Cataract surgery training, at Lions Karnavati Hospital, Ahamedabad,
Lions Karnavati Hospital was started in 1995. It began with the inaugural of the eye department, keeping in mind the motto, ‘Sight first’. One of the main highlights of the hospital was the conduction of the Cataract surgery with Phaco Emulsification for poor and needy patients . It is also offering cataract surgery training courses. The hospital boasts of modern sophisticated important equipment at par with any corporate sector Ophthalmic Institution in Gujarat, India.
Organisation of services for Cataract surgery training at Lions Karnavati Hospital, Ahamedabad, India.
We have Pyramid system of service delivery with Lions Karnavati Shantaben Vishnubhai Patel Eye Hospital as apex with super specialty full time cataract surgeons and visiting ophthalmologists in retina, cornea, squint and occuloplasty. There are 2 satellite centers- at Bhabhar and at Palanpur and 8 peripheral vision centers in different locations of Ahmedabad. It serves to provide basic eye care at the door step of patients. We also conduct around 100 outreach camps per year in surrounding rural areas.
The satellite centers and peripheral vision centers allow us to organise efficient cataract training programs at our facility.
Training faculty for Cataract surgery training at Lions Karnavati Hospital, Ahamedabad, India
Training equipment’s for Cataract surgery training at Lions Karnavati Hospital, Ahamedabad, India
Hospital has 5 Operation Theatres equipped with state of the art equipment for advanced medical surgeries. We have all the modern required for Cataract surgery training like operating microscope, Phaco machine etc.
We also have an indoor library with research materials for reference for in-house interns and doctors. Outdoor facilities include our Sub specialty clinics which provide specialized treatments for specific ailments.
Every month we take only 1 candidate
Course duration is from the 1st date of month till last date of month
Call Dr Mahesh Rajpura at 02717-244051 , 8980559109 for details.
What exactly are our services ?:Every month we take only 1 candidate Course duration is from the 1st date of month till last date of month
What is the itinerary of the service package ?:-Course duration is total of 1 month with approximately 25 working days. All Sundays and festival holidays are not working days. 2-Experience of 100-200 small incision cataract extraction surgeries is preferable. 3-Candidate is expected to be well versed with tunnel incision making and continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis. 4-On 1st day of joining, candidate will be interviewed and made aware of our hospital routine. 5-On 2nd day of joining, candidate will be observed for his/her skill of cataract surgery by course instructor. 6-After observing surgical skills of candidate continuously on monitor, instructor will decide to gradually give more steps of cataract surgery. 7-Instructor may take over the surgery from candidate at any step in case candidate cannot handle the difficult situation during surgery. 8-Candidate will be involved strictly in only one surgery per day. 9-Candidate will be involved in maximum total of 20-25 cataract surgeries for course duration under direct supervision of instructor.
How can you avail our services ?:Following documents must be submitted with application 1 week before you start training. 1-Attested photocopy of valid degree in ophthalmology from government approved university in your country. At least one year post qualification experience-preferable 2-Photocopy of surgery logbook signed by head of the department of ophthalmology. 3- Address proof-Copy of photo identity-passport/driving license/voter card/pan card 4-Referrence letter from the head of the department of ophthalmology. Hospital management reserves the right of candidate selection.