Alay S. Banker, MD

Alay S. Banker, MD

Banker's Retina Clinic and Laser Centre
5 Subhash Society
Behind Ishvar Bhuvan
Navrangpura
Ahmedabad, 380009
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Biography

Dr. ALAY S. BANKER, M.S. (Ophthal), D.O.


Curriculum Vitae



Date and Place of Birth: January 20, 1967. Ahmedabad, India

Citizenship: Indian

Marital Status : Married to Dr. Deepa Banker, MD (Pediatrics), D Ped.
Professor in Pediatrics, NHL Muni. Med College,
V.S. General Hospital, Ahmedabad.

Board Certification : Indian Medical Council

Permanent Address : Banker’s Retina Clinic and Laser Centre
5 Subhash Society, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, 380009. Phone : 079-6569457, 6445997





WORK EXPERIENCE


1/1/97 – present Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Uveitis Specialist, Director
Banker’s Retina Clinic & Laser Centre, Ahmedabad

Director, Gujarat ROP Telemedicine Project, Polio Foundation
Hospital, Ahmedabad

Honorary Vitreo-retinal Surgeon and Head of Dept of Vitreo-Retinal
Diseases, Polio Foundation Hospital, Ahmedabad.

7/6/97 – 6/12/97 Hon. Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, C.H.Nagri Eye Hospital, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.


19/12/94- 31/12/96 Clinical Instructor, and Fellow, Department of Diseases of Retina and Vitreous, Uvea and Inflammation of Eye, University of California, San Diego, USA.

Attending SOCA-certified Ophthalmologist, Aids Ocular Research Unit, University of California, San Diego, USA.

1/11/93- 31/10/94 Vitreoretinal Fellowship, Medical Research Foundation,
Sankara Nethralaya, Madras, India.

11/10/90-23/10/93 Residency, Shri C.H.Nagri Eye Hospital & Research Institute, Ahmedabad, India.









EDUCATION

Fellowships : Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego, USA: Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous, Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation. ( December 19, 1994 to December 31, 1996)

Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Madras, India :
Vitreo-Retinal Surgery. ( November 1, 1993 to October 31, 1994)


Residency : Nagri Eye Hospital and Research Institute, K.M.School of Postgraduate
Medicine & Surgery, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.
1989-1992 ( Diploma in ophthalmology)
1989-1993 ( Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology)


Internship : N.H.L.Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.
1988-1989


Medical : N.H.L.Municipal Medical College, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India.
1984-1988


HONORS & AWARDS

Best Poster Award at American Academy of Ophthalmology-APAO Annual Meeting , Chicago, 2016.
Shri Nilkanthray Chatrapati Award for service to visually handicapped people , 2015., from Andh Kalyan Kendra, Gujarat.
Nominated as a committee member of Annual Meeting Program Committee - Retina/Vitreous, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2013-16.
Asia Pacific Academy Of Ophthalmology (APAO) Achievement Award, 2014.
Best Paper award at 42nd Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Ahmedabad, 2014.
All India Community Ophthalmology Conference (ACOIN) Gold Medal , 2013
Senior Honor Award from American Society of Retinal Specialists, 2013
Senior Achievement Award from American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2013
Late. Dr. Piyush Patel Award for Service to Society and Mankind from Ahmedabad Medical Association, June, 2013.
Col. Rangachari Award for the overall Best Paper of the 71st All India Ophthalmological Society Annual Conference and 28th APAO- 71st AIOS 2013, Hyderabad, January 17-20.
Best Free Paper for the Subspecialty of Medical Retina, 28th APAO- 71st AIOS 2013, Hyderabad, January 17-20, 2013.
2012 Best Paper Award at American Academy of Ophthalmology-APAO Annual Meeting , Chicago, 2012.
Dr. R. N. Mathur Oration from Gujarat State ophthalmological Society, 2012
Honor Award 2012 from American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
Invited to the Vail Vitrectomy Meet, Vail , Colorado, March 2013
Invited as a faculty to the Uveitis Subspeciality Meet, Chicago, 2012
Senior Founding Editor of the Retina Image Bank, ASRS 2012
Selected as a member to the international Uveitis Society Group, IUSG. 2011
Invited as a faculty to the Retina Subspeciality Meet, Orlando, 2011
“International Scholar Award” from American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010
Nominated as the liaison leader for Asia-Pacific region to the International Affairs Committee of American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
“International Ophthalmologist Education Award” by American Academy of Ophthalmology, January 2009.
Free paper on “ Anti-Vegf for Severe ROP” selected for an official press-release by the America n Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008.
2 “Best Poster Awards” at “Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Conference, New Orleans, USA, 2007.
Achievement Award by American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006: Youngest Indian to get this award.
" Young Research  Scientist Award " at HIV Congress 2007, 23rd to 25th March 2007, Goa, India.
Best Poster Award at “All India Vitreo-Retina Society of India Annual Conference”, Cochin , December 2006.
Best Paper award for “Intravitreal Avastin for Retinal Vascular Lesions” at 34th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Ahmedabad, Dec 1-2, 2006.
Dr. Narsing Rao All India Best Paper Award at Annual Uveitis Society of India Conference, Chandigarh, Feb 4-7, 2004.
Best Paper award for “New Surgical Treatment for CRVO” at 30th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Ahmedabad, Dec 21-22, 2002.
Best paper of the session award for “Vitrectomy without buckling procedure in cytomegalovirus retinitis-induced retinal detachment” at 60th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Ahmedabad, Jan 5-7,2002
* 3rd prize for the best paper “Traumatic Macular Hole Surgery” at the 29th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Rajkot, Sept14-15, 2001.
* 2nd prize for the best paper “Ophthalmic Manifestations of 103 HIV cases in Western India” at the 27th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Mt. Abu, 30-31, Oct,1999.
* Dr.S. Nataraja Pillai Best paper award for “CMV retinitis” at the 5th
Sankara Nethralaya Alumni Meeting, 3/9/99, Chennai.
* Fight for Sight Fellowship Award, Research Division of Prevent
Blindness America , USA. 1995-1996.
* Dr.G.R.Bodiwala Gold Medal for being ranked first in Gujarat University for Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology, 1993.
* Ranked first in Gujarat University for Diploma in Ophthalmology, 1992.
* Ranked 2nd in the All Gujarat Ophthalmology Quiz, 1992.


