Published Papers

  • Exploring the barriers for eye care among transgenders and commercial sex workers in Pune, Maharashtra Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. September 2021 – Volume 69 – Issue 9
  • Deep learning for gradability classification of handheld, non-mydriatic retinal images. May 2021 Scientific Reports.
  • Assistive framework for automatic detection of all the zones in retinopathy of prematurity using deep learning. Journal of digital imaging July 2021
  • Can the postoperative follow‑up visit be deferred up to four weeks after an uneventful cataract surgery? – A randomized controlled trial. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 21-May-2021
  • Quantitative analysis of research on Artificial Intelligence in Retinopathy of Prematurity. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal) 4-23-2021
  • Comparison of diagnostic ability of standard automated perimetry, short wavelength automated perimetry, retinal nerve fiber layer thickness analysis and ganglion cell layer thickness analysis in early detection of glaucoma. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 69(5):1108-1112, May 2021.
  • Laser induced retinal injury sustained in a recreational laser show. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2021;7(1):250-252
  • Assessment of quality of life of the patients with diabetic retinopathy using National Eye Institute Visual function Questionnaires (VFQ-25) journal of Healthcare quality research ,2021,867
  • Razumab Phase IV Study-Safety And Efficacy Of Razumab™ (World’s First Biosimilar Ranibizumab) In Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration-A Post-Marketing, Prospective ASSET Study. International Journal of Retina and Vitreous 2021,7:24
  • Impact of treatment of diabetic macular edema on visual impairment in people with diabetes mellitus in India. IJO year 2021,Volume 69, Issue 3
  • Comparative evaluation of qualitative performance of technical human resource in school eye health program. IJO year 2021,Volume 69, Issue 1
  • The ORNATE India Project: United Kingdom-India Research Collaboration to tackle visual impairment due to diabetic retinopathy. Eye (Lond) 2020 Jul;34(7):1279-1286
  • A clinical study to assess feasibility, acceptance, and outcome of multifocal intraocular lens in patients with bilateral immature cataract at a tertiary eye care institute. IJO Year 2020 volume 68 Issue: 11
  • Assessment of psychosocial impact of primary glaucoma and its effect on quality of life of patients in Western India. IJO Year 2020 volume 68 Issue: 11
  • Management of ocular surface squamous neoplasia extending up to a filtering trabeculectomy bleb. IJO Year 2020 volume 68 Issue: 11
  • Evaluation of skills transfer in short‑term phacoemulsification surgery training program by International Council of Ophthalmology -Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubrics (ICO-OSCAR) and assessment of efficacy of ICO‑OSCAR for objective evaluation of skills transfer.IJO Year : 2020 Volume : 68 Issue : 8
  • Eyelid Lesion as a Presenting Sign of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma, Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg,2020 Apr 23
  • Retinopathy of prematurity: Maharashtra state model. IJO Vol 68, Issue 13,Feb 2020.
  • Primary eye care in India – The vision center model. IJO Vol 68, Issue 2, Feb.2020.
  • Intrastromal voriconazole: An adjuvant approach for recalcitrant mycotic keratitis. IJO Vol 68, Issue 1, Jan 2020.
  • Global Retinoblastoma Study Group et al. “Global Retinoblastoma Presentation and Analysis by National Income Level.” JAMA oncology, e196716. 27 Feb. 2020,
  • Recent advances in retinal imaging and diagnostics.Comm Eye Health South Asia Vol. 32 No. 107 2019
  • Generating evidence for planning eye care service delivery in an urban underprivileged population setting in Pune, Western India. BMJ Open Ophth 2019;4
  • Habilitation services for children blind from retinopathy of prematurity:Health care professionals’ perspective in Maharashtra. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology Vol 67, Issue 06, June 2019.
  • Estimating the magnitude of diabetes mellitus and diabetic retinopathy in an older age urban population in Pune, western India. BMJ Open Ophth 2019;4
  • Ocular outcomes and comorbidities in preterm infants enrolled for retinopathy of prematurity screening: A cohort study from western India. Oman Journal of ophthalmology, 2019; 12:10-4.
  • Magnitude and Determinants of Noncompliance for Screening and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy. National Journal Of Medical Research, 2 July – Dec 2018
  • Primary Orbital Leiomyosarcoma in an Adult Male. American Society Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, December 28, 2018.
