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ORBIS – Preferred Practice Pattern in Pediatric Ophthalmology  2016

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1. The Kariapatti pediatric eye evaluation project: baseline ophthalmic data of children aged 15 years or younger in Southern India. Am J Ophthalmol. 2003 Oct;136(4):703-9.
2. The incidence of vitreous loss and visual outcome in patients undergoing cataract surgery in a teaching hospital. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2003 Mar;51(1):45-52.
3. The Kariapatti pediatric eye evaluation project: baseline ophthalmic data of children aged 15 years or younger in Southern India. J Comm Eye Health 2003;16(48): 62.
4. Intracameral amphotericin B injection in the management of deep keratomycosis. Cornea. 2002 Oct;21(7):653-6.
5. Can Bruckner test be used as a Rapid Screening Test for the detection of amblyogenic factors in developing countries?. Am Orthopt J. 2003
6. Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus in India. J AAPOS. 2004 Feb;8(1):18-9.
7. Can ocular torsion be measured using the slitlamp biomicroscope? Indian J Ophthalmol. 2005 Mar;53(1):43-7.
8. Recurrence of bilateral herpes simplex virus keratitis following bimatoprost use. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006 Mar;54(1):47-8.
9. Giant corneal implantation cyst after the filtering surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006 Jun;54(2):117.
10. Clinical characteristics of spontaneous late-onset comitant acute nonaccommodative esotropia in children Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar-Apr;55(2):117-20.
11. Can the Bruckner test be used as a rapid screening test to detect significant
refractive errors in children? Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 May-Jun;55(3):213-5.
12. Primary superior oblique muscle-levator muscle synkinesis. J AAPOS. 2007 Apr;11(2):204-5.
13. Precaruncular approach for the periosteal transfixation of the globe in congenital third nerve palsy. J AAPOS. 2007 Apr;11(2):207-8.
14. A report on 65th Annual conference of All India Ophthalmic Society. Sunayana 2007 Expert Rev Ophthalmol 2(3). 341-342,2007.
15. Kothari M, Asnani P, Kothari K. Anterior dislocation of a sulcus fixated posterior chamber intraocular lens in a high myope. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008 January-February;56(1):78-80.
16. Kothari MT, Maiti A. Ophthalmic artery occlusion: a cause of unilateral visual loss following spine surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Sep-Oct;55(5):401-2.
17. Fornix incision, hangback suture technique for squint surgery. Text book of Ophthalmology. Edited by H V Nema
18. Clinical characteristics of spontaneous late-onset comitant acute nonaccommodative esotropia in children. Letter to the Editor. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Jul-Aug;55(3):319.
19. Spontaneous late-onset comitant acute nonaccommodative esotropia in children. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008 Mar-Apr;56(2):168.
20. Paralysis of the near-vision triad in a child. J AAPOS. 2009 Apr;13(2):202-3. [cover page]
21. Evaluation of central, steady, maintained fixation grading for predicting inter-eye visual acuity difference to diagnose and treat amblyopia in strabismic patients. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2009;57(4):281-4.
22. Comparison of psychosocial and emotional consequences of childhood strabismus on the families from rural and urban India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2009;57(4):285-8.
23. Psychosocial and emotional consequences of childhood strabismus in Rural and Urban India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2009;57(4):288-10.
24. Status of pediatric eye care in India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2009 Mar-Apr;57(2):162.
25. Excision of persistent pupillary membrane using a suction cutter. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009 May-Jun;46(3):187.
26. Resolution of recurrent conjunctival papilloma after topical and intralesional interferon alpha2b with partial excision in a child. [cover page]. J AAPOS. 2009 Oct;13(5):523-5.
27. A novel method for management of conjunctival inclusion cysts following strabismus surgery using isopropyl alcohol with paired injection technique. J AAPOS. 2009 Oct;13(5):521-2.
28. Psychosocial consequences of childhood strabismus India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 May-Jun;58(3): author reply 258-9.
29. Unilateral situs inversus of optic disc associated with reduced binocularity and stereoacuity resembling monofixation syndrome. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 May-Jun;58(3):241-2
30. Bilateral Staphylococcus aureus sub-Tenon’s abscess following strabismus surgery in a child. J AAPOS. 2010 Apr;14(2):193-5. Epub 2010 Mar 20.
31. Intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor agents as an adjunct in the management of Coats’ disease in children. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2010 Jan-Feb;58(1):76-8.
