Dr. Vandana Jain
Dr. Vandana Jain
Cornea Cataract and Refractive Surgery
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Dr. Vandana Jain, MS (Gold Medalist), DNB, MNAMS, FLVPEI, FICO (Harvard USA), MBA (Stanford USA) is a Cornea, Cataract & Lasik Surgeon. She is the Director & Co-founder of the Advanced Eye Hospital. She has more than a decade of experience in Ophthalmology apart from exhaustive training and a vast number of research publications to her credit.

Clinics

• Medical school:
  MBBS: Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi in 2001.

• Specialization:
  MS (Ophth): Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 2004.

  DNB (Ophth): National Board of Education, New Delhi in 2004.

• Super Specialization:
  1.Fellowship, Cornea & External Diseases at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India in 2005.
  2.Fellowship of the International Council of Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary,    Boston, USA in 2008.

• Buisness School:
  MBA: Stanford Buisness School, California, USA in 2009-2011.

• Awards:
    • Gold medal for Best University Student in Ophthalmology in MD, 2004
    • Best Fellow Award for the year 2005, LV Prasad Eye Institute
    • Winner of All India Ophthalmology Quiz, 2006
    • Young Scientist and Researcher Travelling Grant Award from the Government of India (2004 - 2008)  for the purposes of presenting research at the World Cornea Congress,Washington,USA,April 2005
    • Awarded the International Council of Ophthalmology grant & award, July 2007
    • Patents- US Provisional Appl. No. 61/572,546 Filing Date: July 18, 2011(Device for Ear Wax Removal) and US Utility Patent No. 13/150,915 & PCT/US11/38790 (System for Illuminating a Body Orifice)
    • Awarded first prize in MIT “You Pitch” competition for an innovative medical device video
    • Awarded First place in E-BASES- the largest entrepreneurship focused Business plan challenge at Stanford
    • Received third place in Social BASES- the largest Social Business plan challenge in the Bay area (2011)
    • Received grant from California Health Care Foundation for a Medical device project
    • Received grant award from NIH (C-Idea) for an innovative medical device project
    • 3rd Position at the Kellogg Biotech & Healthcare Case Competition on January 23, 2010.
    • Appointed to Gerson Lehrman Group's Council of International Healthcare Advisors to provide on-line consultation in the field of Ophthalmology in July 2006
    • Selected for a Travelling Grant Award from the LV Prasad Alumni, for the purposes of presenting research at the All India Ophthalmological Conference, February, 2006.

• Head, Department of Cornea at Mahatma Gandhi Mission Hospital, Navi Mumbai.
• Visiting Faculty, Department of Cornea & Refractive Surgery at University of California, Los Angeles.
• Visiting Faculty, Department of Cornea & Refractive Surgery at Al-Reefy Eye Hospital, Bahrain.
• Head, Department of Cornea and Academic Dean at Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, Mumbai.
• Co-founder and President of the Clear Ear Inc, California.
• Medical Advisor at Oculeve Inc, California.
• Global Strategy and Business Development Intern at Sight Life, Seattle.
• Financial Strategy and Operations Intern at Lumbini Eye Institute, Nepal.
• Gerson Lehrman Council of International Health Care Advisors, New York.
• Fellow, Cornea and External Diseases at L.V. Prasad Eye Institute.

 

LASIK

• Epi-LASIK

Phacoemulsification

• Refractive Surgery

Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

Descemets Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty

Cornea Transplantation

• Penetrating Keratoplasty

Photorefractive Keratectomy

• Conductive Keratoplasty

• Intracorneal Rings

• Amniotic membrane transplantation

• Cornea  and Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation

• Pterygium Surgery

 


