The Ophthalmology Department at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, (SSSIHMS), Prasanthigram, has been accredited by the National Board of Examinations (NBE), Government of India, for imparting training for two candidates a year in the discipline of Ophthalmology. The candidate should have passed MBBS and the Central Entrance Test conducted by the National Board of Examinations. The selection is based on CET marks obtained by the candidates.

During the 3-year period, the residents are given graded clinical responsibilities by way of periodical posting in the OPD, OT and the Ward (for post-operative care).

Residents will be trained in pre and post surgical evaluation of patients. They will be trained for surgeries of cataract with IOL, glaucoma surgeries, retinal surgeries, squint surgeries and laser surgeries. They will also be trained in A scan, B scan, Humphery field analyser, FFA and observation of Laser and Yag Capsulotomy. Bedside teaching and seminar presentations are also a part of the curriculum. There are regular journal clubs and CMEs to keep the residents updated with happenings in the field of ophthalmology.

Stipend would be as prescribed by the National Board of Examinations. In the campus single accommodation is provided. Hospital has a canteen for doctors and other hospital staff that provides food at a reasonable price.

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