What will you learn?

  • 1st week: Observing SICS and performing ECCE cases for 2 days
  • 2nd week: SICS step surgery under the supervision
  • 3rd & 4th week: Perform surgeries completely and independently.
  • In the afternoon session, trainees can get practice in wet lab on human donor/animal eye/simulator
Target Group

This course is open to all practicing ophthalmologists.

Course Location
Batch Number 1
No of Seats
2 per month
Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Madhu Shekar, MS
Contact Details
1, Anna Nagar, Madurai – 625 020, Tamil Nadu
+(91) 452-4356-100
+(91) 452-2530-984
Batch Number 1
No of Seats
2 per month
Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Shivakumar, MS
Contact Details
Swamy Nellaiappar High Road, Tirunelveli - 627 001, Tamil Nadu,
+(91) 462-4356-100
+(91) 462-2331-633
Batch Number 1
No of Seats
2 per month
Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Kalpana Narendran, DO,DNB
Contact Details
Avinashi Road, Coimbatore - 641 014, Tamil Nadu
+(91) 422-4360-400
+(91) 422-2593-030
Batch Number 1
No of Seats
2 per month
Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Manas Nath, DO
Contact Details
Cuddalore Main Road, Thavalakuppam, Pondicherry - 605 007
+(91) 413-2619-100
+(91) 413-2618-848
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates should have 3 years’ experience in Ophthalmology after completing MS or DOMS in Ophthalmology and should have undergone ECCE training at Aravind Eye Hospital
  • Candidates from other developing countries are also eligible, subject to fulfilling the procedural formalities of Medical Council of India.
  • The candidates will need to apply in the prescribed application form and will be admitted after scrutinizing their credentials and certificates.
Description
  • This course was started to train Ophthalmologists in manual SICS.
  • For ophthalmic surgeons all over the world, manual SICS provides the ideal stepping stone to mastering phacoemulsification.
  • The objective of this course is to convert an ECCE surgeon to perform SICS with the help of a well-structured training program.