of corticosteroids in different forms of uveitis.


Dr. Rathinam is the Chief of Uveitis Service & Principal of PG Institute ophthalmology. She graduated in medicine from Madurai University, DO and MNAMS (Ophthalmology) from Aravind Eye Hospital Madurai, Ph.D. from Dr. M.G.R. University and FAMS from National Academy of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Her basic, epidemiological and clinical research over 30 years at uveitis clinic, Aravind Eye Care System uncovered the cause, source and pathogenesis for three new unknown outbreaks, which include Ocular Leptospirosis, Trematode eye disease in children and Ocular West Nile virus infection . She received the prestigious Prof. C.S Bhaskaran Oration award and P.Siva Reddy International Award for her Research on novel infectious uveitis etiologies from All India Ophthalmology Society (AIOS) 2014 and from Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists (IAMM). She has made outstanding contributions to ophthalmic literature both in national and international arena. She is an elected member of International Uveitis Study Group (IUSG) since 2001.


Dr. Kalpana Babu heads the department of Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation at Prabha Eye Clinic & Research Centre and Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore. She is also the Vice-president of Uveitis Society of India and is an authority on ocular sarcoidosis, especially in TB-endemic countries.


Professor R. Rathinam is the Chief of Uveitis Service and Principal of PG Institute ophthalmology at Aravind Eye Hospitals, Madurai. She has been one of the pillars of the uveitis community in India. She has made outstanding contributions to various aspects of uveitis ranging from unknown uveitis entities such as trematode-induced uveitis and ocular leptospirosis, to use of immunosuppressives in uveitis. Most of all, she is an amazing human being and is a great example of how to remain grounded despite all the achievements.

Course Structure

Date/Time Session Speakers/Participants
April 1st, 6 PM Intraocular tumours for the general ophthalmologist Dr. Vishal Raval
April 8th, 6 PM Endophthalmitis Overview Dr. Avinash Pathengay
April 15th, 6 PM Cataract Surgery in Uveitis Dr. Somasheila Murthy
April 22nd, 8 PM International Grand Round Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

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