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Department of ophthalmology has 6 faculty members. One Professor, two Associate Professors, one Assistant Professor and two Senior Residents. Faculty members have teaching experience as per MCI norms. Currently the total postgraduate strength is 7 students (2 exam going and 2 in the second and3 in the first year of post graduation). From the Academic year 2013-14 the intake of postgraduate students has been enhanced to 3 students per year. The postgraduate degree offered is recognized by the MCI. The departmental space is designed as per the MCI norms. It includes the Seminar room with LCD projector and computer facility; the Departmental Library with books from all the subspecialities in ophthalmology and Journals both International and National. All teaching faculty have seperate rooms in the department space. The outpatient dispensary (OPD) is equipped with state of the art instruments for examination of outpatients including ophthalmic investigations. It is also equipped with the latest LASER treatment modalities for the management of retinal pathologies (Green Laser) and Anterior Segment Pathologies (YAG Laser). OPD also has a procedure room and demonstration room for clinical teaching. There is a separate ophthalmic ward with bed strength of 30 for the inpatients. The centrally Air conditioned ophthalmic operation theatre (OT) is equipped with two operating microscopes, which have teaching attachment to facilitate postgraduate teaching. State of the art phacoemulsification machine is being used regularly for cataract surgeries. OT also has LCD monitor connected to the microscope for viewing by the undergraduate students. The wet lab is well equipped with the required instruments and operating microscope for hands on surgical practice by the postgraduate students using animal eyes. State of the art eye bank is part of the department wherein collection of eyes and preservation of donor eyes is undertaken for corneal transplantation. Community Eye screening camps and School children screening camps are a part of the activities of the department other than the various Academic and research projects in which the faculty and postgraduate students are actively involved.