By- Akanksha Yadav
About the course:
MD in Ophthalmology is a 3-year-long postgraduate medical program which is focused on solving problems related to eyes. During MD ophthalmology, students learn about various concepts and processes related to eye diseases like glaucoma, iritis, eye trauma, orbital cellulite, tumours etc. MD 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 and vitreoretinal diseases and the optical nervous system.
Currently, in India, there are various private/government colleges/institutes where MD Ophthalmology course is available. The fees in private colleges are usually higher than the government ones. The tuition fees for MD Ophthalmology can go from INR 5,000 to INR 10, 00,000 per annum.
The duration of MD Ophthalmology:
MD Ophthalmology course is a 3-year postgraduate course. During this course, students study various eye diseases, their diagnoses, treatments etc.