Final MRCSEd Date: November, 2005
|A fair exam but whole lot stressful than MRCOPHth
MCQ's were generally easy and straightforward but questions with "percentages" and "almost always" were common.
20 minute viva in clinical ophthalmology and Ocular Pathology with 2 examiners ( 10 minutes each).
Examiner 2 :-
20 minute viva on ophthalmology in relation to neurology and medicine with 2 examiners (10 minutes each)
Then we waited anxiously for results....10 of 56 were unfortunate .
CLINICAL EXAMINATION in OPHTHALMIOLOGY.
Saw 6 patients in total . They were after signs and most probable diagnosis. Very occassionally they asked ablout management.
Case 1: CRVO with PRP: asked about causes and time of management.
Again we waited for results.....Anxiety mounts to unbearable levels by now and 7 more dropped out. Rest of us prepared for the final encounter with examiners!!!...If words could describe the state of anxiety, sleepless night and irritable bowels!!
Day 4 ( the final Judgement!! )
Clinical ophthalmology in relation to neurology and medicine
I saw 4 cases:-
1) Lebers optic neuropathy, questions about inheritance and changes
on ERGand VEP
I was pretty much sure to fail the last day but then miracles happen!!!!..I