About the Department / Program
Department of Ophthalmology was started in the Year 1986
The Department of Ophthalmology at Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research provides consulting, diagnostic and expert treatment services for all aspects of ocular diseases and injuries including inpatient and outpatient surgical care, rehabilitation, orthoptics and low visual aids. Our surgeons have specific training and experience in a broad range of subspecialties such as Cornea, Retina, Uvea, Glaucoma, Squint, Neurophthalmology, Paediatric ophthalmology, Orbit, and Oculoplasty. The Department is recognized for its work in patient care, education, and research. Training of both undergraduates and postgraduates comprises of both basic and research programs which focus on academic and surgical components. On regular basis training is given to both medical and paramedical students.
The Department of Ophthalmology specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of eye disorders and diseases, providing hospital-based eye care for the most challenging ophthalmic cases and procedures, as well as year-round ophthalmic care, state-of-the-art dedicated ophthalmology operating room facilities and a devoted, caring staff.
Objectives of the Department:
- Comprehensive eye care for all ages of patients, who come to the hospital.
- In achieving the goals of VISION 2020-WHO, the major thrust is on prevention of blindness.
- Interdepartmental multi disciplinary approach for better patient care.
What the department deals with
Routine outpatient services provided by faculty and those patients who require sub speciality referrals are seen in sub specialty clinics for better management.
Our Sub Speciality Clinics include:
• Orbit clinic
• Cornea clinic
• Retina clinic & ROP evaluation
• Glaucoma clinic
• Uvea clinic
• Oculoplasty clinic
• Paediatric squint clinic
• Vitreo-Retina clinic
• IOL Clinic
• Contact lens clinic
Interesting & challenging cases in different sub specialities of Ophthalmology are evaluated and treated in the different speciality clinics. Children are enrolled under KCDU scheme, where they will be followed up till 18 years of age.