Sankara Eye Hospital organizes ‘The Cornea Kaleidoscope’ – a one day scientific extravaganza in
Bengaluru, July 19, 2017: Sankara Eye Hospital, the leading provider of quality eye care in the country organized ‘The Cornea Kaleidoscope’, a one day scientific extravaganza, which witnessed participation from more than 200 doctors across the state. The one day event aimed at providing a platform to interact and learn from the stalwarts in the field regarding concepts, preferred current practices and recent advances in the ocular field.
Thesession provided practical information regarding concepts, diagnosis,surgical tips and management of ocular diseases in an interactive way to allthe practicing ophthalmologists and upcoming post graduate students whoattended the event. Some of the interesting topics include – Tackling dry eyedisease: the major cause being usage of smartphones today, Keratoprosthesis:replacement of diseased cornea with artificial cornea, The Future of ArtificialCornea & its Indian experiments along with a demonstration and hands onScleral contact lens fitting.
“Weare overwhelmed with the response received for the event. The Cornea &Ocular Centre for Excellence at Sankara Eye Hospital, has dedicated andqualified consultants who are experts in providing treatment and quality eyecare from simple dry eyes to complex corneal diseases. The session hascertainly given more insights into the various unexplored aspects of eye caretreatment, how we can make a difference and the recent technology advancementsin the field”, said Dr Pallavi Joshi, Consultant - Cornea &Refractive Services, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore.
“Thescientific extravaganza has been a highly successful event today and we arecertainly looking forward to organizing similar events that will help inknowledge sharing and deeper understanding of the opportunities and challengesin the field. Sankara Eye Hospital has a well-equipped eye bank for processingand harvesting eyes and have been instrumental in performing sight savingtreatments for a variety of corneal diseases”, said Dr AnandBalasubramaniam, Senior Consultant - Cornea & Cataract, Sankara EyeHospital, Bangalore.