At the National Continuous Medical Education (NCME) programme here Sunday, opthamologists stressed the need to concentrate on general eye problems of the eye patients.
Speaking in the National Continuous Medical Education (CME) program here, keynote speaker P.N. Nagpal said: "It does not mean that specialisation is not needed, but patients should be given a comprehensive treatment to provide relief for their vision problems.
A student bemoaned the lack of surgical experience in post-graduate programmes. He said that during post-graduate courses, they do not get to conduct a single surgery. Under the Medical Council of India (MCI) guidelines, every post-graduate student has to perform at least 25 surgeries during the course.