New Delhi: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Saleem ur Rehman, felicitated vitreo retinal surgeon Prof Dr S Natrajan at an academic event organised by the Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir (DHSK).
Dr Natrajan delivered a presentation on vitreo retinal surgeries performed by his team at SMHS Hospital recently. He briefed the participating specialists about various advanced ophthalmological injuries and extra measures that needed to be taken before referring the pellet victims to tertiary-care hospitals.
He said he would be coming again to the Valley to perform listed surgeries.
Dr Natrajan also appreciated the efforts of all ophthalmological surgeons in the peripheral and tertiary-care hospitals, saying they have been doing an admirable job under the prevailing circumstances.
The lecture was followed by a question-answer session in which the participants interacted with Dr Natrajan.
In his speech, Dr Saleem ur Rehman valued the “commendable efforts” of Dr Natrajan.
He discussed the measures need to be taken to upgrade surgical skills of Ophthalmologists.