What will you learn?

  • This training programme is divided into two sessions
  • In first session: Observation / Second Assistant in Retina Operation theatre
  • In the second session: Working with EYESI ophthalmosurgical vitrectomy simulator in Wet Lab and didactic lectures
Target Group

The course is open to all ophthalmologists.

Course Location
Batch Number 1
No of Seats
1 per month
Course In-Charge
Dr. Naresh Babu, DNB
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 In-Charge
Dr. V. Narendran, DO, DNB
Contact Details
Avinashi Road, Coimbatore - 641 014, Tamil Nadu
+(91) 422-4360-400
+(91) 422-2593-030
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates who have undergone long-term training in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery to get trained in basic and advanced surgical techniques.
  • Vitreo-Retinal surgeons who are not currently practising but would like to set up a Vitreo-Retinal surgery unit and to refine their surgical skills.
  • Candidates from other developing countries are also eligible.
  • The candidates should apply in the prescribed application form and will be admitted after scrutinizing their credentials and certificates.
  • Aravind Eye care System offers this Short Term Training in Vitrectomy which is the first of its kind in Asia.
  • The main objective of this training programme is to fine tune the candidates in pars plana vitrectomy surgery as well as  maintenance of  vitrectomy machine.