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Awareness meet on retina held in Vijayawada

Awareness meet on retina held in Vijayawada
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To create awareness on retina and eye related diseases and latest advancement in the field of medicine, 11th annual Continuing Medical Education CME on Retina Vitreous Retina 2018 was organised on Sunday

Vijayawada: To create awareness on retina and eye related diseases and latest advancement in the field of medicine, 11th annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) on Retina Vitreous ‘Retina 2018’ was organised on Sunday.

The CME was organised by Aravinda Retina Vitreous Institute and the Vijayawada Academy of Ophthalmology. The inaugural speech of the CME was given by Dr S Natarajan, president All India Ophthalmologist Society.

Addressing the gathering, Natarajan said that patients suffering from Diabetic Retinopathy were on the rise and most of the time the patents approach the doctor after the damage is done.

If the patient is treated in time, the patient can be saved from permanent blindness, said the doctor.

He explained the latest devises to treat eye related problems and the advancement in medicine to treat the children.

Dr GV Narendra of Aravinda Ratina Vitreous Institute said that advanced treatment for diabetic retinopathy was available.

Dr Narendra said that eye problems in infants were on the rise and parents of neonatal babies should get their eye check up after 45 days of birth.

Vijayawada Academy of Ophthalmology secretary V Smbasiva Rao, Dr Lalith Vama (New Delhi,) Dr Kim Rama Swami (Mumbai), Dr Mahesh, P Srirangam, Dr Manoj Khatri (Chennai), Dr Anand Vinekar (Bengaluru), Dr Mallika Goyal (Hyderabad), and Dr Y Sujatha (Vijayawada) delivered their speeches on the occasion.

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