    Research:
    • Presentations:
         1. Jain V, Sridhar MS, Sangwan V, Rao GN. Superior Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration. World Cornea Congress,
             Washington DC, USA, April 2005.
         2. Ocular trauma meeting at Hyderabad, August 2004
             • Jain V, Arora R, Mehta D. Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute chemical burns
             • Jain V, Arora R, Mehta D. Anesthesia in open globe injuries
         3. Jain V, Sridhar MS, Sangwan V, Rao GN. Superior Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration.
             Indian Eye Research Group Meet, July 2005
         4. Jain V, Sridhar MS, Sangwan V, Rao GN. Superior Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration.
             All India Ophthalmological society conference, February 2006
         5. Jain V, Sangwan VS,  Ramamurhty BS, Vemuganti GK. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis and limbal stem
             cell deficiency.All India Ophthalmological society conference, February 2006
         6. Jain V, Sangwan VS, Ramamurhty BS, Vemuganti GK. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis and limbal stem cell
            deficiency.Poster accepted for presentation at American academy of Ophthalmology, November 2006
         7. CME on latest advances in Ophthalmology (For your eyes only), July 2006, Mumbai
             • Jain V- Refractive surgery, Get rid of your glasses
             • Jain V- Cornea Transplantation and Keratoprosthesis
             • Jain V- Anterior Segment OCT
         8. “Rendezvous” Eye conference on Anterior Segment In Khandala On August 19-20th 2006
             • Jain V- Identifying patients at risk of developing Corneal Complications
             • Jain V- Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation
         9. CME on latest advances in Ophthalmology (For your eyes only), October 2006, Mumbai
              • Jain V-  Cornea  and Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation
         10. Bombay Ophthalmological Society Conference, October 2006, Mumbai
               • Jain V- Fungal Keratitis
               • Jain V- Ocular Surface Update
               • Jain V- Contraindications of LASIK
         11. Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society Conference, November 2006, Kolhapur
               • Jain V- Thin Flap LASIK
               • Jain V- Fungal Keratitis
               • Jain V- Ocular Surface Update
               • Jain V- Contraindications of LASIK
         12. All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Hyderabad, February 2007
               • Convener for Free Paper Session on CATARACT
               • Chief Instructor on a symposium on- Advances in ocular surface diseases and its management
               • Co-instructor in an Instruction Course on- Surface Ablation Procedures
               • Video – in Trauma section- Jain V, Natarajan S, Shome D. Scleral Patch graft after a spectacle induced
                ocular trauma by an unusual mechanism.
              • Free Paper Presentation, Jain V, Garg P, Sharma S. Infectious Scleritis an experience from a developing
                country.
         13. CME on latest advances in Ophthalmology (For your eyes only), February 2007, Mumbai
               • Jain V-  Cornea  and Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation
         14. Orbis International Symposium, 7th April 2007
               • Jain V- Under-recognised clinical entities with associated dry eyes
               • Jain V- Amniotic membrane transplantation
         15. CME on cornea and ocular surface, June, 2007
               • Jain V- Under-recognised clinical entities with associated dry eyes
               • Jain V- Post- LASIK infectious Keratitis
        16. Cornea group meeting- 9th July, 2007
               • Jain V- Journal club presentation- New triple procedure- Ophthalmology
        17. Eyecon, Hyderabad, July, 2007
               • Jain V- Dry eye- Current concepts
               • Jain V- Panellists in cornea discussion forum
        18. APSCRS Conference September 2007, Hanoi (Invited Speaker)
               • Jain V- Old to New Triple- Where are we?
        19. American Academy of Ophthalmology, November, 2007
               • Video presentation
               • Poster Presentation
        20. Cornea group meeting- 14th October, 2007
               • Jain V- Journal club presentation- Role of anti-VEGF in corneal diseases
        21. Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society Conference, October 2007,  Sohlapur
               • Jain V- Under-recognised clinical entities with associated dry eyes
               • Jain V- Ocular Rosacea with associated fungal Keratitis (free paper)
               • Jain V- Topical cyclosporine in diverse ocular surface disorders (free paper)
