Divyadrishti eye centre,Patna organized a live surgical workshop on Phacoemulsification on 25thMay,Sunday. World renowned Ophthalmologist and pioneer of Phacoemulsification in India,Dr.Mahipal Singh Sachdev demonstrated phaco in difficult situation by Centurion Vision System.
Dr.MahipalSinghSachdev,formerly Professor of Ophthalmology,AIIMS,New Delhi is the chairman of Centre of Sight group of eye hospitals in India which has chain of more than 50 eye hospitals in India. Dr.Sachdev who was awarded prestigious Padamshree award by President of India has the distinction of doing live surgery in APACRS,a rare honour to perform before the Ophthalmologists of USA..He demonstrated phaco by using world latest state of art machine,Centurion Vision System,with patented technology “Active Fluidics”first time in Eastern India. This is to further say that we are the first hospital inIndia to have installed this machine in November last year.This machine with its first installation in country at Divyadrishti Eye Centre,Patna has significantly increased the safety and efficiency of cataract management even in most difficult situation.Dr.Sachdev implanted latest intraocular lens(Toric IOL) to correct astigmatism and Multifocal lens in Posterior Polar Cataract using this machine.
Apart from Dr.Mahipal Singh Scahdev,Dr.AnandDev of Bhagalpur and Director of Divyadrishti Eye Centre,Patna,Dr.Subhash Prasad also demonstrated their techniques in extremely hard cataract. This workshop was well attended by over 100 Ophthalmologists & it definitely enriched the Ophthalmologists of state with new technologies and techniques in catarct surgery in challenging cases using world latest patented technology.