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Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy


Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy for Optometrists at Trivandrum

IVI is pleased to announce a one day “Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy for Optometrists”. The workshop will introduce the concepts of Diabetic Retinopathyand itsmanagement 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.


Dr Padmaja Kumari Rani M.S, FRCS, FICO, FNB(Retina) Vitreo-Retina Consultant, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.

Mr Bojja Ramesh– 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 andFinal year Optometry students.

Workshop Date and Time

Sunday, 6 May 2018, 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Workshop Venue

Chaitanya Eye Hospital & Research Institute, Trivandrum

OCI Accreditation: This workshop is awarded 5 credit points by Optometry Council of India.

Key Contact Person

Chandrashekher M

Program Manager│ India Vision Institute

Mail Id:

Mobile. +91 – 9533472371


Participants would bear the cost of their travel.


Please fill the registration form available online on the website                                                                             

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 seats


Registration Fee

A registration fee of INR 400 will be charged. Pay online using the below link

Deadline for Registration

Tuesday, 1-May, 2018

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