The Centre is well equipped for carrying
out experimental research on various aspects of ophthalmology.
A well equipped experimental operating theatre has been provided
with operating microscopes. An annexe for housing the animals
for observation procedures on monkeys, rabbits mice, etc. are
undertaken for experimental research.
In the National surgical
skill development centre set up recently, facilities for learning
phacoemulsification, vitrectomy, keratoplasty, etc. in goat’s
eye are available.
The residents are
given practice surgery exercises of phacoemulsification under
the supervision of faculty members. They learn to perfect the
technique of microsurgery.