  • Comparative Clinical Study of Medically Controlled Nonsevere Chronic Primary Angle‑closure Glaucoma with Coexisting Cataract Surgically Managed by Phacoemulsification as against Combined Phacotrabeculectomy. Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology  July-December 2018 / Volume 25 / Issue 3-4
  • Blinding Retinopathy of Prematurity in Western India: Characteristics of Children, Reasons for Late Presentation and Impact on Families. Indian Paeditirc  August 2018; Volume 55: Number 8
  • A clinical study of post cataract surgery epiphora in relation to the type of cataract surgery and different types of post-operative topical medication.  IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty, 2018 Volume 4: Issue 1
  • Use of the Smart Phone as a Diagnostic Interface for Detecting Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity: A Pilot Study. J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2017 Oct-Dec; 12(4): 447–448.
  •  Assessment of compliance in children (0-16 Years) using Low vision AIDS. National Journal of medical research July-Sept.2017
  • Study on barrier causing delay in cataract surgery of bilateral cataract blind at a tertiary eye care center in urban India. Journal of ophthalmology and research May –Aug 2017
  • Paediatric Low vision: Magnitude, Interventions. Determinants and compliance. National Journal of medical research Apr-Jun 2017
  • Is severe retinopathy of prematurity a disease occurring in preterm infants from all socio economic classes? A case control study from western India. International journal of scientific research Nov 2017.
  • Variation in the vitreoretinal configuration of Stage 4 retinopathy of prematurity in photocoagulated and treatment naive eyes undergoing vitrectomy Indian J Ophthalmol. 2017 Sep;65(9):846-852
  •  Impact of low vision services on functional status and vision related quality of life in adults. Indian Journal of clinical and experimental ophthalmology July-Sept. 2017
  •  The posterior iris-claw lens outcome study: 6-month follow-up. Indian J Ophthalmol. Dec. 2016
  • Magnitude and determinants of retinal degeneration in children with myopia of Western India. Int Eye Sci, Vol. 16, No 9 Sep. 2016
  • Validity and cost-effectiveness of cone adaptation test as a screening tool to detect retinitis pigmentosa. Oman J Ophthalmol 2016;9:135-8
  • High risk penetrating keratoplasty. J Clin Ophthalmol Res Sep-Dec 2016
  • Coexistent retinal vasculitis and aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity in a preterm infant. J Clin Ophthalmol Res Jan – April 2016
  • Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty in dematiaceous keratomycosis.  J Clin Ophthalmol Res May-Aug 2016.
  • Effect of benzalkonium chloride-free latanoprost ophthalmic solution on ocular surface in patients with glaucoma. Clinical ophthalmology 9 May 2016.
  • Evaluation of visual outcomes after pediatric cataract surgery in a Tertiary Eye Care Hospital in Western Maharashtra. J Clin Ophthalmol Res Jan – April 2016
  • Minimally fibrotic stage 5 ROP: A clinical prognostic factor in eyes undergoing vitrectomy for stage 5 retinopathy of prematurity. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. Oct 2015.
  • Comparison of outcome of inferior oblique weakening procedures, myectomy and anterior transposition, from western India. J Clin Ophthalmol Res 2015;3:123-5.
  • Successful Surgical Management of Retinopathy of Prematurity Showing Rapid Progression despite Extensive Retinal Photocoagulation. Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology, Volume 22, Number 3, July – September 2015
  • Vitreoretinal surgery for advanced retinopathy of prematurity: Presentation and outcomes from a developing country. Canadian journal of ophthalmology February 2015Volume 50, Issue 1, Pages 54–60
  • Impact of Cataract Surgery in Reducing Visual Impairment: A Review. Middle East African Journal of ophthalmology. Jan –March 2015.
  • Magnitude and determinants of glaucoma in type II diabetics a hospital based cross –sectional study in Maharashtra, India. Oman journal of ophthalmology 2015
  • Comparison of clinical outcome, patient and surgeon satisfaction following topical verses peribulbar anesthesia for phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation: A randomized, controlled trial. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Sep.
  • Whole-mitochondrial genome sequencing in primary open-angle glaucoma using massively parallel sequencing identifies novel and known pathogenic variants. Genet Med. 2014 Sep
  • Vision development over an extended follow-up period in babies after successful vitrectomy for stage 4b retinopathy of prematurity. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul.
  • Spontaneous resorption of sub-retinal cortical lens material. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul;
  • Efficacy and safety of benzalkonium chloride-free fixed-dose combination of latanoprost and timolol in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. Clinical Ophthalmology June 2014.
