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Pinakin Gunvant Davey, PhD, OD, FAAO


Associate Professor

College of Optometry

E-Mail: pdavey@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-8473 | Fax: 909-706-3905
Website: www.westernu.edu
Join year: 2011

Education

OD, 2010, Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN

Post-Doctoral Fellowship-Glaucoma Imaging, 2006, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

PhD-Glaucoma, 2003, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, England

BS Optometry, 1999, Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, India

Certification

Fellow, 2003, American Academy of Optometry

Professional Experience

Selected and attended The Invitation Summer Clinical Research Institute at The Ohio State University conducted by the American Optometric Association and American Academy of Optometry, July 2008

Attended three day training and workshop on Institutional Review Board fundamentals for IRB administrators, February 2008

Selected and attended Summer Institute for Faculty Development workshop conducted by Association of Schools of Colleges of Optometry, July 2007

Data collection for post-doctoral research; I conducted research in the Department of Glaucoma, the Kentucky Lions Eye Care Center Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Supervisor: Edward Essock, PhD and consultant ophthalmologist: Joern Soltau MD, February 2003 to March 2006

Data collection for Ph.D. studies; I conducted research at Department of Glaucoma, Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation Chennai, India. Supervisors’ consultant ophthalmologists: Drs. Lingam Vijaya and Mani Baskaran, November 2001 to January 2002

Data collection for Ph.D. studies; I conducted research at Department of Ophthalmology, Norfolk and Norwich NHS Trust Hospital, Norwich, England. Supervisors’ consultant ophthalmologists: Drs. David Broadway and Russell Watkins, August 2001 to October 2001

Data collection for Ph.D. studies; I conducted experiments at Department of Optometry and Ophthalmic Dispensing, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge England. Supervisors Professor Daniel O’Leary and Dr. Russell Watkins, December 1999 to January 2003

Histopathology lab in Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, India. Supervisor consultant ophthalmologist: Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, June 1998 to June 1999 

Work Site

Eye Care Center, Western University of Health Sciences, Staff Optometrist

The Eye Care Center Southern College of Optometry, Memphis Tennessee, Staff Optometrist 

Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital Chennai, India, Optometrist in Department of Optometry

Academic Interests

  • Glaucoma
  • Ocular Physiology
  • Ocular Imaging

Teaching Experience

Lectures

Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

2008 to 2011 Instructor in charge for the OPT 116, OPT 213 Biochemistry of the Eye the course is a 1.5 credit unit course each for 16 weeks.

2007 to 2011 Instructor for the Epidemiology part of OPT 323 Public health, Epidemiology and Geriatrics, presented lectures 5 weeks for a 16 week course total teaching time 10 hours.

 

Glaucoma course for Texas Optometrists 

12/2006, 07/2007, 12/2007, 04/2008, 12/2008 Thirteen hours of a thirty hour course lectures covering topics of anatomy and physiology of optic nerve, mechanisms of glaucomatous damage, intraocular pressure, optic disc evaluation with imaging technology, an update on primary open angle glaucoma, epidemiology of glaucoma and ocular hypertension, update on ocular hypertension, normal tension glaucoma, secondary glaucoma and visual fields.

 

University of Louisville, Vision Science, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

2003-2006 Presented, 2 hours lecture in a 12 week course for Professor Edward A. Essock on a course in vision science for graduate students.

 

Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge, England

2000-2002 Presented 2 weeks of a 12 week lecture course on Clinical Optometry; total teaching time 4 hours.

2000-2002 Presented 6 weeks of lectures in a 12 week course on Microbiology for General and Ocular Pharmacology. This course lasted for 1 semester; total teaching time 18 hours.

2000-2002 Module leader (Instructor in charge), presented lectures, organized and supervised practical lab sessions for Experimental Methods in Optics & Principle Ophthalmic Lenses. This course lasted for 1 semester; three groups; total teaching time 108 hours.