Professional Affiliations :

* Member, Vitrectomy for Macular Hole Study Group, USA.
* SOCA- certified Ophthalmologist
* American Academy of Ophthalmology
* Uveitis Society of India.
* All India Ophthalmology Society.
* Vitreo Retinal Society - India.
* Sankara Nethralaya Alumni.
* All India Medical Association.
* Gujarat Ophthalmologic Society.
* Ahmedabad Medical Association.
* Ahmedabad Ophthalmologic Society.
* American Society of Retinal Surgeons
* International Uveitis Society Group


PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS :


Banker AS, González C, Wiley CA, Bergeron-Lynn G, Freeman WR : The Agar Sandwich Technique for Retinal Biopsy Processing. Retina 1996; 16:530-534.
Banker AS, Arevalo JF, Rahhal FM, Ishimoto B, Munguia D, Berry C, De Clercq E, Ochabski R, Taskintuna I, Freeman WR.: Intraocular Pressure and Aqueous Humor Dynamics in AIDS Patients treated with Intravitreal Cidofovir (HPMPC) for CMV Retinitis. American Journal of Ophthalmology 1997; 124: 168-180.
Banker AS, De Clercq E, Taskintuna I, Keefe K, Bergeron-Lynn G, Freeman WR.: Influence of Intravitreal Injections of HPMPC-related Nucleotide Analogs on Intraocular Pressure of Guinea Pig Eyes. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 1998; 39: 1233-1242.
Banker AS, Bergeron-Lynn G, Keefe KS, De Clercq E, Taskintuna I, Freeman WR. : Effects of Topical and Subconjuctival Cidofovir (HPMPC) in an animal model. Current Eye Research, 1998, 17(6):560-6.
Banker AS, Arevalo JF, Ishimoto B, Rahhal FM, Munguia D, Freeman WR: Fluorophotometry in patients with HIV with and without CMV retinitis. Ophthalmology,1999; 106(3):590-3.
Banker AS and Patel A. Effect Of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy on Cytomegalovirus Retinitis. Ind J Opth, 2002; 50: 29-33.
Banker AS. Posterior segment manifestations of human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008 Sep-Oct;56(5):377-83.
Taskintuna I, Banker AS, Rao NA, Wiley CA, Flores-Aguilar M, Munguia D, Bergeron-Lynn G, De Cleric E, Keefe K, Freeman WR. : An Animal Model of HPMPC (Cidofovir) Toxicity. Experimental Eye Research. 1997 ; 64: 795-806.
Taskintuna I, Banker AS, Flores-Aguilar M, Bergeron-Lynn G, Aldern K, Hostetler KY, Freeman WR. : Acyclovir Diphosphate Dimyristoylglycerol: In Vivo Anti-viral effect in a Rabbit Model with Herpes Simplex Virus-1 Retinitis. Retina 1997, 17(1):57-64.
Taskintuna I, Rahhal FM, De Clercq E, Munguia D, Mueller AJ, Banker AS, Freeman WR. : Adverse events and Autopsy findings after Intravitreal Cidofovir (HPMPC) Therapy in Patients with Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Ophthalmology 1997;104:1827-37.
Taskintuna I, Rahhal FM, Arevalo JF, Munguia D, Banker AS, Freeman WR. : Low dose Intravitreal HPMPC (Cidofovir) therapy for Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Ophthalmology 1997;104:1049-57.
Mueller AJ, Jian G, Banker AS, Rahhal FM, Freeman WR. : Effect of Deep Posterior Subtenon Injection of Corticosteroids on Intraocular Pressure. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 1998, 125:158-63.
Plummer DJ, Banker AS, Taskintuna I, Azen SP, Sample PA, La BreiL, Freeman, WR. The
utility of Entoptic Perimetry as a screening test for CMV retinitis. Archives of Ophthalmology 1999;117(2):202-7.
Biswas J, Fogla R, Gopal L, Narayana KM, Banker AS, Kumarsamy N, Madhavan HN. Current Approaches to Diagnosis and Management of Ocular Lesions in Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive patients. Ind J Ophth 2002; 50: 83-96.
Mansour AM, Mackensen F, Arevalo JF, Ziemssen F, Mahendradas P, Mehio-Sibai A, Hrisomalos N, Lai TY, Dodwell D, Chan WM, Ness T, Banker AS, Pai SA, Berrocal MH, Tohme R, Heiligenhaus A, Bashshur ZF, Khairallah M, Salem KM, Hrisomalos FN, Wood MH, Heriot W, Adan A, Kumar A, Lim L, Hall A, Becker M. Intravitreal bevacizumab in inflammatory ocular neovascularization. Am J Ophthalmol. 2008 Sep;146(3):410-416.
Cheng LC, Banker AS, Martin M, Kozak I and Freeman WR. Triamcinolone acetonide concentration of aqueous humor following decanted 20mg intravitreal injection.  Ophthalmology. 2009 Jul;116(7):1356-9.
Mansour AM, Arevalo JF, Ziemssen F, Mehio-Sibai A, Mackensen F, Adan A, Chan WM, Ness T, Banker AS, Dodwell D, Chau Tran TH, Fardeau C, Lehoang P, Mahendradas P, Berrocal M, Tabbarah Z, Hrisomalos N, Hrisomalos F, Al-Salem K, Guthoff R. Long-term Visual Outcomes of Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Inflammatory Ocular Neovascularization. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009 Aug;148(2):310-316.
Mulla;Biswas;Rishi;Banker AS. Degenerated intravitreal cysticercus cyst masquerading as endogenous endophthalmitis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2012 Oct;20(5):378-80.
Taylor SR, Banker A, Schlaen A, Couto C, Matthe E, Joshi L, Menezo V, Nguyen E, Tomkins-Netzer O, Bar A, Morarji J, McCluskey P, Lightman S. Intraocular methotrexate can induce extended remission in some patients in noninfectious uveitis. Retina. 2013 Nov-Dec;33(10):2149-54.
Banker AS, Freeman WR , Kim WJ, Munguia D, Azen SP, the Vitrectomy for Macular Hole Study Group : Visual Threatening Complications of Surgery for Full Thickness Macular Holes. Ophthalmology 1997; 104:1442-53.
Banker AS, Freeman WR, Vander JF, Flores-Aguilar M, Munguia D, Wills Eye Hospital Perflubron Study Group : Use of Perflubron as a new Vitreous Substitute and Manipulation Agent for Vitreoretinal Surgery. Retina 1996; 16:285-291.
Gopal L, Banker AS, Deb N, Badrinath SS, Sharma T, Parikh S, Shanmugham MP, Bhende P, Das D, Mukesh BN : Management of Glass Intraocular Foreign Bodies.Retina 1998,18:213-20.
