WHAT IS OPHTHALMOLOGY ?

Courses taught in Ophthalmology entail the study of medicine which deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eyeball. Budding ophthalmologists are introduced to all kinds of medical and surgical eye problems and how to perform operations on eyes. Coursework covers the entire spectrum of eye care, including the prescription of glasses and contact lenses, medical treatment and complex microsurgery. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a 5.5-year programme. Furthermore, ophthalmologists in training are introduced to various facets of the eye such as corneal, glaucoma, retina, uvea, optic nerves and visual pathway. There is plenty of lab work involved, where doctors get to do practically and find out how exactly do things transpire and the best ways to administer medical treatment and carry out surgeries. You can do MS in Ophthalmology after finishing MBBS.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

UG

Candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for UG programme (MBBS) are conducted by various state, central and private universities.

PG

Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) after which they ought to have a good score in entrance tests held for MS in Ophthalmology conducted by various state, central and private universities.

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SCOPE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

  • There are jobs opening for ophthalmologists in both governments as well as private hospitals.
  • There are openings in the defence services as well, in the Army, Navy and the Air Force.

Some of the positions offered to them include:

Junior/Senior - Resident

Junior/Senior – Consultant

Product Specialist

Physiotherapist

Senior Neurologist

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Anatomy of Lids
  • Angle of Anterior Chamber
  • Cornea
  • Extra Ocular Muscles
  • Lacrimal Passage
  • Retina
  • Uveal Tract
  • Vitreous

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 5.76 Lakhs Sharda University, Greater Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.131 Lakhs Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences, Aizawl
    Degree Offered in UG
    M.B.B.S.
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 120 Lakhs NIMS University, Jaipur
    Minimum Fees 0.04 Lakhs Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur
    Degree Offered in PG
    M.D.
    M.S.

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arohi vardhan 2 months ago

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Arohi VardhanLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 07-Dec-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Please can I know the cut off rank for ARVIND OPHTHALMOLOGY INSTITUTE, MADURAI, MS OPHTHALMOLOGY.

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Mohammed InamulLast Seen: 3 weeks 2 days agoJoined on: 04-Jun-2015Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Arvind Ophthalmology Institute is located in Madurai. The institute is well known for MS Ophthalmology. MS Ophthalmology is a full-time three-year course approved by MCI and affiliated to amil Nadu Dr...Read More
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Deepa Saravanan 2 months ago

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Deepa Saravanan Last Seen: 2 months 1 day agoJoined on: 28-Sep-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

What are the best colleges for BSc ophthalmology in tamilnadu?

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Nitheesh YennampellyLast Seen: 1 day 14 hours agoJoined on: 16-Jun-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hey Deepa Saravanan,The top colleges offering Bsc Opthalmology in Tamil nadu are,1. Christian medical college2. Sri Ramachandra University3. SRM University Kattankulathur 4. Annamalali University...Read More
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Deepa Saravanan 3 months ago

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Deepa Saravanan Last Seen: 2 months 1 day agoJoined on: 28-Sep-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

What to do to join paramedical course in college? Now I am 12th std. Like b pharm or ophthalmology or cardiac?

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Manisha Gupta 3 months ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 11 min 16 sec agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Generally B.Pharma admission is through state level Entrance Exam and further courses admission criteria varies college to college so if you explain the particular college then I can help you better a...Read More
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Deepa Saravanan 3 months ago

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Deepa Saravanan Last Seen: 2 months 1 day agoJoined on: 28-Sep-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

What is the fee structure for ophthalmology in srm kanchipuram or psg coimbatore?

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Hey Deepa saravanan,For your kind Information SRM doesn’t have any Campus in Kanchipuram. It has a campus in Kattankulathur.The tuition fee for Opthamology at Kattankulathur is ₹ 3,00,000 per year...Read More
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Jyothi Gattu 3 months ago

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Jyothi GattuLast Seen: 3 months 1 week agoJoined on: 13-Oct-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I am doing diploma in ophthalmology i will be done in june 2019, can we apply for neet?? Will there be any problems during cousellng???

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Tashimehta 3 months ago

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TashimehtaLast Seen: 1 month 1 week agoJoined on: 05-Jul-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Now you can get the complete details on eligibility criteria for NEET PG at https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-pg-eligibility-criteria. In my opinion the eligibility criteria remains the sa...Read More

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