COURSE DESCRIPTION


M.S. Ophthalmology or Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology is a postgraduate Ophthalmology course. Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Course includes orbital and ocular anatomy, Gross anatomy, Histology, Ocular Physiology, Ocular Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology with reference to ocular immunology. The course also imparts the opportunities for ophthalmologic research in clinical surgery settings like fine microsurgery, using the operating microscope, and intraocular surgery or vitreoretinal surgery of the eye.


M.S. Ophthalmology Eligibility  

  • M.B.B.S. degree with minimum 50% marks
  • Some of the very reputed universities and institutes conduct entrance examination for admission.

M.S. Ophthalmology Course Suitability

  • Course is suitable for those who want to get special training in all aspects of eye care, including prevention, diagnosis and medical and surgical treatment of eye conditions and diseases.
  • They must have strong physics and math skills as well as a good medical knowledge. 
  • Candidates should have good management and administrative skills are also helpful. 
  • They should also have good manual skills, good vision, ability to use instruments, good patient communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

M.S. Ophthalmology Syllabus

Syllabus of Ophthalmology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Basic Science in Ophthalmology

2

Trauma and Emergency Ophthalmology

3

Disorders of the lids, lacrimal drainage apparatus, orbit and oculoplasty

4

External Eye Disease, Sclera, Cornea

5

Optics and refraction, contact lenses and low visual aids

6

Lens and Glaucoma

7

Uvea and Vitreo retinal diseases

8

Disorders of the optic nerve, visual pathway Neurophthalmology

9

Ocular motility, strabismus, paediatric ophthalmology

10

Community Ophthalmology

How is M.S. Ophthalmology Course Beneficial?

  • The Course is beneficial to give treatment based on the assumption that treating the parts of the visual system with the use of medicines, surgery, diet, and other therapies, will therefore treat the underlying eye problem. Ophthalmologists are specially trained to provide the full spectrum of eye care, from prescribing glasses and contact lenses to complex and delicate eye surgery. 
  • It is beneficial to deliver total eye care, meaning vision services, eye examinations, medical and surgical eye care, diagnosis and treatment of disease, and visual complications that are caused by other conditions, like diabetes.
  • Students can start their own private clinics where they earn a lot of money.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


M.B.B.S. degree with minimum 50% marks
  • M.S. Ophthalmology Syllabus

    Syllabus of Ophthalmology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1

    Basic Science in Ophthalmology

    2

    Trauma and Emergency Ophthalmology

    3

    Disorders of the lids, lacrimal drainage apparatus, orbit and oculoplasty

    4

    External Eye Disease, Sclera, Cornea

    5

    Optics and refraction, contact lenses and low visual aids

    6

    Lens and Glaucoma

    7

    Uvea and Vitreo retinal diseases

    8

    Disorders of the optic nerve, visual pathway Neurophthalmology

    9

    Ocular motility, strabismus, paediatric ophthalmology

    10

    Community Ophthalmology

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