ROP Surgical Workshop

A three-day ROP Surgical workshop focusing on 'All you want to know about ROP' was organized at LVPEI's Hyderabad campus from 27-29 June 2019.  It had 33 participants comprising pediatric retinal ophthalmology surgeons, fellow doctors, nurses, optometrists, anaesthetists and neonatologists. The main highlights were the hands-on sessions for all surgeons to do/ or to assist pediatric and neonatal retinal surgeries. There were in-depth discussions on topics related to evaluation, referral, post-op care, anaesthesia, vision rehabilitation and surgical techniques. A special session was held on neonatal retinal photography using the Neo-Forus camera. The ROP skill enhancement workshop was supported by the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, London and was mentored by DrLingam Gopal from the National University Hospital (NUH) Singapore  and Dr Parijat Chandra from R P Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi.

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