Banker AS, Freeman WR, Azen SP, the Vitrectomy for Macular Hole Study Group. : A Multicentered Clinical Trial of Serum as Adjuvant Therapy for Surgical Treatment of Macular Holes. Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117:1499-1502.
Banker AS and Freeman WR. Retinal detachment. Posterior Segment Complications of Cataract surgeries. Ophthalmology Clinics of North America: 2001; Vol 14 (4):695-704.
Banker AS, Freeman WR , Kim WJ, Munguia D, Azen SP, the Vitrectomy for Macular Hole Study Group : Visual Threatening Complications of Macular Hole surgery. (Editorial reply) Ophthalmology 1998; 105:762.
Freeman WR, Banker AS, Azen SP, Bustros SD for the Vitrectomy of Macular Hole Study Group: Retinal Pigment Epithelial Changes Following Macular Hole Surgery. Archives of Ophthalmology (letter) 1997;115:1214-15
Freeman WR, Bartsch DU, Mueller AJ, Banker AS, Weinreb R . : Simultaneous Indocyanine Green Angiography and Fluorescein Angiography Using Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy. Archives of Ophthalmology 1998;116:455-463.
Gopal LG, Banker AS, Sharma T, Parikh S, Bhende P, Chopra S. Intraocular Cilia associated with Perforating Injury. Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology 2000;48:33-36.
Cheng L, Freeman WR, Ozerdem U, Banker AS et al. Prevalence, Correlates, and Natural History of Epiretinal Membranes Surrounding Idiopathic Macular Holes. Ophthalmology 2000;107:853-859.
Freeman WR, Bartsch D-U, Mueller AJ, Banker AS: Innovation and Clinical Trials. ( Letter to the editor). Archives of Ophthalmology. 1999;117(6):846-7.
Banker AS, Chauhan R, Banker DA. HIV and Opportunistic Eye Diseases. Experimental Review of Ophthalmology, 4(2), 173-185, 2009.
Banker AS, Gopal L, Parikh S, Bhende P, Sharma T. : Management of Glass Intraocular Foreign Bodies. Indian Ophthalmology Today 1995: 415-417.
Vyas UH, Brahmbhatt D, Banker AS, Shah A, Khamar B. : Evaluation of Effect of K-Y Jelly on Corneal Endothelium- In Vitro Study. Indian Ophthalmology Today 1994:13-14.
Banker AS. Intravitreal Bevacizumab Injection Without Laser as Primary Therapy for ROP. Retina Today 2010, March:57-58.
Mintz-Hittner HA, Kennedy KA, Chuang AZ; BEAT-ROP Cooperative Group.Efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab for stage 3+ retinopathy of prematurity. N Engl J Med. 2011 Feb 17;364(7):603-15.
Mansour AM, Maha Shahin M, Kofoed PK , ParodiMB , Shami M, Schwartz SG, Freund KB, Gregori NZ , Feucht N, Banker A, Collaborative Anti-VEGF Ocular Vascular Complications Group. Insight into 144 patients with ocular vascular events during VEGF antagonist injections. Clinical Ophthalmology 2012, March; Volume 2012:6 Pages 343 – 363.
Adelman RA, Parnes AJ, Sipperley JO, Ducournau D; European Vitreo-Retinal Society (EVRS) Retinal Detachment Study Group. Strategy for the management of complex retinal detachments: the European vitreo-retinal society retinal detachment study report 2. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep;120(9):1809-13.
Adelman RA, Parnes AJ, Ducournau D; European Vitreo-Retinal Society (EVRS) Retinal Detachment Study Group. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep;120(9):1804-8.Strategy for the management of uncomplicated retinal detachments: the European vitreo-retinal society retinal detachment study report 1.
Mansour AM, Arevalo JF, Al Kahtani E, Zegarra H, Abboud E, Anand R, Ahmadieh H, Sisk RA, Mirza S, Tuncer S, Navea Tejerina A, Mataix J, Ascaso FJ, Pulido JS, Guthoff R, Goebel W, Roh YJ, Banker AS, Gentile RC, Martinez IA, Morris R, Panday N, Min PJ, Mercé E, Lai TY, Massoud V, Ghazi NG. Role of Intravitreal Antivascular Endothelial Growth Factor Injections for Choroidal Neovascularization due to Choroidal Osteoma. J Ophthalmol. 2014;2014:210458. doi: 10.1155/2014/210458. Epub 2014 Jul 23.
Adelman RA, Parnes AJ, Michalewska Z, Ducournau D; European Vitreo-Retinal Society (EVRS) Retinal Detachment Study Group. Clinical variables associated with failure of retinal detachment repair: the European vitreo-retinal society retinal detachment study report number 4. Ophthalmology. 2014 Sep;121(9):1715-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2014.03.012. Epub 2014 Apr 22.
Geloneck MM, Chuang AZ, Clark WL, Hunt MG, Norman AA, Packwood EA, Tawansy KA, Mintz-Hittner HA; BEAT-ROP Cooperative Group. Refractive outcomes following bevacizumab monotherapy compared with conventional laser treatment: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov 1;132(11):1327-33. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.2772.
Lou SM1, Larkin KL, Winthrop K, Rosenbaum JT; Uveitis Specialists Study Group. Lack of consensus in the diagnosis and treatment for ocular tuberculosis among uveitis specialists. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Feb;23(1):25-31.
Lou SM, Montgomery PA, Larkin KL, Winthrop K, Zierhut M, Rosenbaum JT; Uveitis Specialists Study Group. Diagnosis and treatment for ocular tuberculosis among uveitis specialists: the international perspective. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Feb;23(1):32-9.
Chhablani J, Bansal P, Veritti D, Sambhana S, Sarao V, Pichi F, Carrai P, Massaro D, Lembo A, Mansour AM, Banker A, Gupta SR, Hamam R, Lanzetta P. Dexamethasone implant in diabetic macular edema in real-life situations. Eye (Lond). 2016 Mar;30(3):426-30.
Abouammoh MA, Alsulaiman SM, Gupta VS, Mousa A, Hirakata A, Berrocal MH, Chenworth M, Chhablani J, Oshima Y, AlZamil WM, Casella AM, Papa-Oliva G, Banker AS, Arevalo JF; King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital International Collaborative Retina Study Group. Pars plana vitrectomy with juxtapapillary laser photocoagulation versus vitrectomy without juxtapapillary laser photocoagulation for the treatment of optic disc pit maculopathy: the results of the KKESH International Collaborative Retina Study Group. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr;100(4):478-83