  • Prevalence and determinants of age-related macular degeneration in the 50 years and older population: A hospital based study in Maharashtra, Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013 May; 61(5)
  • Visual outcome and impact on quality of life after surgeries differ in children operated for unilateral and bilateral cataract (Pune study 2011). Oman J Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep;5(3):150.
  • Outcome of optical penetrating keratoplasties at a tertiary care eye institute in Western India Indian J ophthalmol 2012 Jan-feb; 60(1): 15-21.
  •  Prevalence and causes of avoidable blindness and severe visual impairment in a tribal district of Maharashtra, India. Oman Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 4, No. 3, 2011.
  •  Monitoring and modernization to improve visual outcomes of cataract surgery in a community   eye    care center in western India. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2011 Feb;37(2):328-34.
  •  Ocular disorders in children with learning disabilities in special education schools of Pune, India. Indian J   Ophthalmol. 2011 May-Jun; 59(3): 223–228.
  •  Is glaucoma blindness a disease of deprivation and ignorance? A case-control study for late presentation   of glaucoma in India. Indian Journal of ophthalmology 2011 Jan-Feb;59(1):29-35.
  • Clinical audit of horizontal strabismus surgery in children in Maharashtra, India. Strabismus. 2010 Mar;  18(1):13-7.
  • Delayed presentation of cataracts in children: are they worth operating upon?  Ophthalmic Epidemiol.  2010 Jan-Feb; 17(1):25-33
  • Cost of pediatric cataract surgery in Maharashtra, India Int J Ophthalmol. 2010; 3(2): 182–186.     
  •  Comparison of endothelial cell loss after cataract surgery: phacoemulsification versus manual small-incision cataract surgery: six-week results of a randomized control trial. Journal of cataract and refractive surgery (2010) Volume: 36, Issue: 2, Pages: 247-253
  •  Prevalence of uncorrected refractive error and other eye problems among urban and rural school children. Middle East African J Ophthalmology 2009;16:96-74.
  •  Prevalence and Determinants of  Xerophthalmia in Preschool Children in Urban Slums, Pune, India-A Preliminary Assessment. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Volume 16, Issue 1  February 2009, pages 8 – 14.
  •  The crisis in ophthalmology residency training programs. Indian JOphthalmol.2009 Jan-feb;57(1):74-5
  • Visual impairment in the hearing impaired students. Indian J Ophthalmology.2009 Nov–Dec; 57(6):451–453.
  • The Pattern of Childhood Blindness in Karnataka, South India. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Volume 16, Issue 4 August 2009, pages 212 – 217
  • Small incision cataract surgery: Complications and mini-review.Indian J Ophthalmology 2009; 57:45-9
  • Causes of childhood blindness in the northeastern states of India. Indian J Ophthalmol 2008; 56:495-9. 
  • Which is the best method to learn ophthalmology? Resident doctors′ perspective of ophthalmology training. Indian J Ophthalmology. 2008 Sep–Oct; 56(5): 409–412.
  •  Knowledge of and Attitudes towards Eye Donation among Health Professionals in India. Asian J Ophthalmol. 2008;10:171-173.
  •  Eye donation programme through faith leaders. Br J Ophthalmol  2008;92: 867-868.
  •  Recognizing ‘high-risk’ eyes before cataract surgery. Community Eye   Health. 2008 Mar; 21(65):12-4.
  •  Blindness in children: a worldwide perspective. Community Eye Health J 2007;20(62): 32-33
  •  Why Do Phacoemulsification? Manual Small-Incision Cataract Surgery Is Almost as Effective, but Less Expensive. Ophthalmology 2007;114:965–968
  • Changing pattern of childhood blindness in Maharashtra, India Br J Ophthalmology 2007;91:8-12 Published Online First: 29 June 2006.
  • Comparison of subtenon anaesthesia with peribulbaranaesthesia for manual small incision cataract surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol 2005; 53:255-9.
  • Safety and Efficacy of Phacoemulsification Compared with Manual Small-Incision.Journal of Ophthalmology Volume 112, Issue 5, Pages 869-874, May 2005.
  • Surgical audit at H. V. Desai Eye Hospital, Pune: causes of poor postoperative visual outcome. J Comm Eye Health Vol 17 No. 52 DECEMBER 2004.
  • Clinical Trial of Manual Small Incision Surgery and Standard Extracapsular Surgery. J Comm Eye Health 2003;16(48): 54-55.
  • Extra capsular cataract surgery compared with manual small incision cataract surgery in community eye care setting in western India: a randomized controlled trial. Br J Ophthalmologic 2003; 87:667-672.