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Dr. Krishna Kumar R
Dr. Krishna Kumar R

Dr. R Krishna Kumar is the Principal (Head of Department) of the Elite School of Optometry (ESO), unit of the Medical Research Foundation in Chennai, India. He did his graduation from the Elite School of Optometry and is attached with the same institute since 1992. Initially he joined as optometrist in clinical services, later period between 1997 and 2003 was heading the optometry department at Sankara Nethralaya. From 2004 he is heading the Elite School of Optometry. Since 2010 he has successfully supervised 5 Masters and 2 PhD student projects in addition to other research collaborations, and produced27peer-reviewed publications. He also published few optometry related books to his credit. From the year 2010, he concentrating a unique optometry speciality called occupational optometry services and has created vision standards for various occupations in both public and private sectors.