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Lecture on Ocular Prosthesis

Report on Speciality Lecture and Hands-on Session

Date 17-02-2011 and 18-02-2011
Place Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Medical College, School of Optometry, Pune.
Guest Mr. Yeshwant Saoji, M.Optom, F.Optom, FIACLE, Consultant Optometrist and
Faculty Educator and Mr. Apoorva Paranjpe, B.Optom.

Topics: Lecture on Ocular Prosthesis, Orthokeratology, Rose K lenses and Practice management.

Hands-on session comprised of manufacturing of Ocular Prosthetic eye and demonstration of special contact lenses.

Audience: M. Optom. students of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Medical College, School of Optometry, Pune and Nagar School of Optometry, Ahmedabad.

The session was divided into two days (17-02-2011 and 18-02-2011). On 17-02-2011, the session started at 9.30 am with a lecture on Ocular Prosthesis by Mr. Yeshwant Saoji, which was followed by a hands-on session where the audience was shown the manufacturing of a prosthetic eye by the guest faculties and which continued till 5.00 pm.


On 18-02-2011 the session started at 10.00 am where a lecture on Orthokeratology was taken, which followed by a lecture on Rose K Lenses and Practice Management by Mr. Yeshwant Saoji. The audience were also provided with a demonstration on special contact lenses which continued till 4.00 pm.

We are thankful to Mr. Amit J Shinde, In-charge, School of Optometry and Mr. Nilesh D Thite, Academic In-charge, School of Optometry for giving us such a wonderful opportunity to have a practical and clinical knowledge on ocular prosthesis and for arranging lecture on speciality contact lenses.

The day ended with a doubt-clearing session at 05.30 pm.