Keeping with the tradition of disseminating knowledge, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital along with its research and educational wing – Eye Research Centre, Chennai had initiated an annual program from 2007 – Kalpavriksha, (Meaning – wish-fulfilling divine tree that is a common trope in Sanskrit literature), the National Postgraduate Program that is attended by upcoming Ophthalmologists from more than 50 medical colleges / institutes, who are undertaking exams of the respective course.
Kalpavriksha provides a platform to listen and have interaction with the faculty who are expert in their respective field of ophthalmology. Students’ also receive first hand tips from the faculty on presenting the clinical cases and discussion during the case presentation session. Dr. (Mrs.) T Agarwal Award is awarded for presenting the most interesting case presentation in the program on the 3rd day. Also will be giving Dr. J. Agarwal Exemplary Award & Dr. V. Velayutham Consistent performer.
In practical session, every delegate will be briefed on examining some of the most difficult cases like squint or diagnosing procedure – retinoscopy / gonioscopy. All the participants will have exposure to the latest hi-tech bio-medical equipments which are available only in few of the leading eye hospitals of the country.
Live Surgery: To make the learning more practical and interesting, live surgery session has been introduced along with provision of interacting with the operating surgeon.