By- Akanksha Yadav
About the course:
MS (Master of Surgery) in Ophthalmology is a 2-year-long postgraduate medical program which is focused on solving problems related to the eyes. During MS ophthalmology, students learn about various concepts and processes related to eye diseases like glaucoma, iritic, eye trauma, orbital cellulite, tumours etc. MS Ophthalmology course is certified by the Medical Council of India (MCI). This course is perfect for students who want to remit their services in solving all kinds of eye problems in the human body.
During the program, students learn about how to perform necessary eye surgeries or how to prescribe contact lenses or glasses. They also learn about the basics of ophthalmology and advanced topics such as Uvea, vitreoretinal diseases, and the optical nervous system. Students who want to work as eye specialists should pursue this course.
Through this course, students learn to diagnose and treat all the eye-related diseases and visual complications that are caused by other conditions such as diabetes etc.
Currently, in India, there are various private/government colleges/institutes where MS Ophthalmology course is available. The fees in private colleges are usually higher than the government ones. The tuition fees for MS Ophthalmology can go from INR 5,000 to INR 10, 00,000 per annum.
The duration of MS Ophthalmology:
MS Ophthalmology course is a 2-year postgraduate course. During this course, students study various eye diseases, their diagnoses, treatments etc.