November 17

Thulasiraj, Ravilla D, Sanjeev Gupta, Ravilla D. Ravindran, Praveen Vashist, Tiruvengada Krishnan, Giovanni Maraini,Usha Chakravarthy, And Astrid E. Fletcher; Use of Cooking Fuels & Cataract in a Population-Based Study: The India eye disease study; Environ Health Percept; DOI:10.1289/EHP193. (View Publication)
June 17

Thulasiraj RD; Inequities in eye care in South Asia; Community Eye Health J South Asia 2016; 29:s05. (View Publication)
January 17

Hong-Gam Le, Joshua R. Ehrlich, Rengaraj Venkatesh, Aravind Srinivasan, Ajay Kolli, Haripriya, R. D. Ravindran, R. D. Thulasiraj, Alan L. Robin, David W. Hutton and Joshua D. Stein, A Sustainable Model for Delivering High-Quality, Efficient Cataract Surgery in Southern India; Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 Oct 1; 35(10):1783-1790. (View Publication)
April 17

Shrime MG, Sleemi A, Ravilla TD; A systematic review of their effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, sustainability, & Role training; World J Surg. 2015 Jan;39(1):10-20. Doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2516-0. (View Publication)
March 17

Ganesh-Babu B. Subburaman, Luxme Hariharan, Thulasiraj D. Ravilla, Ravindran D. Ravilla, John H. Kempen; Demand for Tertiary Eye Care Services in Developing Countries; Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Oct; 160(4):619-27. (View Publication)
January 17

Preethi Pradhan, V. R. Muraleedharan, T. J. Kamalnabhan, R. D. Thulasiraj; Healthcare Human Resource for Ensuring Patient Focused Care; Management Health. 2015;19:20-25. (View Publication)
April 17

Alfred Sommer, Hugh R Taylor, Thulasiraj D. Ravilla, AlSheilawest, Thomas M. Lietman, Jeremy D Keenan, Michael F Chiang, Alan L Robin, Richard P Mills; Council of the American Ophthalmological Society; Challenges of Ophthalmic Care in the Developing World; JAMA ophthalmology. 2014 May; 132(5): 640–644.Doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.84. (View Publication)
March 17

Ravilla T, Ramasamy D; Efficient High-Volume Cataract Services: The Aravind model; Community 2014; 27(85):7-8.Thulasiraj R D, Gnanasekaran C; Building the Eye Care Team; Community Eye Health.2014; 27(86): 26–27. (View Publication)
January 17

Lewallen S, Lansingh V, Thulasiraj R D; Vision 2020: movingbeyond blindness; Int Health. 2014 Sep; 6(3):158-9; doi:10.1093/inthealth/ihu049. (View Publication)
April 17

Sanil Joseph, Thulasiraj R D, Bassett Ken; Gender Issues in a Cataract Surgical Population in South India; Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 2013 Apr; 20(2):96-101; doi: 10.3109/09286586.2013.766756. (View Publication)
March 17

Congdon Nathan, Yan Xixi, Lansingh Van, Sisay Alemayehu, Muller Andreas, Chan Ving, Jin Ling, Meltzer Mirjam E, Sasipriya M,Guan Chunhong, Vuong Quy, Rivera Nelson, McCleod-Omawale Joan, He Mingguang; Assessment of Cataract Surgical Outcomes in Settingswhere Follow-up is Poor: PRECOG, A multicentre observational study; Lancet Glob Health 2013 Jul 25; 1(1):e37-45. Epub 2013 Jun 25 (View Publication)
February 17

Dhivya R, Sanil Joseph, Vijayakumar V, Vinod; Cluster Randomized Trial to Compare Spectacle Delivery Systems at Outreach Eye Camps inSouth India; Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2013 Oct; 20(5): 308–314. (View Publication)
January 17

Thulasiraj R D; Patient Flow and Cost; Community. 2013; 26(83): 44. (View Publication)
June 17

He Mingguang, Naidoo Kovin S, Sapkota Yuddha D, Thulasiraj R D, Varma Rohit, Zhao Jialiang, Ellwein Leon B;Prevalence and Correction of Near Vision Impairment at Seven Sites in China, India, Nepal, Niger, South Africa, and the United States; Am J ophthalmology. 2012 Jul; 154(1):107-116.e1; doi:10.1016/j.ajo.2012.01.026. (View Publication)
May 17

