CCLSA Dorothy Carlborg Research Awards – 2021 Winners Announced

Since 1973, CCLSA has been encouraging research in the cornea and contact lens field by offering our members the chance to apply for one of our prestigious research awards. The CCLSA are proud to have given over $600,000 in research awards since the society first began.

The award winners receive $3,500 (in two instalments) as a contribution towards their research and a certificate of appreciation for their contribution to contact lens practice.

CCLSA is very pleased to announce the 2021 winners:

  • Parthasarathi Kalaiselvan – Coronavirus Adherence to Soft Contact Lenses
  • Hari Kumar Peguda – Development of a Rapid Identification System for Acanthamoeba
  • Sidra Sarwat – Study of Dynamic Behavior of Tear Film Lipids on Ocular Surface using Nanoparticles

Congratulations to Parthasarathi , Hari and Sidra and we look forward to sharing updates on their research in the future.






Parthasarathi Kalaiselvan    Hari Kumar Peguda            Sidra Sarwat