SANKARA ACADEMY OF VISION

Sankara Academy of Vision (SAV), the Academic wing of Sankara Eye Hospitals, was set up in year 2013 with the objective to train professionals in all spheres and levels of ophthalmic care. With the world’s largest population of blind being desperate for drastic corrective measures, several organisations, including Sankara, face a huge demand for trained eye care professionals. SAV offers professional courses, program and consultancy to the entire eye care sector and develop the human resource critical to eye care including ophthalmologists, optometrists, paramedics, vision care technicians, eye care managers and support personnel. Excellent courseware, interactive session, demos, field work, ‘hands on’ (where required) and holistic evaluation are features of SAV courses/ programs. An alumnus of SAV would be a satisfied and elevated professional who will remember his/her training experience here and benefit from it for years to come.

WHY SAV IS DIFFERENT

Academic Excellence – Qualified and eminent faculty with infrastructure relevant to the needs of training programs.

Tradition and History of Sankara – Built on the heritage and excellence in eye care of Sankara Eye Foundation built over the past 41 years.

Public Ethos – Commitment to social equity and work towards the nation’s interest of eliminating blindness through education, capacity building and research.

CORE VALUES

Commitment – Ensuring achieving the goals as per the strategic framework.

Opportunity – Providing student access to international care and research ability.

Responsibility – Accountable for actions.

Excellence – In every endeavour of the academy. Career options available to post graduates as a result of their academic and clinical experience:

• Independent Practice
• Work in Clinics or Hospitals
• Practice at Health Care Establishments
• Excellent Job Opportunities Overseas
• Clinical Services at Multinationals

EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES

SAV offers the following programs:
DNB in Ophthalmology
Fellowship in General Ophthalmology and sub specialities
Optometry, B.Sc. Optometry, Fellowship in Optometry, Internship in Optometry
Diploma in Vision Care Technician
Sankara Geudar Competence Centre for short term long term training Certificate Courses

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DNB in Ophthalmology

REQUIREMENTS:

Primary (post MBBS) DNB. Must have passed MBBS, completed 1 yr rotatory internship training and must have registered with Medical council of India or its state branches. Duration is 3 years. Should have passed CET conducted by the NBE.

LOCATION AND SEAT MATRIX:

Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore – 4 post MBBS and 4 post DO seats.
Andhra Pradesh, Guntur – 4 post MBBS and 4 post DO seats.
Karnataka, Shimoga – 2 post MBBS and 2 post DO seats.
Karnataka, Bangalore – 1 post MBBS and 1 post DO seats.

SELECTION:
Through CET/ PDCET merit cum choice based centralized counselling by  NBE, New Delhi Please visit NBE website www.natboard.edu.in  for more and updated information.

STIPEND: As per NBE guidelines.

AWARD OF DIPLOMA:

On successful completion of course, acceptance of thesis and passing of final theory and practical examination conducted by the NBE, it confirms award of diploma, DNB.

 

PEDAGOGY:

Primary outcome measure of DNB programme at SECI is proficiency in diagnosis and management of eye diseases of public health importance and the common eye problems. The secondary measure is exposure to diagnosis and management of eyes related to various subspecialties, rare eye diseases and relevant systemic diseases. Additional outcome measure is participation in research, publication and presentations.

The knowledge and skill necessary to achieve the above measures, is imparted through
1) Posting in OPD, ward, OT, refraction unit, orthoptics and binocular vision units, lab and peripheral services;
2) Hands-on in clinical work-up, diagnostics, lab investigations and wet lab;
3) Participation in didactic lectures, seminars, interdisciplinary meetings, journal clubs and case presentations;
4) Participation in research, publication, professional meetings, workshops, conferences and CMEs.

The learning is facilitated through individual attention, flexible schedule, library, internet and everything in a clean, green, natural and serene atmosphere.

Where can I find more information?
NBE website, www.natboard.edu.in, careers.seci@sankaraeye.com and Prof. V.R.Venkataramanan (09676784677,
Venkataramanan@sankaraeyecare.com).

Secondary (post diploma) DNB

Requirements:

Must have passed university diploma in  ophthalmology. Should have passed PDCET conducted by the NBE.

