Dr. R. Kim

Qualification DO, DNB
Designation Secretary, Aravind Medical Research Foundation
Chief Medical Officer, Aravind Eye Hospital
Senior Medical Consultant, Retina & Vitreous Services
Director, Information Technology & Systems, Aravind Eye Care System
Location Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Dr. R. Kim began his career as Consultant in Vitreous Retina Services at Aravind eye hospital, Madurai and later became the chief of the clinic. He is the Director of Aravind’s telemedicine network and IT services. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.

Dr. Kim graduated in medicine in the year 1988 from Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada. He completed Diploma in Ophthalmology from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in the year 1991 and Diplomate of National Board from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in the year 1994.

Dr. Kim has published several research papers in peer reviewed International Journals, State Journals; 3 Publications about Teleophthalmology and has authored 2 book chapters so far.

List of publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
  1. Khedekar A, Bharanidharan D, Kim R, Muthukkaruppan V, Usha Kim. Smartphone-based application improves the detection of retinoblastoma. Eye (Lond). 2019;33:896-901.
  2. Sanil Joseph, Kim R, Ravindran RD, Fletcher AE, Thulasiraj RD. Effectiveness of Teleretinal Imaging–Based Hospital Referral Compared With Universal Referral in Identifying Diabetic Retinopathy: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137:786-792.
  3. Babu N, Kohli P, Jena S, Kim R. Utility of digitally assisted vitreoretinal surgery systems (DAVS) for high-volume vitreoretinal surgery centre: a pilot study. Br J Ophthalmol. 2019 Jun 8. [Epub]
  4. Gulshan V, Renu P Rajan, Widner K, Wu D, Wubbels P, Rhodes T, Whitehouse K, Coram M, Corrado G, Kim R, Raman R, Peng L, Webster DR. Performance of a Deep-Learning Algorithm vs Manual Grading for Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy in India. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Jun 13. [Epub]
  5. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Suresh P, Ilango K, Kim R. A rare case of monocular visual loss after spinal surgery in prone position with adequate eye protection. Indian J Neurosurg. 2019;8:57–60.
  6. Amit Kumar D, Naresh Babu K, Kim R, Chitaranjan Mishra. Double ring sign in optic nerve head hypoplasia. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1187.
  7. Rajan RP, Amit Kumar D, Naresh Babu K, Kim R. Bilateral optic nerve aplasia with corpus callosum hypogenesis in an otherwise healthy child: Report of a rare case. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1231-1233.
  8. Chitaranjan Mishra, Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Kim R. Ultra-wide field imaging of nucleus drop in vitreous. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1343.
  9. Naresh Babu K, Jayant Kumar, Piyush Kohli, Kim R. Perfluoro‑n‑octane‑assisted mega Weiss‑ring technique for posterior vitreous detachment induction in retinal detachment. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67:1463-1465.
  10. Wei X, Chitaranjan Mishra, Naresh Babu K, Holder GE, Khandelwal N, Kim R, Agrawal R. Choroidal structural analysis and vascularity index in retinal dystrophies. Acta Ophthalmol. 2019;97:e116-e121.
  11. Manish Tandon, Vishal MY, Piyush Kohli, Renu P Rajan, Kim R. Supplemental Laser for Eyes Treated with Bevacizumab Monotherapy in Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity. Ophthalmology Retina. 2018;2:623-628.
  12. Chitaranjan Mishra, Sundar T, Srinivas S, Naresh Babu K, Kim R. Hydrochlorothiazide Sensitised Acetazolamide induced Bilateral Angle Closure Glaucoma with Choroidal Detachment after Cataract Surgery. J Clin Diagn Res. 2018;12:ND04-ND06.
  13. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Haemoglobin Parida, Adenuga OO, Kim R Comparative study of inverted internal limiting membrane (ILM) flap and ILM peeling technique in large macular holes: a randomized-control trial. BMC Ophthalmol. 2018;18:177.
