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An Update on Ocular Trauma – 2017

“An Update on Ocular Trauma – 2017” on 09.04.17 at SBVU
The Department of Ophthalmology, MGMCRI conducted a CME “An Update on Ocular Trauma” on April 9th 2017. The programme started with the prayer song, followed by inauguration with the lamp lighting ceremony by the chief guest of honor respected Vice Chancellor Prof. K.R Sethuraman, who also spoke about the importance of ocular trauma and the holistic approach to a patient. After which, Prof.Dr.K.Srikanth, Head of the Department, Department of Ophthalmology, MGMCRI welcomed the delegates and gave a brief insight of the programme. The entire event had an excellent turnout with registrations nearing 100 delegates from various institutions. The first academic session was chaired by Dr.K.Srikanth and Dr.Thanikachalam, the second session was chaired by Dr. Subashini M and Dr.Subashini Kaliyaperumal. Each session had renowned speakers from various institutions like Aravind Eye Hospital, JIPMER, Indira Gandhi Government General Hospital and our own institution, speaking of the presentations of ocular trauma to its management. Following lunch, Dr.Jaya Gayathri from AEH, Puducherry conducted a Video Assisted Surgical Techniques which was very informative. There was an interactive quiz session for the residents which were conducted by Dr.K.N.Jha and Dr.N.Swathi, which was won by Dr. Anahita and Dr.Harika of JIPMER. The CME was a grand success and it was very useful for the residents who come across trauma patients in day to day practice. The feedback regarding the CME was overwhelming positive.