|Field of Study:||Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
|Description:||In the five year duration of training, residents are provided up to six months of electives. These are usually taken in the form of community electives, subspecialty exposure or research electives. The ophthalmology program sees approximately 50,000 patients per year, 40,000 of whom are seen "in house". We perform approximately 6,500 surgical procedures in operating rooms and approximately 2,200 surgical procedures in procedure rooms within the clinical facilities. Approximately 3,300 laser surgeries are performed clinically in the management of retinal disease and glaucoma. Our diagnostic and orthoptic facilities, which are unique in the region, see approximately 14,000 patients per year and provide testing reports to referring physicians throughout the region.