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

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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

The redundant Mangalyaan


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

The dogma of normality


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

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

THE INDIAN PATIENT


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