Impact of Peripheral Optics on Vision and Myopia Progression

26-05-2020 02:00 PM to 26-05-2020 03:00 PM

Dr.Karthikeyan Baskaran

Researcher/Optometrist, Ph.D., FAAO. Senior Lecturer at Linnaeus University

Karthikeyan Baskaran received his PhD in biomedical sciences from Linnaeus University, Kalmar in 2012. He then completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Indiana University School of Optometry, USA.  He was awarded the prestigious fellowship (FAAO) from the American Academy of Optometry in the 2016 meeting held at Anaheim, California, USA.

He is currently working as a senior lecturer in the Department of Medicine and Optometry at Linnaeus University Kalmar, Sweden. His research focuses on the area of peripheral visual optics, low vision rehabilitation, and retinal imaging. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Optometry from Elite School of Optometry, Chennai, India in 2004. He has been invited speaker in international conferences and has authored several peer-reviewed publications in well-known optometry/ophthalmology journals.

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