‘Glaucos-2016’, CME on glaucoma,was held on 20th March 2016 and was a grand success. The chief guest for the inauguration ceremony was Prof.Dr.M.Ravishankar, Dean (Admin), MGMCRI. He spoke on the importance of diagnosing glaucoma and what it meant for the common man. This was followed by the lighting of the lamp and the welcome address by Prof.Dr.K.Srikanth, HOD, Department of Ophthalmology, MGMC & RI, who also gave an insight of the programme.
The whole event had an excellent turnout with registrations nearing 100 delegates.The academic sessions started soon after, with renowned speakers from JIPMER, Aravind Eye Hospital, Indira Gandhi Govt.General Hospital and our own institution, speaking on the vital and advancing areas of interest in glaucoma.
The beginning of the afternoon session also witnessed an interactive quiz held by Dr.Swathi Upadhyaya and team, from Aravind Eye Hospital, which was won by third year residents from our own institute (Dr.Vishnu, Dr.Chinmayee and Dr.Reema). The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr.S.Veni Priya. The CME turned out to be informative and useful for everyone with the feedback being overwhelmingly positive.