Advanced Cataract Fellowship Programme at Sankara Nethralaya
we provide Advanced Cataract Fellowship Programme at Sankara Nethralaya. the objective of the course is to enhance candidates’ skill in Advanced Cataract Microsurgical Techniques.
All Candidates perform around 8 -10 SICS & 12 – 15 Phacoemulsification Surgeries during their 2 month tenure. All surgeries are done under scrubbed – in supervision by a consultant of SN
Parallely they have:
Interactive lectures by Consultants.
Observing the senior surgeons perform surgeries.
Wet lab training on animal eyes.
Enhanced training on the virtual reality module.
Augmentation of OPD skills e.g., Gonioscopy and Indirect Ophthalmology.
Duration: 2 Months
No. of Batches per year: 3 Batches (Feb-March, April-May, June-July)
No. of Candidates: 10 candidates can be selected to undergo training in this programme
Educational Qualification: Ophthalmology PG Degree in MD, MS, DNB or DO recognized by the Medical Council of India, New Delhi Candidates employed elsewhere should produce a No Objection Certificate from the employer at the time of interview and have the relevant certificates in the original.
Facility for Cataract Fellowship Programme
We ensure consistent quality by earnestly following systems and procedures meticulously and are the FIRST ISO 9002 certified Eye Hospital in Asia. We have also introduced Total Quality Management (TQM) policies and have been recently audited by BVQI who have recommended re-certification to us.
The main hospital, the Jagadguru Kanchi Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswathi Nethra Nilayam (JKCN Complex) and the CU Shah Sankara Nethralaya enjoy NABH accreditation, the highest recognition in the health care sector.
Thanks to innovative information technology devices, the expertise of Sankara Nethralaya is available to a large section of society. Its innovative telemedicine approach, ensures the availability of basic eye care all over Tamil Nadu.