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Department of Opthalmology

Department of Ophthalmology was pioneered to be started in SGRDIMSR from the very beginning, initially as an outdoor dispensary in the sarai in Golden Temple complex and was later shifted to old hospital near Chatiwind where it was a part of the dental wing. In 1986, it started independent Eye OPD and surgical facilities were added. In 1998, the department was attached to Medical College. Subsequently full faculty recruitment was done and undergraduate program with initial uptake of 50 students was started. Later as the institution was upgraded to 150 seats, marked expansion was carried out in the department in terms of improvement in services, faculty and equipments.
In year 2008, Post graduation course was added which offers one of the most comprehensive clinical and research curriculums to the training residents. In addition to regular seminars, journal clubs and case discussions, the students are encouraged to participate in various conferences and workshops. The department had the honor of hosting a number of significant scientific meetings including Annual National Ocular Trauma Society of India Conference in 2014 and Annual Punjab Ophthalmological Society Conference in 2009. Our department was one of four institutes in India approved by All India Ophthalmological Society of India and Ocular Trauma Society of India for Post PG fellowship in ocular trauma. The faculty members are regular invitees as guest speakers, faculty, panelists and chairpersons in various international, national and regional conferences.
At present Department of Ophthalmology has state of the art facilities and highly qualified faculty offering various superspeciality services including Cornea, Cataract, Eye banking, Oculoplasty, Trauma, Retina and Glaucoma to patients visiting from various parts of the country and abroad.

 


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