Continuous Professional Development

Workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy for Optometrists - Manipal

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IVI, in collaboration with the LV Prasad Eye Institute, organized a day’s comprehensive workshop on Diabetic Retinopathy for Optometrists at the School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal on 18 December. 

The workshop was facilitated by Dr. Padmaja Kumari Rani, Vitreo-Retina Consultant, L V Prasad Eye Institute and Jahir Burhan, Consultant Optometrist, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.

The workshop focused on concepts of Diabetic Retinopathy, latest optometric investigations and management options in Diabetic Retinopathy.

Over 105 Optometry practitioners, educators and students from various Optometry Institutes and eye hospitals of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu attended the workshop.

IVI acknowledges the support of ‘Optometry Giving Sight’ in Association with ‘Alcon Foundation’ for funding the program.

The program was awarded 5 credit points by the Optometry Council of India.