Long Term Fellowship In Medical Retina and Uveitis

We are offering a 2 year fellowship in Uveitis and Medical Retina. This fellowship offers the selected candidate an opportunity to train and rotate in Hyderabad, Bhubaneshwar and Vizag campus of LVPEI

The fellows will be expected to get trained in diagnosis and management of different uveitis conditions, along with Medical Retina, and cataract surgeries. The fellow is also expected to undergo a one-month rotation in a rheumatology specialty clinic.

The expectations from a fellow will be to :-

  1. Assess and manage all form of uveitis including anterior, intermediate and posterior uveitis
  2. Proficiency in Medical Retina including macular disorders, diabetes and retinal vascular diseases and paediatric retina
  3. Proficiency in various retinal imaging modalities like FFA/ ICG/ B scan/ OCT and OCT angiography/ ERG and VEP
  4. Conduct uveitis research
  5. At the end of the fellowship, the fellow should be able to manage independently or co-manage with other subspecialists, the following:
    1. Laser photocoagulation and Intravitreal injections for retinal diseases
    2. Anterior chamber taps or vitreous biopsies, to confirm/exclude vitreoretinal lymphoma or other tumors/infectious causes
    3. Immunosuppressive therapy in uveitis including biologics
    4. Ocular complications of uveitis (eg, macular edema, cataract, glaucoma, retinal detachment, band keratopathy, choroidal neovascularization, hypotony)
    5. Routine cataract surgeries

For further details contact/Send the applications to
Mark Nathaniel Thadikonda and Vijayamma
Nannepaga Centre for Eye Care Education,
L V Prasad Eye Institute,
L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad - 500 034
Telephone: +91-40-3061 2567/2568
Email: education@lvpei.org

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