  14. MY Vishal, Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Anand R, Kim R. Retrospective study of changes in ocular coherence tomography characteristics after failed macular hole surgery and outcomes of fluid-gas exchange for persistent macular hole. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018;66:1130-1135.
  15. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Pangtey BPS, Kim R. Evaluation of Sutureless, Glueless, Flapless, Intrascleral Fixated Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens in Children with Ectopia Lentis. J Ophthalmol. 2018;2018:3212740.
  16. Kim R, Chitaranjan Mishra. Commentary: Role of hyperhomocysteinemia in proliferative diabetic retinopathy: A case-control study. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 ;66:1440.
  17. Pangtey BP, Piyush Kohli, Kim R. Wyburn–Mason syndrome presenting with bilateral retinal racemose hemangioma with unilateral serous retinal detachment. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018;66:1869-71
  18. Gupta C, Tan R, Chitaranjan Mishra, Khandelwal N, Raman R, Kim R, Agrawal R, Sen P. Choroidal structural analysis in eyes with diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema-A novel OCT based imaging biomarker. PLoS One. 2018;13:e0207435.
  19. Naresh Babu K, Piyush Kohli, Obuli RN, Kim R. Comparison of Surgical Performance of Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling Using a 3-D Visualization System with Conventional Microscope. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2018;49:941-945.
  20. Zhou, Y Li, S, Huang, L, Yang, Y, Zhang, L, Yang, M, Liu, W, Kim R, Jiang, Z, Sundaresan, P, Zhu, X, Yang, Z. A Splicing Mutation in Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Associated with Retinitis Pigmentosa. Hum Mol Genet. 2018;27:2563-2572.
  21. Wei X, Sonoda S, Mishra C, Khandelwal N, Kim R, Sakamoto T, Agrawal R. Comparison of Choroidal Vascularity Markers on Optical Coherence Tomography Using Two-Image Binarization Techniques. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.2018;59:1206-1211.
  22. Chitaranjan Mishra, Lalitha P, Rameshkumar G, Agrawal R, Balne PK, Iswarya M, Naresh Babu K, Kim R. Incidence of Endophthalmitis after Intravitreal Injections: Risk Factors, Microbiology Profile, and Clinical Outcomes. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2018;26:559-568.
  23. Golnik, K C Law, J C, Kim R, Mahmoud, T H, Okonkwo, O N, Singh, J, Arevalo, J F. The Ophthalmology Surgical Competency Assessment Rubric for Vitrectomy. Retina. 2017;37:1797-1804.
  24. Gowthaman, G Saumi Mathews, Karthik, S, Kim R, Sundaresan, P. Establishment of Human Retinal Mitoscriptome Gene Expression Signature for Diabetic Retinopathy using Cadaver Eyes. Mitochondrion. 2017;36:150-181.
  25. Gulshan, V Peng, L, Coram, M, Stumpe, M C, Wu, D, Narayanaswamy, A, Venugopalan, S, Widner, K, Madams, T, Cuadros, J, Kim R, Raman, R, Nelson, P C, Mega, J L, Webster, D R. Development and Validation of a Deep Learning Algorithm for Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy in Retinal Fundus Photographs. JAMA. 2016 Dec 13;316(22):2402-2410.
  26. Yang, Y Yang, Y, Huang, L, Zhai, Y, Li, J, Jiang, Z, Gong, B, Fang, H, Kim R, Yang, Z, Sundaresan, P, Zhu, X, Zhou, Y. Whole Exome Sequencing Identified Novel CRB1 Mutations in Chinese and Indian Populations with Autosomal Recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa. Sci Rep. 2016;6:33681.
  27. Zhang, L Yang, Y, Li, S, Tai, Z, Huang, L, Liu, Y, Zhu, X, Di, Y, Qu, C, Jiang, Z, Li, Y, Zhang, G, Kim R, Sundaresan, P, Yang, Z, Zhu, X. Whole Exome Sequencing Analysis Identifies Mutations in LRP5 in Indian Families with Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2016;20:346-351.
