Sunil R Gandhi

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We performed a prospective study using the palmaris longus tendon as the sling material to correct 8 consecutive ptotic eyelids in 7 adults. All operations were done with the patient under local anaesthesia by a single surgeon (D.S.C.L.). With a mean follow-up period of 14 months (range 2-20 months), all the ptotic eyelids were well corrected with no(More)
To assess the need for eye care in children and adolescents with severe mental deficiency, a cross-sectional study of the prevalence and causes of ocular defects amongst these individuals was conducted. Two hundred and sixty residents in a mental handicap unit were examined from January 1992 to June 1993. It was found that there was an unusually high(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence and risk factors of developing severe keratopathy in eyes exposed to megavoltage external beam irradiation. DESIGN Retrospective noncomparative case series. PARTICIPANTS The authors evaluated 88 eyes of 88 consecutive patients who had received irradiation of an entire orbit during radiation therapy for(More)
Ten consecutive cases of severe unilateral congenital ptosis were surgically corrected before 1 year of age (range 3-11 months) in an attempt to achieve early functional and cosmetic improvement. In all cases, a frontalis suspension using Mersilene mesh was performed. With a mean follow-up of 40.3 months (range 33-54 months), all patients achieved normal or(More)
Chronic suppurative otitis media is a common condition seen in patients attending the otolaryngology clinic. The discharging ear presents the otologist with the dilemma of operating on it or not. This due to the widespread belief that the success rate while doing tympanoplasty on wet ears is decidedly inferior. To evaluate this fact we conducted a study to(More)
Presence of insecticide-endosulfan, phosalone or permethrin in the growth medium caused concentration dependent inhibition in the vegetative growth of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii algal cells. The rate of inhibition produced by endosulfan was two-fold higher than that of phosalone or permethrin. Endosulfan affected the cell growth completely at 100 times less(More)