1999-2002 Module leader (Instructor in charge), presented lectures, organized and supervised practical lab sessions for Optics of the eye. This course lasted for 1 semester total teaching time 36 hours.

 

Laboratory and clinic based modules

Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

2007 to 2011 Co-instructor OPT 328 a seminar based course; presented lectures; 8 weeks for a 16 week course and organized and supervised practical lab sessions. This course lasted for 1 semester, total teaching time 10 hours.

2006 to 2011 Teaching clinical technology in Advanced Care Ocular Disease at the Eye Center. 

2006 Lab instructor for OPT 230 (Patient Management) total lab time 96 hours. 

Courses

Ocular Physiology, College of Optometry 

Ocular Disease II, College of Optometry 

Research Interest

  • Glaucoma 
  • Corneal Biomechanics 
  • Developing automated analysis for imaging technology 
  • Predicting visual outcomes and pathogenesis

Research Grant

Collection of normative database for iVue OCT, 2011 - 2012, sponsored by Optovue Inc, Fremont, California 

Improving Glaucoma Treatment: Mathematical Analysis of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness, 2009 - 2011, sponsored by ASSISI Foundation, Memphis USA 

Evaluation of the accuracy and clinical utility of Heine Lamba retinometer, 2007 - 2011, sponsored by Henie, USA 

Collection of Normative and Glaucoma Data Using GDx VCCTM Scanning Laser Polarimetry, 2006 - 2007, sponsored by Zeiss USA 

Factors Affecting Intraocular Pressure Measurement, 2006 - 2011, sponsored Bausch and Lomb 

Improving Glaucoma Treatment Based on Wavelet-Fourier Analysis of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness, 2004 - 2006, Kentucky Science and Engineering Foundation 

The Influence of Corneal Dimensions on Measurement Related To Glaucoma And Ocular Hypertension, 1999 - 2003, Anglia Polytechnic University, Research 

Awards

Grawemeyer Research Fellowship from University of Louisville to travel to ARVO, 2005

Student Travel fellowship award from American Academy of Optometry, 2004 

Grawemeyer Research Fellowship from University of Louisville to travel to ARVO, 2004 

Student Travel fellowship award ($500) from Academy of Optometry, 2003 

Anglia Polytechnic University Travel Grant  to travel to American Academy of Optometry, 2002 

Invited to present research at the House of Commons, England, Science, Engineering and Technology across Europe, London, "Are we measuring eye pressure accurately enough!”, 2002 

The Wellcome Trust, UK, Travel Grant (Ph.D. and post-doctoral category;) to travel to Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2002 

Award for proficiency in public relations and communication Elite School of Optometry, 1999 

Best contact lens project award, Elite School of Optometry, Award sponsored by Ciba Vision, 1999 

Best scientific paper award, Indian Contact Lens Conference, 1998 

Best poster, World Optometry Day, Elite School of Optometry, 1996

Organizations

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

American Academy of Optometry

Optometric Glaucoma Society

American Optometric Association

California Optometric Association

Inland Empire Optometric Association 

Committees

Committee to evaluate the feasibility of PhD program, Western University of Health Sciences

Publication

Peer Reviewed and PUBMED Cited Journals

A Elsheikh, P Gunvant, SW Jones, D Pye, DF Garway-Heath In-Vitro experimental assessment of multi-parameter correction factors for Goldmann Tonometry Journal of Glaucoma Accepted July 2011 

P Gunvant, A Ablamowicz, S Gollamudi: Predicting the necessity of LASIK enhancement after cataract surgery in patients with multifocal IOL implantation Clinical Ophthalmology 2011:5 1281–1285 

P Gunvant, R Darner: Evaluation of corneal thickness measurements obtained using optical coherence tomography and ultrasound technique and determination of specificity in keratoconus screening Medical Imaging: Image Perception, Observer Performance and Technology Assessment 2011, 7966, 79661 B1-B8 

