Continuous Professional Development

Corneal Nerves and Refractive Surgery

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A seminar on Corneal Nerves and Refractive Surgery was presented by Dr P S Roopa Reddy, Assistant Professor, School of Medical Sciences, University of Hyderabad, on 13 September as part of the IVI Online Seminar series. 

In her presentation, Dr Reddy focused on types of refractive surgeries, flap and surface techniques, pre and post-operative procedures, role of optometrist in refractive surgery, corneal innervation, corneal sensation and much more. 

Eighth in the IVI Online Seminar Series launched in August 2013, the seminar received outstanding response from over 200 students and faculty from seven Optometry institutions across India. 

"Our second and third year students participated in this session. It was a well-organized seminar with a wonderful resource person" – Preethi Rajagopalan, Vasan Institute of Ophthalmology and Research, Coimbatore. 

"A very good and informative session” – S. Gopalakrishnan, Principal- Shri Jayendra Saraswathi Institute of Optometry, Pammal. 

IVI acknowledges the support of Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation and Optometry Giving Sight in funding the program.