Location and Seat matrix:

   Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore – 4 post MBBS and 4 post  DO seats.
   Andhra Pradesh, Guntur –  4 post MBBS and 4 post  DO seats.
   Karnataka, Shimoga – 2 post MBBS and 2 post DO seats.
   Karnataka, Bangalore – 1 post MBBS and 1 post DO seats.
Selection:

Through CET/ PDCET merit cum choice based centralized counseling by NBE, New Delhi. Please visit NBE website, www.natboard.edu.in for more and updated information.

Award of diploma:

On successful completion of course, acceptance of thesis and passing of final theory and practical examination conducted by the NBE, it confirms award of diploma, DNB

 

Pedagogy:

 Primary outcome measure of DNB programme at SECI is proficiency in diagnosis and management of eye diseases of public health importance and the common eye problems. The secondary measure is exposure to diagnosis and management of eyes related to various subspecialties, rare eye diseases and relevant systemic diseases. Additional outcome measure is participation in research, publication and presentations.

The knowledge and skill necessary to achieve the above measures, is imparted through
1) Posting in OPD, ward, OT, refraction unit, orthoptics and binocular vision units, lab and peripheral services;
2) Hands-on in clinical work-up, diagnostics, lab investigations and wet lab;
3) Participation in didactic lectures, seminars, interdisciplinary meetings, journal clubs and case presentations;
4) Participation in research, publication, professional meetings, workshops, conferences and CMEs.

The learning is facilitated through individual attention, flexible schedule, library, internet and everything in a clean, green natural and serene atmosphere.

Fellowship in General Ophthalmology and sub specialities

Sankara Eye Foundation India currently offers advanced clinical training in the following ophthalmic subspecialties:

SPECIALITY: IOL Fellowship 18 Months (post MS/MD/DNB)
DURATION: 24 months (post D/O)
INTAKE: Dec/June
LOCATION: Coimbatore, Bangalore, Shimoga, Guntur, Anand, Krishnankoil and Ludhiana

SPECIALITY: Cornea & Refractive Surgery
DURATION: 24 months
INTAKE: Dec/June
LOCATION: Coimbatore, Bangalore and Shimoga

SPECIALITY: Glaucoma
DURATION: 24 months
INTAKE: Dec/June
LOCATION: Coimbatore, Bangalore and Shimoga

SPECIALITY: Paediatric Ophthalmology
DURATION: 24 months
INTAKE: Dec/June
LOCATION: Bangalore and Coimbatore

SPECIALITY: Vitreoretinal & Ocular Oncology
DURATION: 18 months
INTAKE: Dec/June
LOCATION: Bangalore, Coimbatore and Guntur

SPECIALITY: Orbit and Oculoplasty
DURATION: 24 months
INTAKE: June
LOCATION: Bangalore

The fellowship would provide well-rounded exposure to both the clinical and academic sides of all specialties of ophthalmology. The Sankara Eye Foundation India Training Program in Ophthalmology is a highly regarded ophthalmology program in India. Its longstanding reputation derives from its association with state-of-the-art facilities, a full range of clinical and surgical experiences, and, most importantly, the sincere commitment of the faculty to resident education. Residents are selected amongst those who have completed their post-graduation in ophthalmology from any of the centres recognized by the Medical Council of India. Residents benefit from hands-on surgical experience in all areas of specialization. The goal of the program is to train highly competent and ethical ophthalmologists who can contribute to the field and help reduce the burden of curable blindness.

 

Application Forms:

Dear Doctor,

We appreciate you considering Sankara Eye Hospitals, for your training requirement. Please read the note under before you proceed.

  1. This form would take under 10 minutes for you to complete.
  2.  Before you start filling this form please ensure you have with you soft copies (Scanned) of your passport photograph, letter of recommendations (2 of them) and a screen shot of the receipt of the fee paid.
  3. We request you to please ensure all data is correct as this would form the basis for our future communication.
  4. Selected candidates will have to stay back for 2 days (18th & 19th Dec 2018) after the interview at Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru as a part of Induction to the fellowship.
  5. A non-refundable fee of Rs. 5900 will be charged for the Induction program.(Inclusive of accommodation and food)
  6. Please do not hesitate to reach out to careers.sefi@sankaraeye.com,09666677505 for any clarifications/ support.

 

Jan-2019Unit/SpecialityAnandBangaloreCoimbatoreGunturJaipurKrishnankoilLudhianaShimogaTotal
IOL2121123113
Cornea11114
Pediatric112
Glaucoma112
Medical Retina112
Vitreo Retina2114
Total2654123427

 

The Fellowship application form is available on the google doc link https://goo.gl/forms/vlWFt1McPx24lPsd2  along with all other details.

