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Ophthalmology

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY HIMS, HASSAN.

1. About the department:

Department of Ophthalmology is committed to provide competency based education to students, high quality clinical services to patients and to conduct high quality research.

Students of 2nd –MBBS and 3rd MBBS, Paramedical and Nursing are trained in ophthalmology to understand the basics, disease mechanisms and common abnormalities of eyes.  Academic activities include theory classes, clinical classes, tutorials, seminars, group discussions, integrated teaching and periodic assessment of the students.

Post graduate students are trained in clinical and surgical skills, academic activities and research.Various teaching programmes like seminars,case presentations ,journal clubs are conductedthough out their residency period.  Wet lab facilities and surgical training are provided to make them competent and skilled ophthalmologists.They are also assisted by the faculty for paper and poster presentations in conferences and paper publications in indexed journals.

Ophthalmological diagnostic services have become more important than ever, for the clinician to arrive at a diagnosis. They form the cornerstone of healthcare. Department of ophthalmology offers ophthalmological services round the clock, supporting the clinicians with wide range of investigations. Department is well equipped with a modern ophthalmological equipments for diagnostic and research.

A well equipped high tech OT with advanced microsurgical instruments is available to provide excellent surgical care to patients.Various ophthalmic surgeries and camp surgeries under DBCS is conducted throughout the year.

Research activities are integral component of our department. Departmental staff members are actively involved in research and have published more than 22 articles in various national and international scientific journals and presented papers in various state and national conferences.

We have undergraduate practical halls, demonstration rooms, seminar hall.  Departmental library has updated text books, reference books and journals for the use of faculty, postgraduate and undergraduate students.

2. Services Provided:

At College:

Post graduate teaching with 3 recognised M.S Ophthalmology seats. Undergraduate teaching for 2nd and 3rd -MBBS students, Paramedical students, and Nursing students. UG Teaching for 150 students

Eye bank is registered under Eye Bank Association of India on November 3, 2015.

Our Eye Bank is certified for tissue retrieval, corneal transplantation and eye banking.

At Hospital Laboratory:

Out patient, inpatient and diagnostic services are provided round the clock to patients at Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences teaching hospital.

Ophthalmic clinical services

1. OPD and Refractive error correction services.

2. Surgical services for cataract, glaucoma, pterygium, Retina, Cornea, Occuloplasty, Pediatric ophthalmic services

3. Sub speciality services - Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina, Neuroophthalmology, Squint and Occuloplasty, Pediatric Ophthalmology.

INSTRUMENTS and INVESTIGATIVE FACILITIES

 

Slit lamp biomicroscope with teaching aid

Non-contact tonometer (NCT)

Autorefractometer(preferably with keratometer)

90D, 78D (along with slit lamp)

Operating microscope

Lensometer

Schiotz tonometer

Operating microscope( for minor procedures in opd)

Trial frame and refraction sets

Perkin’s tonometer

Nd:Yag laser machine with Abraham lenses

 Automated Perimeter

Streak retinoscope

B scan with a scan

A scan

Keratometer

Green laser

Fundus camera

Indirect ophthalmoscope

Direct ophthalmoscope

Phacoemulsifier

OCT

Eye banking

Specular microscope

Hess Screen

Synaptophore

 

3.STAFF

TEACHING STAFF

Sl.No

Name

Qualification

Designation

01

Dr.Kavitha.C.V

MBBS, MS (ophth)

Professor & HOD

02

Dr. Sandeep.K

MBBS, MS ( ophth)

Associate professor

03

Dr. Pavana Acharya

MBBS,DOMS,DNB

Asst. Professor

04

Dr. Pratap.V.G.M

MBBS

Senior Resident

05

Dr. Neethu

MBBS, MS (ophth)

Senior Resident

06

Dr. Gahana

MBBS, MS (ophth)

Senior Resident

07

Dr. Raghavendra

MBBS, MS (ophth)

Senior Resident

08

Dr. Anjali

MBBS

PG

09

Dr. Shruthi Kotagi

MBBS

PG

10

Dr. Poornima N

MBBS

PG

11

Dr. Roselyn

MBBS

PG

12

Dr Narendra N

MBBS

PG

13

Dr Sreelekshmi

MBBS

PG

14

Dr Akshatha P Javagal

MBBS

PG

 

NON-TEACHING STAFF

S.No.