  28. Naresh, Kannan B Adenuga, O O, Karthik Kumar, Kim R. Outcome of 2 cc Pure Sulfur Hexafluoride Gas Tamponade for Macular Hole Surgery. BMC Ophthalmol. 2016;16:73.
  29. Rodrigues, I A Sprinkhuizen, S M, Barthelmes, D, Blumenkranz, M, Cheung, G, Haller, J, Johnston, R, Kim R, Klaver, C, McKibbin, M, Ngah, N F, Pershing, S, Shankar, D, Tamura, H, Tufail, H, Tufai, A, Weng, C Y, Westborg, I, Yelf, C, Yoshimura, N, Gillies, M C. Defining a Minimum Set of Standarized Patient-Centered Outcomes Measures for Macular Degeneration. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016;168:1-12.
  30. Naresh, Kannan B Adenuga, Olukorede O, Renu, P Rajan, Kim R. Management of Ocular Siderosis: visual outcome and electroretinographic changes. J Ophthalmol. 2016:7272465.
  31. Di, Y Huang, L, Sundaresan, P, Li, S, Kim R, Saikia, B Ballav, Qu, C, Zhu, X, Zhou, Y, Jiang, Z, Zhang, L, Lin, Y, Zhang, D, Li, Y, Zhang, H, Yin, Y, Lu, F, Zhu, X, Yang, Z. Whole-Exome Sequencing Analysis Identifies Mutations in the EYS Gene in Retinitis Pigmentosa in the Indian Population. Sci Rep. 2016:19432.
  32. Harshey, Kaustubh B Karthik, S, Ramakrishnan, R, Kim R. Unilateral Crystalline Vitreoretinopathy: a rare entry associated with intraocular inflammation. Case Rep Ophthalmol Med. 2015; 2015: 460564.
  33. Burdon, K P Fogarty, R D, Shen, W, Abhary, S, Kaidonis, G, Appukuttan, B, Hewitt, A W, Sharma, S, Daniell, M, Essex, R W, Chang, J H, Klebe, S, Lake, S R, Pal, B, Jenkins, A, Govindarajan, G, Sundaresan, P, Lamoureux, E L, Kim R, Pefkianaki, M, Hykin, P G, Petrovsky, N, Brown, M A, Gillies, M C, Craig, J E. Genome-Wide Association Study for Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy Reveals Association with Genetic Variation Near the GRB2 Gene. Diabetologia. 2015;58:2288-2297.
  34. Das, T Raman, R, Kim R, Rani, P K. Telemedicine in Diabetic Retinopathy: current status and future directions. Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2015;22:174-178.
  35. Murugeswari, P Shukla, Dhananjay, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P, Stitt, A W, Muthukkaruppan, V R. Angiogenic Potential of Vitreous from Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Eales Disease Patients. PLOS One. 2014;9:e107551.
  36. Naresh, Kannan B Parag, K Shah, Narendran, V, Kalpana, Narendran, Kim R. An Easy Method to Raise the 25-Gauge Trocar and Cannula System for Retinopathy of Prematurity-Related Lens-Sparing Vitrectomy. Retina. 2014;34:1014-1015.
  37. Manish Tandon Shukla, Dhananjay, Rubina Huda, Kim R. Pigmented Paravenous Chorioretinal Atrophy with Coat’s Like Response. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013;61:586-588.
  38. Kim R, Rajiv Raman and Manish Tandon. Current State of Care for Diabetic Retinopathy in India. Curr Diab Rep. 2013;13:460-468.
  39. Joseph, Cornelia Reena Lalitha, Prajna, Kavitha, R Sivaraman, Kim R, Umesh Chandra Behera. Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Diagnosis of Acute Postoperative Endophthalmitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012;153:1031-1037.