        22. All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Bangalore, February 2008
               • Chief Instructor on a symposium on- Advances in ocular surface diseases and its management
               • Co-instructor in an Instruction Course on- Surface Ablation Procedures
               • Co-instructor in an Instruction Course on- Pediatric eye diseases
               • Invited Speaker in Novartis Symposium- Dry eye after Cataract Surgery.
               • Free Paper Presentation, Jain V, Shome D, Natarajan S. Topical cyclosporine in diverse ocular surface disorders
               • Free Paper Presentation, Jain V, Shome D, Natarajan S. Ocular Rosacea with associated fungal Keratitis
        23.  ASCRS, Chicago, April 2008- Free Paper Presentation-
               • Jain V, Sangwan VS,  Ramamurhty BS, Vemuganti GK. Vernal keratoconjunctivitis and limbal stem cell deficiency.
               • Jain V, Sridhar MS, Rao GN. Atypical pellucid marginal degeneration
        24. Cornea Grand Rounds on Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty presented at Jules Stein Eye Institute, April 2008.
        25. Invited Speaker, Cornea CME, under the aegis of NROA –July 2008
               • Dry eye-current concept
               • Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
        26. Invited Speaker- Eye Advances, August 2008
               • Osmoprotection
               • Ocular surface disorders
        27. Invited Faculty, ICON, July 2008- session on Cornea
        28. Invited Speaker, CME- Advances in Corneal diseases and its management, September 2008
               • Descemets Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty
        29. Invited Speaker, BOA Annual Conference, September 2008
               • Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
        30. Invited Speaker-Uttracon-Annual conference 2008
               • Ocular Surface Diseases-perspective
               • Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
        31. Free paper presentation in MOS, Annual Conference, Aurangabad, 2008
               • Jain V- INTACS explantation in peripheral cones
               • Jain V- AMG with fibrin glue in Conjunctivochalasis
        32. Invited Speaker, APSCRS, Bangkok, 2008
               • Management of complications of refractive surgery
        33. ASIA-ARVO, January 2009
               • Explantation of single segment INTACS in peripheral cones- free paper
               • VKC and Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency- Poster presentation
        34. CME- under the aegis of NROA
              Ocular surface disease- what’s new
        35. Chief Instructor for an Instruction course- Ocular surface diseases and its management- presented at American academy of Ophthalmology, October, 2009.
        36. Poster presentation- at American academy of Ophthalmology, October, 2009.
        37. Panelist for XXX factor Conference, Stanford Graduate School of Business, April, 2010 and 2011
        38. Panelist for Career Panel, Admit Weekend at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Round 1 and Round 2, 2010
        39. Invited Faculty at YOU (Young Ophthalmologists Conference) conference held at Bangalore March 2014
               • Women in Ophthalmology
               • Discussant in session on Choosing the Best Fit - The Right Employer
               • Discussant in session on The Wish List - Contract Negotiations
               • Panelist in session on Finance, Funding and Insurance in my Practice
               • Discussant in session on Positioning your Practice - how to stand out
        40. Invited Faculty at CME on ocular Surface at Mumbai, May 2014
               • Ocular Surface importance in LASIK
        41. Invited Faculty at Nepal Ophthalmological Society at Kathmandu, August 2014
             • Role of Osmoprotection in Dry Eyes
             • Interesting cases
        42. Invited Faculty at Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society annual meeting at Sholapur, October 2014
             • Corneal Penetrating injury
             • Cross linking in Pediatric and Thin corneas
             • Co-instructor in an IC on Lamellar Keratoplasty: Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
        43. Faculty at American Academy of Ophthalmology  Annual conference held at Chicago, October 2014
             • Chief Instructor on Course on Keratoconus, 2014: Collagen Cross Linking
             • Chief Instructor on the course on Pediatric Cornea: Pediatric Allergic Eye Disease
        44. Invited Faculty at conference at Bangalore October 2014
             • Collagen Cross Linking in unusual situations - Thin corneas, Pediatric corneas
             • Chief Instructor on the course on Chief Instructor on Course on Keratoconus, 2014 Collagen Cross Linking
             • Discussant in session of leasers and Rings in Keratoconus