Babar M Qureshi, Rabiu Mansur, Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi, Van Lansingh, Kristen Eckert, Kunle Hassan, Thulasiraj Ravilla, Mohammad Muhit, Rohit C Khanna, ChaudhryIsmat; Best Practice Eye Care Models; IndianJ Ophthalmol.2012; 60:351-357. (View Publication)
April 17

Thulasiraj D Ravilla and Dhivya Ramasamy; Advocacy for Eye Care; Indian J ophthalmology. 2012 Sep-Oct; 60(5): 376–379. (View Publication)
March 17

Robin Alan L, Thulasiraj R D; Cataract Blindness; Arch ophthalmology. 2012; 130(11):1452-1455. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.765. (View Publication)
January 17

Christian L. Coles, Lakshmi Rahmathullah, Reba Kanungo, Joanne Katz, Debora Sandiford, Sheela Devi, R. D. Thulasiraj, James M. Tielsch;Pneumococcal Carriage atAge 2 months is Associated with Growth Deficits at age 6 months among Infants in South India;Journal of Nutrition, 142(6), 1088-1094;DOI: 10.3945/jn.111.156844. (View Publication)
April 17

Thulasiraj Ravilla and Sanil Joseph; How can Hospital Programs be Strengthened to Enhance Achievement to Vision 2020 Objective;Middle East Afr J Ophthalmology. 2011 Apr-Jun; 18(2): 102–108 (View Publication)
March 17

Garcia CR, Mullany LC, Rahmathullah L, Katz J, Thulasiraj RD, Sheeladevi S, Coles C, Tielsch JM; Breast-Feeding Initiation Time and Neonatal Mortality Risk among New-borns in South India; J Perinatol. 2011 Jun; 31(6):397-403. (View Publication)
February 17

Thulasiraj R D; Managing Your Eye Unit’s Supplies; Community Eye Health.2011 Dec; 24(76): 32–35. (View Publication)
February 17

Thulasiraj R D; Tackling Blindness in India: have we done enough; JIMSA.2010; 23:192-194. (View Publication)
February 10

Lewallen S, Thulasiraj RD. Eliminating cataract blindness - how do we apply lessons from Asia to sub-Saharan Africa? Glob Public Health. 2010;5(6):639–48. (View Publication)
July 8

Katz J, Tielsch JM, Thulasiraj RD, Coles C, Sheeladevi S, Yanik EL, et al. Risk factors for maternal night blindness in rural South India. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2009 Jun;16(3):193–7 (View Publication)
March 17

Radhakrishnan, Muralikrishnan, Venkatesh, Rengaraj and RavindraRavilla D; Cost-Effectiveness.Ophthalmology.2008; 115:211-212. (View Publication)
February 17

Bhandari A, Dratler S, Raube K, Thulasiraj RD; Speciality Care Systems: a Pioneering Vision for Global Healt; Health Aff (Millwood). 2008 Jul-Aug; 27(4):964-76. (View Publication)
January 17

Tielsch JM, Rahmathullah L, Katz J, Thulasiraj RD, Coles C, Sheeladevi S, Prakash K; Maternal Night Blindness during Pregnancy is Associated with Low Birth weight, Morbidity and Poor Growth in South India; J Nutr. 2008 Apr; 138(4):787-92. (View Publication)
August 17

Thulasiraj R, Srinivasan V; Care of Instruments and Equipment: a success story; Community Eye Health. 2007; 20(61):16. (View Publication)
June 17

James M. Tielsch, Lakshmi Rahmathullah, R. D. Thulasiraj,Joanne Katz, Christian Coles, S. Sheeladevi, Rajeesh John, and KarthikPrakash;New-born Vitamin A Dosing Reduces the Case Fatality but not Incidence of Common Childhood Morbidities in South India; J Nutr.2007; 137:2470-2474. (View Publication)
April 17

Thulasiraj; Advocacy to Improve the Delivery of Eye Care;Community Eye Health. 2007 Dec; 20(64): 66–67. (View Publication)
March 17

