Dr. Annapurna Kumar's Profile
MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology)
Dr. Annapurna has 24 years of experience in Ophthalmology, a solid background in research methodology and medical education and 14 publications under her belt, of which 2 are in international journals. She is a member of the All India Ophthalmological Society and Glaucoma Society of India. Dr. Annapurna has a great passion for teaching with special interest in using new and innovative methods of teaching and learning. Her hobbies include, Carnatic music and reading.
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Strabismus or squint is a failure of the two eyes to maintain proper alignment when looking at an object. It is also called crossed eyes.
Presbyopia is a physiological visual condition occurring in middle-aged individuals wherein there is an inability to focus on near objects.
Iridectomy is a procedure in which an opening is made in the iris of the eye.
Retinoblastoma is a type of cancer of the eye occurring in children. Early diagnosis and treatment, and genetic counselling can go a long way in saving life and vision in children and siblings at risk for this disease.
Corneal transplantation or keratoplasty is the surgical replacement of a partial or full thickness portion of the diseased cornea in a patient with a healthy donor cornea from another individual.