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Vijaya Lingam

Sankara Nethralaya


Dr Lingam Vijaya is working at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India for more than three decades, she headed the Smt Jadhavabai Nathmal Singhvee glaucoma services at Sankara Nethralaya for twenty years and trained many glaucoma specialists in the country. She is currently working as distinguished senior consultant. She is a member of board of governors of the World Glaucoma Association and the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society. She is a chair for the World Glaucoma Association global outreach program. She also is a member of the Glaucoma research society (formed for innovative glaucoma related research worldwide). She is past president of the Glaucoma Society of India. Received numerous honors that includes achievement award from AAO and APAO. She received AIOS IJO Platinum Award, for the best paper published in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology as well as LC Dutta Award, given for best publication in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. Principal investigator for the large population-based studies – the “Chennai Glaucoma Study” and the ‘‘Chennai Eye Disease Incidence Study’’. Published 178(147 indexed and 31 non-indexed) papers, authored ten chapters, delivered 200 lectures including 12 orations.

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