Fungal Keratitis

(webinar in English)

Friday, 26/11/2021


  • To diagnose cases of fungal keratitis at an early stage
  • To shed light on the various treatment options available for fungal keratitis

  • PAAO Coordinator: Dr. Helena Filipe (Portugal), Dr. Sergio Ribeiro (Portugal)
    Chair: Dr. Caetano Loiola Pereira (Goa)
    Co-Chair: Dr. Girish Velis (Goa)
    Guest: Dr. Esmeralda Costa (Portugal), Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology Representative

    Organized in conjunction with the Goa Ophthalmological Association (GOA)


    Dr. Ramaa Y Naik Raikar MBBS MS Ophthalmology FCED

    (Goa, India)

    Dr. Ramaa Y Naik Raikar is a consultant Phaco and Corneal surgeon with more than 14 years experience in the field of Ophthalmology. She completed her undergraduate and post graduate training from Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa, in 2006 and 2010 respectively. She has been a recipient of gold medal for obtaining highest marks in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Goa University. She has won various awards and scholarships for her meritorious academic achievements. She has completed her training in Cornea and External Eye Diseases from Bangalore West Lions Eye Hospital, affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, in 2012 following which she worked in Regional Institute of Ophthalmology “Minto eye hospital”, Bangalore for 2 years, during which she was involved in teaching and training post graduate students. She has worked as a consultant Phaco and corneal surgeon at Vasan Eye Care and Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital Bangalore for four years. Presently she has her own private establishment in Margao, Goa.


    Dr. Caetano Loiola Pereira

    (Goa, India)

    • Consultant of Ophthalmology of the Goa Ophthalmological Association (GOA), an All India Associated Society (AIOS)
    • Ambassador of the GOA for the CPD webinar program of PAAO, Lusophone Section
    • Honorary Member of the Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology (SPO)


    Dr. Girish Velis

    (Goa, India)

    • Consultant Vitreo Retina Surgeon at the department of Ophthalmology at Goa Medical College and Hospital (Goa, India)
    • Medical education from Seth GS Medical college and King Edward Memorial Hospital (Mumbai, India) Ophthalmology residency and fellowship in vitreo retina from Aravind Eye Care System (Pondicherry, India)
    • Ophthalmology residency and fellowship in vitreo retina from Aravind Eye Care System (Pondicherry, India)
      • Actively involved in scientific research and academics with 12 publications in peer reviewed journals, two chapters in a book and multiple communications at national and international conferences
      • Best poster (Ophthalmia Nodosa) at the congress of all India ophthalmological society (AIOC), 2017
    • Ocular tuberculosis, acute retinal necrosis, ocular toxoplasmosis and XNIT (a new technique of SFIOL surgery)

    Special invitee, Portuguese Society of Ophthalmologyimage

    Dr. Esmeralda Costa


    • Coordinator for the Ocular Surface and Contact Lens Group of the Portuguese Society of Ophthalmology
    • Consultant of Ophthalmology for the University Hospitals of Coimbra
    • University of Coimbra

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