Krithica S

Assistant Professor Selection Grade

Department of Optometry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ms. Krithica S is an Assistant Professor- Selection Grade in the Department of Optometry, SOAHS, Manipal

    She is:

    • Coordinator for first year postgraduate program
    • IMS Coordinator for Department of Optometry
    • Institutional Member of Quality & Compliance Team

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Ocular Physiology BOPT 106 Second semester
Clinical Examination of the Eye & Visual System BOPT 207 Third semester
Binocular Vision -I BOPT 305 Fifth semester
Binocular Vision-II BOPT 304 Sixth semester
Applied Vision Therapy MOP 605 First semester
Evidence based practice and data management MOP 601 First semester

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
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, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor Selection Grade Academic, Research and clinical work December 2016 - till date
Department of Optometry, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor- Senior Scale Academic, Research and clinical work December 2013 - December 2016
Department of Optometry, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Assistant Professor Teaching, Research and clinical work December 2011- December 2013
School of Optometry, Jagadguru Institute of Medical Sciences, Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu Lecturer Academic December 2010 – November 2011
Vasan Eye care hospitals, Chennai, India Optometrist Clinical sevices June 2009 to June 2010

Reading and vision

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

 

Construction and validation of a Tamil logMAR chart

2009-01-01 Srinivasa Varadharajan Krithica Srinivasan Brindha Kumaresan

Ophthal. Physiol. Opt (2009), vol 29: 526– 534

Effect of LED-based Study-Lamp on Visual Functions

2009-01-10 Srinivasa Varadharajan Krithica Srinivasan Siddhart Srivatsav Anju Cherian Shailaja Police Ramani Krishna Kumar

Proceedings of EXPERIENCING LIGHT 2009 - International Conference on the Effects of Light on Wellbeing.

Efficacy of a remote based computerised visual acuity measurement

2012-01-04 Krithica Srinivasan Ramesh S Ve Babu N Sanker N Avik Ray Karuna SM

Br J Ophthalmol. 2012; 96:987-990

Development of Pocket Vision Screener and its effectiveness at screening visual acuity deficits

2014-01-12 B. S. Monica Raja B. S. Dharani Ramamurthy Krithica Srinivasan L. Srinivasa Varadharajan

Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2014; 62:1152-1155

Virtually controlled computerised visual acuity screening in a multilingual Indian population.

2014-01-09 OK Sreelatha Ramesh S Ve J Jose M Devassy Krithica Srinivasan

Rural and Remote Health 14: 2908. (Online) 2014.

Normative data for near point of convergence, accommodation, and phoria

2015-01-02 Neethu G Abraham Krithica Srinivasan Jyothi Thomas

Oman Journal of Ophthalmology. 2015; 8:14-18.

Test Re-Test Reliability and Validity of Different Visual Acuity and Stereoacuity Charts Used in Preschool Children

2015-01-11 Diana Moganeswari Jyothi Thomas Krithica Srinivasan George P Jacob

Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015 Nov, Vol-9(11): NC01-NC05

Awareness, knowledge, and barriers to low vision services among eye care practitioners

2016-01-01 Judy Jose Jyothi Thomas Premjit Bhakat Krithica Srinivasan

Oman J Ophthalmol 2016;9:37-43.

Reliability and validity of a Kannada rate of reading test.

2018-01-01 Krishnan G Wilkins A Allen P

Indian J Ophthalmol 2018;66:630-3

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

2018-01-01 Justin Egnasious Ramesh S. Ve Babu Noushad

Asian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2018;16:7-18.

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