Dr. Pravin Jain

Dr. Pravin Jain
Ophthalmologist, Tirupur

DNB, MNAMS, FCF, FRF

  • 1 Hospital
  • Presently Consultant vitreo retinal surgeon and faculty at The Eye Foundation, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu
  • Ex Consultant in vitreo-retina at Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad
  • Fellow in Vitreo-retina, duration of 2 years at Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad under Dr. P.N.Nagpal and Dr. Manish Nagpal.(July 2008 to June 2010)
  • Consultant in Ophthalmology at Rotary Eye Institute, Navsari, Gujarat. ( June 2007 to May 2008)
  • Resident surgeon, (DNB) Ophthalmology at Rotary Eye Institute, Navsari, Gujarat, India. March 2004 to march 2007
  • Short term fellow (4 months) in Cornea at Cornea Foundation, Ahmedabad under Dr Bharti C. Lavingia, (18th Jan 2005 –17th May 2005)
  • Visited Nigeria (Lagos and Abeokuta state) and Ghana as senior ophthalmic surgeon in international project against blindness by Rotary International and performed around1000  cataract and trabeculectomy and pterygium surgeries( 13th Oct 2006 to 5th Nov 2006)
  • Visited Nigeria (Kano state) as Senior ophthalmic surgeon in international project against blindness by Rotary International and performed 367 cataract (including Paediatric), trabeculectomy and Pterygium surgeries (8th March 2008 to 25th March 2008)
  • Research Assistant & Clinical Fellow in the Department of Neurosurgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai (May 2003 to July 2003)
  • As Resident Surgeon in the Department of Neurosurgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai. (1st August 2003 to 31st Feb 2004)
Teaching Experience :
  • Faculty vitreo-retina, Eye foundation, Tirupur
  • Conducted lectures for fellows at Retina Foundation
  • Trained nurses and paramedical staff in basic ophthalmic opd and minor procedure
  • Teaching  junior resident surgeons in Ophthalmology
  • Trained medical officers, paramedical staff in enucleation and corneal preservation
  • Conducted lectures for students during internship and house officer tenure in Neurosurgery

Specialities

  • Ophthalmology

Expertise

  • Expertise in Vitreo-retinal surgeries (MIVS for macular holes, membrane peeling, Vitrecomies for RRD, complex RD with PVR, Diabetic vitrectomies, IOFB, endophthalmitis, SOR etc), scleral buckling and  laser procedures
  • Expertise over indirect ophthalmoscopy ,78D examination with excellent knowledge and understanding of the routine retinal OPD procedures (FA,OCT,USG, ICG)
  • Expertise in using advanced machines like PASCAL, CONSTELLATION, ACCURUS and Spectralis
  • Expertise in phacoemulsification, SICS, Scleral fixated IOL, ECCE, Ocular trauma and orbital and ocular surface surgeries

Education

  • Fellow (Vitreo-retina), Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad.
  • Certified for Digital Fundus Photography, Fluorescein Angiography, and OCT by University of Wisconsin, FPRC, Madison, USA.
  • Fellow Cornea Foundation, Ahmedabad
  • DNB  in Ophthalmology in June 2008
  • ICO part I in June 2008.
  • Successfully completed the “Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider course” and  “Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider course” in Oct 2003 conducted by “Symbiosis centre of Health care” Certified as    International Training Organization by the American Heart Association.
  • MBBS from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & General Hospital, University of Mumbai in the year 2002

