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Ophthalmology

Department of Ophthamology was started in 2002. It is committed to provide the best available care for all patients who suffer from eye related ailments. Identifying the need of the community and the benevolent contribution from CBM, Dr.SM C.S.I Mission Hospital started the community health care development in the eye care aspects from its camps and community outreach programmes. Community Eye Care Services of Dr. Somervell Memorial Mission Hospital was able to render ophthalmic care to the patients of its targeted area (Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Quilon and part of Aleppy Districts) through Camps, School Screening programmes, Awareness classes, Specialty Clinics etc.

Teaching and Academic activities

Regular theory classes and clinics are conducted for the MBBS students and their performance is evaluated on regular basis by periodic short test and Sessional examinations.

Post graduate course for MS in Ophthamology commenced in 2013. The two candidates admitted in the first year have completed the course successfully and passed. Regular academic activities in the form of Journal clubs, seminars and clinical discussions are conducted regularly for the PGs. They have teaching programmes in the form of ward rounds, case discussions and topic presentations regularly. Their performance is evaluated periodically by short tests.

OPD

The department pursues its activities with its regular OPD clinics for the diagnosis and detection of eye disorders.

Regular out-patient clinics are conducted on all week days, except Sunday from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Specialty Clinics

    The department runs the following specialty clinics:

  • Squint Clinic
  • Retina and Diabetic Retinopathy Clinic
  • Low vision clinic
  • Cornea Clinic
  • Uveitis Clinic
Surgery Procedures done
  • Phacoemulsification
  • SICS cataract surgery
  • Glaucoma surgeries
  • Keratoplasty
  • Squint surgery
  • Lacrimal sac surgery
  • Oculoplasty surgery
  • Chalazion surgery
  • Intra vitreal injections
  • Vitreo retinal surgery
Facilities

The following facilities are available in the OPD Clinics

  • Basic refraction
  • Auto refraction with Topcon auto refractor
  • Lensometer readings
  • Slit lamp examination of eye
  • Applanation tension
  • Schirmmers test
  • Fluorescein stain
  • Fluorescein angiography for diabetic retinopathy
  • Fundus examination with direct or indirect ophthalmoscope
  • B Scan
  • A Scan
  • Keratometry
  • Contact lens fitting
  • Progressive lenses
  • Grinding of lenses
  • Amblyopia treatment
  • Convergence exercises with the Synaptophore
  • Colour vison
  • Perimetry
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Lasers for diabetic retinopathy
  • Lasers for glaucoma
  • Fundus Fluorescein angiography
Features

EYE CAMP- 2011
DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
(I) O.P.D
Snellen chart/ snellen drum with or without remote control 4
Trial set with trial frame both for adult and children 4
Bjerrum Screen 2
Perimeter 2
Colour vision chart 3
Near vision chart with different language 4
3 cell torch 10
Ophthalmoscope and Retinoscope 4
Streak Retinoscope 6
Fundus Camera 1
Acan 2
Yaglaser 1
Hunphruy field analyser 1
B Scan 1
Common equipments in the OPD
Slit lamp 2
Applanation tonometer 2
Keratometer 2
Indirect ophthalmoscope 3
Synoptophone 1
Maddox rod 1
Maddox wing 1
Diplopia goggles 1
Gonioscope 1
Placido disc 1
Prism Bar 1
Schoutz tonometer 4
(ii) MAJOR OPERATION THEATRE
Operating microscope with TV unit with camera 4
Cryo unit 2
Cataract set 14
Glaucoma set 2
DCR set 2
Entropian set 2
Enucleation set 2
Evisceration set 2
Squint set 2
(iii) GENERAL OPHTHALMIC EQUIPMENTS
Operation Theatre Table 2
Operation Theatre Light 2
(iv) MINOR OPERATION THEATRE
(v) WARD
Slit lamp 1
*Snellen Chart/ Snellen drum with or without remote control 1
Trial set with trial frame both for adult and children 1
Bjerrum Screen 1
Perimeter 1
Colour vision chart 1
Near vision chart with different language 4
3 cell torch 4
Ophthalmoscope and Retinoscope 1

On-Going Researches

ONGOING RESEARCHES
Sl. No Topic Author
1 The Association Between Pseudo Exfoliation Syndrome And Sensorineural Hearing Loss Dr. Renjini
2 Improvement In Visual Acuity And Functionality Following Laser Photo Coagulation Therapy In Clinically Significant Macular Edema Among Type2 Diabetis: A Hospital Based Study In South Kerala. Dr. Lisa Jerry
3 Changes In Iop And Angle Grading After Small Incision Cataract Surgery- A Prospective Study In South Kerala. Dr.Ann Divya Jacob
4 Risk Factors Of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma. Dr. Alice Mathew
5 The Effect Of Pterygium And Its Management On Corneal Astigmatism And Tear Function. Dr. Susan Kurian
6 The Prevalence Of Diabetic Retinopathy And Its Risk Factors Among Type2 Diabetis: Ahospital Based Cross Sectional Study. Dr. Neethu Rollands
7 Awareness Of Diabetic Retinopathy Among Diabetic Patients Attending A Tertiary Care Hospital In Rural South India. Dr.Hari Ramakrishnan
8 Hospital Prevalence And Major Causes Of Low Vision In A Tertiary Care Centre In South Kerala: A Hospital Record Based Study. Dr. Shimna .CP