        

    • Publications:

        1. Arora R, Mehta DK, Jain V. Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute ocular chemical burns. Eye 2005; 19: 273-8.
        2. Pandey PK, Garg D, Bhatia A, Jain V. Horner’s syndrome and sixth nerve palsy due to herpes zoster ophthalmicus
            arteritis. Eye 2005;19(2): 224-6..
        3. Arora R, Jain V, Mehta DK.  Deep lamellar keratoplasty in corneal dermoid. Eye. 2005; 19(8):920-1.
        4. Sangwan V, Jain V, Gupta P. Scleral patch graft. Eye. 2007 Jul;21(7):930-5.
        5. Jain V, Dua N, Sridhar MS, Sharma S. Nocardia keratitis in a corneal graft.   2006 Dec;20(12):1385-6
        6. Jain V, Sridhar MS, Krishna P, Sangwan VS. Pseudodendritic keratitis associated with meibomian gland dysfunction.
            Eye. 2007 Jun;21(6):826-8.
        7. Jain V, Natarajan S, Shome D, Gadgil D. Spectacle induced ocular trauma-an unusal mechanism. Cornea. 2007 Jan;
            26(1):109-10.
        8. Jain V, Kar D, Natarajan S, Shome D, Mehta H, Mehta H. Phacoemulsification and pars plana vitrectomy-
            a combined procedure.Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 May-Jun;55(3):203-6
        9. Jain V, Maiti A, Shome D, Borse N, Natarajan S. Aspergillus induced Malignant Glaucoma. Cornea. 2007 Jul;
            26(6):762-3.
        10. Shome D, Jain V, Natarajan S. Ptosis caused by orbicularis myokymia and treated with botulinum toxin -
             A case report.Eye. 2007 Mar;21(3):444-5.
        11. Shome D, Jain V, Natarajan S. The role of Botulinum toxin in correcting frontalis Induced eyelid pseudo-
             retraction post ptosis surgery - A case report. Indian J Ophthalmol.2007 Jul-Aug;55(4):307-8.
        12. Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Natarajan S. Scleral necrosis in a patient with aplastic anaemia. Eye. 2007
             Jul;21(7):1017
        13. Jain V, Shome D, Natrajan S. Pseudodendritic keratitis in ocular rosacea causing a diagnostic dilemma-
             A case report.Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Nov-Dec;55(6):480-1.
        14. Shome D, Jain V, Natarajan S, Agrawal A, Shah K. Complete Visual Recovery Post Severe Community Acquired
               Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Orbital Cellulitis.Orbit.008;27(3):179-81
        15. Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Shah K, Natarajan S. Periocular necrotising fasciitis associated with kerato- conjunctivitis and treated with medical management - A case report.Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008 May-Jun;56(3):231-2
        16. Jain V, D Shome, Maiti A, Natarajan S. Anterior segment ischemia in a case of Fanconi’s aplastic anemia.
             Eye. 2007 Nov;21(11):1449-50
        17. Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Natarajan S. Choroidal metastasis from a male breast carcinoma treated with
             tamoxifen therapy - A case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007 Nov-Dec;55(6):475-7.
        18. Shome D, Jain V, Jayadev C, Natarajan S. Isolated eyelid retraction: A sign of idiopathic orbital inflammatory
             disease.Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jan-Feb;24 (1):58-60.
        19. Jain V, Shome D,Natarajan S. Corneal bee sting misdiagnosed as viral keratitis. Cornea. 2007 Dec;26(10):1277-8.
        20. Jain V, Shome D,Natarajan S. Nevirapine induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome Mistreated as Viral Keratitis. Cornea