Kindly fill the Application form and submit the Letter of Recommendations (LORs Mandatory) along with the fee paid receipts. One applicant can apply more than one specialty with different application forms & fee receipts.

Last date for submitting the filled application form is 30th November 2018; the Interview date for admissions is 17th December 2018.

Confirmed applicants shall receive the call letter to appear for the interviews with necessary instructions.

Note: The interview date for Vitreo Retina admissions shall be announced shortly

 

Dean,
Sankara Academy of Vision
October 2018

Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have completed Postgraduate degree in Ophthalmology (MS or MD or DNB or Post DO DNB) to apply for all fellowship programs
  • For Comprehensive Ophthalmology, candidates who have completed Diploma in Ophthalmology will also be considered
  • The age limit of the applicant to apply for all the fellowships is 35 years
  • Only Indian candidates can apply for long term fellowships at Sankara Eye Foundation, India.

Guidelines to submit the application:

  • Follow the instructions mentioned in the Application form.
  • Applications have to be submitted in hard copies along with Application fees to the mentioned address in the form.
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • Application processing fee of Rs. 1180/- can be paid through only Online transfer / DD.
  •  Submitted application will be further processed on receipt of the application fee.
  • Each subspecialty application should be accompanied with the required fees and supporting documents separately. Applications with the request for multiple subspecialties in a single form are deemed to be rejected.
  • Application fee will not be refunded for any reason / under any circumstances.

Important Note:

   All required documents are to be enclosed along with the filled Application form.

  • MBBS Degree certificate
  • MBBS Registration certificate
  • MS Degree certificate / provisional certificate
  • MS Mark statement (if available)

Letter of Recommendation from two mentors* of your current/previous organisation in a sealed envelope should be mailed along with the filled application form. Letters of recommendation will carry value in the process of seat allotments.

 All mandatory fields (*) to be completed with valid information / data.

Selection Process:

  • Entrance exam followed by one to one interview is mandatory for selection of candidates
  • All the Applicants shall be sent communication mails about the selection & exam date
  • If the candidate fails to report on the scheduled date for entrance exams / interview  without any intimation, application will be rejected
  • After selection, if the candidate fails to report on the scheduled date, after getting the consent, application will be rejected.
  • If you have any queries / clarifications, please contact:

 

Optometry, B.Sc. Optometry, Fellowship in Optometry, Internship in Optometry

Sankara college of Optometry is among the best colleges of Optometry in India. The 4 year B Sc Optometry program, including compulsory rotatory internship in the fourth year, provides appropriate theoretical and practical knowledge and skill sets to practice the art and Science of Optometry. Optometrists are trained to diagnose, treat and co-manage ocular conditions and also systemic conditions which may affect the eyes. Optometrists also offer advice and treatment to patients suffering from low vision, binocular vision disorders, learning related disorders, Dyslexia etc. An alumnus of SCO would be a well-educated and trained Optometrist equipped with the best skills to handle any ocular problem.

SPECIAL FEATURES OF SANKARA COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY:

  • Emphasis on clinical training with full support from Sankara eye hospitals.
  • Excellent teaching provided by well experienced faculty.
  • Excellent infra-structure with well-equipped labs and clinics.
  • Excellent jobs/career opportunities within Sankara eye hospitals and also other eye care providers, corporates etc. through our campus placement services.
  • A friendly atmosphere providing proactive support to the students.
  • Affiliations to national and International organizations like WCO (World council of Optometry), ASCO (Association of schools and colleges of Optometry), IACLE (International Association of contact lens educators), ICEE (International center of eye care education), etc.

PROGRAMS OFFERED:

  • B Sc Optometry –  (4 years)
  • M Optom (clinical Optometry) – (2 years)
  • B Optom (lateral entry) – for diploma holders in Optometry – (3 years)
  • Fellowships in Optometry – (6 months)
  • Optometry internship – (1 year)

ELIGIBILITY:

Candidates who have completed PU/10 + 2 with Sciences are eligible to apply and selection is done as per the norms of the University.

SELECTION:

Admissions for B Sc and M Optom are done through written test/interview as per the guidelines issued by the University from time to time. For fellowships and internship, interviews are conducted for admissions as per the SOP of SAV – SCO.

