Krishnendu Sarkar

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There is increasing evidence in the literature implicating the use of exogenous steroids through various routes as a risk factor for the development of idiopathic central serous chorioretinopathy (ICSC). We report a case of acute bilateral ICSC following intra-articular injection of corticosteroids.
BACKGROUND Handloom is one of the oldest industries in India, particularly in West Bengal, where a considerable number of rural people are engaged in weaving. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of low back pain among the handloom weavers in India. METHODS A modified Nordic Musculoskeletal Disorder Questionnaire and(More)
The term ocular surface disorders indicate a close relationship between the conjunctival and corneal epithelium in many corneal and external diseases. The human amniotic membrane has a thick basement membrane and an avascular stromal matrix and its first ophthalmic use was reported by deRoth for conjunctival surface reconstruction. It was subsequently used(More)
Tear glucose level was measured by glucose oxidase method to determine the relationship between tear glucose and corresponding blood glucose levels in 200 patients. It was observed that this test had a definite value in finding the hyperglycaemics semiquantitatively.
Childhood visual impairment due to refractive errors is a significant problem in school children and has a considerable impact on public health. To assess the magnitude of the problem the present study was undertaken among the school children aged 5 to 10 years in Kolkata. Detailed ophthalmological examination was carried out in the schools as well as in(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to study the practice pattern, personal profile, and work-family balance of male and female ophthalmologists in India. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study was conducted through 41 point questionnaire sent to the members of All India Ophthalmological Society dealing with practice profile and personal circumstances of(More)
BACKGROUND Manual material handling (MMH) activities require workers to adopt various awkward postures leading to the development of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). OBJECTIVES To investigate the postures adopted during heavy load handling and the frequency of MSDs among MMH workers in Calcutta, India. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study with(More)