Y Kim, K Iftekharuddin, P Gunvant, M Tooth, A. Garas, G Hollo, EA Essock Feature-based glaucomatous progression prediction using scanning laser polarimetry data Medical Imaging: Computer Aided Diagnosis 2011, 7963, 79633 T1-T9 

P Gunvant, Y Kim, K Iftekharuddin, EA Essock Identifying glaucoma with multi-fractal features from optical coherence tomography Medical Imaging: Computer Aided Diagnosis 2011, 7963, 79633 S1-S9 

A Elsheikh, D Alhasso, P Gunvant, D Garway-Heath: Multi-parameter correction equation for Goldmann applanation tonometry Optometry and Vision Science, 2011; 88):E102-12. 

P Gunvant, RD Newcomb, EM Kirstein, VE Malinovsky, RJ Maddona, RE Meetz: Measuring accurate IOPs: Does correction factor help or hurt? Clinical Ophthalmology 2010:4: 611–616 

Kowing D, Messer D, Slagle S, Wasik A; V-POAG Study Group: Programs to optimize adherence in glaucoma Optometry. 2010; 81(7):339-50. 

Y Kim, K Iftekharuddin, P Gunvant, M Tooth, G Hollo, EA Essock: Efficacy of Fractal analysis in identifying glaucomatous damage. Progress in Biomedical optic and Imaging Medical Imaging 2010, 76271 G1-10 ISBN 978-0.08194-8028-6. 

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, EA Essock, RS Parikh, S Prabakaran, JG Babu, G Chandrashekar, R Thomas: Comparison of shape-based analysis of retinal nerve fiber layer data obtained from OCT and GDx-VCC Journal of Glaucoma, 2009: 18(6):464-471. 

P Gunvant, L Porsia, RJ Watkins, H Bayliss-Brown, DC Broadway: Relationships between central corneal thickness and optic disc topography in eyes with glaucoma, suspicion of glaucoma or ocular hypertension Clinical Ophthalmology 2008; 2: 591-599 

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, M Tooth, G Hollo: Atypical retardation pattern: Can performance of classification be improved? Optometry and Vision Science, 2008; 85: 482-488. 

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, EA Essock, RS Parikh, S Prabakaran, JG Babu, AU Kumar, G Chandrashekar, R Thomas: Application of shape-based analysis methods to OCT retinal nerve fiber layer data in glaucoma Journal of Glaucoma, 2007; 16: 543-548 

P Gunvant, CW Lievens, JM Newman III, MD Gerstner, FW Chang, CL Haine: Evaluation of some factors affecting the agreement between the Proview Eye Pressure Monitor and the Goldmann applanation tonometer measurements Clinical and Experimental Optometry 2007; 90: 290-295. 

EA Essock, P Gunvant, Y Zheng, DF Garway-Heath, A Kotecha, A Spratt: Predicting visual field loss in ocular hypertensive patients using Wavelet-Fourier Analysis of GDx scanning laser polarimetry Optometry and Vision Science, 2007; 84: 380-387. 

CW Lievens, P Gunvant, J Newmann, M Gerstner, C Simpson: Effect of Proview self-tonometry on pharmaceutical compliance Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 2006, 89, 381-385. 

P Gunvant, M Baskaran, L Vijaya, BC Hansen, IS Joseph, RJ Watkins, DC Broadway, DJ O’Leary: Comparison of pulsatile ocular blood flow in Indians and Europeans Eye, 2005, 19, 1163-1168. 

P Gunvant, DJ O’Leary, M Baskaran, DC Broadway, RJ Watkins, L Vijaya: Evaluation of tonometric correction factors. Journal of Glaucoma, 2005; 14: 337-343. 

EA Essock, Y Zheng, P Gunvant: Analysis of GDx-VCC polarimetry data by Wavelet-Fourier Analysis (WFA) across glaucoma stage. Invest Ophthal and Vis. Sci. 2005; 46: 2838-2847. 

