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Training to Ophthalmologists
Ophthalmology is a fast advancing specialty, and there is a need to upgrade skills continuously. To address this need, the Hospital has introduced training programs for aspiring Ophthalmologists in General Ophthalmology and Small Incision Cataract surgery. Over 60 Ophthalmologists are already trained under this program
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Training of Ophthalmic Assistants
There is an urgent need to train a good number of ophthalmic assistants who provide the basic needs of the eye care services. In view of this need, the GEF has opened a School for Optometry in its premises, which provides a 2-year course leading to a Diploma in Optometry which is recognised by the government of Karnataka. About 20 persons will be trained each year.
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Phaco training programme
The aim of the programme will be to provide a step by step approach which will allow the trainees to understand the basic principles and surgical techniques essential for consistent surgical outcomes.
The duration of the course will be 30 days.
Each candidate will operate on 30 cases
The course will primarily focus on nucleus management and as such it would be advisable if the candidates are conversant in capsulorhexis and cortical I&A.
Candidates will perform all cases through a clear corneal incision and will also be trained in foldable IOL loading and implantation.
Surgical cases will be followed up by discussion of the case with the instructors.Candidates are requested to bring along a USB pen drive to record their surgeries for analysis and discussion.
Course fees
Indian candidates:  INR 90,000/-
International Candidates:  INR 1,00,000/-
The course fees will be paid by cheque/cash/Demand Draft on the first day of the course.
Accommodation facilities available on request.
Please download the application form and send it as an e-mail attachment to .Please mention “Phaco Training Programme” in the subject field of your e-mail.
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