Chhablani J, Pichi F, Silva R, Casella Am, Murthy H, Banker A, Nowilaty Sr, Carrai P, Nucci P, Arevalo Jf; King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital International Collaborative Retina Study Group. Antiangiogenics In Choroidal Neovascularization Associated With Laser In Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. Retina. 2016 May;36(5):901-8.
Agrawal R, Chhablani J, Tan Ka, Shah S, Sarvaiya C, Banker A. Choroidal Vascularity Index In Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. Retina. 2016 Sep;36(9):1646-51.
Nguyen QD, Merrill PT, Clark WL, Banker AS, Fardeau C, Franco P, LeHoang P, Ohno S, Rathinam SR, Thurau S, Abraham A, Wilson L, Yang Y, Shams N; Sirolimus study Assessing double-masKed Uveitis tReAtment (SAKURA) Study Group. Intravitreal Sirolimus for Noninfectious Uveitis: A Phase III Sirolimus Study Assessing Double-masKed Uveitis TReAtment (SAKURA). Ophthalmology. 2016 Nov;123(11):2413-2423. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.07.029. Epub 2016 Sep 28.
Ambiya V, Yogi R, Li A, Shah S, Sarvaiya C, Mehta P, Meyerele C, Wu L, Singh R, Banker A, Chhablani J. Subfoveal choroidal thickness as a predictor of central serous chorioretinopathy. Eye (Lond). 2016 Dec;30(12):1623-1629.
Abouammoh MA, Alsulaiman SM, Gupta VS, Younis A, Chhablani J, Hussein A, Casella AM, Banker AS, Arevalo JF; King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) International Collaborative Retina Study Group. SURGICAL OUTCOMES AND COMPLICATIONS OF RHEGMATOGENOUS RETINAL DETACHMENT IN EYES WITH CHORIORETINAL COLOBOMA: The Results of the KKESH International Collaborative Retina Study Group. Retina. 2017 Oct;37(10):1942-1947
Al-Khersan H, Hariprasad SM, Chhablani J; Dex Implant Study Group. Early Response to Intravitreal Dexamethasone Implant Therapy in Diabetic Macular Edema May Predict Visual Outcome. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017 Dec;184:121-128. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.10.004. Epub 2017 Oct 13.
Chan EW, Eldeeb M, Govindhari V, Sarvaiya C, Banker A, Mansour A, Chhablani J. Treatment outcomes of ziv-aflibercept for treatment-naïve polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy. Acta Ophthalmol. 2018 Mar;96(2):e258-e259.
Busch C, Rehak M, Sarvariya C, Zur D, Iglicki M, Lima LH, Invernizzi A, Viola F, Agrawal K, Sinawat S, Couturier A, Mehta A, Juneja R, Jain H, Agarwal AK, Goel N, Nagpal M, Gupta V, Banker A, Loewenstein A, Okada M, Saatci AO, Mansour AM, Chhablani J. Long-term visual outcome and its predictors in macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion treated with dexamethasone implant. Br J Ophthalmol. 2018 Jun 11. pii: bjophthalmol-2017-311805. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2017-311805. [Epub ahead of print]
Anantharaman G, Sheth J, Bhende M, Narayanan R, Natarajan S, Rajendran A, Manayath G, Sen P, Biswas R, Banker A, Gupta C. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy: Pearls in diagnosis and management. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 Jul;66(7):896-908.
Hanumunthadu D, Van Dijk EHC, Gangakhedkar S, Goud A, Cheung CMG, Cherfan D, Sarvaiya C, Banker A, Meyerle C, Boon CJ, Singh R, Wu L, Chhablani J. Gender variation in central serous chorioretinopathy. Eye (Lond). 2018 Jul 9. doi: 10.1038/s41433-018-0163-7. [Epub ahead of print]
Nguyen QD, Merrill PT, Sepah YJ, Ibrahim MA, Banker A, Leonardi A, Chernock M, Mudumba S, Do DV. Intravitreal Sirolimus for the Treatment of Noninfectious Uveitis: Evolution through Preclinical and Clinical Studies. Ophthalmology. 2018 Jul 27. pii: S0161-6420(17)33538-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2018.06.015. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
Singh SR, Stewart MW, Chattannavar G, Ashraf M, Souka A, ElDardeery M, Wadhwa N, Sarvaiya C, Mansour AM, Marashi A, Ramchandani S, Braimah IZ, Jabbarpoor Bonyadi MH, Ramezani A, Soheilian M, de Oliveira Dias JR, de Andrade GC, Maia A, Rodrigues EB, Farah ME, Banker A, Chhablani J; Ziv-aflibercept Study Group. Safety of 5914 intravitreal ziv-aflibercept injections. Br J Ophthalmol. 2018 Aug 11. pii: bjophthalmol-2018-312453. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312453. [Epub ahead of print.
Daren Hanumunthadu, Elon H. C. van Dijk, Sunila Dumpala, Bindu Rajesh, Ayesha Jabeen, Asiya Jabeen, Momin Ansari, Pooja Mehta, Shilpi Shah, Chintan Sarvaiya, Catherine Meyerle, Lihteh Wu, Alay Banker, Camiel J. Boon, Jay Chhablani. Evaluation of Choroidal Layer Thickness in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2019 Apr-Jun; 14(2): 164–170
Merrill PT, Clark WL, Banker AS, Fardeau C, Franco P, LeHoang P, Ohno S, Rathinam SR, Ali Y, Mudumba S, Shams N, Nguyen QD; Sirolimus Study Assessing Double-Masked Uveitis Treatment (SAKURA) Study Group. Efficacy and Safety of Intravitreal Sirolimus for Noninfectious Uveitis of the Posterior Segment: Results from the Sirolimus Study Assessing Double-Masked Uveitis Treatment (SAKURA) Program. Ophthalmology. 2020 Apr 3:S0161-6420(20)30317-1. doi:10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.03.033. Online ahead of print
Ahmad M. Mansour, Mohammed Ashraf, Khalil M. El Jawhari, Michel Farah, Ahmed Souka, Chintan Sarvaiya, Sumit Randhir Singh, Alay Banker, Jay Chhablani. Intravitreal ziv-aflibercept in diabetic vitreous hemorrhage. Int J Retina Vitreous. 2020; 6: 2.  Published online 2020 Jan 14.






