Low Vision Awareness Program

Duration: One day - two programs per year

Next LAP program : September 20th 2013

Venue: L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.

Curriculum

  • An overview of low vision
  • Clinical low vision assessment
  • Low vision: Functional implications of eye disease
  • Pediatric low vision
  • Low vision devices: Optical & non-optical Theory & practical demonstration
  • Clinical set-ups
  • Rehabilitation services (counselling, orientation and mobility, community-based rehabilitation, daily living skills, support services, etc.
  • Resource mobilization and utilization

Eligibility: Ophthalmologists, optometrists, rehabilitation professionals - preferably institution based

Registration details

  • Registration is limited to the first 100 participants.
  • Candidates should make their own travel and lodging arrangements.
  • Candidates should pay a registration fee of INR 1000 (including 10.3% Service Tax) by demand draft, payable to Hyderabad Eye Institute along with the application.

Faculty
Vijaya K Gothwal, MAppSc (QUT) & Team
Head, Centre for Sight Enhancement

Beula Christy, MRSc & Team
Head, Rehabilitation Professional

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