Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy and disease of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist doctor who medically or surgically treats eye problems. Hence he is a surgical and medical specialist.– Eye SurgeryThe main objective of eye operation is to restore perfect vision. Such surgeries are performed to repair retinal defects, remove cataracts or repair eye muscles.Patients, young or old, irrespective of age, have ocular conditions that require eye surgery. Cataract surgery is the most common ophthalmic procedure. Thousands of such surgeries are performed in India every month. – Refractive surgery(Laser operation for eyes) :
Refractive surgeries are very popular among younger patients. It is performed to reshape the cornea. In it, the surgeon creates a flap of tissue across the cornea with special instruments, ablates the cornea for about thirty seconds and replaces the flap. With the help of laser, it takes only very few minutes without resorting to any stitches.
– Trabeculectomy surgery(Glaucoma Surgery) :
Trabeculectomy surgery uses a laser to open the drainage canals to increase outflow of aqueous humor. This is meant to lower intraocular pressure in the treatment of glaucoma.
Diagnosis of the eye problems –Patients having ant ocular problem that needs surgery will have to undergo an initial thorough examination. The surgeon examines the family and medical histories along with the vision requirements related to vocation, recreation etc.There are also other examination procedures like corneal mapping, keratometer reading to find out the curvature of the central part of the cornea, and examination to determine any damage to cornea and evidence of cataract or glaucoma. An exam will also be performed to check retinal holes, macular degeneration and disease.Following are eye procedures:
Cataract + Glaucoma
Cataract with Trabeculectomy
Corneal Transplantation Surgery
Entropion / Ectropion
LASIK Eye Surgery
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Treatment for Keratoconus
Vitrectomy + Retinal detachment
Vitreo retinal Surgery / Retinal Detachment
List of a few best Eye Hospital / Eye Specialist /Ophthalmology centers in India:Here the clinc’s/hospital’s website’s links are also provided, so that you can visit their websites for more information in detail. These are just a few important hospitals:– Vasan Eye Care Hospital Vasan Healthcare Private Limited, No. 15A, Thillainagar Main Road, Trichy – 620 018, Tamil Nadu, IndiaPhone no.: +91-431-4089000Website: www.vasaneye.in– Aravind Eye Care Hospitals (Aravind Eye Care Hospital has a network of 8 hospitals, in different locations) – You can find the address and phone numbers of different location you would prefer, from its website. – The contact details are also different according to the locations, you will find it on its website.Website: www.aravind.org (For International Patients)Contact person: Ms. Sunytha Manager-Inpatient Services Aravind Eye Hospital – MaduraiEmail:email@example.comPhone no.: +91-452-4356100– Max Healthcare (Max Healthcare has a network of 10 hospitals, in different locations) – You can find the address and phone numbers of different location you would prefer, from its website. – The contact details are also different according to the locations, you will find it on its website.Website: www.maxhealthcare.in(Home:- Our Specialties:- Eye Care)– Thind Eye Hospital 701-L, Mall Road, Model Town, Jalandhar – 144 003, Punjab, IndiaPhone no.: +91-181-4697500, +91-181-4697501, +91-181-4697525Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.thindeyehospital.org– MM Eyetech Institute Clinic and Diagnostic Center 29, Link Road, Lajpat Nagar – III, New Delhi – 110024, India Phone no.: +91-11-29847800, +91-29847900Email: email@example.com Website: www.mmeyetech.com– Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital (Medical Research and Training Institution) Purulia Road, Ranchi – 834 001, Jharkhand, IndiaPhone no.: +91-651-2531255, +91-651-2311588 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.kashyapmemorialeyehospital.com