Long Term Fellowship Programmes

Retina

The goal is to train the Ophthalmologists who have recently completed residency/MD/MS/Post Graduate through intensive training and to impart skills in the recent advances in the diagnosis and management of Vitreo-Retinal diseases

DURATION 18 months
UNIVERSITY Affiliated by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
SESSION COMMENCES Every year January and July
PLACES AVAILABLE Two in each session
ELIGIBILITY MS or MD or DNB or DO with one year experience in ophthalmology.
COURSE FEES Rs. 50,000/- Per Year
STIPPNED Rs. 40,000/- Per Month

Application Procedure:

Applications must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and testimonial. Application can be downloaded from our website.

Course Curriculum

Clinical: Indirect Ophthalmoscopy, Fundus Biomicroscopy (90D/78D).

Diagnostics: Fundus Photography, Fluorescein Angiography, ICG Angiography, Ultrasonography, Electrophysiology (ERG, EOG, VER), OCT

Laser: Use of slit lamp and Indirect Ophthalmoscope delivery modes for laser treatment of retinal disorders, PDT, TTT

Surgical Training In

  • Retinal Detachments
  • Vitreous Pathologies
  • Vascular Retinopathies
  • Ocular Trauma
  • Macular Disorders
  • Paediatric Retinal Diseases
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitreous Surgery for Complicated Retinal Detachment
  • Vitreous Surgery for Vascular Retinopathy
  • Lensectomy
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Endophthalmitis

Glaucoma

The goal is to target the Ophthalmologists who have recently completed residency through intensive training to impart skills in the recent advances in thediagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. Opportunities for research experience focusing on glaucoma.

DURATION 18 month
UNIVERSITY Affiliated by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
SESSION COMMENCES Every year January and July
PLACES AVAILABLE Two in each session
ELIGIBILITY MS or MD or DNB or DO with one year experience in ophthalmology.
COURSE FEES Rs. 50,000/- Per Year
STIPEND Rs. 40,000/- Per Month

Application Procedure:

Applications must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and testimonial. Application can be downloaded from our website.

Curriculum

Clinical/Diagnostics:The Fellow will be trained in the use of applanation tonometry, Gonioscopy, Visual Fields, Nerve Fiber, slit-lamp biomicroscopy,indirect ophthalmoscopy Ultrasound Biomicroscopy analyzer, OCT, YAG peripheral Iridotomy, Cyclodestructive procedures, Trabeculectomy, stereoscopic discevaluation (78D lens), automated perimetry examination with Humphery, Combined Procedures and Disc Photography

Training in the use of Laser equipment: Nd-YAG iridotomy, Selective laser trabeculoplasty, suturolysis, and gonioplasty, Transcleral cyclophotocoagulation.

Microsurgical Techniques

  • Assisting all glaucoma surgeries
  • Surgery for congenital glaucoma
  • Trabeculectomy with or without Mitomycin C
  • Trabeculectomy with ECCE or Phaco with PC IOL
  • Glaucoma implant Surgeries

For the next one year the fellow will be assigned to the glaucoma subspecialty, with a rotation period in Cornea OPD/OT, Refractive OT/OPD & Contact Lens Clinic. Will be on duty once in a week on rotation on holidays. The fellow will handle independent OPD on their duty days and as and when required.

At the end of fellowship there will be a theory and practical examination conducted through RGUHS.

Phaco-Emulsification and Refractive Surgeries

DURATION 18 months
UNIVERSITY Affiliated by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
SESSION COMMENCES Every year January and July
PLACES AVAILABLE Two in each session
ELIGIBILITY MS or MD or DNB or DO with one year experience in ophthalmology.
COURSE FEES Rs. 50,000/- Per Year
STIPEND Rs. 40,000/- Per Month.
Paper I
Part A Basic Sciences
Refraction & Refractive Errors
Basic Instrumentation
Slit Lamp, Gonioscopy, Retinoscopy, Direct Ophthalmoscopy & Tonometry
Part B Clinical Sciences
Cataracts (management of senile, traumatic, complicated, post vitrectomy & those associated with other ocular abnormalities like high myopia & coloboma)
Refractive Disorders
Myopia, hypermetropia, Astigmatism, Presbyopia
Paper II
Part A Investigations and Diagnostic Procedures
General Ophthalmology and Cataract- A-scan biometry, Keratometry, Pachymetry, Corneal topography, Specular Microscopy, OCT, B-scan, UBM
Part B Surgical Procedures, Recent Advances
1. Cataract: SICS, Phacoemulsification
2. Refractive Surgery PRK,LASIK,LASEK, Phakic IOL Wave front Technologies, Presbyopia Surgeries, Lenticular Procedures, Femtosecond Laser Recent Advances
List of Faculties

Note: Selection is only based on candidates academics and performance in interview. Influence will not be entertained for fellowship admission

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