Rangan, V. Kasturi, and R. D. Thulasiraj; The Aravind Eye Care System: Making Sight Affordable;Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization 2, no. 4 (Fall 2007): 35–52. (View Publication)
February 17

Thulasiraj R D; Delivering Efficient Eye Care; Cataract Refract SurgToday.2007; 7:77-79. (View Publication)
April 17

David C. Gritz, Muthiah Srinivasan, Scott D. Smith, Usha Kim, Thomas M. Lietman, John H. Wilkins, Brinda Priyadharshini, Srinivasan Aravind, N. Venkatesh Prajna, Gilbert Smolin, Ravilla Duraisami Thulasiraj, Sivasubramaniam Selvaraj, John P. Whitcher; Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataracts in South India: methodology and baseline data;OphthalmicEpidemiology, 13(2), 97-107. (View Publication)
March 17

Ravindran R D, Thulasiraj R D; Aravind Eye Care System: developing sustainable eye care; Cataract Refract Surg Today.2006; 6:45-47. (View Publication)
February 17

Gritz DC, Srinivasan M, Smith SD, Kim U, Lietman TM, Wilkins JH, Priyadharshini B, John RK, Aravind S, Prajna NV, Duraisami Thulasiraj R, Whitcher JP; The Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataract Study: effects of antioxidant supplements on cataract progression in South India; Br J ophthalmology. 2006 Jul; 90(7):847-51. (View Publication)
January 17

Thulasiraj RD, Sundaram RM; Optical Services through Outreach in South India: a case study from Aravind Eye Hospitals; Community 2006 Jun; 19(58):29-30. (View Publication)
June 17

Murthy GV, Gupta SK, Thulasiraj RD, Viswanath K, Donoghue EM, Fletcher AE; The Development of the Indian Vision Function Questionnaire: questionnaire content; Br J ophthalmology. 2005 Apr; 89(4):498-503. (View Publication)
April 17

S K Gupta, K Viswanath, R D Thulasiraj, G V S Murthy, D L Lamping, S C Smith,M Donoghue, A E Fletcher; The Development of the Indian Vision Function Questionnaire: field testing and psychometric Evaluation; Br J ophthalmology 2005;89:621-62. (View Publication)
April 14

Nirmalan PK, Tielsch JM, Katz J, Thulasiraj RD, Krishnadas R, Ramakrishnan R, Robin AL; Relationship between Vision Impairment and Eye Disease to Vision-Specific Quality of Life and Function in Rural India: the Aravind comprehensive eye survey; Invest ophthalmology Vis Sci. 2005 Jul;46(7):2308-12. (View Publication)
March 17

Venkatesh R, Muralikrishnan R, Balent LC, Prakash SK, Prajna NV; Outcomes of High Volume Cataract Surgeries in a Developing Country; Br J ophthalmology. 2005 Sep; 89(9):1079-83. (View Publication)
March 10

Rengaraj Venkatesh, Manoranjan Das, SadasivamPrashanth, Radhakrishnan Muralikrishnan ; Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery in Eyes with White Cataracts; Indian J Ophthalmol.2005;53:173-176. (View Publication)
March 4

Au Eong KG, Tan CS, Ang CL, Lee SS, Venkatesh R, Muralikrishnan R, Fanning GL, Kumar CM; Intraoperative Visual Experiences of Cataract Patients can be Both Pleasant and Unpleasant; Br J Ophthalmol.2005;89:1386. (View Publication)
January 4

Lalitha, Prajna Jyothsna, Rajagopalan, Karthik Prakash, Kim, RPrajna N, Venkatesh, SrinivasanM;Post cataract Endophthalmitis in South India: incidence and outcome; Ophthalmology.2005; 112:1885-1890. (View Publication)
January 2

Jethani J, Prakash K, Vijayalakshmi P, Parija S; Changes in Astigmatism in Children with Congenital Nystagmus; Graefes Arch Clin Exp ophthalmology. 2006 Aug;244(8):938-43. Epub 2005 Dec 16. (View Publication)
December 1

Robin AL, Nirmalan PK, Krishnadas R, Ramakrishnan R, Katz J, Tielsch J, et al. The utilization of eye care services by persons with glaucoma in rural south india. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2004 Dec;102:47–56. (View Publication)
April 17

