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Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy for Optometrists at Shillong


IVI is pleased to announce a one day “Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy for Optometrists”. The workshop will introduce the concepts of Diabetic Retinopathy and its management to Optometry Practitioners, Educators and Students. It will also orient the participants to categorize cases in Diabetic Retinopathy, latest advancements in Diabetic Retinopathy and much more.

Facilitators: Dr Padmaja Kumari Rani M.S, FRCS, FICO, FNB (Retina) – Vitreo-Retina Consultant, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. 
Mr Hari Kumar– Consultant Optometrist,- Smt. Kanuri Santhamma Centre for Vitreo Retinal Diseases, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad

Workshop would comprise the following topics:

• Introduction to Diabetes mellitus and its effects on various anatomical systems
• Epidemiology of Diabetic Retinopathy
• Clinical profile and staging of Diabetic Retinopathy
• Diagnostic procedures – principle involved, procedure and interpretation
• Community screening methods for Diabetic Retinopathy
• Management

Who can attend?
Academicians, Practitioners, Post Graduate students and Final year Optometry students.

Workshop Date and Time: Saturday, 24 March 2018, 09.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Workshop Venue: Bansara Eye care Centre, Shillong, Meghalaya 

Key Contact Person: Sheeba Swarna, Program Manager, India Vision Institute
Mobile: +91 - 8978519292, Email:

Travel: Participants would bear the cost of their travel

Registration: Please fill the registration form available online on the top right side of this page 

Registration Fee: INR 400 per participant will be charged (Only for Practitioners & Educators) Pay online followed by registration form.

For students the Registration is free on first come first served basis

The registrations will be confirmed on first come first served basis after the payment of registration fee online. Spot registrations are subject to availability of seat

Deadline for Registration: Friday, 16 March, 2018

 'Funding for the Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy was kindly provided by Optometry Giving Sight in association with ALCON Foundation'

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