  40. Shukla, Dhananjay Jay Kalliath, Nithya, N, Naresh, Kannan B, Kim R. A Comparison of Brilliant Blue G, Trypan Blue, and Indocyanine Green Dyes to Assist Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling during Macular Hole Surgery. Retina. 2011;31:2021-2025.
  41. Praveen Muraly Poonam Limbad, Karthik, S, Kim R. Single Session of Pascal versus Multiple Sessions of Conventional Laser for Panretinal Photocoagulation in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy: a comparative study. Retina. 2011;31:1359-1365.
  42. Umesh Chandra Behera, Shukla, Dhananjay, Kim R. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Appearance of Preretinal Aggregation of Intravitreal Antibiotics. Retina. 2010;30:1327-1328.
  43. Suganthalakshmi, Balasubbu Sundaresan, P, Anand Rajendran, Kim R, Govindarajan, G, Namperumalsamy, P, Hejtmancik, J F. Association Analysis of Nine Candidate Gene Polymorphisms in Indian Patients with Type 2 Diabetic Retinopathy. BMC Med Genet. 2010;11:158.
  44. Anand Rajendran Gupta, S R, Brahadeesh, S, Kim R. Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Choroidal Neovascularization Associated with a Retinochoroidal Eye. 2010;24:933-934.
  45. Naresh, Kannan B, Praveen Muraly, Kim R. Twenty-Three-Gauge Two-Port Pars Plana Lensectomy for the Management of Ectopia Lentis in Children. Retina. 2010; 30:971-974.
  46. Namperumalsamy, P, Kim R, Vignesh, T P, Nithya, N, Royes, J, Gijo, T, Thulasiraj, R D, Vijayakumar, V. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetic Retinopathy: a population-based assessment from Theni District, South India. Postgrad Med J. 2009;85:643-648.
  47. Anand Rajendran, Gupta, S R, Brahadeesh, S, Kim R. Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Choroidal Neovascularization Associated with a Retinochoroidal Coloboma. Eye. 2010 May;24(5):933-4.
  48. Namperumalsamy P, Kim R, Vignesh, T P, Nithya, N, Royes, J, Gijo, T, Thulasiraj, R D, Vijayakumar, V. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Diabetic Retinopathy: a population-based assessment from Theni District, South India. Br J Ophthalmol. 2009;93:429-434.
  49. Shukla, Dhananjay Sanghamitra Kanungo, Noela Marie Prasad, Kim R. Surgical Outcomes for Vitrectomy in Eales’ Disease. Eye. 2008;22:900-904.
  50. Murugeswari, P Shukla, Dhananjay, Anand Rajendren, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P, Muthukkaruppan, V R. Proinflammatory Cytokines and Angiogenic and Anti-Angiogenic Factors in Vitreous of Patients with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Eales’ Disease. Retina. 2008;28:817-824.
  51. Shukla Dhananjay, Somnath Chakraborthy, Umesh Chandra Behera, Kim R. Vitrectomy for Eoimacular Membrane Secondary to Adult-Onset Coats’ Disease. Ophthalmic Surg lasers Imaging. 2008;39:239-401.
  52. Shukla Dhananjay, Aiello, L P, Chandramohan, C, Sathish Badella, Jager, R D, Kim R. Relation of Optical Coherence Tomography and Unusual Angiographic Leakage Patterns in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. Eye. 2008;22:592-596.
  53. Singh, Ramandeep, Kim R, Abraham, Chandran, Gupta, Vishali, Gupta, Amod. Diabetic Retinopathy: An Update. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008;56:179-188.
  54. Shukla, Dhananjay Chandramohan, K, Vignesh, T P, Karthik Prakash, Kim R. Transpupillary Thermotherapy for Subfoveal Leaks in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. Eye. 2008;22:100-106.
  55. Sanghamitra Kanungo, Shukla, Dhananjay and Kim R. Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion Secondary to Dengue Fever. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008;56:73-74.
