Consequences Of Brain Injury On Visual System


28 Feb 2022


4 pm to 5 pm (Indian Standard Time)




IVI – VisionPlus Panel Discussion on Consequences Of Brain Injury On Visual System

On 29th March, to commemorate Brain Injury Awareness month, India Vision Institute in association with VisionPlus is organizing a panel discussion on ‘Consequences of brain injury on visual system’.

List of topics for discussion:

  1. Prevalence of visual dysfunction associated with brain injury
  2. Early signs and symptoms an eye care practitioner needs to look out for
  3. Role of a neuro-optometrist in visual function examination
  4. Vision therapy and rehabilitation for improving quality of life.


Date: Monday, 29 March
Time: 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm IST

Who can attend

Optometry students, practitioners, educators, and others interested.


Vinod Daniel, CEO, India Vision Institute



Dr. Sieu Khuu

Dr. Sieu Khuu is currently working as Associate professor in the School of optometry and Vision science, The University of Newsouth Wales, Australia. His research interests is in the discipline of visual perception with emphasis on cognitive and visual neuroscience. The research seeks to understand the computational rules underlying the extraction and processing of visual information and how this information is used by the visual system to aid visually guided behaviour. His research works focuses on the following areas: To contribute to the understanding of visual perception with emphasis on the computational processes that underlies the perception of 3D motion and form and to understand how the visual system detects image contrast, and how efficient and focused measures of this visual function can be applied to vision screening and the diagnosis of visual dysfunction. He is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals.

Dr. Jameel Rizwana Hussaindeen

Dr. Jameel Rizwana Hussaindeen (alias Rizwana) currently heads the Rivoli vision Academy at the Rivoli Vision, UAE, to lead the strategic planning and functioning of the Academy. She has been serving as an adjunct faculty at the Sankara Nethralaya Academy, and a visiting consultant at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai where she was formerly heading the Binocular vision and Vision therapy clinic. She is serving as the president for the Optometric association of Tamil Nanbargal (OATN), the legal association for Optometry in Tamil Nadu, Southern India. Through this role, she has been working towards the advocacy for Optometry to be established as an independent eyecare profession in the state and in the country. Dr. Hussaindeen has been recently conferred as one of the 2022 World’s top 100 doctors for notable contributions to the healthcare professions, and is part of the 300 interdisciplinary community of doctors belonging to Dentistry, Pharmacy, Optometry and General medicine, selected from over 100 countries. Dr. Hussaindeen is the first clinical Diplomate from India, in the section of Binocular vision, perception and pediatric Optometry of the American academy of Optometry (AAO) and is the inaugural and current president for the AAO-India chapter. She is also serving as a consultant for the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB). Dr. Hussaindeen’s expertise spans across clinical specialties of binocular vision, pediatric optometry, learning related vision problems, cerebral visual impairment, amblyopia, and neuro-optometry. She serves as a committee member and trainer for the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram’s (RBSK) -Government of India’s initiative in the preparation of a manual for the vision assessment and rehabilitation of cerebral visual impairment (CVI). Dr. Hussaindeen has been involved in the school eye health initiatives for over a decade now. She serves as a reviewer for national and international peer reviewed journals including Optometry and Vision Science, PloS One, BMJ-BJO, Journal of Optometry, Indian journal of Ophthalmology, and Nature-scientific reports. She also serves as a PhD co-supervisor at the Deakin University, Australia, and at the Chitkara University, Chandigarh.

Dr. Revathy Mani

Dr Revathy Mani is a Lecturer at the University of New South Wales, Australia with a special interest in studying eye movement deficits in Traumatic Brain Injury. She was awarded a Ph.D. in 2021 from UNSW, Sydney. She served as an optometrist at Sankara Nethralaya (SN) for 14 years from 2002 and headed the department of Binocular Vision, Vision Therapy and Neuro-optometry. She is a fellow of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA), USA. She is a recipient of the 2019 William C Ezell Fellowship Award from American Academy of Optometry Foundation for her research contribution. She is an active member of AAO and ARVO and have received several travel grants for national and international conferences. She has many peer-reviewed publications in the field of binocular vision and traumatic brain injury and a reviewer for leading optometry journals.



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