Data Loading...

Alo Newsletter Flipbook PDF

Alo Newsletter


103 Views
79 Downloads
FLIP PDF 16.66MB

DOWNLOAD FLIP

REPORT DMCA

MARCH, 2021, ISSUE NO. 1

ALO NEWSLETTER THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

ALO TALENT HUNT FACTS OF THE MONTH ALO GIGS/UPDATES ALO ARTICLES ALO CLINICAL PHOTOS

CASE REPORTS A WORD FROM THE PRESIDENT MEET OUR ECLECTIC TEAM THROWBACK OF THE 7TH ALO VIRTUAL MEET ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR

JANUARY 2020, ISSUE NO. 1

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

Mr. Lalith Kumar Reddy completed his graduation from Bausch & Lomb School of optometry in the year 2018. He worked with SRUJANA INNOVATION CENTER, L V Prasad Eye Institute, in developing devices mainly for infants named Pediatric perimeter. He is currently working for Johnson & Johnson Vision as Regional Training Specialist.

Greetings from ALO! I am profoundly honored by the opportunity to serve as the President of our Alumni Association for the next three years. I greet you for the first time as the Alumni Board President, there are a million things going through my head, like ‘What impact and legacy do the current general body want to leave on ALO?’, ‘How will I establish plans to drive a greater engagement from the alumni to build larger circles and a community of tighter connections?’ etc. However, with a willingness to achieve the greater good, my new team and I plan to move forward with great initiatives. The best way to lead a successful Alumni Association is to engage every alumnus. We would love to welcome and attract you with all the great events and experiences so that you REMINISCE and CHERISH your time as a student and ENGAGE in networking with fellow students and faculty. We need your guidance to be successful. We need you to preserve the pride that dwells deep in your heart. We need you as an epitome of success to the upcoming generations, for our new alumni, and to enlighten future explorers to reach their destination. I thank the founding members and congratulate previous governing bodies and executive committee for the great initiatives and for commendable work that they have done in the past years. The best way to stay connected is to be informed of all the alumni events at ALO through the website and through social media. Follow ALO Alumni on the major platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Alumni Website) or stay connected through me or any other Board Members. We promise to promote your successes and ensure you are aware of and included in all ALO events. Moreover, we welcome your feedback and guidance as we plan our engagement strategy for the years ahead. Thank you in advance for your support as we build Bigger Groups, Tighter Connections, and Greater Engagement.

"Its never about the ROLE, Its always about the GOAL"

JANUARY 2020, ISSUE NO. 1

THE PREVIOUS GOVERNING BODY THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

Dr Pavan Verkicharla is a Scientist researching on both basic and translational aspects of myopia at the L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad - India. Pavan pursued PHD from the Queensland University of Technology - Australia and post-doctoral research from Singapore Eye Research Institute - Singapore. Overall, he has over 27 publications in international journals and currently holds research grants from Government of India (Department of Science and Technology, and Science and Engineering Board) that supports research related to understanding various aspects of myopia in a holistic approach. Apart from research, Dr Verkicharla - as an Optometrist also examines children in the 'myopia control clinic' at LVPEI.

Dr Ritika Kataria completed her primary and secondary schooling at Bombay Scottish school and Jai Hind College in Mumbai. She moved to Hyderabad to complete a bachelor of science in Optometry from Bausch and Lomb School of Optometry at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute where she graduated in 2010 as the ‘Best outgoing Student’. She then moved to Melbourne to complete the Doctor of Optometry program at the University of Melbourne and graduated in 2014.In 2015 she was awarded the Best Graduate award by the Australian college of Optometry.

Mr Vijay Kumar Yelagondula completed his Diploma in Ophthalmic Techniques in 2001, followed by a one year fellowship in clinical optometry at L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) in 2002. He later obtained his Bachelor degree in Clinical Optometry from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. After his graduation he joined at Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry (BLSO), LVPEI in the capacity of teaching faculty. In 2009, he pursued his Master of Health Services Management (MHSerMgt) from Griffith University, Australia. He joined back at BLSO in 2010 and since then he is continuing in the capacity of Registrar. He continues to teach undergraduate, diploma and vision technician programs at BLSO.

