Krithica S

Associate Professor

Department of Optometry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Dr. Krithica S is Associate Professor in the Department of Optometry, MCHP,MAHE, Manipal

    She is,

    · Coordinator for first year postgraduate program

    · Faculty of MAHE-FAIMER International institute

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Ocular Basic Science - I OPT1103 I
Ocular Basic Science - II OPT1202 II
Binocular Vision -I BOPT 305 V
Contact Lens - I BOPT 303 V
Clinical Optometry - III BOPT 311 V
Binocular Vision-II BOPT 304 VI
Contact Lens - II BOPT 302 VI
Clinical Optometry - IV BOPT 314 VI
Applied Vision Therapy MOP 605 I
Optometry Clinical Skills 1 MOP 607 I
Ethics & pedagogy RES 602 I

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Optometry MCHP, Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2020
MPhil Optometry Elite School of Optometry, BITS Pilani, India 2009
Bachelor of science (B.S.) in optometry Optometry Elite School of Optometry, BITS pilani, India 2007

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Optometry, Manipal College of Health Professions, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal Associate Professor Academics, Research & clinica Feb 2020- till date
Department of Optometry, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor Selection Grade Academic, Research and clinical work 2016 - 2020
Department of Optometry, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor- Senior Scale Academic, Research and clinical work 2013 - 2016
Department of Optometry, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor Teaching, Research and clinical work 2011- 2013
School of Optometry, Jagadguru Institute of Medical Sciences, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu Lecturer Academic 2010 – 2011
Vasan Eye care hospitals, Chennai, India Optometrist Clinical sevices 2009 to 2010

Reading and Vision, Pediatric Optometry, Binocular vision, Tool development and validation.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Binocular vision, Optometric optics, Visual optics, Pediatric Optometry

Area of Expertise

Binocular vision, Instrumentation, Qualitative Research, Questionnaire development,

Area of Research

Reading, visual acuity, Visual perception

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliations:

  • Fellow of Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)- CMCL, Ludhiana
  • Recipient of 2015 Australian Endeavour Executive Fellowship
  • Member of Optometry Council of India
  • Recipient of 2014 Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) fellowship

 

Relationship between NSBVA using COVD-QOL questionnaire & academic achievements in primary school children

2013-01-01 Ms. Velkul Swarnalatha Mr. Chandan S

UG-Project - Co-guide

A comparative study of the gradient accommodative convergence/accommodation ratios obtained through lenses of different powers in adult age group

2013-01-01 Ms. Vidya Karkera

UG-Project -Guide

A comparative study of the gradient accommodative convergence/accommodation ratios obtained through lenses of different powers in adult age group

2013-01-01 Ms. Vidya Karkera

UG-project -Guide

Indian normative data for reading speed in school-going children using the Wilkins rate of reading test

2014-01-01 Ms. Alina Nasser

UG-project -Guide

Indian normative sata for reading speed in school going children using MNREAD Chart

2014-01-01 Mr. Sandeep B Reddy

UG-project -Guide

Comparison Of Conventional And Vanishing Optotype Visual Acuity In Age Related Macular Degeneration

2015-01-01 Athira Santhosh

UG-project -Guide

Normative data for developmental eye movement test in Indian population

2016-01-01 Huzeifa amijee

UG-project -Guide

Normative data for near point of convergence, amplitude of accommodative and phoria in Indian population

2013-01-01 Ms. Neethu G Abharam Mrs. Jyothi Thomas

Published in Oman journal of Ophthalmology, 2015. PG Project - Guide

Comparison and quantification of signs and symptoms with reading text: Hard copy v/s soft copy

2013-01-01 Mr. Sourav Karmakar Mr. Nijil Sanker

PG Project - Co-guide

Knowledge, awareness and perception towards eye donation among literate working population

2013-01-01 Mr. Justin Egnasious

PG Project - Guide

Impact of non-strabismic binocular vision anomalies on academic performance in primary school children at Udupi

2014-01-01 Namratha Chandan S

PG Project - Co-guide

Sensitivity and specificity of different visual acuity charts and steroacuity charts

2014-01-01 Diana Moganeswari Jyothi Thomas

PG Project - Co-guide Published in Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015

Development and repeatability of visual acuity chart using vanishing optotypes.

2015-01-01 Ms. Nithya R Dr. Ramesh S Ve

PG Project - Guide

Comparison of subjective refraction during and post cycloplegic and mydriatic using different sizes of pupil.

2015-01-01 Mr. Nagarajan T Dr. Ramesh S Ve

PG Project - Co-guide

Comparison of plusoptix A09 and mohindra near retinoscopy values against cycloplegic refraction in children with developmental delay

2016-01-01 Ms. Anu Chacko Ms. Jyothi Thomas

PG Project - Co-guide

Comparison of visual perceptual skills of children with and without visual stress.

2016-01-01 C. Vijay Reena Durai Mr. Nijil Sanker

PG Project - Guide

Correlation between Hormonal Changes and Accommodation, Tearfilm Functions among women undergoing Invitro Fertilization

2017-01-01 Liba Sara Varghese Dr. Praveen Pai

PG-Project - Guide

Normative data for developmental eye movement test in Indian population

2016 Joel glosh d'silva Krithica S

UG-Project - Guide

Normative Values for Accommodative and Vergence Parameters among Human Population: A Scoping Review

2019 Jayasheela Thasmia

UG-Project - Guide

Normative Data for Developmental Eye Movement Test (Dem) In Kannada Speaking Children

2017 Anjeline Sham

UG-Project - Guide

Effect of Virtual Reality on Stereo Acuity and Visual Acuity among Amblyopes: A Systematic Review

2020 Misba Sheetha

UG-Project - Guide