ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Ophthalmology began functioning on 23 of November 1994 with the blessings of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. The department was set up with the vision to make available the finest in eye care in the world to its patients totally free of cost.The department has a modern operation theatre complex with three operation theatres and an advanced laser unit. All the areas are equipped with necessary patient care equipment.
FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Cataract is operated by v S.I.C.S, ECCE, Phacoemulsification dependency or the merits of the case. Rigid or foldable IOL’s are placed depending on the procedure adopted.
Squint clinic patients are examined and provided suitable treatment and follow up, if required.
Complete Neuroimaging facility at SSSIHMS, Prashanthigram, like CT and MRI scanning facilities are available.
Some patients who need further evaluation are sent to SSSIHMS, Whitefield.
The selection of cases for surgery depends upon the visual prognosis effects at the time of screening. Cases with poor visual prognosis will not be admitted.
The department has visiting surgeons from abroad in the fields of squint and vitreo-retinal surgeries.
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Facilities in terms of investigation tools:
The department of Ophthalmology conducts many conferences from time to time. These conferences see that participation of top faculty from across the country
Dr. Nikhil Kumar Mohanty, Senior Consultant
Dr. M Sasireka, Senior Consultant
Dr. Anuj Sharma, Consultant
Dr. Girija Gurung, Consultant
Dr. V Balkiran, Senior Resident
Dr. Prathima, Senior Resident
Dr. S Lakshminarayanan, Senior Medical Officer
Dr. Hemanth Murthy (Once in a month) : Visiting Surgeon Retina
Dr. Sri Ranganath : Visiting Professor for Academics
Dr. Sanjeev Dewan, a visiting specialist from the U.S. performs all kinds of squint surgeries and ptosis operations. Dr. Sailesh, a retina surgeon visits the department, once a year and performs vitrio retinal surgery.
Dr. Dilip Patel visits the department once a year and performs retinal and glaucoma surgery.
Dr. Sai B. Gandham, MD., Place New York, Specialist in Galucoma – visits once in an year.
Several ophthalmology surgeons visit from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.