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Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

'Glaucoma Week’ Celebration

Sunday, March 06, 2022 - Saturday, March 12, 2022 |Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune. |Events


  • The Department of Ophthalmology celebrated Glaucoma Week on occasion of World Glaucoma Week from 6th March 2022 to 12th March 2022 with the Theme THE WORLD IS BRIGHT, SAVE YOUR SIGHT.
  • Dr (Col) Shashi Prabha Prasad, Professor & HOD, Department of Ophthalmology inaugurated the screening Camp, and the Glaucoma Week was announced as started.
  • The Faculty & Residents from the Department of Ophthalmology had screened all patients coming to the OPD with a total of 955 patient screening done. Every patient underwent IOP examination and Optic Disc Evaluation, and suspected cases of Glaucoma were further investigated for Gonioscopy and Perimetry. Out of Total 955 patients 56 were diagnosed to have Glaucoma and were asked to undergo further investigations for glaucoma. 43 Gonioscopes and 22 Perimetry were done. 8 Laser PI were also done for angle closure glaucoma’s.
  • Various Ophthalmologist Guests from All over India also visited to observe the camp and applauded the efforts taken by the Department.
  • Dr Imtiyaz Ahmed, Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology from SKIMS Medical College Srinager Jammu and Kashmir
  • Abha Gahlot, Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology of School of Medical Sciences & Research Centre Greater Noida
  • Aparna Kekan, Associate Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology of Parul Institute of Medical Sciences Research, Vadodara, Gujrat
  • Amit Arora, Associate Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology of Military Hospital, Kirkee (Affiliated to AFMC Pune) Pune
  • Rekhaben Bharvada, Professor & HOD, Dept. of Ophthalmology of GMERS Medical College, Civil Hospital Campus, Gandhinagar Gujarat
  • Swapan Samanta, Professor & HOD, Dept. of Ophthalmology of Govt. Medical College, Raigarh, Chhattisgarh & ACOIN and Vice-Presidential Candidate for AIOS along with CMD of H. V. Desai Eye Hospital also appreciated the work done by faculty.
  • The glaucoma week ended on 12th March 2022 with many satisfied patients and residents who got to see many different cases in Glaucoma.
  • Total number of Patients screened:- 955
  • Total no. of Glaucoma Patients: 56

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