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Dr. Ashwin Sainani
Dr. Ashwin Sainani
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Squint
India
Consult doctor
 
 
 
Current Job Profile
Consultant Pediatric Eye Surgeon & Strabismologist (Squint Specialist)

Current Hospital
PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mahim, Mumbai, India
BJ Wadia Childrens Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India

Job Responsibilites
Head Of Pediatric Ophthalmic Services (Hinduja Childrens Eye Clinic)
Section Editor of “Pediatric Ophthalmology” in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Academic Co-ordinator for Diplomat of National Board Post Graduate Students at PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre.
 
Special Interests

Pediatric And Adult Squints
Pediatric Cataracts
Pediatric Glaucoma
Retinopathy Of Pre-Maturity
Pediatric Ptosis (Droopy Eyelids)

 
Top most Diseases treated

Pediatric Refractive Errors
Amblyopia (Lazy Eyes)
Pediatric Cataracts
Pediatric Glaucoma
Retinopathy Of Pre-Maturity
Pediatric Ptosis (Droopy Eyelids)
Pediatric Squints: Infantile Esotropia
Intermittent Exotropia
Accommodative Spasm
Duanes Syndrome
Monocular Elevation Deficit
Browns Syndrome
Adult Squints: 3rd Nerve Palsy
4th Nerve Palsy
6th Nerve Palsy
Secondary Exotropia
Adjustable Squint Surgery
Botulinum Toxin (Botox) For Squint
Prisms For Diplopia
Retinoblastoma
Contact Lenses In Children For Aphakia
Myopia
Hyprmetropia
Dermoid Cysts

 
 
Past Hospital Appointments

I was invited as faculty by ORBIS Flying Eye Hospital for a week long training program to Tanzania, Africa where-in I delivered 8 lectures and performed 6 operations as part of training the local paediatric ophthalmologists. This program took place on board the ORBIS DC-10 flight.

 
Memberships of Scientific Associations

1. Member of the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
2. Member of All India Ophthalmic Society
3. Member of Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society
4.Member of Bombay Ophthalmic Society

 
Research Papers Published

1.Sainani A et al Cephalalgia. The Aetiology and Management of Long-lasting Sixth Nerve Palsy in Ophthalmoplegic Migraine March 2007;27(3):275-8
2. Sainani A et al Orbit.Clinical features and management of Ocular Adnexal Langerhans cell Histiocytosis, Sep 2006;25(3):169-77.
3 Sainani A et al. Strabismus. Does Botulinum Toxin have a role in the treatment of Secondary Strabismus?. 2005 Jun;13(2):71-3.

 
Lectures & Talks Delivered

1. AAPOS 2004 “6th Nerve Palsy a presenting feature of Glomus Jugulare tumor” (poster) at in Washington DC
2. ESA 2004 (European Strabismus Association) 6th Nerve Palsy a presenting feature of Glomus Jugulare tumor in Izmir, Turkey.
3. AAPOS 2004 “Botulinium Toxin in Secondary Squints” (Retrospective study of 500 patients) in Washington DC
4. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists 35th Annual Scientific Congress, Auckland, New Zealand, 2003. “Clinical features and management of Ocular Adnexal Langerhans cell Histiocytosis”
5. RANZCO Squint Club Meeting, 2003“Periodic Alternating Gaze Deviation” at Queensland, Australia.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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