Practice Information

The Eye Foundation, Tirupur

The Eye Foundation, Tirupur

Harvey Road, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu - 641602

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • International trial :Sub Investigator in “A Phase 2 prospective, Randomized, multi-center, diabetic macular edema dose ranging, comparator study evaluating the efficacy and safety of pf-04523655 versus laser therapy (DEGAS)” 
  • Sub Investigator in “A Phase 3, prospective, Randomized, Double-Masked, 12 week, parallel group study evaluating the efficacy and safety of latanoprost and timolol in paediatric subjects with glaucoma”.
  • Sub Investigator in “A Phase 2/3 Randomized, Controlled, Double-Masked, Multi-Center, Comparative Trial, in Parallel Groups, to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreous Injections of 0.3 mg Pegaptanib Sodium (Macugen), Given as Often as Every 6 weeks for 2 years, to Sham Injections, in Subjects with Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) Involving the Center of the Macula”
  • Investigator and coordinator in  " A multi-national, multicenter, open-label, active controlled, randomized parallel-group dose-finding study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of two doses of AP 12009 in adult patients with recurrent high-grade glioma, administered intratumorally as continuous high-dural micro perfusion over a 7-day period every other week." which is an international phase 2 trial conducted by Antisense Pharma.
  • “Role of cultured ensheathing olfactory glial cells in spinal cord regeneration in rats”.Worked as a coordinator in culturing the glial cells and changing and preparing media for their growth in CO2 incubator. Day to day care of animals (wistar rats) both preoperative and postoperative. Monitoring functional recovery of the rats after contusion injury and implantation of cultured cells at the site of injury
  • Annual Conference of Vitreo Retina Society of India-2009 (palampur) and 2011 Hyderabad)
  • AVRTT 2009 at ahmedabad
  • 64th , 65th , 67th, 68th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society  at Bhopal, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Kolkata
  • 32nd Annual Conference of Gujarat Ophthalmological Society –Dec 2004 at Surat
  • Optha fest –2006, Annual conference, Delhi Ophthalmological society-April 2006
  • Workshop on Ocular Surface Disorders – 19th & 20th March2005 at Ahmedabad
  • Workshop on investigations in ophthalmology –21st-22nd April 2004 at Retina Foundation, Ahmedadabad
  • Live Workshop on Phacoemulsification by Dr. Vasavda, Dr. Ramamurthi and Dr.Bavisi at Rotary Eye Institute, Navsari Gujarat on 11th Dec 2004.
  • 36th Indian Contact Lens Education Program: 1st – 4th July 2006 at LVPEI, Hyderabad.
  • Successfully completed the “Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider course” and  “Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider course” in Oct 2003 conducted by “Symbiosis centre of Health care” Certified as    International Training Organization by the American Heart Association.
  • Successfully underwent training in Trauma and critical care at the “Trauma Care Workshop” conducted by department of Surgery of LTMG Hospital and L.T.M.Medical College, Mumbai, in June 2003 under the auspices of Indian Association of Traumatology and Critical Care (A section of Association of surgeons of India)
  • Attended CPCR Workshop conducted by Dept. of Anaesthesia at LTMG Hospital, Sion, Mumbai June 2003
  • Participated and successfully completed the workshop sponsored by “ Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi ” conducted by “Moving Academy of Medicine and Biomedicine, Pune” and “ Seth G.S.Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai” on “Human Genetics” in July 2002
  • Participated in the National pulse polio programme of Dec 1999 and Jan 2000 where duties included supervision of health post workers and maintenance of the records
  • Participated in the special school Health Programme conducted by Medical Officer (Schools) in Mumbai in Oct 2001 as a part of State wide School Health Programme Organized by the Public health department of Maharashtra Government, India
  • Active participation on “Rational and Sensitive HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention” Organized by “Sparkson Center for International Public Health Education, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA” and the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, India” in July 2002
  • Review Article: Advances in small-gauge vitrectomy. Accepted for publication in Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology( in press).
  • Outcomes of Retinectomy of 180° or more in Retinal Detachment with Advanced
  • Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. World Journal of Retina and Vitreous, September-December 2011;1(2):63-68
  • Silicon Oil Removal: The final hurdle: Winner of Rhett Buckler award, 13th annual ASRS film festival, Retina congress 2011 San Diego
  • Uncoating Coats: Management of advanced disease may include surgery; Retina Today, August 2010
  • UNCOATING COATS: Winner of Rhett Buckler award, 11th annual ASRS film festival, Retina congress 2009 New York
  • Comparision of core pars-plana vitrectomy versus PPV with silicon oil injection in endophthalmitis. 68th  Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2010, Kolkata (Chief-Author)
