Short Term Glaucoma Fellowship at Lotus Eye Hospital
Course Outline of Glaucoma Fellowship at Lotus Eye
Duration: 3 months The program aims to train Ophthalmologists in the diagnosis and treatment of Glaucoma and anterior segment diseases focusing on the areas of clinical evaluation, use of different investigative procedures and medical treatment.
1) To train an Ophthalmologist in clinical and surgical skill in Glaucoma management. 2) To impart training in critical appraisal of scientific literature and to analyse practice of evidence based Ophthalmology 3) To initiate and carry out research projects by a fellow
Lotus Eye Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai, is the one of the most trusted charitable organization and has become the pioneer of affordable eye care. due to which in recent times numerous organisations have adopted similar names, but the oldest and the only branch of Lotus eye hospital is in Mumbai and has been treating patients from all over the world and every corner of India.
Glaucoma Department has following infrastructure for the diagnosis and management of Glaucoma patients. 1. OPD – Fully functional examination room. 2. Slit Lamp – One in Glaucoma room. We also have rooms equipped with taking slit lamp photographs. 3. Humphery Automated Perimeter HFA 750 model – The current gold standard for the diagnosis and management of Glaucoma patients. 4. Optical Coherence Tomography (Cirrus OCT) – The Cirrus OCT images and analyzes macular thickness, the retinal nerve fiber layer and the optic disc using the latest technology for high-resolution scans. 5. Ultrasound Pachymetry
1. Nd: YAG laser for Iridotomy 2. Frequency doubled Nd: YAG laser for ALT, Suturolysis, Peripheral Iridoplasty
1. Visu 150 model operating microscope with CCTV 2. Instrumentation required for Glaucoma surgeries like Trabeculectomy, Phaco-Trabeculectomy, Glaucoma Drainage Devices and Congenital Glaucoma Surgeries.