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
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..
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!!!
Last week i finally performed a different kind of laser procedure-focal laser for a patient. The feeling u get when u do something new in the field of medicine is always special. Be it when u learn how to give the first injection as a student or the first anasthesia as an intern and so … Continue reading Moving ahead
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
For those who haven't read my profile, well, am from the Tamil speaking southern state of India known as Tamil Nadu. For most of the Hindi speaking fellow Indians, especially the ones from the north( for us tamilians, anything north of andhra and Karnataka are northern India), am sure u know what this post is … Continue reading Hindi-ism
The title of this post is exactly what I actually feel about MOM. Mars Orbiter Mission(MOM) a.k.a-Mangalyaan..I don't mean to insult or make light of the incredible minds and efforts behind this mission. But, 450 crores just to show-off that we are also capable of going to outer space??!! Thats what I would call redundant.. … Continue reading The redundant Mangalyaan
Who are the normal people? Who and what are not normal?Lets stick to the behaviour, belief, and habits of people. Depends on each individual's view i guess. But the sense of normality is rather thrust upon an individual than he/she adapting to what they are comfortable with. And thats where the problem starts. Because there … Continue reading The dogma of normality
It's only natural that being an ophthalmologist that I write this post. The reason? On any other day I would say "cos i am an ophthalmologist and that's what I advice". Not today. At least not the reason for this blog. The reason that am writing this blog has something to do with my mom's … Continue reading Get that eye checked…
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…
Visited the Coimbatore Branch of barbeque nation despite getting stuck up at the hospital for sunday duty!! And thankfully, was able to get a table without any wait as it was just me and my wife. I have already experience what its like to dine at barbeque nation, but that was like eons ago, and … Continue reading Barbeque nation….
It was Sunday. And my bad luck, i was stuck up at work, and so had to stay back at the jungle that is my hospital campus. Since sundays are usually the ones that i go to coimbatore,which is about 40 km from my campus,to have food at some restaurant of my choice, i was … Continue reading Roadside computer sevices!!!
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
With lots of shows and articles targeting the Indian Doctors, why not something to target the patients? I guess am gonna take one for the team by posting this. This blog post is only an attempted outcry of what we,as Doctors, go through. Try to look at it from a neutral perspective rather than picturing yourself … Continue reading THE INDIAN PATIENT
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