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Training Organised in Ophthalmic Care of Newborn on 13th December 2021

Training Organised in Ophthalmic Care of Newborn on 13th December 2021

OphthalWith the approval of our Hon’ble Director, the Dept of Ophthalmology organized a Training Program on the topic: Ophthalmic Care Of Newborns on 13.12.2021 on the 1st Floor of the OPD Block at 2 pm. This training received a good response from the Departments of Pediatrics and Neonatology towards which it was targeted. Senior and junior residents as well as nursing staff of Pediatrics and Neonatology attended ii good numbers. The training session aimed to highlight the need to sensitize the primary caregivers, especially the nursing staff and residents taking care of the eyes of newborns, to visual problems and preventive care of various eye diseases among them.
The attendees were welcomed by Dr Puja Bang, who gave a brief overview of the program. Dr Purvasha Narang outlined the various eye problems encountered in childhood. Ophthalmia Neonatorum, its diagnosis and management was dealt with by Dr Kanishk Singh. Dr Divya Betala detailed the screening protocol of Retinopathy of Prematurity, giving practical pointers in preparing the eye for optimal examination and also demonstrated the technique of Distant Direct Ophthalmoscopy. The closing comments were given by Dr Puja Bang along with a demonstration of the Criggler’s massage technique for Congenital Nasolacrimal Duct obstruction by her. 
The training program was well received by all.

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