Continuous Professional Development

‘Paedisight’ - Workshop on Paediatric Optometry – Bangalore

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A 3 day intensive workshop on Paediatric optometry was conducted by Sankara eye hospital, Bangalore in association with IVI during 13 - 15 December, 2013 at Bangalore. It was a whole new initiative to educate the participants on delivering excellent eye care service to the paediatric population. 

32 participants including optometry practitioners and educators from all over the country became a part of the program and made it a huge success. Led by Prof. Marc Taub (Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, USA), Mr Aditya Goyal (Sankara Eye hospital, Bangalore), Mr Diwakar Rao (Sankara Eye hospital, Bangalore) and Ms. Sunita Agarwal, the workshop was very well received and appreciated by the participants.            

The workshop focused on binocular vision anomalies, visual information processing disorders, vision therapy procedures and amblyopia with exclusive hands on session on each day. 

IVI acknowledges the support of ‘Brien-Holden Vision Institute Foundation’ and ‘Optometry Giving Sight’ for funding ‘Paedisight’ workshop.