Name

Designation

1

Mr. Radhakrishna .B.G

Senior Ophthalmic Officer

2

Mr. Isidor Kumar

Ophthalmic Officer

3

Mr. Nagesh.D.R

Ophthalmic Officer

4

Mrs. Renuka

Staff Nurse

5

Mr. Divakar

Staff Nurse

6

Mrs. Aarthi

Staff Nurse

7

Mrs. Manjula

Staff Nurse

8

Mr. Madhu

OT Assistant

9

Mrs. Sowmya

OT Assistant

10

Mr. Hemanth Kumar S N

Clerk

 

4. ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

WEEKLY TIME TABLE

Day

9.00- 12.00 PM

3.00 – 4.00 PM

UG AND PG CLINICAL TEACHING

Monday

Clinical cases discussion, Group discussion, Journal Club, Case Presentation, Video Presentations, Seminars.

Theory class( UG)

Tuesday

Interns Seminar

Wednesday

Theory class ( PG)/Seminar UG

Thursday

 

Friday

Theory class ( UG)

Saturday

Surgical and research audit

 

5. Research Publications

List of Research Publications

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, HIMS, HASSAN

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

 1. Kareemsab D, Rachaiah NM. The Prevalence of the Leading Causes of Certification for Blindness and Partial Sight in the Hassan District of Karnataka, India. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research.2011 Dec ;5(8):1624-1626.

 2. KrishnarajPA,ChandanN.Evaluation of dry eyes after small incision cataract surgery  with corneoscleral tunnel incision. Journal ofclinical and Diagnostic Research.2012 Aug1;6(6):1029-33.

 3. Acharya PK,Venugopal KC,KareemsabDP,BalasubramanyaS.Ocular Manifestations in Patients with HIV Infection/AIDS who were referred from the ART centre,Hassan,Karnataka.India.Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Reasearch;JCDR.2012;6(10):1756-1760

 4. KavithaCV,Outcome of conjunctivalautograft Sutured with Polyamide Black Sutures in PterygiumSurgery.Nepal J Ophthalmol.2013 Jan-Jun5(1):94-9.

 5. VenugopalKC,MelsakkareSR,Manipur SR,Acharya P,Ramamurthy LB.Potential for Hospital Based Corneal Retrieval in Hassan District Hospital.Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR. 2015;9(8):NC05-7.doi:10.7860/JCDR/2015/14304.6385.

 6. Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Ramamurthy LB, Siddappa SN, Joy TS, Manipur SR. Comparison of outcome between case-based learning and seminar for small group undergraduate teaching in Ophthalmology. Clinical Indian Journal of and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2016;2(3):227-30.

 7. Venugopal KC, Ramamurthy LB, Acharya P, Manipur SR. A clinical study of 6mm sutureless clear corneal incision in preexisting astigmatism of 1 D-2 D in manual small incision cataract surgery.Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2017;3(1):45-49.

 8. Ramamurthy LB, Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Manipur SR. Comparison of effective phaco time and ultrasound time among 2.8 mm and 2.2 mm phacoemulsification in various grades of cataract. J ClinOphthalmol Res 2018;6:12-4

 9. KareemsabD,Manipur SR, Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Ramamurthy LB. Clinicopathological study of ocular surface squamous neoplasia in non HIV patients and effect of topical cyclosporine. International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty. January-March 2017;3(1):54-56.

 10. Manipur SR, Acharya P, Venugopal KC, Ramamurthy LB. Clinical study of retinal changes in pregnancy induced hypertension. International Eye Science. Vol.17,No.6,June.2017;1033-1036 (4).

 11. Joy GA, Achary PK, Venugopal KC, SiddappaSN Study on awareness and utilization of Rehabilitation services among visually disabled individuals Journal of clinical experimental ophthalmol 9:716. Doi:10.4172/215-9570.1000716 

 12. Venugopal KC, Achary P, Siddappa SN, Outcome of dacryocystectomy with nasal bone osteotomy for lost nasal flap dacryocystorhinostomy with repeated post-operative probing Asian Pac.J.Health Sci.,2018;5(2):37-39 

 13. PavanaAcharya, Lakshmi bomalapuraRamamurthi, Kavithachikkanayakanahalli, Venugopal, Sahana R Manipur Evaluation of posterior segment manifestations following typhoid fever – a clinical study Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.Jyly-Sep 2018:4(3);421-425 

 14. Hebbar SK, Deepak P, Nalini GK, Kavitha CV, Sahana GN, Nagaral JV. A prospective evaluation of efficacy and safety of topical bromfenac 0.09% over topical flurbiprofen 0.03% after cataract surgery. Int J Basic ClinPharmacol 2019;8:234-9.