  56. Kim R, Ilango, K and Sanghamitra Kanungo. Retinal Problems Leading to Low Vision Aids. Points De Vue. 2007;57.
  57. Bai, Thulsi Murali, V, Kim R, Srivatsa, S K. Teleophthalmology-Based Rural Eye Care in India. Telemedicine and e-Health. 2007;13:313-321.
  58. Kim R. Introduction, Mechanism of Action and Rationale for Anti-vascular Endothelial Growth Factor drugs in Age-related Macular Degeneration. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55:413-415.
  59. Umesh Chandra Behera, Shukla, Dhananjay and Kim R. Pseudoduplication of Fovea in a Human Eye. Arch Ophthal. 2007;125:1428-1429.
  60. Shukla, Dhananjay, Kim R. Vitrectomy for Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangioma with Exudative Retinal Detachment Refractory to Transpupillary Thermotherapy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55:298-299.
  61. Shukla, Dhananjay, Rajkumar Maheshwari and Kim R. Barrage Laser Photocoagulation for Macula-Sparing Asymptomatic Clinical Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachments. Eye. 2007;21:742-745.
  62. Namperumalsamy, P Noela Marie Prasad, Sathya, Shankar, Kim R. Software from Reading and Grading Diabetic Retinopathy: ADRES 3.0. Diabetes Care. 2007;30:2302-2306.
  63. Shukla, Dhananjay Chandramohan, K, Anand Rajendran, Nitin Deshpande, Kim R. Evolution and Management of Diabetic Tractional Papillopathy: an optical coherence tomographic study. Eye. 2007;21:569-571.
  64. Vasumathy, V and Kim R. Pigmented epiretinal membranes caused by RPE migration: OCT-based observational case reports. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55:148-149.
  65. Suganthalakshmi, Balasubbu Anand Rajendran, Shukla, Dhananjay, Kim R, Nallathambi, J, Sundaresan, P. Genetic variations in the hotspot region of RSI Gene in Indian patients with Juvenile X-Linked retinoschisis. Mol Vis. 2006;19:611-617.
  66. Shukla, Dhananjay, Anand Rajendran and Kim R. Macular Hole Formation and Spontaneous Closure after Vitrectomy for Central Retinal Vein Occlusion. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2006;244:1350-1352.
  67. Shukla, Dhananjay Naresh, Kannan B, Anand Rajendran, Kim R. Macular Hole Secondary to X-Linked Retinoschisis. Eye. 2006;20:1459-1461.
  68. Shukla, Dhananjay Dhoble, P, Jager, R D, Aiello, L P, Kim R. Closure of Macular Hole following Vitrectomy for Diabetic Tractional Macular Detachment. Eye. 2006;20:1386-1388.
  69. Shukla, Dhananjay, Rao, N V and Kim R. Massive Haemorrhagic Retinal Detachment after Transpupillary Thermotherapy for Choroidal Neovascularisation. Eye. 2006;20:1330-1332.
  70. Vasumathy, V. Vitreous and Aqueous Penetration of Orally Administered Moxifloxacin in Humans. Eye. 2006;20:1273-1278.
  71. Vasumathy, V Mukesh Mohan Vats, Sathya, J Kakade, Kim R. Diffuse Unilateral Subacute Neuroretinitis with Unusual Findings. Am J Ophthalmol. 2006;142:880-883.
  72. Shukla, Dhananjay Amit Arora, Hadi, M Khazaei, Mahesh Kumar, Sathish Badella, Kim R. Combined Central Retinal Artery and Vein Occlusion secondary to Systemic non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006;54:204-206.
  73. Vasumathy, V, Kim R. Intravitreal Injection of Triamcinolone Acetonide for Diabetic Macular Edema: principles and practice. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006;54:133-137.
  74. Shukla, Dhananjay, Kim R. Giant Nodular Posterior Scleritis Simulating Choroidal Melanoma. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006;54:120-122.
