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Continuing Optometric Education

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy has launched a continuing optometric education programme for students and working optometrists who want to enhance their knowledge, gain experience and receive a certificate at the end of the course. The programme will run through 6 Sundays, as a bi-monthly program.

The programme will cover a variety of clinically relevant topics such as Dispensing Progressive addition lenses, Speciality contact lens fitting, Low vision practice, Binocular vision in primary eye care, Advanced Diagnostics and IOL Power calculation. Applicants could enrol either for some of the sessions or for the entire module. Those enrolling for the complete module will be invited to attend a three day practical observation followed by an examination based on the topics covered in the CME, and will receive a Certificate in Clinical Optometry at the end of the programme.

Course Details
Eligibility • Students who are enrolled in a four year Optometry course and are currently in the 3rd / 4th years.
• Practising Optometrists who have completed their B.S / Diploma in Optometry Student / Practising Ophthalmologists
No of Positions 100
Duration 06 Sessions
Course Fee Rs. 1,750 per session, Rs. 9,500 for 6 sessions
Frequency Once in 2 months
Early Bird Registrations for 1st 30 Registrations: Rs. 1,500 per session
(till 15th March 2014): Rs. 9,000/- for six sessions
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Upcoming Continuing Optometric Education on Contact Lens(15th June 2014)
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Details about the next COE session will be updated in the website. For further information, kindly contact us.

Contact Us:
Anuja R Singh,
Program Co-ordinator,
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA)
(Unit of Medical Research Foundation)
Dr. V.G. Appukutty Campus
No.8, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai – 600 016.
Ph No: 044 - 4908 6000 / Fax: 044 28254180
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