Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it -George Santyana The near extinction of Vechur species of cattle in Kerala, Khariar species in Orissa and why we should never repeat the mistakes of our brothers. Vechur- the smallest breed of cows , once given as a dowry/gift to the newly weds in … Continue reading Before opposing jallikattu, Why you should know about the Vechur and Khariar species…
As I sit at the Delhi Airport , after attending my first Vitreo-retinal Society of India conference, I keep thinking back at the days when I wanted to drop out of Surgical retina training. Back in 2013, hardly a month after I had finished my Post graduation In ophthalmology, I entered into Surgical retina fellowship, … Continue reading Perseverance, Motivation and Moral support!
Sunday mornings usually start at 11 AM for me. That's the time I usually wake up on Sundays. But today was different as I got up at 8 AM to get ready for an event I had been looking forward to for quite sometime now. The native Indian cattle show, organised by the one and … Continue reading A visit to the Native Indian Cattle show – support Jallikattu! Save the Indian native cattle breed
Avastin (Bevacizumab) , from the day it was found to be effective in treating various eye diseases, has been a boon to many people of lower socio-economic background all over the world. Recently the drug has been put on high alert with a possibility for a ban (Not yet banned) in India for use in … Continue reading Avastin-the poor man’s drug!
As the month of May 2015 approaches, so do the days of my life as a Vitreo-Retinal fellow,as well as a student. All my life I have wanted nothing more than to take my own decisions not only in life but also in profession. But as is the sate of things right now for doctors, … Continue reading Fellowship comes to an end…Well,almost!!
The past one month has to be the worst for the Medical community of the Indian nation. So many violence against the Indian doctors. An assault on Dr.Rohit Gupta because an 80-year-old patient with liver cirrhosis and cardiac failure could not be saved.And to add insult to injury, he was robbed of his belongings. The … Continue reading Doctors or Victims
India's and pretty much every ones world cup 2015 dream was shattered except Australia's last Sunday. So now it has left that bitter feeling of wanting "more" cricket in most of the Cricket fans I guess. I remember that during the IPL season back during UG days, we would start our own version of IPL … Continue reading Cricket after a long time!!
It's high time I visited my blog. Though i wanted to for quite some time, two things had me quite pre-occupied. 1. The obvious-My newborn daughter who completed her 2 months yesterday 2. My new-found interest-photography It has been wonderful seeing my daughter grow up day by day, achieving small milestones one by one. She … Continue reading Catching up
So on the day of my little princess' birth, I received the much awaited Tamron 70-300 mm VC model. Since I was caught up with my baby, I couldn't go out to test it out on the field. Yesterday i had some time off and so I decided to head-off to Sulur lake,Coimbatore as suggested by … Continue reading Photography-Tamron 70-300 mm VC first clicks
Wow!! I became a dad yesterday!! What a journey it has been...:) My wife's 1 month of stay at the hospital for a threatened Pre-term, all the anxiety, and what not!! Finally at 35+6 weeks, our little princess arrived yesterday.:) With beautiful eyes as my wife's, when she looked at me, it was such a … Continue reading The arrival of my little Princess..
Just another boring blog about an amateur's new-found interest in photography. But still, might be interesting for other amateurs like me..:) The canon 600 D is a pretty much a good camera for an amateur i guess. It came with a basic 18-55 mm lens for normal portrait photography which is the only one i … Continue reading Photography-reverse mounting
I was just surfing the web to find out what people thought about Doctors with beard. But what the google search box suggested was rather intriguing. I couldn't help but click on the "Doctors with tattoos" option to find out more. May be because albeit being a Doctor, i too have a tattoo but rather on … Continue reading It’s just a tattoo
As a retina specialist, i come across many patients with Diabetic Retinopathy. I would like to tell about a few people who had an unfortunate change of their life due to diabetic retinopathy. Patients who i have seen in my OPD and who still come for follow up. You wouldn't be surprised if I told … Continue reading Diabetic Retinopathy-a man and his life
Just a perspective on getting old the right way. Lifestyle modifications and habits, are they necessary? Find out
A post on the issue of unauthorized admission of a batch of students at a medical college in Tamilnadu and the plight of the students after 4 + years of hardwork.