Pediatric ophthalmology and squint Fellowship

Children, unlike adults, need special care and attention when it comes to eye examination.   Pediatric ophthalmology and squint fellowship at Narayana Nethralaya is focussed at training young ophthalmologists in comprehensive  evaluation of children as well as providing wide range of clinical exposure in Pediatric and adult strabismus. Fellows are given ample opportunities to observe and learn clinical management of patients in out Patient clinics. Trainees are also given opportunities to individually handle patients and actively take part in allied clinics like Orthoptic and CVI (Cortical visual impairment) clinic. Institute also has Retinopathy of prematurity(ROP) Screening programme.

Training programme:

  • Qualification: Fellowship opportunity is offered to trainees with minimum qualifications: MS/DNB.
  • How to apply: The applicants are asked to submit their CV following which an interview is scheduled for further assessment.
  • Duration of fellowship: 18 months
  • Stipend: 40,000/- per month
  • For any queries please contact :

Email to : fellowship@narayananethralaya.com
Call: +91 9481840204, +91 9449029480

Hands-on training:

Narayana Nethralaya has finest wet lab facilities for trainees, that is well supervised.  Simulator based training is also provided to improve hand eye coordination. Trainees initially get to observe and assist surgeries .Independent surgical opportunities depend on individual skill as determined by the mentor or the attending surgeon. The objective is to coach the young ophthalmologist to become highly ethical and skilled surgeon.                                                                         

Academics :

Academic activities include -case based discussions in clinics, Seminars and presentations, keep the trainees not just  intellectually occupied but also help to keep their clinical acumen sharp. Fellows also get an opportunity to present their research at various national and international podiums.

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