Residency will commence after successful completion of internship or transitional year and takes place in 3 phases:
Year 1: Basic Training in Ophthalmology
The aims in this phase are a firm grounding in basic ophthalmic sciences, clinical examination skills, basic surgical skills, emergency ophthalmology and common ophthalmic conditions
Year 2 - 4: Subspecialty Rotations
Residents in this phase will rotate through the major ophthalmic subspecialties of Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Oculoplastics, Neuro-ophthalmology and Comprehensive Ophthalmology.
Year 5: Supervised practice
Senior residents in this final year will principally assist the consultants in the conduct of the general ophthalmology clinics and cataract surgery operating theatre. Apart from this, they will have opportunity to develop teaching skills by assisting in the supervision of junior residents.