Department Of
Ophthalmology

                                                                                                  DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

The Department of Ophthalmology was established with a vision to provide best holistic eye care services and impart effective training and quality medical education to students. Our mission is to facilitate learning, provide eye care with empathy and create an environment where all stakeholders grow together. The Post graduate Department of Ophthalmology is an integral part of AVMC, Vinayaka Mission Research Foundation to ensure interdisciplinary benefits, post graduate and Undergraduate education, training of Bsc. Optometry, research and holistic patient care. The department treats all form of ocular problems that provides complete eye care and subspecialty care.

From routine eye examination to complex surgical procedures, the faculty members work together to evaluate and address each patient’s need. The faculties have expertise in managing all eye problems including Cataracts, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Uveitis, Corneal disorders, diseases of Ocular Adnexa and Conjunctiva. Optometrists perform refraction, prescribe glasses as well as contact lenses. The Head of the Department, Dr.P.Mishra.MS(Ophth),PhD(Ophth) is having vast experience both in undergraduate and post graduate teaching as well as in research, for more than three decades.

All the Faculties are committed to offer best treatment with highest quality care to all stratus of patients. Outreach Programs, School Screen Camps, Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Camps are being conducted at regular interval. We are committed to provide comprehensive quality medical & surgical services to the rural and underserved community.   

Academic Profile

The Department of Ophthalmology offers the UG Courses of M.B.B.S, PG Courses of MS Ophthal, B.Sc. Optometry and other allied health science courses like physician assistant.

BEST PRACTICES
  • Wet lab practice to train post graduates before the commencement of cataract and intra ocular surgery training for the postgraduates Students.
  • Students scrutinizing the answer sheets
  • Ophthalmic students committee for the batch of Phase 3 MBBS students
  • All the teaching learning materials available in multimedia.

           UG: Google forms for MCQ after the completion of every topic

           PG: Regular written assignment, 3-4 times a week

UNIQUE FEATURES OF THE DEPARTMENT
  • Taking care of the vision needs of disabled children who attend special schools in Puducherry.
  • Periodic public awareness programmes like Eye donation awareness, Glaucoma awareness, Diabetic retinopathy awareness, conducted for community wellbeing.