Perseverance, Motivation and Moral support!


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!

A visit to the Native Indian Cattle show – support Jallikattu! Save the Indian native cattle breed


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

Cricket after a long time!!


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!!

The arrival of my little Princess..


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..

A field day at the local carnival


If u r an Indian, am sure most of u would have made a visit to the local carnival( fair/amusement park/exhibition/whatever u call it)..Mostly during childhood. Recently, on our short visit to Coimbatore, me and my better-half,Niku, decided to visit one(rather say SHE decided as in the case of all married men's life) actung upon … Continue reading A field day at the local carnival

An awesum week comes to an end..


My Diwali holiday is almost over..And Wow! What an awesum week has it been.. Starting from the full retina surgery I got to do at work to the joyful stay at chennai with my in-laws, this week has etched quite some memorable events in my life. Monday and Tuesday at work was quite pleasant as … Continue reading An awesum week comes to an end..

My “Thala” Diwali at Chennai and the pollution!!!


Diwaliiiii...almost synonymous with crackers if u ask a kid. It's one of those special occasions for Hindus across the world, especially in India. And for me, this Diwali is a lil bit more special. It's my "thala" Diwali. What's that??? Well it's the first Diwali a guy celebrates with his wife...:) and not just that..I … Continue reading My “Thala” Diwali at Chennai and the pollution!!!

My profession


Am an ophthalmologist. The kinda doctor who checks ur spectacle power, prescribes glasses and treats diseases of the eye. Well, thats just the basic image of an ophthalmologist. If it were only as simple as that. Ophthalmology as such has now many sub-divisions. General ophthalmology involving mainly cataract,Orbit and oculoplasty, Cornea and Lasik, Uvea, Lens, … Continue reading My profession

When a doctor prays…


What seems like an interesting surgery to the medicos, is sometimes the same thing which has such an emotional effect on the patients and relatives. Months back, I witnessed a mother crying minutes before her 8 yr old daughter was taken up for a glued Intra ocular Lens¬†¬†surgery..After seeing that, without even realizing ,there I … Continue reading When a doctor prays…

THE FORLORN FEMALE CHILD


A real life incident from my days of internship. Probably an incident which made me realize in depth, the male-female child discrimination than any other. My first posting was in the department of pediatric surgery under Dr.Ravindran for a period of 15 days. From the start of my posting, there was a 12-year old female … Continue reading THE FORLORN FEMALE CHILD