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Short Term Cataract Surgical Exposure Training

Short Term Cataract Surgical Exposure Training

Benefits of Phaco surgery:

  1. No hospitalization – Walk in, Walk out surgery.
  2. Entry to the eye is done through a small incision self-sealing type (most likely will not need stitches). Hence lesser complications related to the incision size.
  3. Lesser induced astigmatism because of smaller incision.
  4. The technique of phacoemulsification is not painful during or after surgery. In fact, this surgery can be performed with topical anesthesia (eye drops) without injections. No bandages, hence minimal precautions.
  5. Early resumption of daily activities . No restriction on normal activities. Can join work from next morning. Fast recovery of good vision in a matter of days.
  6. Final spectacles at one or two weeks.
  7. Rapid visual rehabilitation.
  8. Minor ocular inflammation
  9. Minor postoperative astigmatism
Benefits of Small Incision Cataract Surgery:

  1. Offers faster visual recovery.
  2. Wider applicability.
  3. Better safety.
  4. A shorter learning curve.
  5. Lower cost.
  6. Has the prospects for increasing the uptake of cataract surgery in a developing country.
Course Title: Short Term Cataract Surgical Exposure Training

Course Overview: Susrut Eye Foundation & Research Centre is one of the institutes in Ophthalmology in Eastern India which have best Cataract Services . This program started from January 2010 and is going on with grand success without compromising the patient’s safety. This is a fully structured & well equipped program under direct & close supervision of our most senior Cataract Consultants & well known Cataract Surgery Development Associates.
We have two Training Centre with well connected communication; one is in Kolkata and the other one is in Berhampore.

Surgery Procedure: There are two types of Surgery Procedures, Phaco & SICS(Small Incision Cataract Surgery).

Phaco: Now a days phaco is the advance technology for managing cataract patients.
SICS (Small Incision Cataract Surgery): ECCE with IOL basically is a fantastic , Very helpful & time consuming surgery for managing bulk of cataract patients.

Contact Person: Amit Pal
Cataract Surgery Development Associate In Charge
Teaching Training Department
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Duration: 1 week / 2 weeks/ 4 weeks

Eligibility Criteria : Qualified Practicing Ophthalmologist (MS/DO/DNB)

Course Objective

To train practicing ophthalmologists in Cataract Surgery to adopt the right skill and advanced technology and ideal techniques for managing cataract patients.
Our Team of Faculties:

Program Director & Chief of Faculty: Dr. Ratish Chandra Paul


Co-Ordinator Faculty:Dr. Harishanker Nag
Dr. Alok Agarwal
Dr. Anirban Kundu
Dr. Arindam Deb
Dr. Kumkum Ghosh
Dr. Sayan Das


Dr. Abu Obaid Bani Sadat
Dr. Arunava Bandyopadhyay
Dr. Diptesh Das
Dr. Nalinakshi Karan

Cataract Surgery Development Associates (CSDA)
Program In Charge & CSDA In Charge: Amit Paul

Co Ordinator CSDA: Sourav Khanra
Senior CSDA: Ankita Bandyopadhyay

Sneha Saha CSDA
Lovely Singh CSDA
Ranitava Banerjee CSDA
Shwet Nisha CSDA


  1. We have well equipped training facilities with a well equipped wet lab, numerous operating microscopes with observer- scopes and CCTVs to provide state of the art training Structured classes on cataract management and the latest developments in cataract surgery.
  2. Surgeries supervised by Faculty & CSDA till the surgeon gains confidence to perform independent surgeries.
  3. Post operative review of cases.
  4. Maintenance of case record for future personal use & review of Surgery video with CSDA.
  5. Hands on practice in Wet Lab.
We have full furnished 5 star facility in-house Accommodation.