Ramakrishnan Rengappa

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Tobacco consumption is the leading preventable cause of disease, disability, and premature death but little is known about its deleterious effect on the ocular health of workers handling tobacco. The goal of this study was to identify probable effects of occupational tobacco exposure among south Indian bidi-industry workers. This study included 310 females(More)
A 31-year-old Indian male presented with floaters and diminution of vision in the right eye. Ocular examination showed features of old anterior uveitis with posterior subcapsular cataract and fine, refractile crystals in the vitreous cavity and on the retinal surface. A thorough workup for all known causes of crystalline retinopathy was inconclusive.(More)
PURPOSE To determine the clinical profile and prognosis of Scedosporium keratitis. METHODS All culture-proven cases were retrospectively analyzed for demographics, clinical characteristics, treatment offered, and resolution time with sequel. RESULTS Among the 1792 culture-proven fungal keratitis cases in the study period, 10 (0.6%) were the result of(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The purpose of this study was to report clinical features, neuroimaging, and visual outcome in pediatric optic neuritis (ON) in Indian population. MATERIALS AND METHODS This is a retrospective study of children up to the age of 16 years, diagnosed with ON, that presented at pediatric and neuroophthalmology clinic of a tertiary eye(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate outcomes after Auro keratoprosthesis (kpro) implantation. METHODS Retrospective observational case series. The records of all patients who were implanted with Auro kpro from December 2012 to August 2015 at a single institute were retrospectively analyzed to evaluate preoperative characteristics, postoperative outcomes, and(More)
Goldenhar syndrome is a rare, presumably inherited condition that has a multifactorial etiopathology that results in disturbances of blastogenesis. The syndrome is characterized by the presence of dermal epibulbar tumors, periauricular appendices, malformed ears, and vertebral anomalies, with occasional occurrence of cardiac, visceral, or central nervous(More)
PURPOSE To report a case of late-onset fluid-filled Descemet membrane detachment (DMD) after cataract surgery. METHOD A case report with review of literature. SUMMARY The patient presented with DMD with turbid fluid accumulation, 19 months after cataract surgery. The DMD was successfully treated by draining the fluid into the anterior chamber via(More)
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