 15. Kavitha CV, Manipur SR, Acharya P, Lakshmi BR. Clinical study of efficacy of probing as a treatment for epiphora in adults. J ClinOphthalmol Res 2019;7:5-7

 16. Acharya P, Parvathy PS, Kavitha CV, Renuka SK. Pterygium excision with conjunctival advancement technique: A clinical study. Indian J ClinExpOphthalmol2019;5(2):232-5.

 17. Manipur SR, VenugopalKC,Acharya P, Ramamurthy LB:Comparision of fibrin glue andsutureless autologous conjunctival flap  fixation in the treatment of Pterygium.GoujiYankeZazhi(Int Eye Sci)2019;19(11):1819-1827

 18. Shruthi K, Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Spoorti M, Renuka SK, Parvathy PS. Correlation of Visual Outcome with Postoperative Glycemic Control in Patients with Diabetes Following Cataract Surgery. Int J Ophthalmol Eye Res. 2019;7(3):412-417. 

 19. SpoortiMundinamani, PavanaAcharya, KavithaChikkanayakanahalliVenugopal, Shruthi K, Parvathy PS. Posterior Subtenon Injection of Triamcinolone (PSTT) for Macular Edema in Various Retinal Conditions. Int J Ophthalmol Eye Res. 2020;8(2):429-433. 

 20. Sreelatha PP, Acharya PK, Venugopal KC, Sivakiran R. A clinical study on the efficacy of posterior subtenon injection of triamcinolone acetonide in patients with post fever retinitis. Kerala J Ophthalmol 2020;32:148-53. 

 21. Siddappa SN, Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Joy TS. Retinopathy of prematurity - Intersibling divergence of risk factors among twins. Int J ClinExpOphthalmol. 2020; 4: 009-011.                                                                               

 22.Venugopal KC, Acharya P, Kavinamoole S, Mundinamani S (2021) Analysis of Effectiveness of Treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction in Patients with Computer Vision Syndrome. J Clin Res Ophthalmol 8(1): 001-006. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.17352/2455-1414.000084

 6. Ongoing Research activities

SL.NO

YEAR OF STUDY

YEAR OF PRESENTATION

YEAR OF PUBLICATION

TITLE OF STUDY

PRINCIPLE AND 2ND INVESTIGATOR

1

2019-21

   

COMPARISON OF ASSOCIATION OF VISUAL ACUITY WITH INNER SEGMENT-OUTER SEGMENT JUNCTION AND EXTERNAL LIMITING MEMBRANE INTEGRITY IN COMMOTIO RETINAE PATIENTS TREATED WITH AND WITHOUT NEPAFENAC EYE DROPS.

DR POORNIMA N

DR KAVITHA C V

2

2020-21

   

A 5 YEAR RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF MICROBIOLOGICAL SURVEILLANCE OF OPHTHALMOLOGY THEATRES

DR KAVITHA C V

DR POORNIMA N

DR SANDEEP K

DR PAVANA ACHARYA

DR ROSELIN

3

2020-21

   

A STUDY ON PREVALENCE AND DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF MEIBOMIAN GLAND DYSFUNCTION AMONG OPHTHALMIC PATIENTS.

DR POORNIMA N

DR KAVITHA C V

DR SANDEEP K

DR PAVANA ACHARYA

DR ROSELIN

4

2019-21

   

COMPARISON OF OUTCOME OF TRIAMCINOLONE ACETONIDE ADMINISTERED THROUGH INTRAVITREAL AND POSTERIOR SUBTENON ROUTE FOR TREATMENT OF MACULAR EDEMA IN RETINAL VEIN OCCLUSIONS

DR ROSELIN

DR KAVITHA C V

5

2020-21

   

ANALYSIS OF RETINAL NERVE FIBER LAYER THICKNESS IN DIABETIC PATIENTS WITHOUT DIABETIC RETINOPATHY AND IN NON DIABETIC PATIENTS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY

DR PAVANA ACHARYA

DR ROSELIN

DR KAVITHA C V

DR SANDEEP K

DR POORNIMA N

DR SHRUTHI C KOTAGI

6

2020-21

   

EVALUATION OF SERUM HOMOCYSTEINE IN PATIENTS WITH ISCHAEMIC RETINAL VASCULAR OCCLUSIVE DISEASES

DR ROSELIN

DR KAVITHA C V

DR SANDEEP K

DR PAVANA ACHARYA

DR POORNIMA N

DR ANJALI

7

2021-22

   

DETECTION OF HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS IN PTERYGIUM-A PROSPECTIVE STUDY.

