Department of Ophthalmology:
The eye care scenario is evolving rapidly in Bangladesh. In this era of globalization to keep pace with the modern world, both excellent clinical expertise and latest technology in instrumentation are essential. Department of Ophthalmology, Mymensingh Medical College Hospital has begun its journey with the aim of providing the best eye care in greater Mymensingh with a fragrance of warm hospitality.
About 20 millions people are living in greater Mymensingh region. This department is giving tertiary eye care services to this mass people referred from Kishoregonj,Netrokona , Sherpur, Jamalpur and Tangail districts. This department is well equipped to provide the best services to the peoples and is supported by a team of skilled Ophthalmologists, trainee doctors & other supporting staffs.
Ophthalmology department of Mymensingh Medical College is the only center for producing eye care professionals. Full time training facilities for all post graduate degrees are recognized by the appropriate authorities.
Faculty members: see faculty members page.
Education- Course & training:
Course: 1) MBBS
Lectures: 3 Hours per week.
Tutorial schedule: 2 hour per day per batch.
Duration – 1 month for 4th year & 1 month for 5 th year.
2) MS Ophthalmology
BCPS training: Recognised for full time.
BSMMU: Recognised for full time.
For Block posting:
5 th year students those are supposed to appear in Final Professional MBBS examination are placed for block posting for a period of 10 days. Each batch consists of 10 students. Students are posted in this department for intensive learning & training.
Clinical, Live surgery, OSPE demonstrations are given in this period.
Lecture Schedule for MBBS course:
1 hour Per lecture (at least 40 hours in 5th year),
2 hour Per tutorial class (4 weeks in 4th year & 4 weeks in 5th year),
Full time for block posting.
b. Post graduate: MS final part course is conducted in this department.
Optics and Refraction, Strabismus: 100 lectures (1 hour per lecture).
Ophthalmic medicine and Surgery: 100 lectures (1 hour per lecture).
Full time residency in ophthalmology department, MMCH
(In-patient, Out-patient Department & Operation theatre, Eye camps & School sight testing).
Thesis Work: is supervised by Guide & Co-guide.
Clinical case presentation: Every Sunday (8.30 am – 9.30 am) in Ophthalmology Department
Every thurs day (8.30 am – 9.30 am) in Hospital conference room.
Journal club presentation every Monday (8.30 am – 9.30 am) in college conference room.
Full time Training Facilities for all post gradute courses are available here.
*Ward 17 & 18 of MMCH- alloted for in patients.
* Examinations : By
*Slit Lamp Biomicroscope,
* A-scan ultrasonogram,
* B-scan ultrasonogram
* Automated Keratometer
* Tonometer (Both Goldmann applanation & Schiotz tonometer)
* Both Direct & Indirect ophthalmoscope,
* Goldmann Perimeter
* Goldmann 3 mirror contact lens
* +78 D , + 90 D volk lens.
* Snellens chart
* Ishihara chart
* Operating Microscope,
* Phaco emulsifier,
* Cryo device
* Common surgical instruments
* G.A machine.
*Phacoemulsification with PCIOL
*Small incision cataract surgery with PCIOL
*Paediatric ophthalmic surgery
* Dacryocystectomy operation etc.
b. Outpatient (OPD):
Saturday to Thursday: 8am to 2.30 pm
*Dr.Arifur Rahman Akonjee – Resident Surgeon (R.S),
*Dr.Rezaur Rahaman Chowdhury – Refractionist,
*Dr.Zahid - Outdoor Medical Officer.
a.Field of research:
Ophthalmic Dignosis, Ophthalmic Theraputics, Ophthalmic Microsurgery, Ocular Trauma, Refractive Status.
Collaboration (Home and abroad):Home by MOHFW.
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