Prof Ramanjit Sihota, MD, FRCS, FRCOphth, is heading the Glaucoma research facility and clinical services at Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
She completed her MD Ophthalmology in 1982, and her FRCS, Edinburgh in 1984. She has won the World Glaucoma Association ‘Research recognition award’ 2011, and numerous national and international awards for research in glaucoma, especially pertaining to primary angle closure disease, glaucoma surgery and imaging in glaucoma.
She is a member of the international Glaucoma Research Society, the National Task force in Glaucoma, the Glaucoma advisory group and Project evaluation committee of the Indian Council of Medical Research, the Postgraduate committee of the Medical Council of India, the executive committee of Glaucoma Research Society, Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society and committees of the World Glaucoma Association. She is a past president of the Glaucoma Society of India.
She extensively revised ‘Parson’s Diseases of the Eye’, and has written chapters in books, and published over 160 papers in peer reviewed indexed international journals.
She had been an invited speaker at the International Glaucoma Research Society, Association of Internationla Glaucoma Society, World Glaucoma Congress, Moorfield Glaucoma Symposia, South East Asia Glaucoma Interest Group, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society, All India Ophthalmic society etc.