Blindness and visual impairment have long been a reality for many, but the future is looking brighter thanks to the innovative Digital Training Hub (DTH) from Orbis and Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital in Delhi. This cutting-edge facility offers healthcare professionals the tools they need to take their ophthalmic care to new heights, including simulation training, tele-mentorship, hands-on training, and more.
The DTH is at the forefront of the fight against avoidable blindness, with its advanced technology and expert faculty. The cutting-edge wet lab, artificial eyes, and virtual reality setup provide a perfect environment for healthcare professionals to hone their skills. By combining digitization, simulation, tele-education, telemedicine, and hands-on training, the DTH is creating a future filled with highly skilled ophthalmologists, ophthalmologists-in-training, and ophthalmic nurses.
The DTH offers healthcare professionals a range of training opportunities, from Sandwich Fellowships and Observerships to Hospital Based Trainings, all delivered through a blended learning approach. The Remote Surgical Mentorships offer a chance to learn from the best, with global experts providing mentorship during live ophthalmic surgeries. Meanwhile, the simulation training offers a chance to put newfound skills into practice, with training available on glaucoma, cataract, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, and more, all using the latest and greatest artificial eyes.
Orbis’s telemedicine platform, Cybersight, also plays a critical role, delivering courses, webinars, facilitating virtual case discussions, and connecting healthcare professionals with the top minds in the business from around the world.
“The Digital Training Hub is the future of eye care, providing access to quality eye care for those who need it most,” said Dr. Umang Mathur, CEO of Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital. “Orbis and Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital have been at the forefront of this fight for over 20 years, and the DTH launch is just the latest example of their unwavering commitment to a brighter future for all,” added Dr Suma Ganesh, Chairperson of Pediatric Centre of Excellence & Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital.