Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

GOAL

The broad goal of the teaching of students in ophthalmology is to provide such knowledge and skills to the students that shall enable him to practice as a clinical and as a primary eye care physician and also to function effectively as a community health leader to assist in the implementation of National Programme for the prevention of blindness and rehabilitation of the visually

About the Department

  • No. of wards - 2
  • Beds - 30
  • Units - 1
  • OPD hours - 9am to 5 pm

Knowledge

At the end of the course, the student should have knowledge of:

  1. Common problems affecting the eye:
  2. Principles of management of major ophthalmic emergencies
  3. Main systemic diseases affecting the eye
  4. Effects of local and systemic diseases on patient’s vision and the necessary action required to minimise the sequalae of such diseases;
  5. Adverse drug reactions with special reference to ophthalmic manifestations;
  6. Magnitude of blindness in India and its main causes;
  7. National programme of control of blindness and its implementation at various levels
  8. Eye care education for prevention of eye problems
  9. Role of primary health centre in organization of eye camps
  10. Organization of primary health care and the functioning of the ophthalmic assistant.
  11. Integration of the national programme for control of blindness with the other national health programmes;
  12. Eye bank organization

Skills

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  1. Elicit a history pertinent to general health and ocular status;
  2. Assist in diagnostic procedures such as visual acuity testing, examination of eye, Schiotz tonometry, Staining for Corneal pathology, confrontation perimetry, Subjective refraction including correction of presbyopia and aphakia, direct ophthalmoscopy and conjunctival smear examination and Cover test.
  3. Diagnose and treat common problems affecting the eye;
  4. Interpret ophthalmic signs in relation to common systemic disorders;
  5. Assist/observe therapeutic procedures such as subconjunctival injection, Corneal/Conjunctival foreign body removal, Carbolic cautery for corneal ulcers, Nasolacrimal duct syringing and tarsorraphy;
  6. Provide first aid in major ophthalmic emergencies;
  7. Assist to organize community surveys for visual check up;
  8. Assist to organize primary eye care service through primary health centres;
  9. Use effective means of communication with the public and individual to motivate for surgery in cataract and for eye donation;
  10. Establish rapport with his seniors, colleagues and paramedical workers, so as to effectively function as a member of the eye care team.

Integration

The undergraduate training in Ophthalmology will provide an integrated approach towards other disciplines especially neurosciences, Otorhino-laryngology, General Surgery and Medicine.

Specialized clinics

Sr.No. Name of the Clinic Days on which held Timings
1 Glaucoma Clinic Monday 3.00pm to 5.00 pm
2 Retina Clinic Friday 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
3 Refraction Clinic Daily 3.00pm  to 5.00 pm
4 Eye Bank Daily 3.00pm  to 5.00 pm
5 Squint Clinic Wednesday 3.00pm to 5.00 pm

Staff details

Sr. No. Name of Faculty Designation Mobile No. Email ID
1 Dr. Ashwini A Sapre  Professor& Head 9825625516 ashwinisapre@yahoo.com
2 Dr. HeenaRadadiya Associate Professor 6352393572 drheena_patel@yahoo.com
3 Dr. ApurvaSuthar Assistant Professor 9601885753 apurva.suthar@gmail.com

Publications

  • .Prevelence of Dry Eye in PostMenopausal Women measured by schirmer test at tertiary care hospital,Gujrat,India. International Journal of Research in Medicine.Vol-5,Issue-2, April-june 2016. Dr.HeenaRadadia ,Dr.AshwiniSapre.
  • Analysis of keratometry and Axial length distribution in urban population of Gujrat,India. Dr.HeenaRadadia,Dr.AshwiniSapre,Dr.PriyaJoshiyara,Dr.DhavalShah,
    Dr.NittalNinama Indian Journal Of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology , Vol 3 , issue 3,July – September 2017,p-291-295
  • Analysis Of Macular Thickness by Spectral Domain OCT in Normal Healthy population of Gujarat India Dr.HeenaRadadia,Dr.AshwiniSapre Indian Journal Of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology ,Vol 4 , issue 1,Jan –March 2018,p-131-135
  • Identification of risk factors in cases of ocular injuries Volume 5, issue 9, September 2015, ISSN no. 2249-555X. Dr. ApurvaSuthar, Dr. Devansi Shah.
  • Superior ophthalmic vein thrombosis, a grave complication of orbital cellulitis: case report, volume 3, issue 7, July 2013, ISSN no 2249-555X. Drdevansi shah, Dr. ApurvaSuthar.
  • Analysis of different type of refractive errors in primary school children at tertiary hospital, volume 7, issue 2, February 2018, ISSN no. 2277-8160. Dr. Apurvasuthar, Dr. KishanMakwana.
  • Selective Suture Removal im astigmatism after conventional cataract surgery; A comparative study Dr.HeenaRadadia,Dr.AshwiniSapre Indian Journal Of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology ,Vol 4 , issue 1,Jan –March 2018,p-141-147

Academic activities

  • 10 weeks of clinical posting each batch
  • Morning clinicalposting :8:30am to 11:30am.
  • Theory lectures
  • Semester 6- 2 per week
  • Semester 7- 2 per week

About us

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Contact Info

Emergency Cases

1 123 456 7890

Address

1st Avenue, New York, NY 10160, USA

Phone

+1 910-626-85266

Email

contact@clinic.com

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