P K Nirmalan, P Lalitha, V N Prajna; Can Antiseptic Scrubs between Cataract Surgeries Reduce Bacterial Load on Surgical Gloves to Safe Levels; Br J Ophthalmology 2004;88:438-439. (View Publication)
March 15

Vijayalakshmi, P; Praveen, K Nirmalan and Mihir Kothari, T.PediatricOphthalmology and Strabismus in India.J AAPOS.2004; 8:18-19.
March 10

Nirmalan PK, Katz J, Robin AL, Tielsch JM, Namperumalsamy P, Kim R, Narendran V, Ramakrishnan R, Krishnadas R, Thulasiraj RD, Suan E; Prevalence of Vitreoretinal Disorders in a Rural Population of Southern India: the Aravind comprehensive eye study; Arch ophthalmology. 2004 Apr; 122(4):581-6. (View Publication)
March 4

Pizzarello L, Abiose A, Ffytche T, Duerksen R, Thulasiraj R, Taylor H, Faal H, Rao G, Kocur I, Resnikoff S; Vision 2020: the right tosight: a global initiative to eliminate avoidable blindness; Arch ophthalmology. 2004 Apr; 122(4):615-20. (View Publication)
March 2

P K Nirmalan, A L Robin, J Katz, J M Tielsch, R D Thulasiraj, R Krishnadas,R Ramakrishnan ;Risk Factors for Age-Related Cataract in a Rural Population of Southern India: the Aravind Comprehensive eye study;Br J ophthalmology 2004;88:989-994. (View Publication)
March 1

Namperumalsamy P, Kim R, Kaliaperumal K, Sekar A, Karthika A, Nirmalan PK; A Pilot Study on Awareness of Diabetic Retinopathy among Non-Medical Persons in South India: the challenge for eye care programmes in the region; Indian J ophthalmology. 2004 Sep; 52(3):247-51. (View Publication)
February 24

Praveen K Nirmalan, Joanne Katz, James M Tielsch, Alan L Robin, Ravilla D Thulasiraj, RamasamyKrishnadas, Rengappa Ramakrishnan; Ocular Trauma in a Rural South Indian Population: the Aravind comprehensive eye survey;Ophthalmology 2004 Sep;111(9):1778-81. (View Publication)
February 23

Praveen Kumar Nirmalan; Rajesh Kumar John; Vijaya KumariGothwal; SethuBaskaran; PerumalsamyVijayalakshmi; Lakshmi Rahmathullah; The Impact of Visual Impairment on Functional Vision of Children in Rural South India: the Kariapatti pediatric eye evaluation project;Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science October 2004, Vol.45, 3442-3445. (View Publication)
February 22

Prajna, N Venkatesh Nirmalan, Praveen K; Mahalakshmi, Rajendran; Lalitha, Prajna; SrinivasanMuthiah; Concurrent Use of 5 Percentage Natamycin and 2 Percentage Econazole for the Management of Fungal Keratitis.Cornea.2004; 23:793-796. (View Publication)
February 21

Vijayakumar V, John RK, Datta D, Thulasiraj RD, Nirmalan PK; Quality of Life after Community-Based Rehabilitation for Blind Persons in a Rural Population of South India.Indian J Ophthalmol.2004; 52:331-335. (View Publication)
February 20

P K Nirmalan,J Katz, A L Robin, R Krishnadas, R Ramakrishnan, R D Thulasiraj, and J Tielsch; Utilisation of Eye Care Services in Rural South India: the Aravind comprehensive eye survey; Br J Ophthalmol. 2004 Oct; 88(10): 1237–1241. (View Publication)
February 3

Nirmalan PK, Sheeladevi S, Tamilselvi V, Victor AC, Vijayalakshmi P, Rahmathullah L; Perceptions of Eye Diseases and Eye Care Needs of Children among Parents in Rural South India: the Kariapatti paediatric eye evaluation project (KEEP); Indian J ophthalmology. 2004 Jun; 52(2):163-7. (View Publication)
January 20