CLINICAL TRIALS:

1. PI for Phase 3 study for Global trial for a new agent for WET AMD by Pfizer
2. PI for Phase 3 Global Trial for Intravitreal Sirolimus for Non-infectious Posterior
Uveitis by Santen
3. PI for Luminous Study for Intravitreal Ranibizumab by Novartis
4. Member, DMC for “Rainbow Study”by Novartis
5. PI for Phase 3 study for Biosmilar Ranibizumab in Wet AMD by Intas




BOOK CHAPTERS:

1. Banker AS, Goja Urvashi, Banker DA. Banker Ocular Manifestations of Viral Diseases.. Mucocutaneous Manifestations of Viral Diseases. Second Edition. Tyring SK, Moore AY, Lupi O. Informa Healthcare, UK. 2010. 504-517
2. Freeman WR, Banker AS, Azen SP: Tips and recent improvements in the surgical treatment of macular holes. Vitreo-retinal and Uveitis update. JB Saer ed. Kugler Publications, Netherlands. 1998;pp.235-238.
2. Freeman WR, Azen SP, Banker AS, The Vitrectomy for Macular Hole Study Group: Vitrectomy for macular hole surgery: results of a randomized trial comparing the observation to macular hole surgery for stage II,III,IV macular holes. Vitreoretinal update and Uveitis Update. JB Saer Ed. Kugler Publications, Netherlands.1998;pp. 223-226.
3. Mehta Salil, Chauhan R, Banker AS. Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Tuberculosis. Retinal and Choroidal Manifestations of Selected Systemic Diseases, Arevalo JF. Springer, 2011, in press.
4. Banker Alay, Banker Deepa. HIV and Opportunistic Infections of Eye. Recent Advances in Ophthalmology, Volume 11, First Edition. Nema HV, Nema Nitin. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, India. 2013: 292-317.



PRESENTATIONS:


GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS:


