Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Long Term Fellowship at C. L. Gupta Eye Institute, Moradabad.

C L Gupta Institute

Medical Education Department of C L Gupta Eye Institute is an integrated department catering the educational needs of the institution and taking care of the training of long term and short term fellows, optometrists and nursing. It aims to provide its services in a manner that the institute’s vision and mission can be taken care of. With a faculty eager to teach and to transfer skills the trainees have an edge.

This institute has provided training to 32 ophthalmology fellows (national and international) including 6 long term fellows in the fields of cataract, cornea and refractive surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, medical and surgical retina. The Institute, also has trained over 500 students from India and abroad in various training programs for eye care personnel at different levels.

Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Basic Cataract surgical skills

This period of the fellowship is meant to ensure that the fellow can competently perform standard cataract surgical procedures.

The fellows will also use the wet lab facility to enhance their skills in using the microscope. They will assist the faculty in:

  • Surgery of congenital cataract
  • Intraocular lens implantation
  • Pediatric IOL power calculation
  • Primary posterior capsulotomy and anterior vitrectomy
  • Postoperative management
  • Amblyopia therapy

Duration of Course : 2 Years

Anterior segment, including cornea and cataract surgeries

During this posting, fellows will work in rotation with two cornea and anterior segment surgeons to learn the finer aspects of cataract surgery. Fellows will be assisted by the faculty in performing cataract surgery on children. Eventually, they will be expected to perform cataract surgery independently.

Strabismus surgery

During this posting, fellows will learn basic clinical diagnostic and surgical techniques for the management of strabismus. They will initially assist during surgery and then move on to independent surgeries, based on their level of competence.

Ophthalmic plastic surgery

During this one-month posting, the fellow will work with the consultant and learn basic examination and management techniques for common pediatric oculoplasty problems as well as management of pediatric tumors. The fellows are expected to learn about syringing and probing of nasal lacrimal ducts, surgical management of ptosis, entropian, ectropian, etc.


During this posting with the consultant, the fellow can improve his skills in indirect ophthalmoscopy and basic work-up of vitreo-retinal diseases in children, including familial disorders, genetic retinal diseases, congenital eye anomalies and retinopathy of prematurity. The fellow will be assisted during the evaluation and management of babies who are treated or screened for retinopathy of prematurity and also be trained in the following areas:

  • Surgery with lasers related to vitreo-retinal procedures in children
  • Diagnosis of pediatric retinal disorders, especially retinal degeneration
  • Retinopathy of prematurity and genetic disorders affecting the retina
  • Performing laser treatment for premature retinal degeneration
  • Simple surgeries for retinal diseases (optimal)


All the long term fellows will be paid a stipend of INR 30,000/- for the first 18 months and INR 40,000/- for the last six months.


MS/MD/DNB in Ophthalmology


Batch starts in January and July every year (No of candidates intake will depend on the slot availability)

How to apply ?

Interested candidates may apply with upload resume:

Dr. Pradeep Agarwal (Director, C L Gupta Eye Institute)

Address: Ram Ganga Vihar, Phase-II, Moradabad -244001, Uttar Pradesh



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