R. Muralikrishnan, R. Venkatesh MD, Venkatesh Prajna & Kevin Frick; Economic Cost of Cataract Surgery Procedures in an Established Eye Care Centre in Southern India;Ophthalmic Epidemiol.2004;11:369-380. (View Publication)
January 17

Praveen K. Nirmalan, Joanne Katz, Alan L. Robin, Rengappa Ramakrishnan, RamasamyKrishnadas, Ravilla D. Thulasiraj, James M. Tielsch; Female Reproductive Factors and Eye Disease in a Rural South Indian Population: the Aravind comprehensive eye survey.Invest; Ophthalmol.Vis. Sci.2004; 45:4273-4276. (View Publication)
February 24

Shamanna BR, Nirmalan PK; Evidence-Based Medicine in Eye Care – Relevant Research to Inform Practice; Indian J Ophthalmology. 2003 Mar; 51(1):2-3. (View Publication)
February 18

B Priyadarshini et al; Awareness of Eye Donation in an Adult Population of Southern India. A Pilot Study; Indian J Ophthalmology 51 (1), 101-104. 3 2003.
February 18

Krishnadas R, Nirmalan PK, Ramakrishnan R, Thulasiraj RD, Katz J, Tielsch JM, Friedman DS, Robin AL; Pseudoexfoliation in a Rural Population of Southern India: the Aravind comprehensive eye survey;Am J Ophthalmology. 2003 Jun; 135(6):830-7.
February 17

Mamidipudi PR, Vasavada AR, Merchant SV, Namboodiri V, Ravilla TD; Quality-of-Life and Visual Function Assessment after Phacoemulsification in an Urban Indian Population. J Cataract Refract Surg.2003; 29:1143-1151.
February 17

P K Nirmalan, a Padmavathi, and R D Thulasiraj; Sex Inequalities inCataract Blindness Burden and Surgical Services in South Indi; Br J Ophthalmology. 2003 Jul; 87(7): 847–849.
February 12

Krishnadas R1, Nirmalan PK, Ramakrishnan R, Thulasiraj RD, Katz J, Tielsch JM, Friedman DS, Robin AL; Glaucoma in a Rural Population of Southern India: the Aravind comprehensive eye survey; Am J Ophthalmology. 2003 Jun; 135(6):830-7.
February 10

Thulasiraj RD, Nirmalan PK, Ramakrishnan R, Krishnadas R, Manimekalai TK, Baburajan NP, Katz J, Tielsch JM, Robin AL; Blindness and Vision Impairment in a Rural South Indian Population: the aravind comprehensive eye survey; Ophthalmology. 2003 Aug; 110(8):1491-8.
February 8

V Vijayakumar, D Datta, A Karthika, Ravilla D Thulasiraj, Praveen K Nirmalan; Utilisation of Community-Based Rehabilitation Services for Incurably Blind Persons in a Rural Population of Southern India. Indian J Ophthalmol.2003; 51:273-277.
February 6

N V Prajna, R K John, P K Nirmalan, P Lalitha, and M Srinivasan; Randomised Clinical Trial Comparing 2 Percentage Econazole and 5 Percentage Natamycin for the Treatment of Fungal Keratitis; Br J Ophthalmology. 2003 Oct; 87(10): 1235–1237.
February 4

Nirmalan PK, Vijayalakshmi P, Sheeladevi S, Kothari MB, Sundaresan K, Rahmathullah L; The KariapattiPediatric Eye Evaluation Project: baseline ophthalmic data of children aged 15 years or younger in Southern India.Am. J. Ophthalmol.2003; 136:703-709; Am J Ophthalmology. 2003 Oct; 136(4):703-9.
February 2

Praveen K. Nirmalan; RamasamyKrishnadas; Rengappa Ramakrishnan; Ravilla D. Thulasiraj; Joanne Katz; James M. Tielsch; Alan L. Robin; Lens Opacities in a Rural Population of Southern India: the Aravind comprehensive eye study.Invest. Ophthalmology. Vis. Sci.2003; 44:4639-4643.
January 28

Vijayalakshmi P, Srivastava KK, Poornima B, Nirmalan P; Visual Outcome of Cataract Surgery in Children with Congenital Rubella Syndrome. J AAPOS.2003; 7:91-95; J AAPOS. 2003 Apr; 7(2):91-5
January 26

