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Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology comprises a cohesive, dynamic and progressive team. It strives for achieving excellence in the fields of patient and community eye care, teaching, research and faculty development.

Objectives

  • To offer an excellent standard in teaching
  • To provide continuing medical education in ophthalmology for faculty/practitioners
  • To conduct research in basic, applied clinical fields and community Ophthalmology
  • To provide accessible, cost-effective, quality eye care
  • To promote community eye health awareness
  • To actively participate in the National Program for Control of Blindness
  • To conduct awareness programs on issues such as Diabetic retinopathy, eye donation.

Courses Offered

  • Undergraduate: MBBS
  • Postgraduate: M.S in Ophthalmology - 4 seats / year
  • Diploma: Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology - 15 seats/year
  • Ophthalmic Theatre Assistant Certificate course - 15 seats/year

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