COMMUNITY EYE HEALTH: A Primary Eye Care Approach
By: Dr. Rajib Mandal, Prof. Dr. Debapriya Mukhopadhyay
Category: HEALTH & FITNESS / General
Delivery Time: 7-9 Days
ABOUT THE BOOK
In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the intersection of optometry and public health stands as a beacon of innovation and possibility. This book, “Textbook on Optometric Interventions in Public Health” embarks on a journey through the dynamic realm where eye care and community health converge. Optometry, traditionally recognized for its role in correcting vision, extends far beyond individual frames and lenses. It has emerged as a powerful force in the realm of public health, offering insights and interventions that span communities, regions, and nations. This book is a testament to the transformative potential that lies within the synergy of these two fields. As we delve into the pages ahead, we embark on a comprehensive exploration of the multifaceted relationship between optometry and public health. From the critical role of vision screenings in schools to the expansive canvas of community outreach camps.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Rajib Mandal, an esteemed author and expert in the field of optometry. With a remarkable career spanning over 8 years as a dedicated optometrist, Dr. Mandal currently serves as the Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Optometry at the prestigious Netra Jyothi Institute of Allied Health Sciences in Udupi. His extensive educational background, including a Ph.D., a Master’s degree in Optometry, a Diploma in Pediatric Optometry, and Postgraduate Diploma in Low Vision Rehabilitation, showcases his commitment to advancing the field. Dr. Mandal’s passion for optometry and his wealth of experience have not only made him a distinguished educator but also a respected authority in the field. His contributions to the world of optometry extend beyond his teaching role, as he has authored numerous insightful books that serve as invaluable resources for both students and practitioners in the optometry community. Dr. Rajib Mandal’s work continues to shape the future of optometry, making him a sought-after author and educator in the field.
Prof. Dr. Debapriya Mukhopadhyay, an Indian Optometrist & Management researcher active in practice since 2003, is currently leading the Optometry Manpower development at Lenskart Academy. He has published papers on topics like spectacle compliance, ocular and visual anomalies in autism spectrum disorder, progressive addition lenses, low vision rehabilitation, and research methodology and various books internationally. Prof. Mukhopadhyay is a member of professional associations globally and a currently working on developing a sustainable business model for community eye health in Sundarbans, India. He is involved in social initiatives like eye camps, quality spectacles for all, and training community health workers. He is also co-founder of several non-profit organization and leading various corporate organizations internationally.