Kothari MT, Turakhia JK, Vijayalakshmi P, Karthika A, Nirmalan PK; Can the Bruckner Test be used as a Rapid Screening Test to Detect Amblyogenic Factors in Developing Countries. Am Orthopt J.2003; 53:121-126; Am Orthopt J. 2003; 53:121-6doi: 10.3368/aoj.53.1.121.
January 22

R Muralikrishnan, R Venkatesh, B Babu, P Manohar, N Venkatesh; A Comparison of the Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Three Different Methods of Cataract Extraction in Relation to the Magnitude of Postoperative Astigmatism. Asia Pacific J.2003; 5:5-12.
January 18

Srinivasan M, Burman S, George C, Nirmalan PK; Non-Contact Lens Related Acanthamoeba Keratitis at a Tertiary Eye Care Center in South India: implications of eye care programs in the region. Med. Sci. Monit.2003; 9:125-129;Med SciMonit. 2003 Apr; 9(4):CR125-9.
January 17

Perumalsamy Namperumalsamy, Praveen K.,Nirmalan, Kim Ramasamy; Developing a Screening Program to Detect Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy in South India; Diabetes Care 2003 Jun; 26(6): 1831-1835.
January 16

Rahmathullah L, Tielsch JM, Thulasiraj RD, Katz J, Coles C, Devi S, John R, Prakash K, Sadanand AV, Edwin N, Kamaraj C; Impact of Supplementing New-born Infants with Vitamin A on Early Infant Mortality: community based Randomised trial in southern India;BMJ. 2003 Aug 2; 327(7409):254.
January 15

Leo SW, Au Eong KG, Rengaraj V, Radhakrishnan M; theMisericord a Health Centre Cataract Comfort Study. Can. J Ophthalmol.2003; 38:23-24.
January 12

Muralikrishnan R, Praveen Krishna R, Thulasiraj R D,DamodarBachani, Sanjeev Gupta, Murthy G V S; Blindness Estimations, Projections and Service Delivery.NCMH.2003;.
January 8

Thulasiraj R D, Saravanan S; Quality Assurance in Eye Care Delivery. NPCB-India.2003; 5.
January 6

Thulasiraj, R D;Saravanan, S.Role of Management and Personnel Training in Prevention of Blindness Programmes. J Int Med Sic Acad. 2003; 16.
January 4

Alan L Robin, Praveen K Nirmalan, RamasamyKrishnadas, Rengappa Ramakrishnan, Joanne Katz, James Tielsch, Ravilla D Thulasiraj, David S Friedman; The Utilization of Eye Care Services by Persons with Glaucoma in Rural South India; Trans Am Ophthalmology Soc. 2004 Dec; 102: 47–56
June 17

P K Nirmalan,R D Thulasiraj,V Maneksha,R Rahmathullah,R Ramakrishnan , A Padmavathi,S R Munoz,and L B Ellwein; A Population Based Eye Survey of Older Adults in Tirunelveli District of South India: blindness, cataract surgery, and Visual outcomes; Br J Ophthalmology. 2002 May; 86(5): 505–512.
April 17

V Narendran,R K John,A Raghuram,R D Ravindran,P K Nirmalan,R D Thulasiraj; Diabetic Retinopathy among Self-Reported Diabetics in Southern India: a population based assessment;Br J Ophthalmology 2002;86:1014-1018 doi:10.1136/bjo. 86.9.1014
March 17

R. D. Thulasiraj, S Aravind,KeertiBhushanPradhan; Spectacles for the Millions – A Priority of Vision 2020: the right to sight. Health Millions.2002; 21-23.
February 17

Thulasiraj RD, Rahamathulla R, Saraswati A, Selvaraj S, Ellwein LB; The Sivaganga Eye Survey: I. blindness and cataract surgery; Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 2002 Dec; 9(5):299-312.
January 17

Thulasiraj RD, Reddy A, Selvaraj S, Munoz SR, Ellwein LB; The Sivaganga Eye Survey: II. Outcomes of cataract surgery; Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2002 Dec; 9(5):31324.
March 17