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, E Essock, P Chen, D Greenfield, H Bagga, M Bohem: Predicting subsequent visual field loss in glaucoma subjects with disc hemorrhage using RNFL polarimetry. Journal of Glaucoma, 2005; 14: 20-25.

P Gunvant, RJ Watkins, DC Broadway, DJ O’Leary: Repeatability and effects of sequential measurements with POBF Tonograph Optometry and Vision Science, 2004; 81: 794-799. 

P Gunvant, M Baskaran, L Vijaya, IS Joseph, RJ Watkins, M Nallaputla, DC Broadway, DJ O’Leary: Effect of corneal parameters on measurements using the Pulsatile Ocular Blood Flow Tonograph and Goldmann applanation tonometer. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 2004; 88: 518-522. 

EP Osuobeni, C Hegarty, P Gunvant: The effect of corneal thickness on the estimate of anterior chamber depth, Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 2003: 86: 371-375. 

P Gunvant, DC Broadway, RJ Watkins: Repeatability and reproducibility of the BVI ultrasonic pachymeter, Eye, 2003: 17:825-828. 

RJ Watkins, L Panchaal, J Uddin, P Gunvant: Vertical cup-to-disc ratio - Agreement between direct ophthalmoscopic estimation, fundus biomicroscopic estimation and scanning laser ophthalmoscopic measurement. Optometry and Vision Science, 2003: 80: 454-459. 

J Biswas, R Raghavendran, G Pinakin, D Arjundas: Presumed Eales' disease with neurological involvement Report of three Cases: Retina, 2001: 21:141-145.

 

Non PUBMED Journals

P Gunvant: Considerations in IOP measurement Review of Optometry, Vol 148, July 15th 2011: 61-69 

P Gunvant, B Jennings, D Vyas: An early look at AREDS 2 Vol 148, April 15th 2011: 59-64 

D Vyas & P Gunvant: Nutritional therapeutics for the eye Review of Optometry, Vol.146, October 15th 2009: 29-34 

D Vyas & P Gunvant: Nutritional therapeutics for the eye Review of Optometry Vol.146 (10) October 15th 2009: 29-34 

P Gunvant & FW Chang Diabetes: 10th Annual Diabetes Report Diabetes: New Agents, New Technologies and New Approaches Review of Optometry Vol.145 (9)September 15th 2008: 64-77 

SB Steinman & P Gunvant: Electrophysiological Testing of the Eye II: Optometry Today September 2008 Vol 34(3): 119-122 ISSN 0048-203X 

SB Steinman, E Hocking & P Gunvant: Electrophysiological Testing of the Eye I : Optometry Today Septermber 2008 Vol 34(3): 99-102 ISSN 0048-203X 

E Hocking & P Gunvant: Computer Vision Syndrome Optometry Today Vol 34 (1) March 2008: 34-36 ISSN 0048-203X 

J Biswas, P Gunvant, MP Shanmugam, L Gopal: Solitary astrocytoma mimicking retinoblastoma Insight Vol. XVII, No. 2 (1999) 

P Gunvant, I Joseph: Comparison of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity with glasses and various water content hydrogel contact lenses Indian Contact lens Journal. 20:3-6 (July 1999) 

P Gunvant: Vitamin-A deficiency and nutritional blindness The Indian Optician, 22-25 (March-April 1999)

 

Books and Book Chapters

P Gunvant Editor “Glaucoma: Current Clinical and Research Aspects” ISBN: 978-953-307-263-0; InTech publishers. Published November 2011
http://www.intechopen.com/books/show/title/glaucoma-current-clinical-and-research-aspects

EM Kirstein, A Elsheikh and P Gunvant “Tonometry – Past, Present and Future” in P Gunvant Editor “Glaucoma: Current Clinical and Research Aspects” ISBN: 978-953-307-263-0; InTech publishers

