Sunday, August 14, 2022
Hands on Training in Cataract Surgery(from 1st May,2022)

Course objective

Lions Eye Institute has a bunch of well-trained ophthalmologists in IOL microsurgery. To create more ophthalmologist efficient in IOL microsurgery, Lions Eye Institute & Hospital has introduced hands training program in cataract surgery (both Phaco & SICS) for ophthalmologists. So that these ophthalmologists can provide quality cataract surgery to the patients of their community in different part of this country and abroad.

Highlights of the course

LEIH has wet lab facility which provides phacoemulsification training on animal/simulated eyes. Candidates will have exposure to the phaco machine prior to performing real time surgery.

Access to various standard and modern phaco machine and foldable IOLs

Various video assisted lectures including Phaco Dynamics, Phaco Techniques, Newer Phaco Technologies, Phaco in Challenging new Cases, Newer IOLs etc.

Various video assisted lectures on different steps of SICS.

Surgeries supervised by senior instructors until surgeon gains confidence to perform independent surgeries

Postoperative review of cases by Professors

Maintenance of case records for future personal use

Course Schedule for Phaco-Surgery

1st & 2nd week: Wet lab practice on goat or simulated eye, becoming familiar with different aspects of phaco machine, observing Phaco surgery.
3rd & 4th week: Performing SICS confidently, Phacoemulsification Step surgery under supervision.
5th & 6th week: Indenpendent Phacoemulsification surgery under supervision.

Course Schedule for SICS

1st,2nd and 3rd week: Wet lab practices on goat or simulated eye, observing SICS performing by consultants.
3rd week: Performing Steps of SICS under supervision
4th to 8th week: Independent SICS under supervision

Program Details

Eligibility Criteria

Qualified practicing Ophthalmologist with post-graduation degree in Ophthalmology recognized by BMDC/from recognized university(foreigners). Who will apply for Phaco-surgery, must be competent in SICS.

Duration: 6 weeks for Phaco Surgery/ 8 weeks for SICS.

Started From: May, 2022

Training Center: Lions Eye Institute & Hospital

Course Fee for Phaco Surgery:

For Local Candidate: 80000 BDT
For Foreign Candidate: 1600 USD

Course fee for SICS:

For Local Candidate: 65000 BDT
For Foreign Candidate: 1000 USD

Accommodation & Food Tarif:.

Accommodation  & food can be provided for the selected candidates based on their request with due charges.

Admission /How to apply:
Applicants are requested to download the application forms from our website: and send the completed form to Office secretary (Academic wing) by email. or Apply Now

For More Info:

Office Secretary(Academic wing),
Lions Eye Institute & Hospital,
Lions Bhaban, Begum Rokeya Sarani, Agargaon, Dhaka.
Tel: +02 48121272, +8801790125357

Published date : 11 Apr, 2022
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