Optometrists

An optometrist is trained to prescribe and fit lenses to improve vision, and to diagnose and treat various eye diseases. Our team of highly knowledgeable optometrists uses the latest state-of-the art equipment to measure and correct vision defects very accurately.

Ms. Devakani Suresh Kumar

devakani

Baccalaureate in Optometry

Devakani Kumar is a graduate of the Elite School of Optometry, Medical and Vision Research Foundation, Chennai, India (affiliated to the University of California).
Devakani is a highly qualified optometrist with more than 15 years’ experience, and has worked as lead optometrist in reputed leading eye care centres and hospitals in India and Dubai.
Her area of expertise lies in pediatric and geriatric optometry. She is an expert in prescribing and fitting all types of contact lenses in infants and children including soft, rigid gas permeable, and hybrid lenses to cater to a range of eye conditions. She was recently trained in the UK for scleral contact lenses. She also treats patients who have low vision, using special devices, who otherwise cannot be treated with glasses or contact lenses.

Her other fields of interest are special investigations, such as corneal scans, Fundus Photography, Fluorescein Angiogram, and Electro Diagnostic Procedures including ERG, EOG and VEP.

In addition to her clinical practice, Devakani has a commitment to community health and has led free eye camps, vision screening programmes and organised free medical frames and lenses for the needy. She also supports the Spastics Society of India.

Devakani has published several articles, conducted workshops on refraction and contact lenses and presented papers in international conferences, and is a Member of ABDO (Association of British Dispensing Opticians).

Ramkrishna P. Salunke

Ramakrishna

Baccalaureate in Optometry

Ramkrishna P. Salunke graduated from Bharati Vidyapeeth University, School of Optometry, Pune, India. Ramkrishna underwent his clinical training at the renowned L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India (NABH accredited) where he trained under a team of highly specialist Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. He is a member of Indian Optometry Association (IOA) and Optometry Council of India (OCI).

Ramkrishna has over 7 years of clinical experience of working in reputed eye centres, both in India and UAE. His special interests lay in clinical optometry, contact lenses including specialty lens fittings, paediatric & geriatric vision care, low vision care, occupational optometry and ocular diagnostics.

Ramkrishna has led several workshops for under graduates on refraction and contact lenses at various optometry institutes and hospitals. In addition to providing continuous education and training programs (CET) to newly joined optometrists in previous organizations.

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