P Spry, CA Johnson, A Anderson, P Gunvant, M Fingeret, JL Keltner, M Wall, JS   Werner “A Primer for Frequency Doubling Technology (FDT) Perimetry using the Humphrey Matrix” Welch Allyn and Carl Zeiss Meditec 

EA Essock, P Gunvant and Y Zheng:  “Nerve Fiber Analyzer GDx-Progression” in Optic Nerve Head and Retinal Nerve Fiber Analysis  Edited by Iester M, Garway-Heath D, Lemij H; Savona, Dogma  ISBN 88-87434-30-1; Pages 111-113 

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations

N Hovasapian S Zokaeim P Davey Effect of Corneal Parameters on Measurements Obtained Using iCare Rebound Tonometer, Goldmann Applanation Tonometer, and Ocular Response Analyzer Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci,2012; 53: E-Abstract 5032

P Davey, B Miller, K Dalton Evaluation and comparison IOP estimates obtained with Diaton tonometer with other clinical tonometers Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2012; 53: E-Abstract 5077

P Davey, L Gedge, A Ablamowicz,SR Gollamudi Reproducibility of anterior camber depth measured using Pentacam Optometry and Vision Science, 2012; 89: E-Abstract 30524

P Gunvant, M Cohler, E Hocking  Evaluation of Intraocular pressure estimates using Icare tonometer Optometry and Vision Science, 2011; 88: E-Abstract 110851

P Gunvant, A Elsheikh D Garway-Heath Clinical evaluation of multi-parameter correction equations for Goldmann applanation tonometery Optometry and Vision Science, 2011; 88: E-Abstract 110813

L Davis, F Chang , P Gunvant Effect of topical anesthesia on parameters obtained using the ocular response analyzer Optometry and Vision Science, 2011; 88: E-Abstract 110964

SR Gollamudi, A Ablamowicz, P Gunvant: Investigation of parameters that

predict the necessity of LASIK enhancement post cataract surgery with multifocal IOL implantation American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery March 2011: Abstract 731057

P Gunvant, RS Srivatsav, S Varadharajan, SB Steinman: Predictive Value of Retinometer and Potential Acuity Meter in Estimating Post-Cataract Visual Outcomes Optometry and Vision Science, 2010; 87: E-Abstract 105934

P Gunvant & M Cohler: Effect of repeated applanation on corneal biomechanical parameters and intraocular pressure measurements Optometry and Vision Science, 2010; 87: E-Abstract 100947

P Gunvant, P Kim, M Tóth, G Holló, E Essock, K Iftekharuddin: Predicting visual field loss in glaucomatous patients using Fast-Fourier analysis (FFA) of GDx-VCC Scanning Laser Polarimetry Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2010; 51: E-Abstract 4891

SR Gollamudi, M Cohler, E Hocking, J Linn, P Gunvant: Evaluation of the efficacy of interferometer in predicting post-cataract visual outcome. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery April 2010: Abstract 730921.

 P Gunvant, R. Gurses-Ozden, K. Soules, Q. Zhou, Yi-Jing Duh, GDx ECC Normative Database Study Group. Diagnostic accuracy of Scanning Laser Polarimetry screening protocol in identifying glaucomatous and healthy eyes World Glaucoma Congress July 2009 Boston: Abstract 408.

P. Gunvant, R. Gurses-Ozden, K. Soules, Q. Zhou, B. Lo, Y.-J. Duh, GDx ECC Normative Database Study Group: Comparison of RNFL obtained using GDx-VCC & ECC algorithms and its correlation with visual field indices Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2009; 50: E-Abstract 4399

P Gunvant, D Taylor, E Hocking, M Cohler: Can the Individualized correction factor improve agreement of home tonometry Optometry and Vision Science, 2008; 85: E-Abstract 085181

P Gunvant, E Hocking, D Taylor, M Cohler: Agreement of home tonometry with “New age” tonometers Optometry and Vision Science, 2008; 85: E-Abstract 085180