Paper Presentation

PAPER PRESENATIONS
Sl. No Topic Author
1 Central Corneal Thickness Among Glaucoma And Non Glaucoma Patients In A Hospital Based Population Dr. Navajeevan
2 The Association Of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction With Dyslipidemia -A Case-Control Study Dr. Simi Shivkumar Pillai

Publications

PUBLICATIONS
Sl. No Topic Author Journal Remarks
1 Awareness of diabetic retinopathy among diabetic patients attending a tertiary care hospital in rural south India Hari Ramakrishnan, Suseela B. Nair Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Opthalmology DOI: 10.18231/2395-1451.2017.0032, April-June,2017 3(2):125-127
2 Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation in the Managemnt of Neovascular Glaucoma Hari Ramakrishnan Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Health Care pISSN: 2349-2562, Volume 3, Issue 88, November 2016
3 Central Corneal Thickness Among Glaucoma And Non Glaucoma Patients In A Hospital Based Population Dr.Sheldon .J.Goudinho Dr.Navajeevan International Journal Of Innovative Research & Development February 2016
4 The Association Of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction With Dyslipidemia -A Case-Control Study Dr.Jasmine Mary Jacob Dr.Simi Shivkumar Pilla World Journal Of Pharmaceutical Research 2016
5 Humor As A Teaching Strategy In Medical Education Dr.Sheldon .J.Goudinho Dr.Jasmine Mary Jacob European Journal Of Pharmaceutical And Medical Education 2016
6 Prevalence Of Strabismus In Patients With Cerebral Palsy Dr.Elizabeth Mathew Dr.Jasmine Mary Jacob International Journal Of Advances In Health Sciences (Ijhs) 2015
7 Optical Coherence Tomography Findings And Visual Outcome After Treatment With Intravitreal Bevacizumab In Parafoveal Telangiectasia Dr.K.Pious Dr.Kavitha Cyriac International Journal Of Innovative Research And Development July 2015
8 Comparison Of Sita Fast To Standard Full Threshold In Automated Perimetry. Dr.Kavitha Cyriac Dr.K.Pious The International Journal Of Sciences And Technoledge 2015
9 Aetiology O Neovascular Glaucoma Among Patients Attending A Tertiary Eye Care Centre In South India Dr.Hari Ramakrishnan Dr.Suseela .B.Nair International Journal Of Scientific & Engineering Research, August 2015
10 Ocular Findings In Diabetic And Hypertensive Patients Undergoing Haemodialysis. Dr.Jasmine Mary Jacob Dr.Shah Hem Shamjibhai The International Journal Of Sciences And Technoledge 2014
11 Indentation, Applanation And Non Contact Tonometry: A Comparative Study Dr.Sheldon .J.Goudinho Dr.Jasmine Mary Jacob The International Journal Of Sciences And Technoledge July 2014
12 Visual Disability In Diabetic And Hypertensive Patients Undergoing Haemodialysis. Dr.Jasmine Mary Jacob Dr.Sheldon .J.Goudinho International Journal Of Medical And Applied Sciences 2014
13 Comparison Of The Results Of Koh Wet Mount Method And The Sda Culture In The Etiological Diagnosis Of Corneal Ulcers. Dr.Jasmine Mary Jacob Dr.Sheldon .J.Goudinho International Journal Of Medical And Applied Sciences 2014
14 Prevalence Of Lattice Degeneration In Myopia Dr.Rani.Vs Dr.Sheldon .J.Goudinho The International Journal Of Science & Technoledge December 2014
15 Incidence Of Posterior Capsular Opacification After Small Incision Cataract Surgery With Pc Iol Implantation Using Biconvex Round Edge Pmma Iol And Square Edge Pmma Iol Dr.Sheldon .J.Goudinho Dr.Deeba.F International Journal Of Medical And Applied Sciences 2013

Teaching Staff of Department of Ophthalmology
SL NO: NAME OF FACULTY DESIGNATION
1 Dr. Susha G. S Senior Resident
2 Dr. Diana Geetha Sathyan Junior Resident
3 Dr. Ashok Nataraj Assistant Professor
4 Dr. Anitha Prabhakaran Assistant Professor
5 Dr. Anu. B. S Junior Resident
6 Dr. Shela Mary Issac Junior Resident
7 Dr. Kezia Sandy Stephen Junior Resident
8 Dr. Sheldon James Goudinho Professor and HOD
9 Dr. Jasmine Mary Jacob Professor
10 Dr. Kavitha Cyriac Associate Professor
11 Dr. Hari Ramakrishnan Associate Professor
12 Dr. Shimna .C .P. Assistant Professor
13 Dr Pious K Assistant Professor
14 Dr. Mahesh.G.K Senior Resident
15 Dr. Alice Mathew Junior Resident
16 Dr. Ann Divya Jacob Junior Resident
17 Dr. Susan Kurian Junior Resident
18 Dr. Lisa Jerry Junior Resident
19 Dr. Neethu Rollands Junior Resident
20 Dr. Renjini R. I Junior Resident
21 Dr. Neena Chris William Junior Resident
22 Dr. Srinath K.R. Junior Resident
23 Dr. Jennifer Joseph K. Thadam Junior Resident

Dr. Sheldon James Goudinho

Professor and HOD (MBBS DO DNB)

(Promoted as Professor on 1.1.2015)

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