“Surgical management of Macular Disorders” at the Video-assisted Instruction Course at 62nd All India Ophthalmological Meet, Varanasi, Jan 2004.
“Ocular Inflammations” at the free-paper session 62nd All India Ophthalmological Meet, Varanasi, Jan 2004.
“Autofluorescenece imaging in retina” at the 6th Advanced International Vitreo-retinal Course, Chennai , July 24-26,2003.
“ Intravitreal Cidofovir/Ganciclovir” at the 6th Advanced International Vitreo-retinal Course, Chennai , July 24-26,2003.
“ Newer Pharmacotherapies for ARMD” at Ahmedabad Ophthalmic Society Meet, June 2003.
“ Newer Vitreo-retinal Surgeries” at North Gujarat Ophthalmic Meet, Mehsana, May 2003.
“ CMV retinitis and PORN” at 2nd Uveitis Society of India Meet, Bangalore, March 2003.
“Pharmacotherapy of Diabetic retinopathy including intravitreal steroids” at Vitreo-retinal Society of India Meet, Chandigarh, Feb 2003.
“Peyman-Landers Wide Angle Viewing System” at 61st All India Ophthalmological Meet, New Delhi, Jan 2003.
“ Macular Sugeries” at Macular Surgeries Video Instruction Course at 61st All India Ophthalmological Meet, New Delhi, Jan 2003.
“CMV Retinitis” at AIDS National Symposium at 61st All India Ophthalmological Meet, New Delhi, Jan 2003.
“ Nutrition and ARMD” at 30th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Ahmedabad, Dec 21-22, 2002
“ Macular edema-diagnosis and management” at pre-conf workshop of 30th Gujarat State Ophthalmic Conf on “Posterior Segment Complications of Cataract Surgery” at Ahmedabad , Dec 20, 2002.
“ Management of Unsual Intraocular Foreign Bodies: Glass and intraocular Cilia” at the Instruction Course at Retina Congress 2002, San Francisco, Sept 28-Oct 2, 2002.
“ ARMD: prophylaxis antioxidants and laser” at Silver Jubilee Symposium, Eye Research Foundation, Ahmedabad, Sept 20-22, 2002.
“ Autofluorescence and infrared imaging” at Silver Jubilee Symposium, Eye Research Foundation, Ahmedabad, Sept 20-22, 2002.
“Approach to management of intraocular inflammation” at symposium on “ Changing trends in Ocular Therapeutics” at Nagri Eye Research Foundation, Sept 8, 2002.
“ Review of Endophthalmitis” at the Baroda ophthalmic Society Scientific Programme, Aug 25, 2002.
“ Management of dropped IOL” at the Baroda ophthalmic Society Scientific Programme, Aug 25, 2002.
“Fungal Endophthalmitis following phacoemulsification cataract surgeries,” at 3rd International Conference on Ocular Infections, Salzburg, Austria, June 9-13, 2002.
“Epidemiology and management of CMV Retinitis in emerging countries” , at 3rd International Conference on Ocular Infections, Salzburg, Austria, June 9-13, 2002.
“Management of Pars Planitis” at the National Symposium of Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation , Hyderabad, Feb 23-24, 2002.
“Medical management of Viral retinitis” at the National Symposium of Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation , Hyderabad, Feb 23-24, 2002.
“Acute post phaco fungal endophthalmitis” at the National Symposium of Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation , Hyderabad, Feb 23-24, 2002.
“Nutrional aspects of ARMD and AREDS” at the Vitreoretinal Society of India Annual meeting, Goa, Feb 9-11, 2002.
“Management of Viral Retinitis” at 60th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Ahmedabad, Jan 5-8, 2002.
“Ophthalmic manifestations in HIV-infected patients in western India and their management” at International Conference on HIV/AIDS, Dec 16-19, 2001, Mumbai.
“Macular Diseases” at North Gujarat Ophthalmic Conference Meet, Himmatnagar, Dec 14 2001.
“ CMV Retinitis:present scenario” at Optha Trendz, International Panophthalmic Conference, Mumbai, Nov 2-4,2001.
“ AIDS and eye” at 29th Annual Gujarat Ophthalmological Conference, Rajkot, Sept 15-16,2001.
“Eales disease: management” at Workshop on Proliferative retinopathies-pathogenesis and management, Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad, March 24-25,2001.
“Subretinal proliferations in age related macular denerations: etiology and presentation” at Workshop on Proliferative retinopathies-pathogenesis and management, Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad, March 24-25,2001.
“Management of CMV Retinitis” at the Uveitis Symposium, Chennai, Feb 4-5, 2001.
“Endophthalmitis” at Kutch ophthalmic Society Meet, Bhuj, October 2000.
“Management of dislocated nuclear fragments” at Kutch ophthalmic Society Meet, Bhuj, October 2000.
“HIV: Asepsis and infections” at Kutch ophthalmic Society Meet, Bhuj, October 2000.
“AIDS and the Eye” at 28th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Vadodara, 7-8, Oct,2000.
“Macular Hole Surgery” at 28th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Vadodara, 7-8, Oct,2000.
“ Newer managements of ARMD” at Ahmedabad Ophthalmic Society Meet, Ahmedabad, September, 2000.
“ Management of dropped lenses” at Ahmedabad Ophthalmic Society Meet, Ahmedabad, September, 2000.
“ Endophthalmitis: Surgical aspects” at South Gujarat Ophthalmic Meet, Surat, April 2000.
“ CMV Retinitis: overview” at Bombay Ophthalmic Society Retina Symposium, Mumbai, April23, 2000.
“ Current and Future of ARMD management” at Bombay Ophthalmic Society Retina Symposium, Mumbai, April23, 2000.
“Macular Hole Surgery: where we stand today” at Bombay Ophthalmic Society Retina Symposium, Mumbai, April23, 2000.
“ CMV retinitis: early recognition & approach to management” at Ophthalmic Panorama 2000, New Delhi, April 2000.
“ The Vitrectomy machine: what to look for & principles for use” at Ophthalmic Panorama 2000, New Delhi, April 2000.
“ Medical managemnt of Diabetic Retinopathy “ at Retina Symposium at M & J Institute of Ophthalmology, Ahmedabad, February 2000.
“ARMD: modalities of treatment” at Retina Symposium at M & J Institute of Ophthalmology, Ahmedabad, February 2000.
“Retinal disorders arising during pregnancy” at the 27th Gujarat State Ophthalmological
Society meet, Mt. Abu, 30-31, Oct,1999.
“Acute Endophthalmitis” at the 27th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Mt. Abu,
30-31, Oct,1999.
“Review of macular Hole Surgery” at the pre-conference workshop on Macular and Sub-macular Surgery at Retina Foundation, September 23,1999, Ahmedabad.
“Posterior segment compliactions and management of anterior segment surgeries” at Jamnagar Ophthalmic Society meet, April 10, 1999.
“ Macular Hole surgery: controversies and future” at the Annual Conference of Delhi Ophthalmological Society , April 3-4,1999
“ AIDS and asepsis” at 57th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Cochin, Jan7-
10,1999.
“ Update in the management of Viral retinitis” at 57th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Cochin, Jan7-10,1999.
“ Combined retinal and choroidal vascular imaging” at 57th All India Ophthalmology Society
Conference, Cochin, Jan7-10,1999.
“ Digital Imaging” at 57th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Cochin, Jan7-
10,1999.
“ VKH, APMPPE, Sympathetic Ophthalmia” at Uveitis Update, Eye Research Centre, Ahmedabad, December5-6,1998.
“ Viral Retinitis-immunocompromised status: HIV & newer treatment modalities” at at Uveitis Update, Eye Research Centre, Ahmedabad, December5-6,1998.
“ Newer management of Cystoid macular edema: Deep posterior subtenon Depo steroids” at 21st Rajasthan Ophthalmological Society Conference, Ajmer, October 3-4,1998.
“ Surgical Management of Endophthalmitis” at 21st Rajasthan Ophthalmological Society Conference, Ajmer, October 3-4,1998
“ Surgery and complications of Idiopathic Macular Hole” at Fifth Retina Congress,
Hyderabad, August 29-30,1998.
“Retained IOFB” at Fifth Retina Congress, Hyderabad, August 29-30,1998.
“Newer treatments of CMV Retinitis” at Symposium on AIDS at Nagri Eye Research
Foundation, Ahmedabad, July19, 1998.
“ARMD (Recent treatment modalities): Will we finally have as answer?” at Annual Conference of Delhi Ophthalmological Society , April 11-12,1998.
“CMV Retinitis” at Annual Conference of Delhi Ophthalmological Society, April 11-12,1998.
“Macular Holes” at Rajkot Ophthalmological Society Meet, March 1, 1998.
“Ophthalmic manifestations of AIDS” at Rajkot Ophthalmological Society Meet, March 1, 1998.
“Macular Hole Surgery” at 56th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Guwahati, Jan
22-25,1998.
“Age related macular degeneration- surgical approaches to management” at workshop on
Treatable Macular Disorders at Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad, Dec 20-21,1997.
“Macular Holes- etiology, classification and management” at workshop on Treatable Macular
Disorders at Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad, Dec 20-21,1997.
“Recent advances in the management of ARMD” at 25th Gujarat Opthalmological Society
Conference, Jamnagar, Nov 21-23,1997.



PAPERS :