DR PAVANA ACHARYA

DR KAVITHA C.V

 DR SREELEKSHMI. S.R

8

2021-22

   

LEARNING CURVE OF OPHTHALMIC POSTGRADUATE FOR MANUAL SMALL INCISION CATARACT SURGERY

DR SREELEKSHMI S R

DR PAVANA ACHARYA

DR KAVITHA.C.V

 

9

2021-22

   

EVALUATION OF RESOLUTON TIME AND VISUAL OUTCOME IN PATIENTS WITH CENTRAL SEROUS CHORIORETINOPATHY TREATED WITH ORAL PROPRANOLOL VERSUS ORAL RIFAMPICIN VERSUS INTRAVITREAL ANTI-VEGF THERAPIES

DR SANDEEP K

DR KAVITHA C V

DR AKSHATHA P JAVAGAL

10

2021-22

   

EVALUATION OF CORNEAL ENDOTHELIAL CELL COUNT AND MORPHOLOGY IN PATIENTS WITH CATARACT WITH PSEUDOEXFOLIATION

DR AKSHATHA P JAVAGAL

DR SANDEEP K

DR KAVITHA C V

11

2021-22

   

FACTORS INFLUENCING THE AGE OF NEED AND FREQUENCY OF CHANGE OF PRESBYOPIC CORRECTION.

DR NARENDRA N

DR KAVITHA C V

 

DR SANDEEP K

12

2021-22

   

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY PATTERN OF BACTERIAL ISOLATES FROM OCULAR INFECTIONS AMONG PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT DIABETES MELLITUS

DR KAVITHA C V

DR PAVANA ACHARYA

DR NARENDRA N

13

2020 - 22

   

CLINICAL STUDY ON RECENT TRENDS IN CON COMMITANT STRABISMUS

DR. KAVITHA C V - GUIDE

DR. SREELEKSHMI S R

14

2020-22

   

CLINICAL STUDY ON RECENT TRENDS IN ACUQIRED OCCULOMOTOR NERVE PALSIES

DR. KAVITHA C V -  GUIDE

DR. AKSHATHA P JAVAGAL

15

2020-22

 

 

OUTCOME OF GRID LASER PHOTOCOAGULATION IN DIABETIC MACULAR EDEMA

DR. SANDEEP K – GUIDE

DR. NARENDRA N

 

7. Conferences and CME Conducted

CMEs CONFERENCE/ SEMNARS CONDUCTED:

 1. Eye Donation Fortnight- 25/8/2011

 2. 32nd State level Conference 2013 of KSOC- 8th to 10th /11/2013

 3. Seminar On Awareness of Diabetic Retinopathy – 9/10/2014

 4. State level CME on Eye Banking and Keratoplasty - 28/05/2016

 5. CME on Eye Donation Awareness for paramedical staff - 8/9/2016

 6. Rally on the occasion of ‘’WORLD SLIGHT DAY’’ on 12/10/2017 improving awareness of eye donation.

 7. State level CME on Sudden vision loss – A Clinical guide – 15/12/2017

 8. 33rd Eye Donation Fortnight Campaign on – 07/09/2018,

        Hassan institute of medical sciences, Hassan

 9. State level CME On ‘’Ocular Bitterness of a Sweet Disease – An update on Diabetic Eye’’ on 03/05/2019.

 10. Inauguration of ‘’ Advanced facilities in Ophthalmology’’ on 12/07/2019

 11. Glaucoma screening camp on account of World Glaucoma Week on 11.3.2020.

 

 OPD :   

 

CME on Ocular bitterness of Sweet disease :

 

Eye Donation Fortnight :

   

 

News paper article :

    

 Ophthalmic Instruments :

   

   

   

   

 

Cataract Operation Theatre :

 

Cataract Camp :

 

 

Last Updated: 17-08-2021 02:25 PM Updated By: Admin


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