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Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismology

We would like to introduce to you our comprehensive fellowship programme oriented mainly towards pediatric ophthalmology. This programme is successfully running since 2013 and trained over 11 fellows by now.
The programme consists of one and half year training, We takeup 3 fellows annually.

In following manner

  • 1st 3 months : Orientation to hospital working pattern, Pediatric vision evaluation, attending OT and OPD
  • 2nd 3 months : Assisting squint cases in OT , Evaluating squint cases in OPD
  • 3rd 3 months : Evaluating pediatric ophthalmic cases in OPD independently,conducting squint camp
  • 4th 3 months : Operating squint cases and pediatric cases independently
  • Next 6 months : aplication of knowledge and operating independently

Besides this following topics will be discussed throgh series of lectures with help of Videos and presentations

Topics in Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Epidemiology, Visual Development
  • Delayed Visual Maturation, Normal visual development
  • History,Examination & Investigations
  • Childhood cataract
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Disorders of lacrimal system
  • Ocular involvement in intrauterine infections
Topics in Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Normal Binocular Vision & Physiology of eye movements
  • Sensory defence mechanisms
  • Evaluation of strabismic angle
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Vertically incomitant horizontal deviations
  • Vertical Deviations
  • Incomitant & Restrictive Strabismus
  • Surgical principles

During the course you can avail accommodation in the Doctor's quarters of the hospital. You will be given a stipend of Rs 20000/- per month.

Besides this you will have to attend our outreach programme and do SICS surgeries

My clinic is a purely private set up which caters 150 opd cases every day (Roughly 20% pediatric) and 350 -400 surgeries in a month averagely( 10-25 % pediatric depending on school holidays etc) . We have full time glaucoma, Retina and cornea, oculoplasty departments. Hospital is well equipped with advanced equipments and LASIK setup too.

You will be given 20-25 squint & pediatric cases independently depending on your skill & availability. Besides this you will be given about 150-200 SICS cases in a year and and few phaco cases depending on your skills(10 to 100). You will have to attend eye donation calls and emergency calls.

Sangli is in the southern part of maharashtra well connected by Railway. It is 450 kms from Mumbai. To apply please send your biodata with Xerox copies of certificates and detailed mention about current surgical skills to following address .or mail scanned copies of certificates and an application in word format.

You will be prepared for FAICO exam conducted by AIOS in NOV-DEC in ped ophth


Contact Person: Dr. Milind Killedar (Pediatric Ophthalmologist & Squint Spe.)
Position / Designation: Director, Anuradha Superspeciality Eye Hospital
Mobile: +91 9422614784

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