1. “ Modified needle technique of subretinal fluid drainage” at 28th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Vadodara, 7-8, Oct,2000.
2. “Ophthalmic Manifestations in HIV cases” at Vitreoretinal Congress, Amritsar, February, 2000.
3. “Ophthalmic Manifestations of 103 HIV cases in Western India” at the 27th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Mt. Abu, 30-31, Oct,1999.
4. “CMV Retinitis: Various presentations and treatment” at World Retina Congress, Interactive morning, August 29, 1999, Hyderabad.
5. “CMV retinitis” at the 5th Sankara Nethralaya Alumni Meeting, 3/9/99, Chennai.
6. “CMV Retinitis in AIDS : Typical and atypical presentations” at Vitreoretinal Congress, Ahmedabad, February 19-21,1999.
7. “ CMV Retinitis- Ahmedabad Study” at 2nd National Conference on HIV/AIDS, Ahmedabad, February 7-8,1999.
8. “Pigment Epithelial alterations after macular hole surgery” at 57th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Cochin, Jan7-10,1999.
9. “ Effect of deep posterior subtenon injections of deposteroids on intraocular pressure” 57th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Cochin, Jan7-10,1999.
10. “ Newer Treatment for CMV Retinitis” at 5th Ophthalmological Congress of SAARC Countries, Ahmedabad September 25-27,1998.
11. “Retinal Pigment epithelial changes after Macular Hole Surgery” at 5th Ophthalmological Congress of SAARC Countries, Ahmedabad September 25-27,1998.
12. “ Effect of deposteroids on intraocular pressure” at 26th Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Annual Conference, Ahmedabad, September 25-27,1998.
13. “New therapy for CMV Retinitis: Intravitreal Cidofovir” at 56th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Guwahati, Jan 22-25,1998.
14. “Use of serum as Adjuvant in Macular Hole Surgery” at the 25th Gujarat Opthalmological Society Conference, Jamnagar, Nov 21-23,1997.
15. “A Multicentered Clinical trial Of Serum as Adjuvant Therapy for Surgical Treatment of Macular Holes” at the ARVO Annual Meeting, May 11-16, 1997, Fort Lauderdale, USA.
16. “Intravitreal Cidofovir (HPMPC) for the treatment of CMV Retinitis : A Dose Escalating Clinical Trial” at the ARVO Annual Meeting, May 11-16, 1997, Fort Lauderdale, USA
17. "Visual Threatening Complications of Macular Hole Surgery” at the Vitreo Retinal Society-India, Annual Conference, Mumbai, February 12,1997.
18. “Multicentered Clinical Trial of Serum Adjuvant Therapy for Surgical Treatment of Macular Holes” at the Vitreo Retinal Society-India, Annual Conference, Mumbai, February 12,1997.
19. “Use of Perflubron as a new Vitreous Substitute and Manipulation Agent for Vitreoretinal Surgery following Trauma” at the IV International Symposium on Ocular Trauma, Mumbai, February 12-15,1997.
20. “An Overview Of Intravitreal Cidofovir Therapy For Cytomegalovirus Retinitis In Patients With Aids” at the XVI Congress of the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Katmandu, Nepal, March 2-6, 1997.
21. "Adverse events and Autopsy findings after Intravitreal Cidofovir (HPMPC) Therapy in Patients with Aquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" at 100th American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Chicago, USA, 1996.
22. "Simultaneous Indocyanine Angiography and Fluorescein Angiography Using Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy" at 100th American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Chicago, USA, 1996.
23. "Effect of Deep Posterior Subtenon Injection of Corticosteroids on Intraocular Pressure" at ARVO, USA, 1996.
24. "Low dose Intravitreal HPMPC (Cidofovir) therapy for Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" at ARVO, USA, 1996.
25. "Visual Threatening Complications of Macular Hole Surgery" at 99th American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Atlanta, USA, 1995.
26. "Use of Perflubron as a new Vitreous Substitute and Manipulation Agent for Vitreoretinal Surgery" at 99th American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Atlanta, USA, 1995.
27. "Management of Glass Intraocular Foreign Bodies" at Asia-Pacific Congress, Hongkong, 1995.
28. "Management of Glass Intraocular Foreign Bodies" at All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Bombay, 1995.
29. "Evaluation of K-Y Jelly as a Viscous Material for Intraocular Use - In Vivo" at 52nd All India Ophthalmic Conference, 1994.
30. "Evaluation of effect of K-Y Jelly on Corneal Endothelium- In Vitro study" at 52nd All India Ophthalmic Conference, 1994.
31. "K-Y Jelly: A new Viscous material for Intraocular use - A randomized double-blind controlled clinical trial " at ICO Nakajima Session at 52nd All India Ophthalmic Conference, 1994.
32. "Subtenon's Infiltration Anesthesia - A New Local Anesthetic Technique for Cataract Extraction" at 21st Gujarat Ophthalmic Conference, 1993.
33. "Clinical Evaluation of a New Technique of Intermediate Term Preservation of Corneas." at 21st Gujarat Ophthalmic Conference, 1993.
34. "A New Economic Viscous Material for Cataract Surgery - In Vivo" at 20th Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Conference,Karamsad,1992.
35. "An Open Clinical Trial Of Ciprofloxacin Eye Drops (0.3%) In Bacterial Corneal Ulcers" at 20th Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Conference,Karamsad,1992.
36. "Evaluation of a new economic viscous material - In Vitro" at 20th Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Conference,Karamsad,1992.
37. “Ophthalmic Manifestations in 235 Human Immunodeficiency Virus–infected patients in Western India” at 59th All India Ophthalmology Society
Conference, Kolkutta, Jan5-7,2001.
38. “Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy” at 59th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Kolkutta, Jan 5-7,2001.
39. “ Newer Instruments for Vitreoretinal surgery” : video at Vitreoretinal Society of India conference, Jaipur, Feb, 2001.
40. “Atypical cases of viral retinitis in non-HIV patients” at the Retina Congress, Hyderabad, August 24,25 2001.
41. “Traumatic Macular Hole Surgery” at the 29th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Rajkot, Sept14-15, 2001.
42. “Post-phaco fungal endophthalmitis”at the 29th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Rajkot, Sept14-15, 2001.
43. “ Removal on intraocular cysticercosis” : video at 29th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Rajkot, Sept14-15, 2001.
44. “ Removal of intraocular foreign bodies” : video at 29th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Rajkot, Sept14-15, 2001.
45. “Vitrectomy without buckling procedure in cytomegalovirus retinitis-induced retinal detachment” at 60th All India Ophthalmology Society Conference, Ahmedabad, Jan5-7,2002.
46. “New wide-angle viewing system”: video at Vitreoretinal Society of India conference, Goa, Feb, 2002.
47. “Different patterns of ocular manifestations in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected patients in Western and Northern India,” at 3rd International Conference on Ocular Infections, Salzburg, Austria, June 9-13, 2002.
48. “ New Surgical Treatment for CRVO” at 30th Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society meet, Ahmedabad, Dec 21-22, 2002.
49. “ Radial Optic Neurotomy for CRVO” at 61st All India Ophthalmological Meet, New Delhi, Jan 2003. ( Video)
50. “CRVO: surgical treatment” at the Sankara nethralaya Alumni Meeting, July 26,2003, Chennai.
51. “Intravitreal Triamcinolone for Uveitis”at 62nd All India Ophthalmological Meet, Varanasi, Jan 2004.
52. “Use of 5-FU and Low Molecular Weight Heparin for prevention of PVR” at 62nd All India Ophthalmological Meet, Varanasi, Jan 2004.
53. “ Intravitreal triamcinolone for refractory uveitis” at Uveitis Society of India Conference, Chandigarh, Feb 2004.
54. “Spectrum of HIV-related eye diseases in India in the era of HAART” at International Uveitis Society Group meet, Venezia-Mestre, September, 2004.
55. “ High-dose Intravitreal triamcinolone for refractory uveitis” at American Uveitis Society Meet at New Orleans, October, 2004.
56. Intravitreal Anti- Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors (Anti-VEGFs) for Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity at American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Atlanta, USA, 2008.
57. World-wide Experiences With Intravitreal Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors (Anti-VEGFs) for Retinopathy of Prematurity, at American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Chicago, USA, 2010.
58. Intravitreal Bevacizumab Therapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity: 4 year follow-up results with anatomical, functional and neurodevelomental analysis at American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Chicago, USA, 2010.
59. “Intravitreal Avastin for ROP: 4 year results with anatomical, functional & neurodevelopmental analysis” at 69th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Ahmedabad, Feb 2011.
60. “Our Experiences with Intravitreal Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors (Anti-VEGFs) for ROP” at 69th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Ahmedabad, Feb 2011.
61. “Title of Presentation: Intravitreal Methotrexate (IMTX) for Treatment of Uveitis and Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema” 69th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Ahmedabad, Feb 2011.
62. “Refractive Status of Eyes Treated for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) with Avastin and/or Laser” 69th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Ahmedabad, Feb 2011.
63. “Sympathetic Ophthalmitis (SO) following Vitrectomy for Intra-Ocular Foreign Body (IOFB) Removal” 69th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Ahmedabad, Feb 2011.
64. “Isolated Intravitreal Clindamycin for Treatment of Zone 1 Toxoplasmic Retino-Choroiditis (TRC)” 69th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Ahmedabad, Feb 2011.
65. “Intravitreal Cidofovir (HPMPC) for CMV Retinitis in HIV Positive Patients: 10 Years’ Experience” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
66. “Repositioning of Posteriorly Dislocated PCIOLs Using Combined Hybrid 20-23 Guage MIVS” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
67. “Ophthalmic Manifestations in HIV infected Patients in Western India: 10 Years Overview” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
68. “Triple Therapy (PDT+Avastin+Subtenon Steriod) For Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV): 3 Year Results.” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
69. “Intravitreal Avastin without Laser for Severe ROP: One year results with ERG & VEP Findings.” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
70. “Retinal Pigment Epithelial (RPE) Rip & Intravitreal Ranibizumab (Lucentis): Cause? and/or Treatment?” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
71. “Is Visual Acquity Alone Enough For Visual Assessment & Treatment In Patients Treated For Wet AMD ???” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
72. “Astigmatic changes after 23- Gauge Transconjunctival Sutureless Vitrectomy versus 20-Gauge Vitrectomy” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
73. “Half-fluence photodynamic therapy combined with intravitreal ranibizumab for choroidal neovascularization” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
74. “Intravitreal anti- vascular endothelial growth factors (anti-vegfs) for severe retinopathy of prematurity” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
75. Newer therapeutic regime for Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy (IPCV): 3-monthly maintenance Lucentis monotherapy: Long term results.” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
76. “visual and surgical outcomes after vitrectomy and internal limiting membrane (ilm) removal in terson’s syndrome” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
77. “Monotherapy of Ranibizumab for Primarily occult choroidal neovascularization (CNV): Long term results.” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.
78. “Removal of dropped nucleus using combined 20-23 gauge vitrectomy techniques - an interventional case series.” 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, Kolkatta, Jan 2010.






