Are you planning to study medicine? Or, are you presently a student of medicine or are you practicing or teaching it?
Then, this book will be expedient as it takes a lighthearted look into the life and times of the author through and out of medical school. This book offers a peep into the life and times of a medical practitioner in general and an Ophthalmologist in particular, along with and associated incidents that happened in the fifty years of this doctor’s career.
Even nonmedical people interested in day-to-day medical issues will find this book interesting, with several incidents that they may be able to relate to, since medical jargon has been used to the minimum.
A Keralite by descent, Dr. Babu Rajendran was born in October 1945 in Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh). He did his MBBS (1971) and MS (Ophthal) (1975) from the Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, Karnataka,
He is currently practising as a General Ophthalmologist, VR Refractive Surgeon in Chennai,
He was the first person in India to perform a laser treatment on a human being across any medical specialty, way back in 1979. He was the President of the Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association 2003 and the All India Ophthalmological Society in 2009.
He has received over forty orations and awards and three Lifetime Achievement Awards, including that of the All India Ophthalmological Society.
He has been a dedicated Rotarian since 1981 and is a trainer and motivational speaker.