Overview of Department:

Department of Ophthalmology provides comprehensive program for patient care. It offers both out- patient services and in-patient services. It strives for achieving excellence in the fields of patient and community eye care, teaching, research and faculty development.

Departmental Faculty:

S.No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Y. Rama Koteswara Rao Professor & HOD
2 Dr. K. Vijay Kumar Professor
3 Dr. Vijay Prakesh Kinikar Associate Professor
4 Dr. Ashwini Siddartha Assistant Professor
5 Dr. Renuka Kattimani Assistant Professor
6 Dr. M. Nandanandan Assistant Professor
7 Dr. Harika Anne Senior Resident
8 Dr. G. Anuradha Senior Resident

COURSES OFFERED:

MBBS

M S Ophthalmology

OBJECTIVES:

  • To offer an excellent standard in teaching
  • To conduct research in basic, applied clinical fields and community ophthalmology
  • To provide accessible, cost- effective, quality eye care.
  • To conduct awareness programmes on issues such as Diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, eye donation.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The core competencies of Department of Ophthalmology are:

  • UG teaching program for MBBS curriculum
  • PG teaching program for MS Ophthalmology
  • Clinical facilities include services to manage cataract, retinal diseases, glaucoma and uvea services. In addition community services like screening of diabetic retinopathy, cataract in camps, school screening programmes are provided by the department.

FACILITIES AND LEARNING SOURCES OF DEPARTMENT:

  • Slit lamps
  • Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope
  • 90 D Lens
  • Goniolens
  • Fundus Camera
  • Keratometer
  • Operating Microscope with CCTV
  • Argon Laser
  • Phacoemulsification Machine
  • A-Scan
  • Nd:YAG Laser
  • Applanation Tonometer
  • Schiotz Tonometer
  • Automated Perimeter
  • Autorefractor

Surgery:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery ( SICS)
  • Trabeculectomy
  • DCT, DCR
  • Pterygium Excision with Autograft

Laser Treatment:

Nd: YAG Laser Capsulotomy

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS:

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Vijay Prakash Kinikar, Yashaswi Pendyala, K.Vijay Kumar, Clinico-Microbiological Study of Chronic Dacryocystitis. International Journal of Health and Clinical Research, 2021:4(8):258-264.
  2. Vijay Prakash Kinikar, Yashaswi Pendyala, K.Vijay Kumar, A Comparative study of surgically induced astigmatism in superior and temporal scleral incision in manual small incision cataract surgery. International Journal of Health and Clinical Research, 2021:4(9):78-83.
  3. Vijay Prakash Kinikar, Yashaswi Pendyala, K.Vijay Kumar, Clinical profile and visual outcome of optic neuritis in tertiary care hospital. IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty, 2021:7(2):1-6.
  4. Vijay Prakash Kinikar, Yashaswi Pendyala, K.Vijay Kumar, A clinical study on dry eye.IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty, 2021:7(2):1-7.
  5. Harika Anne, Noonan Syndrome with Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction: A Case Report. IOSR Journal of Dental and medical Sciences. June 2021;20(6Ser.1):27-29.
  6. Harika Anne, Hair Shaft in the Lacrimal Punctum: A Rare Presentation. TNOA Journal Ophthalmic Science Research. 2020:xx:xx-xx.

PROJECTS:

  1. Clinical study of Diabetic Retinopathy
  2. Study of clinical features and management of Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
  3. Clinical study of Posterior Capsular Opacification
  4. Study of Ocular manifestations in Leprosy
  5. Clinical study of Papilloedema
  6. Study of Conjunctival limbal autograft using autologous serum Vs suturing technique in primary pterygium surgery

Study of role of B Scan Ultrasonography in posterior segment pathology of eye