Optom Yogesh Picha is a qualified optometrist proficient in clinical skills and decision making. He has completed Diploma in Optometry in 1996 followed by two years of clinical Optometry fellowship at the prestigious LVPEI in 1998. He achieved FIACLE status in the year 2000 and was one of the first few educators from India to achieve it He is a passionate teacher with over 5 years of experience in teaching Optometry subjects. He is an entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in managing private practice. He played a major role in initiating the discussions to form ALO.

JANUARY 2020, ISSUE NO. 1

MEET OUR FANTASTIC FOUR! THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

Mr. Lalith Kumar Reddy completed his graduation from Bausch & Lomb School of optometry in the year 2018. He worked with SRUJANA INNOVATION CENTER in developing devices mainly for infants named Pediatric perimeter. He is currently working for Johnson & CHECK OUT IN Johnson Vision as WHAT'S Regional Training Specialist.

Mir Amir Ali has completed his B.Sc. Optometry from Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry in 2018 and is currently pursuing Post Graduation Diploma in Optometry and Vision Sciences from LVPEI in Innovation and Technology development.

THIS ISSUE:

ART FAIR UPDATES 2

READ MORE! - 3

Mr. Hareesh earned his bachelor’s degree in Optometry from Bausch and Lomb School of Optometry in the year 2018 and since then, has been working as a Professional services Executive at Bausch+Lomb Vision Care, India.

Chaitanya earned his Bachelors in Optometry from Bausch & Lomb School of Optometry (BITS, Pilani), L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), India. He continued to work at LVPEI as a consultant & research optometrist for a year and is specialized in Paediatric Optometry. Currently, he is working as a consultant optometrist in Lusaka, Zambia.

THROWBACK OF SEVENTH ALO VIRTUAL MEET The Seventh ALO conference, was a successful event. Election of new governing body, discussion forum with a focus on optometry practices during the pandemic COVID-19, and events filled with fun, informative sessions on optometry sub specialities were highlights of this event.

ALUMNI OF THE YEAR 2021 The speciality of ALO conferences is to always uplift the profession and members who promote optometry to the next level in the country and inspire individuals to perform great achievements The alumnus of the year award is given to one/two optometrists from the ALO fraternity to recognise the work done by them over the years in order to help Optometry grow and be role models for the upcoming generations. This year the award was given to Mr.Yeshwanth Saoji and Mr Nagesh Vuppala for their immense contribution for the many years they have been in the industry in the field of clinical optometry.

YESHWANT SAOJI is a Senior Optometrist from Nagpur who specializes in the field of Contact lenses and in practice for 26 years. He is holding a Master’s degree in Optometry from the School Of Optometry, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. A Graduate of the Elite School of Optometry (1991), Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, he is also a Fellow of the L.V.Prasad Eye Institute (1992), Hyderabad.

·Nagesh Vuppala completed his Master of Optometry from Bharati Vidyapeeth University School of Optometry, Pune. He specializes in Low vision and Keratoconus Contact Lens management. He is one of the leading Low Vision practitioner in India. He conducts training and mentors students on Low Vision and Contact Lenses research. He has been the invited guest, speaker, faculty for various institutes and industries across Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining NeoRetina, He worked as Senior Optometrist at the world renowned L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.

GLIMPSE OF SEVENTH ALO VIRTUAL MEET THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

BE A LIFETIME MEMBER OF ALO

A cool offer for the recent graduating batch is that you get a 30% discount on the membership fee!!! Register now to ALO at www.aloptom.com

www.aloptom.com

ALO CHRONICLES THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

· ALO has launched a new initiative, the “ALO Chronicles”!!! It was launched in February 2021 and is a fortnightly publication of interesting, motivating, and relatable journeys of our dear alumni. Find the link below to read on Dr. Kanduri’s chronicle further! Want to share your journey/ experiences in your areas too? ALO would love to hear from you! Write to us at [email protected] get your story published and mesmerize the world as well!

SWATHI KANDURI B OPTOM, PHD

CLINICAL RESEARCH COORDINATOR AUCKLAND EYE HOSPITAL AUCKLAND, NEWZEALAND

BE A LIFETIME MEMBER OF ALO Nobody cares about an institution more than its alumni

Stay connected with alumni

Educate peers and get educated

Seek professional and career advice

An opportunity no one can afford to miss To know more visit www.aloptom.com www.aloptom.com

TALENT HUNT!!! THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

Srinivas Marmamula received his initial optometry training at L V Prasad Eye Institute and then did his Masters in Community Eye Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London. In 2011, he completed his PhD from the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW. Dr Marmamula has done his postdoctoral research fellowship during 2012-2013 at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

"VISION LOSS AFFECTS OVER A THIRD OF THE ELDERLY. MOST OF THIS VISION LOSS IS AVOIDABLE"!