POSTERS :

1. “ Ocular Manifestations in HIV-infected patients in Western India” at American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, Dallas, October 2000.
2."Influence of Intravitreal injections of HPMPC-related Nucleotide Analogues on Intraocular pressure of Guinea pig eyes" at ARVO Meeting, 1996, USA.
3. "Intravitreal injections through silicone oil in eye : Our experience with HPMPC injections" at ARVO Meeting, 1996, USA.
4."Influence of Intravitreal injections of HPMPC-related Nucleotide Analogues on Guinea pig eyes" at 13th Annual Aids Investigator's Meeting, 1996, USA.
5. "An Animal Model of HPMPC (Cidofovir) Toxicity" at ARVO Meeting, 1995, USA.
6. "An Animal Model to evaluate the toxicity of HPMPC for Intravitreal Therapy of CMV Retinitis" at 12th Annual Aids Investigator's Meeting, 1995, USA.
7. "Intraocular Cilia associated with Perforating Injury." at 42nd Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association Conference, Madurai, 1994.
8. “Autologous Serum as adjuvant in vitrectomy for traumatic macular holes” at 59th All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Kolkotta, Jan 4-7 2001, India.
9. “Fungal endophthalmitis after phacoemulsification surgeries” at 60th All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Ahmedabad, Jan 5-8 2002, India.
10. “Phacoemulsification in eyes filled with silicone oil” at 60th All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Ahmedabad, Jan 5-8 2002, India.
“Presumed Ocular Tuberculosis in a patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome” at 3rd International Conference on Ocular Infections, Salzburg, Austria, June 9-13, 2002.
“ Fungal Endophthalmitis after phacoemulsification cataract surgeries” at the Retina Congress 2002, San Francisco, Sept28-Oct2, 2002.
“ Traumatic Macular Holes: use of autologous serum v/s ILM peeling” at the Retina Congress 2002, San Francisco, Sept28-Oct2, 2002.
“Post-phacoemulsification Fungal Endophthalmitis” at 2002 Joint Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalomogy and the Pan American Association of Ophthalmology, Oct 20-23, 2002, Orlando, USA.
“Ocular Tuberculosis in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome” at 30th Gujarat State ophthalmic Conf, Ahmedabad Dec 21-22, 2002.
“Photodynamic therapy of subfoveal choroidal neovascularization with verteporfin: First cases from Gujarat” at 31st Gujarat State ophthalmic Conf, Mehsana Sep, 2003.
“Use of Trypan Blue in Vitreo-retinal Surgery” at 62nd All India Ophthalmological Meet, Varanasi, Jan 2004.
“HIGH-DOSE INTRAVITREAL TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE IN REFRACTORY UVEITIS” at Sixth International Symposium on Uveitis, Venezia-Mestre, September, 2004.
“ACUTE RETINAL NECROSIS IN YOUNG HEALTHY PATIENTS” at Sixth International Symposium on Uveitis, Venezia-Mestre, September, 2004.
“Photodynamic therapy with Visudyne: a review of the results of the first 12 months experience of Ahmedabad Study” at 32nd Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society Meet, Surat, Dec 10-11, 2004.
Ocular Lesions In Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Infected Patients In The Era Of Highly Active Anti Retroviral Therapy In Western India.
Trypan Blue Assisted Internal Limiting Membrane (ILM) Removal. 35nd Gujarat State Ophthalmological Society Meet, Mehsana, 2007.