PremNandhini Satgunam, PhD, has been awarded an ARVO Publications Grant for her article, Pediatric Perimeter—A Novel Device to Measure Visual Fields in Infants and Patients with Special Needs, which was published in the July issue of TVST.
Satgunam is a member of the research faculty at L.V. Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India. She holds a BS in Optometry from Birla Institute of Technology and Science and earned a PhD in vision science from The Ohio State University.
The article discusses the “Pediatric Perimeter” tool developed by Satgunam and her associates. This device is the first of its kind, meant to measure visual fields in infants and patients with special needs. In the paper, the authors describe the construction, validation and use of the device. Read the full article.