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PG Diploma Ophthalmology

Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology

Diploma in Ophthalmology is a post graduate program and can be pursued by any candidate who wants to go for further specialization. The course is 2 years full time with theoretical as well as practical subjects included in it. All the details for eligibility, job prospects, course details etc are mentioned here for your reference.

Course Name: PG Diploma Ophthalmology
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Medical
Duration: 2 years

The Postgraduate Diploma in Ophthalmology is a further specialization course which is usually opts by MBBS students who want to get into the career related to Medical, surgery, physiology etc. There are many governments as well as private medical colleges offering this course. A candidate needs to attend full time 2 years course for its successful completion which will include the practical as well as theoretical classes.
If we talk about job prospects after this course, candidate will have many options to select for his or her career. He may join private clinics, hospitals, government hospitals, missionary hospitals including NGOs.
He can also open his own private clinic as per his/ her interest. If he is having good taste for research work, he can join that in government projects funded by ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research).

PG Diploma Ophthalmology 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


PG Diploma Ophthalmology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering PG Diploma Ophthalmology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

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Trivandrum Medical CollegeKerala University of Health SciencesKerala

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Course contents

The course includes subjects related to Anatomy and physiology of eyes. The highlights of subjects are as mentioned below-
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • The subject will include anatomical study of Eye and its visual pathways, Embryology of Eye, it’s motor mechanism, development of Binocular vision, neurology of vision, Tear circulation, details of optic and other related topics.
  • Pathology and Microbiology
  • It includes study of microbiological infecting organisms for eye including Bacteria, Virus and parasites. It focuses of fungal infection in ocular causing inflammatory reactions, study of neoplastic and lens specification etc.
  • Biochemistry
  • This subjects deals with the biochemistry of eye functions including Vitamin A and its metabolism, Glucose metabolism, Thyroid functions etc.
  • Pharmacology
  • Here the students get an idea about drug useful for eye problems like Anatomic drugs, Anti-inflammatory agents, Anti viral and anti fungal agents and anti mitotic agents. The study of drugs to reduce intra-ocular pressure, local anesthetic and tear substitutes are also included.
    All these subjects have both theoretical as well as practical lectures to teach the students about practical aspects.


    Candidates who have completed their graduation with related stream can apply for this course.

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