Short Term Medical Retina Fellowship

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 3/6 months
ELIGIBILITY MS/MD/DNB/DO
FEE and ACCOMODATION Contact +91 80 26088137 / 26088067

Application Procedure:

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

Course Curriculum

  • Exposure to Medical Retina cases and Neuro Ophthalmology under Retina specialists guidance
  • Exposure to Uveitis cases including emergencies
  • Management of Endophthalmitis
  • Training of the use of basic diagnostic equipments

Clinical:

  • Slit Lamp biomicroscopy
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • Fundus Biomicroscopy (90D/78D)
  • Diagnostics: Training and Interpretation of -

  • Confocal Fundus Photography
  • Fundus Fluorescein Angiography( Heidelberg )
  • ICG Angiography( Heidelberg )
  • Ultrasonography ( Bscan)
  • Electrophysiology (ERG, EOG, VEP)
  • SD –OCT ( Heidelberg )
  • OCT – Angiography ( Cirrus & Heidelberg )
  • Training to perform Laser Photocoagulation:Laser

  • PASCAL Laser
  • Use of slit lamp
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscope delivery modes for laser treatment of retinal disorders
  • Photo Dynamic Therapy
  • Hands on training of Intravitreal injections
    • Teaching Schedule

      • 1) Journal Club – Once a Week
      • 2) Case Presentation – Once a Week
      • 3) Didactic Lectures – Twice a Month
      • 4) Discussion on Diagnostic tests in the clinical OPD
      • 5) Observation of patient examination
      • 6) Take part in overall patient management
      • 7) Observe and perform independently Laser Coagulations both by slit lamps and indirect delivery method
      • 8) Hands on training of Intravitreal injections

    Trainee evaluation

    The trainee's performance will be evaluated regularly. Trainees are encouraged to discuss all aspects of their clinical experience and techniques with the faculty. The training course may be terminated if the trainee's performance and attitude to patient care services does not measure up to the Institutions expectations.

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