Pune’s prestigious K K Eye Institute hosts International Ophthalmologists as a platform to discuss global standards in eye care

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Known for its commitment towards patient care and access to affordable international quality services, Pune’s prestigious K K Eye Institute, located at Koregaon Park, has been the eye care centre shortlisted by Dr. Amilia Schrier, MD Ophthalmology from Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York & Dr. Edward F Smith, MD Ophthalmology from Downstate Ophthalmology Associates, New York to keep abreast with global technology, practices and service delivery.
Keeping to its commitment for super speciality eye care and maintaining world class standards of service, K K Eye Institute hosted these two leading ophthalmologists from the USA for three days, from 27th February to 1st March 2017, to further strengthen its skills in the fields of neuro-ophthalmology and cornea diseases.
Dr. Amilia Schrier and Dr. Edward F Smith have over 25 years of experience in their respective fields of Cornea and Neuro-ophthalmology.  
Over the three days during their visit both doctors held knowledge sharing sessions as a platform to exchange ideas on the latest advances in ophthalmology and the treatment of complicated cases.
“It’s a privilege to have been here these past days working in the K K Eye Institute and observing the excellent surgeons and doctors here. The team that has been assembled here of technicians, optometrists, ophthalmologists is unparalleled. Their experience is second to none, doing thousands and thousands of cases a year and providing services which are unparalleled. Their heart and their caring, and their skill and knowledge, is such that it makes the perfect combination of physician to provide the most excellent care to patients. The state-of-the-art technology here from their examination tools to their operating suites are filled with cutting edge technology and their goal to always provide the best of care to their patients has made this a destination place which I myself would come to. It is a privilege to be here and to have observed and worked with these physicians during these three days”, smiles Dr. Amilia Schrier MD Ophthalmology from Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York.

Says Dr. Edward F Smith, MD Ophthalmology from Downstate Ophthalmology Associates, New York & Clinical Associate Professor at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York, United States, “I came here seeing what I could offer to K K Eye Institute. For the last few days we have been looking at the facilities and we have been monitoring the surgeries, seeing the outpatient setting, and in fact what I found is a facility that is state-of-the-art and compatible to the best facilities that exist in the world. The surgeries are done by extremely well trained and incredibly experienced surgeons that perform surgery in the state-of-the-art fashion, that has been extraordinary to see. And surprisingly, I would say that one of the most important aspects of their care is that they actually care about each and every patient that they see. The quality of the service is extraordinary, but even more extraordinary is the way that they treat each and every individual in this institution as if they were family. It really is a model for institutions delivering eye care throughout the world”.    

Ms. Renu Wadhwa CEO, K K Eye Institute says “We are pleased that our eye hospital has been selected to host Dr. Amilia Schrier and Dr. Edward F Smith of International repute. In line with the vision of our founder Rev. Dada J. P. Vaswani, to bring the highest quality healthcare to the residents of Pune with ethics, patient sensitivity and cutting edge treatment modalities, this is just one more step in the same direction. K K Eye Institute will continue to make many such opportunities available to the community in the future as well”