Instruments and equipment form a critical component in any eye hospitals today. Many of the instruments and equipment are expensive and need sensitive handling. So it becomes essential that these instruments and equipment are maintained well in order to ensure smooth functioning of the hospital. This course is aimed to offer basic techniques that require performing basic maintenance and repair of ophthalmic instruments and equipment.


  • Importance of the equipment and its function
  • Parts of the equipment
  • Common problems which occur in the equipment and how to rectify them
  • How to take care of the equipment on a regular basis

Learning by doing…

The trainees will observe the technicians in the instrument maintenance laboratory followed by

  • Practical training session
  • Great opportunities to bring basic equipment to the workshop place and to repair them with the help of trained technicians.
  • Exposure to see various model ophthalmic equipment (OCT, Fundus camera, IOL master)