Madhavendra Bhandari

Madhavendra Bhandari

Lecturer | School of Optometry

Academic Qualifications

MPhil Optometry
BSc Optometry

Areas of Interest
Ocular fluorophotometry
Diabetic Retinopathy

  1. Bhandari M, Yun BS. Tear film measurements in four different ethnic groups: Malay, Chinese, Indian and Nigerian. Int Eye Res. 2020 Apr;20(4):589-593
  2. Srinivasan R, Bhandari M, Sharma T, Raman R. Fluorophotometric Measurement of Corneal Autofluorescence in Diabetic and Normal Eyes. Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology. 2020 Oct 5;12(2):201-8.
  3. Bhandari, M., Ern, R.L.W., Optom, B., Majumder, C., Optom, M. and Ho, D., 2019. Does the chromagen blue filter lens affect the reading speed, accuracy and contrast sensitivity. Med J Malaysia, 74(1), p.31.
  4. Bhandari, M. and Yin, M.C., 2018. Relationship of Invasive and Non-Invasive Tear Break Up Time in University Adult with Risk of Sleep Apnea. J Ophthalmol & Vis Sci, 3(1), p.1028.
  5. Baral, P., Baral, N., Maharjan, I.M., Gautam, B.R. and Bhandari, M., 2014. Biometric parameters and intra ocular lens power used for cataract eyes in Karnali, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology, 6(2), pp.192-196.
  6. Bhandari, M., 2012. Can myopia delay diabetic retinopathy? These two common conditions can interact as well as simply coexist. But, that may be a good thing. Review of Optometry, 149(8), pp.82-87.
  7. Bhandari, M. and Hung, P.R., 2012. Habits of contact lens wearers toward lens care in Malaysia. Med J Malaysia, 67(3), pp.274-277.
  8. Bhandari, M., Rajan, R., Krishnan, P.T., Pal, S.S., Raman, R. and Sharma, T., 2012. Morphological and functional correlates in Goldmann-Favre syndrome: a case series. Korean Journal of Ophthalmology, 26(2), pp.143-146.
  9. Bhandari, M., Raman, R. and Sharma, T., 2011. Clinical application of the ocular fluorophotometer. Expert Review of Ophthalmology, 6(2), pp.159-163.

Awards and Recognitions

  1.  “Fluorophotometric Measurement of Corneal Autofluorescence in Diabetes Mellitus” at the international conference on “Nano-Medicine and Recent Advances in Ophthalmic Research” during September 3-5, 2008 (Received the best poster award)

Contributions to Society

  1. Worked as an optometrist on the project titled “ Modeling the need for Diabetic  Retinopathy screening” which was collaboration between the International  Centre for Eye health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Vision Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya during June 2008 – July 2010. 
  2. Worked as research optometrist in two large-scale projects called, Sankara  Nethralaya Diabetic Retinopathy Project incidence study (SN–DREAM) and Sankara Nethralaya Chennai Age Related Eye  Study (SN-CARE) during Aug 2007 – Sep 2010