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Meghana Tanwar

Dr. Meghana Tanwar MBBS, FRCS

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Job Title:
Medical Consultant
Medical School:
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India
Residency Program:
Aravind eye hospital, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Madurai, India
All India Ophthalmological Society
Contact Information:
1, Anna Nagar Main Road,
Madurai, Tamil nadu
India 625020

After completing a formal medical education from KMC, Manipal, I enrolled myself into the Diploma Ophthalmology course in Government Medical college, Mysore. Which is one of the oldest institutes for Medical training in India. Having secured the highest percentage in the outgoing degree examination I secured a seat in the Aravind eye hospital, Tirunelveli for DNB(Ophthtal) in order to complete my residency in Ophthalmology. A fellowship in Orbit, Oculoplastics and Ocular Oncology at the Aravind eye hospital, Madurai followed which further strengthened my resolve to touch as many human lives I could through my endeavors as a health care professional with a heart.

Dr. Meghana Tanwar M.B.B.S, D.O., D.N.B., F.I.C.O.,M.N.A.M.S.,F.A.E.C.S.


College : Kasturba Medical college, Manipal, Manipal University,

Post graduation:
Diploma in Ophthalmology (D.O)
College : Mysore medical college & research Institute, Mysore,

Diplomate of the national board in Ophthalmology (D.N.B), Senior Residency (Equivalent to M.S.)
Hospital : Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of
Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
Awarded the FICO (Fellow of the International Council Of Ophthalmology) by the International Council of Ophthalmology on passing the final Advanced ICO examination in Nov 2016.
F.A.E.C.S. (Orbit, Oculoplasty, ocular oncology and ocular prosthetics) [Fellow of the Aravind Eye Care System]2017 - 2018. Completed Long term fellowship in Orbit, Oculoplasty and Oncology at Aravind eye hospital, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Successfuly awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow; FRCS Ophth(Glasgow) in March 2020


Senior Secondary School
Awarded 0.1 merit certificate in English for obtaining marks in the first 0.1% of students giving the National Senior secondary examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
Honored by the Rotary Club for obtaining the highest score in the Senior Secondary Examination in the District of Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Gold Medal in Anatomy, 1st year M.B.B.S.
Awarded the Sir Ratan Tata Scholarship for meritorious performance in
first and second year of Medical School by the Sir Ratan Tata trust, Mumbai. It is given to the first 0.4% of the students of a batch.

First in postgraduate degree examinations (D.O.) in the Department of Ophthalmology Mysore medical college & research Institute, Mysore.


International council of Ophthalmology, U.K.,Fellow.
National Academy Of Medical Sciences, India, awarded Membership.
All India Ophthalmic Society, Lifetime Membership
Karnataka Ophthalmic Society, Lifetime Membership


Has been a part of multiple community outreach programmes conducted by the Aravind Eye Care System from 2014 to the present date.


Presented a paper titled " A comparative study of free conjunctival autograft versus conjunctival autograft with stem cell transfer in primary pterygium " at the 32nd Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference.
Physical Poster titled : "A clinical study on Ocular Rhinosporidiosis" presented at National, All India Ophthalmic Conference 2016 at Kolkata.
Presented a paper titled "Clinico-social profile of patients undergoing treatment with Botulinum toxin A for facial dystonias at a tertiary eye care facility in South India" at the 28th Annual Conference of Oculoplastic Association of India which held at Madurai in October 2017.
Efficacy of Botulinum toxin type A in the treatment of essenstial blepharospasm and hemifacial spasms.
Presenting author of the paper submitted to be presented at at the All India Ophthalmological Conference being held at Coimbatore in February 2018.
Presented physical poster titled "Clinical profile of pigmented lid tumors in a tertiary eye care centre in India." at All India Ophthalmological Conference 2019, Indore.


K. Satish, D.N. Prakash, T. Meghana; "A comparative study of external Dacryocystorhinostomy with and without the use of Mitomycin C" ; Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2013; Vol. 2, Issue 43, October 28; Page: 8259-8266.
D.N. Prakash, K. Satish, P. Savita, T. Meghana; "A comparative study of surgically induced astigmatism in frown versus chevron incision in manual small incision cataract surgery"; Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2013; Vol. 2, Issue 44, November 04; Page: 8547-8554.
K. Satish, D.N. Prakash, T. Meghana; "A comparative study of free conjunctival autograft versus conjunctival autograft with stem cell transfer in primary pterygium"; Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences 2013; Vol. 2, Issue 45, November 11; Page: 8805-8812..

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