  75. Suganthalakshmi, Balasubbu Anand Rajendran, Kim R, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Karthik Prakash, Namperumalsamy, P, Sundaresan, P. Association of VEGF and eNOS Gene Polymorphisms in Type 2 Diabetic Retinopathy. Mol Vis. 2006;12:336-341.
  76. Shukla, Dhananjay, Rajeev Tanawade, G and Kim R. Transpupillary Thermotherapy for Subfoveal Choroidal Neovascular Membrane in Choroidal Osteoma. Eye. 2006;20:845-846.
  77. Vasumathy, V, Kim R. Atypical Manifestations of Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006;54 :49-52.
  78. Vasumathy, V Praveen, K Nirmalan, Kim R, Karthik Prakash, Namperumalsamy, P. Clinico-Microbiological Profile and Visual Outcomes of Post-Traumatic Endophthalmitis at a Tertiary Eye Care Center in South India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006;54:5-10.
  79. Suganthalakshmi, Balasubbu Anand Rajendran, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P, Sundaresan, P. Emerging Patterns of Possible Potential Candidate Gene Polymorphisms Associated with Diabetic Retinopathy – A Review. Asian J Exp Sci. 2006;20:15-28.
  80. Vasumathy, V Lalitha, Prajna, Velpandian, T, Ghose, S, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Kim R. Vitreous and Aqueous Penetration of Orally Administered Moxifloxacin in Humans. Eye. 2005;19:1-6.
  81. Lalitha, Prajna Jyothsna, Rajagopalan, Karthik Prakash, Kim R, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan, M. Postcataract Endophthalmitis in South India: incidence and outcome. Ophthalmology. 2005;112:1885-1890.
  82. Vasumathy, V, Chandramohan, K and Kim R. Treatment of Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy with Transpupillary Thermotherapy: an interventional case report. Eye. 2005;19:915-917.
  83. Shukla, Dhananjay,; Naresh, Kannan B and Kim R. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Valsalva Retin opathy. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;140:134-136.
  84. Vasumathy, V, Praveen Krishna, R and Kim R. Hypotensive Retinopathy in Takayasu’s Arteritis. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2005;36:240-244.
  85. Vasumathy, V, Deepak Agrawal and Kim R. Premacular Haemorrhage Associated with Arteriovenous Communications of the Retina Induced by a Valsalva-Like Mechanism: an observational case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2005;53:128-130.
  86. Vasumathy, V Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P, Cunningham Jr., Emmett T. Double Prepapillary Arterial Loops Associated with Superior Branch Macular Artery Occlusion. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2005;53:126-128.
  87. Vasumathy, V, Kim R. Spontaneous Improvement of Serous Maculopathy Associated with Congenital Optic Disc Pit: an OCT study. Eye. 2005;19: 596-599.
  88. Shukla, Dhananjay Shamik Anil Ambatkar, Jitendra Jethani, Kim R. Optical Coherence Tomography in Presumed Congenital Simple Hamartoma of Retinal Pigment Epithelium. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;139:945-947.
  89. Haripriya, Aravind Lalitha, Prajna, Minu, M Mathen, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Kim R, Shukla, Dhananjay, Natchiar, G, Srinivasan, M. Nocardia Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery: clinicomicrobiological study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;139:837-846.
  90. Vasumathy, V Kim R, Ganesan, S, Usha, Kim R. Hemiretinal Vein Occlusion Associated with Pseudotumour Orbit: an observational case report. Eye. 2005;19:353-356.
  91. Vasumathy, V, Chandramohan, K and Kim R. Persistent Depot of Triamcinolone Acetonide after a Single Intravitreal Injection. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2005;53:65-66.
  92. Vasumathy, V, Kim R. Optical Coherence Tomography in Best’s Disease: an observational case report. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005;139:351-353.
  93. Shukla, Dhananjay Amit Arora, Shamik Anil Ambatkar, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Acute Macular Neuroretinopathy. Eye. 2005;19:107-108.