Christian L. Coles, Lakshmi Rahmathullah, Reba Kanungo ,R. D. Thulasiraj, Joanne Katz, MathuramSanthosham, andJames M. Tielsch; Vitamin A Supplementation at Birth Delays Pneumococcal Colonization in South Indian Patients’. Nutr.2001; 131:255-261.
February 17

R D Thulasiraj, A K Sivakumar; Cost Containment in Eye Care; Community Eye Health. 2001; 14(37): 4–6.
January 17

Coles CL, Kanungo R, Rahmathullah L, Thulasiraj RD, Katz J, Santosham M, Tielsch JM; Pneumococcal Nasopharyngeal Colonization in Young South Indian Infants; Paediatric Infect Dis J. 2001 Mar;20(3):289-95.
March 17

Prajna NV, Ellwein LB, Selvaraj S, Manjula K, Kupfer C; The Madurai Intraocular Lens Study IV: posterior capsule opacification; Am. J. Ophthalmol.2000; 130:304-309; Am J Ophthalmology. 2000 Sep; 130(3):304-9.
February 17

RD Thulasiraj, S Saravanan; Productivity: getting cataractpatients ‘through and out; Community Eye Health. 2000; 13(34): 22–23.
January 17

Thulasiraj, RD;Muralikrishnan R; Vision 2020: the globalinitiative for right to sight.KSOS.2000; 12:30-32.
February 17

BR Shamanna, Sujata R Rao, KC Premarajan, S Saravanan, RD Thulasiraj, G Venkataswamy; Refresher Training and Continuing Education for Para-Medical 0phthalmic Assistants;Indian J Ophthalmol.1999;47:49-52.
January 17

Fletcher AE, Donoghue M, Devavaram J, Thulasiraj RD, Scott S, Abdalla M, Shanmugham AK, Murugan PB; Low Uptake of Eye Services in Rural India: a challenge for programs of blindness prevention; Arch Ophthalmology. 1999 Oct; 117(10):1393-9.
July 17

Natchiar GN, Thulasiraj RD, Negrel AD, Bangdiwala S, Rahmathallah R, Prajna NV, Ellwein LB, Kupfer C; The Madurai Intraocular Lens Study I: a randomized clinicaltrial comparing complications and vision outcomes of intracapsularcataract extraction and ECCE posterior chamber intraocular lens; Am J Ophthalmology. 1998 Jan; 125(1):1-13.
June 18

Astrid Fletcher,Vijaykumar , S .Selvaraj , R.D.Thulasiraj,Leon B. Ellwein; The Madurai Intraocular Lens Study III: visual functioning and quality of life outcomes. Am. J. Ophthalmol.1998; 125:26-35.
May 17

Jessica E. Oliver, R.D. Thulasiraj, RaheemRahmathullah, Baburajan, Joanne Katz, James M. Tielsch, Oliver D. Schein; Vision-Specific Function and Quality of Life after Cataract Extraction in South India;J Cataract Refract Surg.1998;24:222-229.
April 17

S Natarajan, aMalpani, PK Nirmalan; a New Curved Vitreous Cutter for Managing Phakic Retinal Detachment with Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy.Indian J Ophthalmol.1998; 46:87-90.
March 17

Pokharel GP, Selvaraj S, Ellwein LB; Visual Functioning and Quality of Life Outcomes among Cataract Operated and Operated Blind Populations in Nepal.Br J Ophthalmol.1998;82:606-610; Br J Ophthalmology. 1998 Jun; 82(6):606-10.
February 17

Ellwein LB, Thulasiraj RD, Boulter AR, Dhittal SP; Estimating Costs of Programme Services and Products using Information Provided in Standard Financial Statements.Bull; Bull World Health Organ. 1998; 76(5):459-67.
June 17

Astrid E. Fletcher, Leon B. Ellwein,S. Selvaraj, V. Vijaykumar, Raheem Rahmathullah, R. D. Thulasiraj; Measurements of Vision Function and Quality of Life in Patients with Cataracts in Southern India: Report of Instrument Development; Arch ophthalmology. 1997; 115(6):767-774. doi:10.1001/archopht.1997.01100150769013.
May 17

