Panuveitis entities are the most aggressive forms of intraocular inflammation. Even though all segments of the eye are involved, identification of specific clinical signs can lead us to recognize different disease patterns that require specific approaches to management. This course will focus on the recognition of the panuveitis disease patterns and their associated complications.
Dr. 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.
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.
|October 29th, 6 PM||"U & I" Session||Dr. Megha Gulati and Dr. Anup Kelgaonkar|
|November 12th, 6 PM||Keynote lecture||Dr. Rathinam and Dr. Kalpana Babu Murthy|
|November 19th, 6 PM||Special Interest Group Meeting||Dr. Rathinam and Dr. Kalpana Babu Murthy|
|November 26th, 6 PM||International Grand Round||Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte, MG - Brazil|