Sidharth Puri

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UNLABELLED After publication of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's required competencies for residency training programs, ophthalmology training programs began developing objective assessments to measure resident surgical skill. The application of these evaluation tools represents a move toward standardization in the resident(More)
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PURPOSE To determine whether supervision by an attending who is new to surgical teaching, or an experienced attending measurably influences intraoperative complications rates or outcomes in phacoemulsification performed by ophthalmology residents. SETTING Single tertiary hospital. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. METHODS Resident-performed(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether subspecialty training of the initial treating surgeon affects visual acuity and surgical outcomes in patients with open globe injuries. DESIGN This study is a single-institution, retrospective case series. METHODS The charts of adult patients with open globe injuries requiring surgical repair at(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the vision-related quality of life (QOL) and satisfaction of elderly patients who underwent corneal transplantations. METHODS Survey data using a modified version of the Visual Function Index were collected in February-March 2013 from 175 patients (age ≥65 years) of 414 eligible patients who underwent corneal(More)
PURPOSE To assess which surgical teaching methods are used for residency surgical training and which methods residents find most useful. SETTING Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. DESIGN Retrospective observational cross-sectional study. METHODS A survey was developed and sent to residents at accredited ophthalmology training programs in(More)
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