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Fellowship In Vision Therapy
The Vision therapy fellowship program is a 6 month program designed to provide intensive clinical, teaching and research experience in behavioral and developmental vision care, binocular vision, and vision therapy protocols. The fellow will have the opportunity to work with the diverse population at the orthoptics / Vision therapy clinic and the pediatric clinic. The fellow will also be trained in clinical teaching and research and have the opportunity to teach undergraduate students.
To understand the basic and advanced binocular vision conditions
To understand normative values
To make appropriate referrals
To do a comprehensive binocular assessment and orthoptic evaluation
Course Details
Eligibility • BS degree in Optometry (or)
• Diploma in Optometry/Refraction with minimum 2 years of clinical experience
No of seats 4 per year
Duration 6 Months
Course Fee Indian students: INR 60,000/-
International students: USD 1200
Frequency Twice a year (Jan and July)
Teaching Methodology Regular Full time Clinical program
Administration Process: Eligibility, Skill test, Knowledge assessment through Personal interview
Main outcome measure: on completion of the course, candidate can conduct assessments for Basic Binocular Vision and Orthoptics related disorders. Can co-manage Orthoptic disorders along with the Paediatrics Ophthalmology team
Hostel facilitiy provided for outstation / international candidates
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Contact Us:
Ms.Jaanake. V. N,
Fellowship Co-ordinator,
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA)
(Unit of Medical Research Foundation)
Dr. V.G. Appukutty Campus
No.8, GST Road, St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai – 600 016.
Ph No: 044 - 4908 6000
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