TALENT HUNT!!! THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF EL DORADO

TALENT HUNT A brighter world lies within this creative mind!

Got a Talent? Want to showcase it to the world? we will showcase it all We are looking for new talent and flair! Do you think you have it in you? Write to us at [email protected] (Stories: 450 words, Poems: 100 words, one photo, design, meme, etc. per entry)

www.aloptom.com

OPPORTUNITY!! CALL FOR PUBLISHING CASE REPORT CLINICAL PHOTOGRAPHS

Getting to see some interesting cases in your clinical set-up? Interested in photography, but working in your clinic on the weekend? Get your phone/ camera out and click a pic! Write up about the case also and send it all to us at [email protected] to showcase it to the optometry world!

GREAT SATISFACTION COMES FROM SHARING WITH OTHER

Share your

achivements

WE INVITE SUBMISSIONS THAT FOCUS ON VARIOUS TOPICS RELATED TO OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE, WE ESPECIALLY WELCOME SHORT ARTICLES (AT LEAST 1000 WORDS) THAT REFLECT NOT ONLY MAINSTREAM OPTOMETRY BUT ALSO FOCUS ON THE SELDOM COVERED OPTOMETRY TOPICS LIKE GENETICS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE LEARNING, EYE, AND INNOVATION, ETC.

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES AT [email protected]

CALL FOR ENTRIES...!!! WE BELIEVE THAT EVERY PERSON IS BORN WITH

T TA AL LE EN NT T TEAM ALO IS READY TO PROMOTE YOUR TALENT JUST WRITE US - [email protected]

BE A LIFETIME MEMBER OF ALO Stay connected with alumni

Educate peers and get educated

Excellence award

and Annual meet

attend conference

Be a part of Nobel cause

Vision screening

Support Society

Business meet

Travel grant

Clinical & Research

Optometry awareness

Seek professional and career advice

a golden platform

for professional growth

prioritiy in publishing articles

Content development

Access to E library

Reduced Registration Fees

Electoral Rights

Stay updated advances in optometry

Monthly newsletter

CALL FOR ARTICLES...!!! OPTOMETRY I S A CAREER FI ELD FI LLED WI TH POSSI BI LI TI ES! AN OPTOMETRI ST CAN EXPERTI SE I N SPORTS VI SI ON, SENI OR CARE, VI SI ON THERAPY, LOW VI SI ON, CONTACT LENSES, I NNOVATI ON, COMMUNI TY AND PUBLI C HEALTH, MYOPI A, PAEDI ATRI C $ NEURO- OPTOMETRY, ETC. THE LI ST GOES ON AND ON..

I F YOU ARE AN EXPERT I N ANY OF THE AREAS, SEND I N YOUR WRI TE-UP (1 000 WORDS) ABOUT THE SAME AND WE CAN SHOWCASE THE SAME TO THE WORLD! SEND IT TO US ON [email protected]

PUBLICATIONS FROM ALO !

FACTS OF THE MONTH! · CHIN A S U C CESSFULLY POWERED UP ITS “ A R T I F ICIAL SUN” NUCLEAR FUSI O N R E ACTOR FOR THE FIRST TIME , S T A TE MEDIA REPORTED ON FRID A Y , MARKING A GREAT ADVA N C E IN THE COUNTRY’S NUCL E A R POWER RESEARCH CAPA B I L I T IES THE E I F F E L TOWER CAN BE 15.24 CM T A L L E R DURING THE SUMMER NASA ’ S PERSEVERA NCE ROVER TOUC H E S D OWN ON MARS ON 18TH FEBR U A R Y 2021 THE L ARGEST SUSPENDED AQUA R I U M IS A 100 MILLION LITER AQUA R I U M TANK IN DUBAI THE W O R L D’S LARG EST CRICKET STAD I U M IS IN AHMEDABAD, MOTE R A S T ADIUM, WHICH HAS A SEAT I N G C APACITY OF 1,10,000