Dr. Rajeswari Mahadevan with two decades of experience in the field of contact lens with international acclaim, had been a trend setter in various innovations in CL practice and specialty practice in India. Medical Research foundation, which she was associated with since 1998, has seen a tremendous growth in the department of contact lens, its practice, research and education because of her contributions.

On her fond memory, Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation has initiated a scientific session last year specifically in the field of Contact Lens. The session will be conducted every year on Dr. Rajeswari’s birthday (September 9th) to mark her achievements and her zeal towards contact lens.


Program Schedule


Scientific Presentation

09th Sep 2021, Time: 02.00 PM to 03.30 PM

Master of Ceremony Ms Karpagavalli Subramanian
Scientific Session Dr Anuradha N, Dr Rashima A

Main Event

09th Sep 2021, Time: 04.30 PM to 06.00 PM

Time Master of Ceremony – Ms Akshaya C Balakrishnan
4:30 PM to 4:35 PM Invocation dance Miss Aashwini Sree R G (Daughter of Dr. Rajeswari)
4:35 PM to 4:38 PM Welcome Address Mr. Abdul Majid Visharam
4:38 PM to 4:42 PM President’s Message Dr. Girish Shiva Rao, President, MRF
4.42 PM to 4.47 PM Remembering Dr Raji Video from SN CL alumni Ms. Akshaya / Mr. Mahesh/ Mr. Asif
4.47 PM to 4.50 PM About the keynote speaker Ms. Manju Balakrishnan
4.50 PM to 5.10 PM Keynote address: The innovative use of Contact Lenses:
Beyond vision correction
Prof. Lyndon Jones
Director, Centre for Ocular Research & Education
University of Waterloo
5.10 PM to 5.14 PM Glimpse of the Scientific Session Mr. Mahesh Kumar R/ Ms. Sutapa Purkait
5.14 PM to 5.16 PM About Ms. Lakshmi Shinde Ms. Sona Paul
5.16 PM to 5.36 PM IACLE- Scope for advancement in Contact Lens education
for academicians and practitioners
Ms. Lakshmi Shinde CEO – Optometry Council of India
5.36 PM to 5.41 PM Sponsor's Session Mr. Rahul Mehta Marketing Head Silver Line laboratories
5.41 PM to 5.46 PM Special Address Mr. Ganesh (Dr. Rajeswari’s Husband)
5.46 PM to 5.51 PM Awarding ceremony Dr. Rashima A
5.51 PM to 5.55 PM Vote of Thanks Mr. Mahesh Kumar

About Dr.Raji


Keynote Speaker


Innovative use of contact lens beyond vision correction


Prof.Lyndon Jones

DSc, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO, FCAHS, FIACLE

Director, Centre for Ocular Research & Education

E-Poster




Poster No

209/RMMSS2021

Title

Managing Visual Symptoms in Cone - Rod Dystrophy with type C lenses - A Case Series

Name

Manju Balakrishnan

Poster No

210/RMMSS2021

Title

The Journey of a patient with post LASIK complications and Contact lenses: A Case Report

Name

Aparna Badrinarayanan

Poster No

211/RMMSS2021

Title

Soft Prosthetic Contact Lens in Total Corneal Opacity A case with fitting challenge

Name

Pradnya Kadav

Poster No

212/RMMSS2021

Title

The Cushion Effect on cornea with the combination of RGP and Prosthetic contact lens - Think out of the box

Name

Karpagavalli Subramanian

Poster No

213/RMMSS2021

Title

Application of Prosthetic Soft Contact Lens as a Bandage Contact Lens (BCL) A Case Report

Name

Sona Paul

Poster No

214/RMMSS2021

Title

Prosthetic Contact lens for concealing flash photography red reflex A unique case report

Name

Akshaya C Balakrishnan

Poster No

215/RMMSS2021

Title

Role of contact lens in low vision

Name

Unnati Vaish

Poster No

216/RMMSS2021

Title

Reverse geometry lens design A boon to oblate cornea due to healed scar post Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Name

Sutapa Purkait









Oral Papers


Abstract ID Title Presenting author/Institution
201/RMMSS2021 AGREEMENT OF THE KISA INDEX WITH PATHFINDER II PLACIDODISC BASED CORNEAL TOPOGRAPHY IN ‘NORMAL’, ‘KERATOCONUS SUSPECT’, ‘CLINICALLY MANIFEST’ KERATOCONUS EYES. Riddhi Kanani / Hari jyot college of optometry
202/RMMSS2021 VISUAL FUNCTIONS AMONG MULTIFOCAL CONTACT LENS WEARERS Rakshaya Rayamajhi / Sankara College of Optometry
203/RMMSS2021 BARRIERS, MOTIVATORS AND ENABLERS FOR DISPENSING MULTIFOCAL CONTACT LENSES AMONG EYE CARE PRACTITIONERS IN KOCHI Rahul R / Giridhar Eye Institute
204/RMMSS2021 FLUID RESERVOIR THICKNESS AND ABERRATION RELATIONSHIP IN KERATOCONIC EYES WITH SCLERAL LENSES Akshaya C Balakrishnan / Sankara nethralaya
205/RMMSS2021 EFFECTS OF BOSTON SIGHT SCLERAL LENS WEAR IN PELLUCID MARGINAL DEGENERATION Ronit Dutta / Sankara Nethralaya
207/RMMSS2021 UNIQUE CASES OF SOFT PROSTHETIC TYPE-B CONTACT LENS – A CASE SERIES Mahesh Kumar / Sankara Nethralay
208/RMMSS2021 A CASE REPORT ON SCLERAL LENS ASSOCIATED CORNEAL INFILTRATIVE EVENT AND MANAGEMENT Neelima Saride / LVPEI

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