Dr. Ashish Sharma

Dr. Ashish Sharma
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore

MBBS, MS

  • 1 Hospital

Specialities

  • Ophthalmology

Expertise

  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • ARMD
  • Vein Occlusions

Education

  • MBBS, MS
  • Fellow University of California, Irvine, USA (2006-2008),
  • Fellow Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, USA (2008-2009)

Practice Information

Lotus Eye Care Hospital, Coimbatore

Lotus Eye Care Hospital, Coimbatore

Civil Aerodrome Post, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641014

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Newer drug delivery methods and cellular toxicity
  • Advancement in ocular imaging
  • Scientific (Basic and Clinical research) Papers:Sharma A, Oakley JD, Schiffman JC, Budenz DL, Anderson DR. Comparison of Automated Analysis of Cirrus HD OCT Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography with Stereo Photographs of the Optic Disc. Ophthalmology. 2011 Mar 11. PMID: 21397334
  • Sharma A, Pirouzmanesh A, Patil J, Estrago-Franco MF, Zacharias LC, Pirouzmanesh A, Andley UP, Kenney MC, Kuppermann BD. Evaluation of the Toxicity of Triamcinolone Acetonide and Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate on Human Lens Epithelial Cells (HLE B-3). J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2011 May 16. PMID: 21574867
  • Decroos FC, Garg P, Reddy AK, Sharma A, Krishnaiah S, Mungale M, Mruthyunjaya P; Hyderabad Endophthalmitis Research Group. Optimizing Diagnosis and Management of Nocardia Keratitis, Scleritis, and Endophthalmitis: 11-Year Microbial and Clinical Overview.Ophthalmology. 2011 Jan 26. PMID: 21276615  
  • Patil AJ, Sharma A, Kenney MC, Kuppermann BD. Valganciclovir in the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in HIV-infected patients. Clin Ophthalmol. 2010 Mar 4;4:111-9. PMID: 20234777
  • Patil AJ, Gramajo AL, Sharma A, Chwa M, Seigel GM, Kuppermann BD, Kenney MC. Effects of benzo(e)pyrene on the retinal neurosensory cells and human microvascular endothelial cells in vitro. Curr Eye Res. 2009 Aug;34(8):672-82. PMID:1989995
  • Patil AJ, Gramajo AL, Sharma A, Seigel GM, Kuppermann BD, Kenney MC. Differential effects of nicotine on retinal and vascular cells in vitro. Toxicology. 2009 May 2;259(1-2):69-76. PMID: 19428945
  • Sharma A, Neekhra A, Gramajo AL, Patil J, Chwa M, Kuppermann BD, Kenney MC. Effects of Benzo(e)Pyrene, a toxic component of cigarette smoke, on human retinal pigment epithelial cells in vitro. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Nov;49(11):5111-7. PMID: 18586875
  • Sharma A, D Kuppermann B, Kenney MC. Use of intravitreal triamcinolone in the treatment of macular edema related to retinal vein occlusion. Open Ophthalmol J. 2008 Apr 7;2:68-72. PMID: 19517029
  • Expert Columns:New and In-development Treatments for Diabetic Macular Edema Retinal Physician July 2008 http://www.retinalphysician.com/article.aspx?article=101898A Sharma, MD; Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD PhD
  • The Future of Drug Delivery in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Medscape Ophthalmology 2008 AMD Expert Column Series http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/575343 A Sharma, MD; Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD PhD
  • Book Chapters:How do I monitor for steroid induced glaucoma after a subtenons and intravitreal injection. Curbside Consultation in Retina SLACK PUBLICATION USA B.D. Kuppermann,MD PhD; A Sharma, MFuture of eye care. Sisenwein BookA Sharma, MD; B.D. Kuppermann, MD PhD
  • Poster Presentations:Reversal of Hydroquinone Induced Increase in Florida USA 2011
  • Lactate Dehydrogenase by 3–Methyl Adenine in Human (ARVO)Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells In-Vitro  
  • “Comparison of Optic Disc Evaluation by use of Florida USA 2010 Stereo Color Photos and Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography”
  • “Effect of Dexamethasone on Florida USA 2009 Human Trabecular Meshwork cells in vitro (ARVO)
  • “Effect of Benzo(e) Pyrene on Florida USA 2009 Retinal pigment epithelial cells (ARVO)
  • “Effect of Triamcinolone on Florida USA 2008 Human trabecular meshwork cells
  • “Effect of Ketorolac on Retinal pigment epithelial cells and neurosensory cells
  • “Differential toxicity of UV light on Retinal pigment epithelial cells, neurosensory cells and Human lens epithelial cells ( ARVO)
  • “Effect of Nicotine on Retinal pigment epithelial cells, neurosensory cells and Human microvascular endothelial cells
  • “Effect of Hydroquinone on Retinal pigment epithelial cells, neurosensory cells and Human microvascular endothelial cells
  • “Effect of Benzo(e) Pyrene on Florida USA 2008 Retinal pigment epithelial cells
  • “Effect of Benzo(e) Pyrene on Retinal pigment epithelial cells and neurosensory cells
  • “Effect of fluocinolone on Florida USA 2007 Retinal pigment epithelial cells and neurosensory cells
  • “ A Rare Case of Sympathetic Ophthalmitis  with Exudative Retinal Detachment” All India Ophthalmic Society National Conference.  
  • “ Ethmoidal Sinus Foreign Body Through Transorbital Route.” All India Ophthalmic Society National Conference.
  • “ Pleomorphic Adenoma Lacrimal gland in 13 year old male”  Mohan Rangam Pathology Club. Indore