             2008 Apr;27(3):366-367.
        21. Jain V, Shome D,  Natarajan S. Surgically induced necrotising scleritis following pterygium surgery with conjunctival
              autograft.Cornea. 2008 Jul;27(6):720-1
        22. JainV, Grag P, Sharma S, Vemuganti G. Sutureless wound infection by unusual acid-fast organisms. Cornea.
             2008 Jun;27(5):615-8
        23. JainV, Grag P, Sharma S. Microbial Scleritis – experience from a developing country. Eye. 2009 Feb;23(2):255-61.
             Epub 2008 Jan 25.
        24. Jain V, Dabir S, Shome D, Dada T, Natarajan S. Iris granuloma- CP review. Surv Ophthalmol
           2009 Mar-Apr;54(2):286-91.
        25. Arora R, Jain V, Mehta DK. Chemical injuries: Management guidelines – Published in DOS times Aug 2003.
        26. Jain V, Natarajan S, Sangwan VS, Shome D, Gadgil D. Cornea transplantation-a review. IJCP 2006 June.
        27. Sangwan VS, Jain V. Cornea transplantation-a review. Utranchal journal of Ophthalmology. 2005
        28. Jain V, Natarajan S, Sangwan VS, Shome D, Gadgil D. Cornea transplantation-a review. TamilNadu Journal
             of Ophthalmology. 2007
        29. Jain V, Sridhar MS. Recent advances in the management of fungal keratitis. Karnataka Journal of Ophthalmology. 2008
        30. Pineda R, Jain V, Shome D, Hunter D, Natarajan S. Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty-Is it an option for
             Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy. Int Ophthalmol.2010 Jun;30(3):307-10. Epub 2009 Jul 19.
        31. Jain V, Pineda R. Herptic Reactivation post LASIK. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2009 May;35(5):946-8
        32. Jain V, Pineda R. Arcuate Keratotomy and its application after LASIK. Cornea. 2009 Dec;28(10):1178-80.
        33. Jain V, Shome D, Sajnani M, Natarajan S. Fungal keratitis associated with ocular rosacea. Int Ophthalmol.
             2010 Jun;30(3):239-44.Epub 2009 May 23.
        34. Shome D, Poddar N, Sharma V, Sheorey U, Jain V, Honavar S. Does a Nanomolecule of carboplatin injected periocularly
           help in attaining higher intravitreal concentrations? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.
           2009 Dec;50(12):5896-900. Epub 2009 Jul 23.
        35. Jain V, Mhatre K, Shome D. Flap Buttonhole in Thin Flap LASIK: Case Series and Review. Cornea.
           2010 Jun;29(6):655-8
        36. Sangwan V, Jain V, Vemuganti G. VKC and LSCD. Cornea. 2011 May;30(5):491-6.
        37. Jain V, Nair A, Mhatre K, Shome D. Pellucid Marginal corneal disease in a case of atopic keratoconjunctivitis.
           Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Jun;18(3):187-9.
        38. Jain V, Nair A, Mhatre K, Shome D. VKC and Fungal Ulcer. Int Ophthalmol. 2010 Dec;30(6):641-4. Epub 2010 Feb 3
        39. Jain V, Mhatre K, Shome D, Pineda R. Fungal Ulcer in Boston Keratoprosthesis-Indian Experience. Accepted for
           publication in Cornea.
        40. Jain V, Nair A, Mhatre K, Shome D. Use of intrastromal voriconazole in tunnel Fungal infection. Int Ophthalmol.
           2010 Dec;30(6):723-5.Epub 2010 Feb 24.
        41. Kapoor R, Shome D, Jain V, Dikshit R. Facial rejuvenation post intradermal Botulinum toxin: Is it really the
           Botulinum toxin or is it the pricks? Dermatol Surg. 2010 Dec;36 Suppl 4:2098-105.
        42. Shome D, Nair A, Kapoor R, Jain V. Botulinum toxin - A: Is it really that fragile a molecule? Dermatol Surg.
           2010 Dec;36 Suppl 4:2106-10