  • Evaluation of possible risk factors for retinal re-detachment after silicone oil removal. 68th  Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2010, Kolkata (Chief-Author)
  • Safety and efficacy of small gauge TSV with expanding indications. 68th  Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2010, Kolkata (Chief-Author)
  • Efficacy of pre-operative IV Bevacizumab in patients undergoing PPV for diabetic tractional RD. 68th  Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2010, Kolkata (Chief-Author).
  • Presented a talk on Role of silicon oil in Endophthalmitis at AVRTT-2009 at Ahmedabad.
  • To Compare Efficacy of Core PPV Versus PPV with Silicon Oil Injection in Surgical Management Of Endophthalmitis. VRSI 2009, Palampur. (Chief Author)
  • Comparision of cut and paste (no suture) with cut and suture technique of Pterygium surgery. 67thAnnual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2009, Jaipur  (Co-Author)
  • To evaluate the effect of Diabetes on the Central Corneal thickness and endothelial cell count. 67thAnnual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2009,Jaipur (Co-Author)
  • Clinical profile of Open Globe injuries- A retrospective study. 67thAnnual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2009, Jaipur (Co-Author).
  • To evaluate and  compare the efficacy of preserved and preservative free carboxy methylcellulose in treating dry eye. 67thAnnual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Jaipur (Co-Author).
  • Limbal Relaxing Incisions – Cure for Visual Distortion. Poster at 66th annual conference of All India Ophthalmological Society 2008, Banglore.
  • Limbal Relaxing Incisions – Cure for Visual distortion. Poster at ASCRS, April 2007, San Diego, USA (Chief Author)
  • Limbal Relaxing Incisions – Cure for Visual distortion. Sunayana 2007, 65th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Hyderabad (Chief Author)
  • Amniotic Membrane Transplantation – A Reason to relax. Sunayana 2007, 65th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Hyderabad (Co Author)
  • Our experience of Limbal Relaxing Incisions on high astigmatism. Sunayana 2007, 65th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Hyderabad (Chief Author)
  • Corneal Topography and Contact Lens Fitting. Sunayana 2007, 65th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Hyderabad (Co Author)
  • Intracameral Lidocaine 0.1% supplementing topical Phacoemulsification- comfort and safe. Sunayana 2007, 65th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Hyderabad (Co Author)
  • Amniotic Membrane Transplantation – A Fresh Tissue Experience. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author)
  • Comparison of Amniotic Membrane Grafts and Conjunctival Autografts in Primary Pterygium Surgery. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author)
  • Comparative study of postoperative change in central corneal thickness in phaco, sics & conventional ECCE with IOL surgery by specular microscopy. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author)
  • Our experience with steroid post operative in therapeutic keratoplasty in fungal keratitis. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author)
  • Spectrum of fungal keratitis in south Gujarat. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author).
  • To study intra operative complications in eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome undergoing cataract surgery. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author)
  • Comparison of refractive changes between single muscle and double muscle strabismus surgery. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author)
  • To study type of astigmatism with corneal topography in horizontal strabismus pre & post operatively. 64th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bhopal (Co Author)
  • LASIK in patients of South Gujarat with varying refractive errors – our experience and a multi-variate analysis. 63rd Annual Conference of All India ophthalmic society. Bhubaneswer. (Co- Author)
  • Comparative study of postoperative increase in polymegathism by specular microscopy in phacoemulsification, SICS & conventional cataract surgery. 33rd All Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Conference, Junagadh in Oct 2005. (Co Author)
  • Comparative study of Corneal endothelial count by specular microscopy in phaco, SICS & conventional cataract surgery. 33rd All Gujarat                                                                 &
  • Comparative study of postoperative changes in corneal thickness by specular microscopy in phacoemulsification, SICS & conventional cataract surgery. 33rd All Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Conference, Junagadh in Oct 2005. (Co Author)
  • Morphometric analysis of eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome. 33rd All Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Conference, Junagadh in Oct 2005. (Co Author)
  • Cataractous grades in eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome. 33rd All Gujarat Ophthalmological Society Conference, Junagadh in Oct 2005. (Co Author)
  • Vitreo-retina society of India
  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Delhi Ophthalmological Society
  • Glaucoma Society of India
  • Indian Medical Association