His Holiness Dalai Lama presents the ‘Best Paper’ award to Dr. Dhanashree Ratra.
Dr. Dhanashree Ratra, Senior Consultant, Vitreoretinal Department, was presented with the ‘Best Paper’ award at the 18th Annual Vitreoretinal Society of India meeting at Palampur, Himachal Pradesh.
Dr. Ratra was presented with the award by his Holiness Dalai Lama for her paper titled “Autofluorescence findings in Central Serous Retinopathy.” The paper was a descriptive study of autofluoescence (a type of investigation which includes a photo of the patent’s retina on the latest camera system-the HRA) in the Central Serous Retinopathy disease. In her paper, Dr. Ratra presented new and original information about the changes seen due to the findings which can help diagnose and successfully treat Central Serous Retinopathy.
She also delivered a talk on “Surgical management of angiomatosis retinae and allied disorders” at the meeting which was held from November 25 to November 28, 2009. The talk focussed on surgical management of the disorders, which causes abnormal vascularization on the retina, which can be treated surgically.