32. Ultra-rapid school vision screening in developing nations using the Brückner test. Am Orthopt J. 2010;60:82-6.
33. Natarajan S, Chakravarti A, Kothari M, Singh AP. Vitreoretinal surgery in pediatric cases. Retina. 2010 Oct;30(9):1554; author reply 1554.
34. A survey of ophthalmology residents’ attitudes toward pediatric ophthalmology. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2011 Mar-Apr;48(2):126.
35. Smart lacrimal probes assisted with Endoscope for probing in patients with CNLDO Indian J Ophthalmol. 2011 Jan-Feb;59(1):70-1.
36. Book chapter: Jaypee Publications. Adjustable suture squint surgery. In Step by step Squint Surgery.
37. Inferior trabeculotomy and trabeculectomy for refractory pediatric glaucomas. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2011 Jul-Aug;59(4):323.
38. Research in private practice. POSTER. 2011:17(1):34-36.
39. Feed back of the parents and / or relatives witnessing a squint surgery of their ward in the operation theater Indian J Ophthalmol 2011;59:385-7.
40. Measurement of intraocular lens tilt with ultrasound biomicroscopy. Acta Ophthalmologica. Volume 89, Issue 5, page e477, August 2011.
41. Limbal Approach Retropseudophakic Vitrectomy for management of pediatric cataract suergery. (JCEO, Volume 2, No 8, 2011,
42. Book Chapter. Smart Lacrimal Probes Jaypee publication, editor Dr Suresh Isloor
43. Use of atropine to predict the accommodative component in esotropia with hypermetropia. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2011 Nov;59(6):487-90.
44. Transient superior oblique paresis after injection of Botulinum Toxin A for facial rejuvenation. Indian J Ophthalmol 2012;60:77-8.
45. Dynamic distance direct ophthalmoscopy, a novel technique to assess accommodation in children. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2012 Mar;60(2):109-14.
46. Transillumination to secure IV line in children. Authors’ reply. Indian J Ophthalmol 2012;60:160-1
47. Feedback of the patients and/or relatives witnessing a squint surgery of their ward in operation theatre. Author reply. Indian J Ophthalmol 2012;60:162.
48. Comparison of lea gratings with cardiff acuity cards for vision testing of preverbal children. Indian J Ophthalmol 2012;60:541-3
49. Primary superior oblique muscle-levator muscle synkinesis. Authors’ reply. J AAPOS. 2012 Apr;16(2):215-6.
50. Parental perspectives on the cost of Pediatric Squint Surgery. Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology and Research – Jan-Apr 2014 – Volume 2 – Issue 1. Pages 19-23
51. Quality of spectacles in school going children in urban India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;62(2):258-9.
52. Recurrent progressive anterior segment fibrosis syndrome following a descemet-stripping endothelial keratoplasty in an infant with congenital aniridia. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;62(2):246-8.
53. Personality traits of patients with squint. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul;62(7):773-6.
54. Kothari M. Occlusion-amblyopia following high dose oral levodopa combined with part time patching. Indian J Ophthalmol 2014;62:1163-5.
55. Converting a wired-Halogen indirect ophthalmoscope to wireless-LED IO. Indian J Ophthalmol 2015;63:42-45.
56. Is post mydriatic test necessary in children having compound myopic astigmatism?. J Clin Ophthalmol Res 2015;3:77-9.
57. Reliability of “Google” for obtaining medical information. Indian J Ophthalmol 2015;63:267-9.
58. Direct Ophthalmoscopic Indirect Ophthalmoscopy (DIDO) and Estimation Dynamic Distance Direct Ophthalmoscopy (E-DDDO). The Two Novel Uses of Direct Ophthalmoscope!. Adv Ophthalmol Vis Syst 2(6): 00068.
59. Kothari M, Shah K,Singhania R, Shikhangi K, Chavan S (2016) Safety and Efficacy of Oral Triclofos in the Evaluation of Young and Uncooperative Children in Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinic. Adv Ophthalmol Vis Syst 5(3): 00159.
60. White coat phobia in pediatric ophthalmology clinics (In Print, IJO)
61. The opportunistic screening of refractive errors in young children by paediatrician using enhanced Brückner test. (In Print, IJO)
62. Book chapter. Management of Nystagmus
63. Book chapter. Video nystagmography
64. Book chapter. A ready reckoner on nystagmus (for All India Ophthalmological Society)