P Gunvant, F Jackson, E Hocking, D Taylor: Repeatability of home tonometry can be improved with increased training Optometry, 2008;79, 6, 331-332

F Chang, M Eller, SB Steinman, P Gunvant: Accuracy of the Heine Lambda 100 Retinometer Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2008; 49: E-Abstract 2538

P Gunvant, RD Newcomb, EM Kirstein, VE Malinovsky, RJ Maddona, RE Meetz: Correcting Goldmann applanation tonometer measurements may not decrease error in measurement Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2008 49: E-Abstract 694

P Gunvant: Sources of errors in retinal imaging Multimedia poster SECO 2008

JD Duncan, M Khan-Jalal, SB Steinman, P Gunvant:Evaluating the calibration of the Heine Lambda 100 retinometer. Optometry and Vision Science, 2007; 84: E-Abstract 075057

MB Taub, FW Chang, P Gunvant:Factors affecting measurement of central corneal thickness. Optometry and Vision Science, 2007; 84: E-abstract 075286

F Jackson, P Gunvant: Repeatability and effect of sequential measurement on measurements obtained by Proview Eye Pressure Monitor. Optometry and Vision Science, 2007; 84: E-abstract 075186

P Gunvant, M Tóth, F Chang, C.L. Haine, G Holló: Diagnostic accuracy of polarimetry images with atypical retardance pattern in diagnosing glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2007 48: E-Abstract 502

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, M Tóth, C Haine, G Holló: Analysis of atypical retardance pattern RNFL estimates using shape-based analysis to identify glaucomatous eyes: Optometry and Vision Science, 2006; 83: E-Abstract 060049

FW Chang, P Gunvant, CW Lievens, JM Newman III, MD Gerstner, CL Haine: Ocular factors affecting measurements of the Proview Eye Pressure Monitor. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2006, 47: E-Abstract 4435

EA Essock,P Gunvant, Y Zheng, RS Parikh, S Prabakaran, JG Babu, AU Kumar, G Chandrashekar, R Thomas: Comparison of shape-based analysis of retinal nerve fiber layer data obtained from OCT and GDX-VCC. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2006, 47: E-Abstract 3638

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, RS Parikh, S Prabakaran, JG Babu, AU Kumar,

G Chandrashekar, R Thomas, EA Essock: Analysis of retinal nerve fiber layer data obtained by Optical Coherence Tomograph using Fourier Based Analysis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2006 47: E-Abstract 3338

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, PG Schlottmann, DF Garway-Heath, EA Essock: Comparison of OCT and VCC RNFL estimates in identifying glaucoma using Wavelet-Fourier Analysis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2005, 46: E-Abstract 2510

M Baskaran, R George, P Gunvant, Sve Ramesh, P Raju, L Vijaya: True intraocular pressure (TIOP) with Orssengo and Pye model compared with Applanation Tonometry in a population based study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 2005, 139: 48

P Gunvant, S Demirel, CA Johnson: Reproducibility of visual field abnormalities identified by Frequency Doubling Technology perimetry in patients with early glaucoma. Optometry and Vision Science, 2004, 81: 6

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, EA Essock: Wavelet-Fourier analysis on retinal nerve fiber layer polarimetry data in patients with early glaucoma. Optometry and Vision Science, 2004, 81: 5

P Gunvant, Y Zheng, A Kotecha, DF Garway-Heath, EA Essock: Predicting Visual Field Loss in Ocular Hypertensive Patients Using Wavelet-Fourier Analysis (WFA) of GDx Scanning Laser Polarimetry. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2004, 45: E-Abstract 5504.