  94. Venkatesh, R Muralikrishnan, R, Eong, Kah-Guan Au, Saw, Seang-Mei, Aravind, S, Jacob Mathew, Kim R; Prajna, N Venkatesh. Visual Experience during Phacoemulsification under Topical versus Retrobulbar Anesthesia: results of a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. Am J Ophthalmol. 2004;138:782-787.
  95. Namperumalsamy, P Kim R, Kaliaperumal, K, Sekar, A, Karthika, Arumugam, Praveen, K Nirmalan. A Pilot Study on Awareness of Diabetic Retinopathy among Non-Medical Persons in South India: the challenge for eye care programmes in the region. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2004;52: 247-251.
  96. Shukla, Dhananjay Chandramohan, K, Jatinder Singh, Rajesh Kumar John, Manoj, S, Banushree, R, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P. Macular Ischaemia as a Marker for Nephropathy in Diabetic Retinopathy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2004;52:205-210.
  97. Shukla, Dhananjay Chandramohan, K, Nageswara Rao, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P, Cunningham Jr., Emmett T. Posterior Scleritis causing Combined Central Retinal Artery and Vein Occlusion. Retina. 2004;24:467-469.
  98. Shukla, Dhananjay Jatinder Singh, Chandramohan, K, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P. Transpupillary Thermotherapy for Subfoveal Neovascularization Secondary to Group 2A Idiopathic Juxtafoveolar Telangiectasis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2004;138:147-149.
  99. Praveen, K Nirmalan Katz, Joanne, Robin, Alan L, Tielsch, James M, Namperumalsamy, P, Kim R; Narendran, V, Ramakrishnan, R, Krishnadas, R; Thulasiraj, R D; Suan, Eric. Prevalence of Vitreoretinal Disorders in a Rural Population of Southern India: the Aravind comprehensive eye study. Arch Ophthal. 2004;122:581-586.
  100. Shukla, Dhananjay Anand Rajendran, Jatinder Singh, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P, Cunningham Jr., Emmett T. Atypical Manifestations of Diabetic Retinopathy. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2003;14:371-377.
  101. Chandramohan K, Shukla Dhananjay, Namperumalsamy P, Kim R. Management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. J Indian Med Assoc. 2003;101:471-476.
  102. Namperumalsamy P, Praveen, K Nirmalan and Kim R. Developing a Screening Program to Detect Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy in South India. Diabetes Care. 2003;26:1831-1835.
  103. Shukla, Dhananjay, Jatinder Singh, Sudheer, G, Manoj, S, Rajesh Kumar John, Kim R, Namperumalsamy, P. Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (FEVR): clinical profile and management. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2003;51:323-328.
  104. Kim R. Dense Premacular Hemorrhage from a Retinal Macroaneurysm Treated by Argon Laser. Retina. 2001;21:192.
  105. Sathish, S Mridula, A P, Kim R, Meena Chakrabarti; Namperumalsamy, P. Congenital Retinal Arterial Loops and Spontaneous Vitreous Haemorrhage: a case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1999;47:197-198.
  106. Prajna, N Venkatesh Chandrakanth, K S, Kim R, Narendran, V, Selvakumar, Selvi; Rohini, G; Manoharan, N; Bangdiwala, Shrikant I; Ellwein, Leon B; Kupfer, Carl.The Madurai Intraocular Lens Study II: clinical outcomes. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1998;125:14-25.
  107. Dinesh, K Sahu Namperumalsamy, P, Kim R, Ravindran, R D. Argon Laser Treatment for Premacular Hemorrhage. Retina. 1998;18:79-81.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Congress held at Hong Kong.
  • Best Doctor Award by the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University at the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the University.
  • Dr. Sudha Sutaria Vitreo Retinal Oration Award – Vidharbha Ophthalmic Society, Nagpur.
  • Dr. Rustom Ranji Oration Award at the Annual Meeting of Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmological Society.
  • Rhett Buckler Award for the best video screened at ASRS (American Society of Retina Specialists) film festival held at Vancouver, Canada.