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, an advanced laser unit and other various other state of the art equipment for delivering quality patient care.
FACILITIES AND SERVICES
Diagnosis, medical / surgical management of primary and secondary glaucomas.
Facilities offered are:
Surgeries offered are Small incision cataract surgery(SICS)and Phacoemulsification based on the case merit and surgeon preference . Rigid or foldable intraocular lens is placed depending on the procedure performed.
Diagnosis and management of:
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.
Management of diseases related to the eyelids , orbit , ocular surface , lacrimal system.
Facilities not available :
The selection of cases for surgery depends upon the visual prognosis effects at the time of screening.
Average number of surgeries per day: 12
Average number of surgeries per month: 300
The department has visiting surgeons from abroad in the fields of squint and vitreo-retinal surgeries.
For any queries or an appointment please mail to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the scanned copies of the latest medical reports.
For inpatients, medicines, nursing care and diet is given free of cost during their stay. The patient is admitted one day prior to and discharged on the day after surgery after being explained post-operative care and medications.
Every year two candidates are admitted every year and trained for DNB in Ophthalmology
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The department of Ophthalmology conducts many conferences from time to time. These conferences see that participation of top faculty from across the country
Dr S. Lakshminaryanan, Senior Medical Officer (Honorary)
Dr. Nikhil Kumar Mohanty, MS, Bhubaneswar, Orissa