LOCATIONS AND SEAT MATRIX:

  • B. Sc is offered from Bangalore and Ludhiana units, whereas B Optom (lateral entry) and M Optom are offered from Ludhiana unit. Seats allotted are as per the norms of the University.
  • Fellowships are offered from Bangalore unit only.
  • Internship training is offered through all the units of SECI.
  • Number of seats on offer is announced by SAV before the start of academic year.

PEDAGOGY:

It includes didactic lectures, practical training, presentations, case discussions, industry visits and field visits. The main emphasis is on practical exposure.

AWARD OF DEGREE/ CERTIFICATE/ FELLOWSHIP:

  • The degrees for B Sc, B Optom (lateral entry) and M Optom are offered by the University.
  • Fellowship and certificate of completion of internship.
Sankara Geuder Competence Centre (SGCC)

Though nearly 900 ophthalmologists trained in India every year, it is estimated that India needs 25,000 ophthalmologists by 2020 to achieve goals of VISION 2020: The Right to Sight. Apart from increasing the number of fresh ophthalmic surgeons, it is imperative that the productivity of practicing ophthalmologists be increased significantly so that they function more efficiently and effectively.

A unique partnership between a leading European Ophthalmic Equipment manufacturer Geuder, AG of Heidelberg, Germany and SAV has helped create an infrastructure that would provide training for ophthalmologists in Cataract Surgery and VR techniques under supervision. It would also provide for training of Biomedical Engineering field staff and paramedical staff of users in a clinical environment.

CURRENT TRAINING OFFERED:

Phacoemulsification Short term Training (Ophthalmologists)

 This is an on-going programme with over 40 surgeons trained from as far as Bangalore, Patna, Chennai, Hubli, Bagalkote, Koppal, Nammakal, Mysore, Calicut, Bijapur, Mangalore, Kolar and Rajasthan. The training is offered in 2 modules the basic course for 1 month, requires the surgeon to be proficient in tunneling, rhexis and hydro procedures. The surgeons should have a minimum experience 300 MSICS and a Post-graduation Qualification recognized by MCI.

An advanced course of 15 Days is offered to surgeons familiar with phacoemulsification who wish to hone their techniques or learn more modern concepts in phacoemulsification surgery.

For details of training write to umesh@sankaraeye.com


Vitreoretina Training (Ophthalmologists)

The department offers a surgical retina fellowship in Vitreoretina and ocular oncology affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. There are 2 intakes – July and December.

Leveraging on the expertise of our faculty and the large variety of cases handled at our hospital, we offer observer ships to vitreoretinal surgeons from India and overseas.

The institution also provides a wet lab experience and allows surgeons to train and practise under supervision conversion to 23G Vitrectomy.

For details of training write to drmahesh@sankaraeye.com or kaushik@sankaraeye.com

Operation Theatre Techniques Training (Paramedical)

A 2 week module is offered on Operation Theatre techniques. Candidates sponsored from organizations are given a priority. The training encompasses

  • Infection control procedures
  • Understanding basics of phacoemulsification and vitrecotmy machines
  • Maintenance of accessories
  • Preparation of patient for surgery
  • OT – Disinfection & Sterilization
  • General Nursing techniques

The training involves lectures, observation and hands on experience.

For any other information on the above courses, please write to director.sav@sankaraeye.com or kaushik@sankaraeye.com

Diploma in Vision Care Technician

ELIGIBILITY AND DURATION:

Female candidates who have completed PU/10+2.

2 years, in which the 1st first year comprises of theory & practical exposure. The second year is an internship at Sankara Eye hospital. Successful Candidates with good track record during the two years will be selected as fellows. Special training will be given Department wise for 1 year, and employment opportunity will be based on performance appraisal and subject to availability.

LOCATION AND SEAT MATRIX:

The no. of seats will be announced by SAV-SECI before the academic year starts based on the requirements at Sankara Hospitals.

SELECTION:

Admissions will be done by SAV-SECI and candidates will be selected based on test/interview.

PEDAGOGY:

The pedagogy includes lectures, presentations, labs/wards, case analysis, outreach programs with a focus on practical exposure.

SALIENT FEATURES:

  • No capitation fee as well as no tuition fees
  • Selection process for admissions with transparency
  • Well trained and experienced faculty
  • Students will get monthly stipend
  • Subsidized boarding and lodging facilities
  • Access to use library with internet facility
  • Employment opportunities within Sankara Hospitals available for outstanding performers

Award of Diploma

SAV and SECI will issue the Diploma for the successful candidates.

