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The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Certificate Course in Ophthalmic Photography

This certificate course on Ophthalmic photography shall benefit any professional (Photographers, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic nurses) with an interest to either learn or enhance their skills in the art of Ophthalmic Photography.

Medium: English


Degree / Diploma in Optometry with min. 2 years experience
A qualified Ophthalmologist
Ophthalmic Photographers who wish to enhance their skills through formal education
Nursing graduates / Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing Assistance with 2 yrs experience

Duration: Four month program

Course concluded with evaluation through post questionnaire (and viva if possible) and certification

Course Fee: Rs. 20, 000/- (Consultation needed)

Course Commencement: July 2014

Theory Curriculum: Ophthalmic Photography

Course Description:-
01 Introduction to photography: The camera – eye: a perspective
02 External Photography of the eye
03 Slit lamp lighting and Imaging of the anterior segment
04 Slit lamp Photography of cornea and lens including high magnification techniques, Goniography
05 Fundus photography: How to take sharp fundus images, Secrets of digital and stereo fundus imaging
06 Fluorescein photography
07 Indocyanine green photography
08 Standard imaging protocols and certification process
09 Planimetry: Morphometric measurements of ocular pathologies
10 Image grading systems and disease classification system
11 Introduction and advancements in video imaging
12 Methods of image enhancement & Management: Digital manipulation and Image archival
13 Introduction to ocular pharmacology & Managing emergencies
Practical Curriculum
  • Anterior Segment Photography
  • Posterior Segment Photography
  • Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
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Contact details

Dr. Anuja R Singh
HOD – Optometry Programs
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy
Dr. V.G. Appukutty Campus
No.8, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai – 600 016.
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