Robin AL, Natchiar G, Thulasiraj RD, Venkataswamy G; Long-Term Approach to Eliminate Cataract Blindness; Ophthalmology 1997 Apr; 104(4):571-2.
March 17

Thulasiraj RD, Priya R and Saravanan S; High Volume High Quality Cataract Surgery; Ind J Community Health.1997; 3:24-32.
February 17

Natchiar G, Robin AL, Thulasiraj RD, Krishnaswamy S; Attacking the Backlog of India’s Curable Blind: the Aravind Eye Hospital model; Arch ophthalmology. 1994 Jul; 112(7):987-93.
February 17

Brilliant GE, Lepkowski JM, Zurita B, Thulasiraj RD; Social Determinants of Cataract Surgery Utilization in South India; Arch ophthalmology. 1991 Apr; 109(4):584-9.
February 16

Rahmathullah L, Underwood BA, Thulasiraj RD, Milton RC; Diarrhoea, Respiratory Infections, and Growth are not Affected by a Weekly Low-Dose Vitamin A Supplement: a masked, controlled field trial in children in Southern India; Am J Clin Nutr. 1991 Sep; 54(3):568-77.
February 15

Ellwein LB, Lepkowski JM, Thulasiraj RD, Brilliant GE; The Cost Effectiveness of Strategies to Reduce Barriers to Cataract Surgery; Int Ophthalmol. 1991 May; 15(3):175-83.
February 14

Ellwein LB, Fletcher A, Negrel AD, Thulasiraj RD; Quality of Life Assessment in Blindness Prevention Interventions; Int ophthalmology. 1994-1995; 18(5):263-8.
February 17

Laxmi Rahmathullah, Barbara A. Underwood, Ravilla D. Thulasiraj, Roy C. Milton, Kala Ramaswamy, Raheem Rahmathullah & Ganeesh Babu; Reduced Mortality among Children in Southern India Receiving a Small Weekly Dose of Vitamin A; N Engl J Med 1990; 323:929-935.
February 17

G Venkataswamy, James M Lepkowski, Thulasiraj Ravilla, Girija E Brilliant, C A K Shanmugham, K Vaidyanathan, Robert L Tilden; Rapid Epidemiologic Assessmentof Cataract Blindness; Int. J. Epidemiology; (1989) 18(Supplement 2): S60-S67.doi:10.1093/ije/18. Supplement_2.S60.
Study Name Investigators Start date  Status
Corneal Ulcer Prevention through Health Education (CUP) study at Peraiyur Taulk Dr. M. Srinivasan
Dr. N. Venkatesh Prajna Mr. R.D. Thulasiraj
Kieran S. O’Brien
Kathryn J. Ray
Jeremy D. Keenan
Travis C. Porco
Nisha R. Acharya
John P. Whitcher
Thomas M. Lietman
Sep-14 Baseline survey completed, one year study period completed and 12 months census work started
Comprehensive Eye Care Work Assessment (CEWA) study in Theni district of Tamilnadu Mr. R. Suresh Kumar
Dr. Ashok Vardhan
Mr. R.D. Thulasiraj
Jun-15 Enumeration completed, Patient tracking is underway. Follow-up started
Effect of Text/Voice SMS reminders in improving compliance to follow up among Glaucoma patients Mr. Udayakumar
Mr. Sanil Joseph
Dr. George Puthuran
Dec-16 Recruitment completed, follow-up in progress
Understanding the factors that affect patients with diabetic retinopathy presenting early and late to A tertiary eye hospital Mr. Sanil Joseph
Mr. Joseph Hogan
Dr. Karthk Kumar
May-17 Recruitment completed,
follow-up in progress
A randomised controlled trial investigating the value of an intervention to enhance adherence in patients newly diagnosed with chronic open angle glaucoma Ms. Dhivya Ramasamy
Mr. Hussein Ibrahim
Dr. George Puthuran
May-17 Recruitment completed,
follow-up yet to start
Understanding factors affecting early or late presentation of patients with glaucoma to at a tertiary eye hospital in Tamil Nadu, Southern India Mr. Sanil Joseph
Mr. Alexander Burrel
Dr. Rakhee Khatiwala
Dr. George Puthuran
May-17 Recruitment completed,
follow-up in progress