Certificate course in Vision Rehabilitation

Vision rehabilitation is the process of restoring functional ability and improving quality of life and independence in an individual who has lost visual function through illness or injury.  Sankara Academy of Vision, is the training arm of the Sankara Eye Foundation. Sankara is among the largest community eye care providers in the country, training over 125 allied health of ophthalmology every year.

OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE:

To understand about vision rehabilitation and its components. This will enable the Para professionals to make appropriate and timely referral

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Basic knowledge to interpret the eye examination report
  • Basic understanding about the visual prognosis of major ocular conditions lead to vision Impairment
  • Conduct functional vision assessment and write detailed reports
  • Basic understanding about the importance of early intervention for the visually impaired
  • Basic knowledge on low vision devices and training in use of low vision devices
  • Guide the patients on procedures to avail support services from government
  • Basic knowledge on assistive software to visually impaired
  • Knowledge on recreations and play to visually impaired

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION:

  • Bachelors degree related to any discipline of disability/ Experience of 5 years in any discipline of disability
  • Candidate should be comfortable communicating in English
    (Written and Spoken)

AGE LIMIT:

  • Maximum age 35 years (Age relaxation for sponsored candidate)

Applications for the course should be submitted in the prescribed format (obtained through email: director.sav@sankaraeye.com)

OTHER DETAILS:

  • Course fee:  (inclusive of tuition fees, library fees, course material) 5,000 per candidate
  • Intake: Entrance exam and Interview
  • Duration of Course: 45 days (7 hrs /Day)
  • Location: Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Number of seats: 5 per batch
  • Attendance: Attendance on all days of the programme is mandatory.
  • Certification: through a proficiency exam comprising objective questions and a practical demonstration. Certificate would be issued by the “Sankara Academy of Vision”.
  • Accommodation & Food: Need to be catered to by the students themselves. Subsidised food would be made available in the hospital cafeteria.
Certificate in Ophthalmic Dispensing

Ophthalmic dispensing is a highly sought after field. With the increase in the number of optical stores and chains, ophthalmic dispensing professionals are in great demand. Sankara Academy of Vision, is the training arm of the Sankara Eye Foundation. Sankara is among the largest community eye care providers in the country, training over 125 allied health staff in the nuances of ophthalmology every year.

AIM OF THE COURSE:

The course would allow the participant to learn the art and Science of ophthalmic dispensing which includes frame selection, lens designs, scientific fitting and trouble shooting in case of contingencies.

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:

  • Enable them to function as essential members of the ophthalmic team.
  • Provide knowledge of frames, lenses and fitting procedure
  • Trouble shoot in case of problems.
  • Understand patients’ optical needs and requirements
  • Understand administrative aspects of dispensing.

CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION

  • Candidate should have completed 10 + 2 (preferably with Sciences)
  • Candidate should be comfortable communicating in English( Written and Spoken)
  • Candidates with optical background would be preferred.

Applications for the course should be submitted in the prescribed format (can be obtained through email director.sav@sankaraeye.com)

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Duration of the course: 3 months.
  • Course fee: 10,000 per candidate (inclusive of tuition fees, library fees, examination fees
  • Location: Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore
  • Nature of Programme & attendance: This is a residential programme limited to 6 candidates per module. Attendance on all days of the programme is mandatory.
  • Certification: proficiency exam comprising objective questions and a practical demonstration. Certificate would be issued by the “Sankara Academy of Vision”
  • Accommodation & Food: Have to be taken care of by the candidate.
Course in Biomedical Technician

Biomedical Technicians are required for managing the technology of eye-care organizations. They establish systems & processes, attend to day today equipment breakdown calls, Plan and provide scheduled maintenance. Maintain proper technical documentation.

Sankara Academy of Vision, is the training arm of the Sankara Eye Foundation.

Sankara is among the largest community eye care providers in the country, training over 125 allied health staff in the nuances of ophthalmology every year.

OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE

Develop workforce with expertise knowledge in the field of Biomedical Engineering especially the basic trouble shooting of Ophthalmic Medical Equipment to serve various Eye-care Clinics & Hospitals/Organizations in and around India

TOPICS COVERED

  • Basics in Electronics and its components testing Introduction to Ophthalmology
  • Anatomy of Eyes, Basic Optics Introduction to Outpatient Equipment
  • Common Medical Equipment
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Ophthalmic Equipment
  • Introduction to Operation Theatre Equipment
  • Ophthalmic Equipment
  • Anaesthesia Equipment & Other OT Equipment
  • Introduction to Special Procedure Equipment
  • Trouble Shooting methods / procedure
  • Maintenance of Equipment – Preventive / Calibration
  • In-house field hands on training

QUALIFICATION REQUIRED

  • Certified Electricians with decent knowledge on Basic Electronics/ ITI students/ Post Diploma in Medical Equipment Technology

or

  • 3-Year Diploma in Electronic Engineering/ any of its sub-disciplines

or

  • candidates with relevant background knowledge and experience
  • Candidate should be comfortable communicating in English (Written and Spoken)

Applications for the course should be submitted in the prescribed format (obtained through email: director.sav@sankaraeye.com)

OTHER DETAILS

  • Course fee: 25,000 per candidate (inclusive of tuition fees, library fees, course material)
  • Selection process: Candidates sponsored by any Eye-care Organization from within & outside India. Self-sponsored candidates based on parameters like their qualifications, written tests, interview, sponsoring organization & its facilities.
  • Duration of Course: 30 days(7 hrs /Day)
  • Location: Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Number of seats: 3 per batch
  • Assessment Process :Involves Theory Exams/ Practical Exams/ Observations. would also be done at the end of the course based on which the completion of the course would be considered
  • Certification :Certificate would be issued by the “Sankara Academy of Vision”
  • Accommodation & Food: Need to be catered to by the students themselves. Subsidised food would be made available in the hospital cafeteria.
Operation Theatre Techniques Training – Primer

Ophthalmic Nursing is a highly sought after field. With the increase in the number of optical stores and chains, ophthalmic dispensing professionals are in great demand Sankara Academy of Vision, is the training arm of the Sankara Eye Foundation. Sankara is among the largest community eye care providers in the country, training over 125 allied health staff in the nuances of ophthalmology every year.

AIM OF THE COURSE

The course would allow the participant to enhance their knowledge and skills in ophthalmological operation theatre techniques in both independent and interdependent roles.

 OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE

  • Enable them to function as essential members of the surgical team.
  • Provide knowledge on the upkeep of basic equipment in an operation theatre
  • Enhance knowledge of practise of infection control in operation theatre.
  • Understand patient movement and assisting for effective outcomes.
  • Help develop administrative and leadership abilities in community eye care.
  • Instil confidence amongst trainees permitting them to function effectively in the ophthalmic operation theatre.

CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION

  • Candidate should have completed a diploma or degree in nursing from a recognised institution.
  • Candidate should be comfortable communicating in English
  • Candidates with Operation Theatre experience would be preferred.
  • Applications for the course should be submitted in the prescribed format

OTHER INFORMATION

  • Duration of the course: 14 days.
  • Course fee :  15,000 per candidate
  • Location: Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore.
  • Nature of Programme & attendance Attendance on all days of the programme is mandatory. This is a residential programme limited to 6 candidates per module.
  • Certification: Proficiency exam comprising objective questions and a practical demonstration. Certificate would be issued by the “Sankara Academy of Vision”.
Fellowships in Optometry (6 months) Certificate

a. Vision Therapy
b. Binocular Vision
c. Low Vision & Rehabilitation and Ocularistry
d. Contact Lens

Optometry Internship (1 year) Certificate
Allied Health Programs

a. 1. Bio Medical Technician
b. OT Technician Primer

OPTHALMIC TRAINING

1. Phacoemulsification: (One Month Intensive Course)
2. SICS Refresher: (One Month) for Tonghua Hospital, China candidates.
3. Medical Observership: (One Month)
4. Non-Medical Observership: (Admin)

CONTACT

Dr Kaushik Murali,
President – Medical Administration,
Quality & Education
Varthur Main Road,
Kundalahalli Road,

Bangalore – 560037
Email: director.sav@sankaraeye.com

FROM STUDENTS

TESTIMONIAL TO OUR WORLD-CLASS COURSES

“The core of a good educational institute is its teachers and the opportunities it provides its students to hone their skills. In this regard Sankara leaves no stones unturned. The management made sure regular and timely lecture were taking place. The best of teachers were made available to guide us, and it has been one of my most gratifying experiences to be their student. The institute made sure to arrange regular lectures in various different faculties of ophthalmology, from pathology to oculoplasty.”

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