A Haun, P Gunvant, M Baskaran, L Vijaya: Central corneal thickness measurement using a pachometer: Mean or lowest values? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2004, 45: E-Abstract 137

EA Essock, BC Hansen, Y Zheng, AM Haun, P Gunvant: “Mach Bands” in the orientation dimension: An illusion due to inhibition of nearby orientations: Journal of Vision, 2004, 4(8), 778a, http://journalofvision.org/4/8/778/, doi:10.1167/4.8.778

P Gunvant, P Chen, Y Zheng, D Greenfield, H Bagga, M Bohem, E Essock: Predicting subsequent visual field loss in subjects with disc hemorrhage using RNFL polarimetry. Optometry and Vision Science,2003, 80: 229

P Gunvant, M Baskaran, K Ramani, L Vijaya: Comparison of the Proview tonometer with the goldmann applanation tonometer. Optometry and Vision Science, 2003, 80: 226

P Gunvant, M Baskaran, L Vijaya, R Watkins, DC Broadway, DJ O’Leary: Visual field loss and corneal parameters in open angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Invest Ophthal and Vis Sci, 2003,44 E-Abstract - 2174

P Gunvant, M Baskaran, L Vijaya: Determination of “True intraocular pressure” in a normal Indian population. Optometry and Vision Science, 2002, 79: 12

P Gunvant,M Baskaran, L Vijaya: Effect of central corneal thickness on contact and non-contact tonometers. Optometry and Vision Science, 2002,79:  11

P Gunvant, DC Broadway, RJ Watkins: Does Optic Disc Topography Vary During Office Hours? Ophthalmic and Physiol Optics, 2002, 22: 581-582.

P Gunvant, DC Broadway, RJ Watkins: Effect of ethnic origin on Pulsatile Ocular Blood Flow. Ophthalmic and Physiol Opt, 2002, 22: 582.

P Gunvant,IS Joseph, M Baskaran, L Vijaya, DC Broadway, RJ Watkins: Pulsatile ocular blood flow measurements in healthy Asian eyes: Reference values for an Indian population. Ophthalmic and Physiol Optics, 2002, 22: 574-575.

RJ Watkins, P Gunvant, J Uddin, DC Broadway: The influence of central corneal thickness & corneal curvature on intraocular pressure measurement with the Goldmann tonometer & the POBF pneumotonometer. Invest Ophthal and Vis Sci 2002,43 E-Abstract -3413.

P Gunvant, M Baskaran, TM Ganeshbabu, L Vijaya, J Uddin, D Broadway, R Watkins: Determination of a 'true' intraocular pressure in open angle glaucoma & ocular hypertension using a mathematical model. Invest Ophthal and Vis Sci 2002, 43 E-Abstract -1070

P Gunvant, RJ Watkins: What is an acceptable interval for sequential intraocular pressure measurement? Optometry and Vision Science 2001, 78: 63.

J Biswas, R Raghavendran, P Gunvant, D Arjundas: Eales disease with neurological involvement - Report of three cases. Uveitis in the Third Millennium 2000, ISBN 0-444-50521-0, Pages 67-69

J Biswas, M Subbaram, V Padmanabhan, P Gunvant, A George, SK Ganesh: Changing pattern of uveitis in a referral clinic in India. 58th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society (2000) Chennai, Indiapage 206

Narrative

Dr. Pinakin Gunvant Davey, Associate Professor at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry, received his Bachelor of Science in Optometry from the Elite School of Optometry, India (1999). He received his Ph.D. from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England, in the area corneal measurements and its influence on glaucoma (2003). His post-doctoral research fellowship was on improving imaging techniques in glaucoma at the University of Louisville (2003-2006). He graduated with his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry (2010). He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry since 2003 and member of Optometric Glaucoma Society since 2006. Dr. Davey’s primary research interests are in the area of glaucoma, particularly improving diagnostic abilities and clinical management of patients.

Dr. Davey has authored over 40 journal publications and book chapters, and has given over 100 conference and invited presentations both nationally and internationally. Dr. Davey is a reviewer for over 15 journals in the fields of ophthalmology, optometry and biomedical sciences and an editorial board member of World Journal of Ophthalmology, Open Journal of Ophthalmology, Optometry Reports and International Journal of Medical Imaging.