RJN Eye hospital

Clinical Fellowship


COMPREHENSIVE OPTHALMOLOGY

Eligibility: MS/MD/DNB/DO

Duration: 18 Months

Training Schedule

  • General Ophthalmology including SICS, Phaco including Topical Phaco
  • Glaucoma
  • Medical Retina
  • Cornea and Refractive Surgery
  • Oculoplasty & External Eye Diseases
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Neuroophthalmology
  • Low Vision & Contact Lens

Programme includes:

  • Training in OPD for Independent Case Disposals
  • Training in relevant Investigative Procedures
  • Observation/Assisted/Individual Performance of Surgical Procedures
  • Case Discussions, Clinical Meeting Presentations
  • Periodic assessment

CORNEA, CATARACT, REFRECTIVE SURGERY

Eligibility: MS/MD/DNB

Duration: 18 Months

Clinical Exposure:

  • External Eye Disorders, Various Corneal Disorders, Ocular Surface Management
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Cataract surgery including topical phacoemulsification.

Investigations

ORB Scan/Corneal Tomography, Aberrometry, Specular Microscopy, Automated Keratometry, IOL Master 700, Work Up for Refractive Procedures, Corneal Ulcer Work Up, Eye Bank Procedures

Procedures (Performed independently)

  • Phacoemulsification including topical cases.
  • Penetrating Keratoplasty (Therapeutic) Optical- under supervision
  • Lamellar keratoplasty under supervision
  • Pterygium Excision with conjunctival autograft,
  • Procedures related to Ocular surface Disorders (Amniotic Membrane Grafts, Mucous Membrane Grafts under supervision)
  • Corneal Refractive Procedures: Surface Ablation, Microkeratome LASIK, Femtosecond LASIK, Small Incision Lenticule Extraction under supervision
  • Phakic IOL’s, Refractive cataract surgery (Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery): under supervision
  • Programme will include Case Discussions, Seminars, Clinical Meeting Presentations, Periodic assessment, maintenance of log book and final exit examination

VETIRO RETINAL SURGERY

Eligibility: MS / MD / DNB

Duration: 18 Months + 6 Months (Clinical adjunct)

Programme includes:


Mastering

  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • Slit Lamp Examination techniques
  • Contact and non-contact lenses

Investigations

Performing various procedures like

  • FFA
  • ICG
  • OCT
  • USG and Interpreting them in various clinical conditions.

Candidate gets to learn and perform various Vitreo retinal treatment procedures:

Green and Diode lasers in various clinical conditions

  • IL O laser Delivery
  • PDT laser ( observe)
  • ROP laser
  • Intra Vitreal Injection administration
  • Retinal OPD
  • Will get to see and diagnose various clinical cases in OPD
  • Surgeries
  • Candidate gets to assist and perform
  • Scleral buckling procedures
  • Pars Plana Vitrectomies for different clinical conditions (23G, 25G, 27G) under supervision

Academics:

  • There will be clinical case presentations and lectures in Vitreo Retinal topics
  • Candidate is expected to present a paper in national/ state ophthalmic society during his/her tenure
  • Candidate should participate in regular clinical meetings for postgraduates
  • They must maintain their log book.
  • There will be an exit exam at the end of the tenure

Community Service:

Candidate is expected to attend Diabetic & ROP screening camps and related camps during his/her tenure

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