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Goals :-

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


Knowledges :

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


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 community surveys for visual check up;
  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.


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Staff Information

Sr No Name Designation
1 Dr Jigish Nareshbhai Desai Professor & Head View
2 Dr. Hitesh Vyas Associate Professor View
3 Dr. Shilpa Bhatt Associate Professor View
4 Dr.Mittal Govindbhai Kuchhadiya Assistant Professor View
5 Dr.Bhargavi Vasantbhai Parth Assistant Professor View

Staff Attendance

Sr No Staff Attendance Month Short Desc Posted Date
1 Staff List Staff List 17/01/2017 View
2 Daily Attendance Please visit the site for Attendance 30/12/2016 View

Subject Curriculum

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Monthly Teaching Schedule

Sr No Teaching Schedule Month Teaching Schedule Short Description Teaching Schedule Date
1 November-2016 Proposed Schedule of Teaching Nov,16 19/12/2016 View
2 December 2016 Achieved Teaching Learning Dec-2016 08/01/2017 View
3 January 2017 Proposed Teaching Schedule - Jan. 2017 08/01/2017 View
4 FEB-2017 Achieved Teaching Schedule FEB-2017 04/03/2017 View

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Role of Honour

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