About the Department & Specialty:

Established :

Disease Profile Treated :

Ophthalmology OPD has 3 separate spacious consultation rooms with all necessary ophthalmic equipment in each room. Retina clinic runs on a daily basis with 2 fulltime retina consultants. There are 2 separate well equipped rooms where visual acuity testing, refractive error measurement with auto refractometer and intraocular pressure measurement with non-contact tonometer are being done by well trained staff. There is a separate counsellor to help patients regarding health insurance such as most of the private insurances Arogya Bhagya, ECHS, ESI, Sampoorna Suraksha etc. OPD has a separate fully equipped minor OT where minor procedures like Lacrimal syringing, Chalazion excision, Cyst excision, Incision and drainage of abscesses, Subtenons, Sub-conjunctival, Supratarsal injection, Saline wash for chemical burns, foreign body removal, lid suturing, suture removal are being done. Round the clock service is rendered to retrieve eyes from the deceased.

Timings & Holidays
Outpatient (OPD)
Monday to Saturday – 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Sundays & Public Holidays – Not Available
Emergency – 24*7

Outpatient Services 

  • General OPD :
    Timings & Schedule – 09 : 00 am to 05 : 00 pm
  • Special OPD :
    On Request

Inpatient Services 

  • General Ward Admissions:
    • All Ocular diseases requiring admission and surgical patient’s admissions are done.
  • Surgeries:
    • All types of Cataract Surgeries with the latest intraocular lenses are done with precision (Includes SICS and Topical Phacoemulsification, Paediatric Cataract Surgeries, Phakic IOLs, Toric IOLs).
    • Surgical treatment for Glaucoma, Oculoplasty, Lacrimal Sac Surgeries, Squint and Orbit are done routinely.
    • Retina – Treatment options includes Laser treatment, Intravitreal Injections, all major and minor Vitreo Retinal Surgeries, ROP Screening and treatment is done routinely.
    • Other Laser treatment such as Nd Yag Capsulotomy and Nd Yag Peripheral Iridotomy.
    • Patients are benefited with an in-house spectacle dispensing optical shop.
    • Emergencies- Ocular Trauma related such as Globe Rupture Repair, Enucleation, Evisceration, Lid Suturing.
    • Other- Pterygium Excision with Conjunctival Autograft, Amniotic Membrane Grafts for Symblepharon Repair/Corneal Ulcer, Tarsorrhaphy.
  • Emergency:
    • All ocular emergencies.
  • Diagnostic Services:
    • Slit Lamp Examination for diagnosis of Anterior Segment Diseases , Slit Lamp Imaging to capture images of interesting cases.
    • Cataract IOL workup- Keratometry and A scan biometry.
    • Glaucoma workup includes Applanation Tonometry, Gonioscopy , Pachymetry, Automated visual fields, Optic Nerve Head- OCT, Central Corneal Thickness (CCT).
    • Cornea- Scraping of ulcer for staining and culture and sensitivity, Impression cytology for OSSN.
    • Dry eye workup includes Schirmer tests, Tear film breakup time, Fluorescein dye and Rose Bengal staining tests, Tear Meniscus.
    • Proptosis workup- Hertel’s Exophthalmometry.
    • Oculoplasty- Ptosis workup including MRD, LPS function, Ice Pack test, Phenylephrine test.
    • Lacrimal apparatus- Lacrimal sac syringing and probing for hard or soft stop.
    • Contact Lens – Trial lenses are available.
    • Squint Evaluation and Orthoptics.
    • Neuro-ophthalmology- Fundus Photography, Neurological visual field testing with Carl Zeiss Humphrey automated visual field analyser.
    • Retina unit caters to all retinal diseases such as Diabetic Retinopathy, ARMD, ROP Screening and many more. Fundus Photography, Fluorescein Angiography and Zeiss OCT, B- Scan are available for investigations.
    • Low Visual aids.
  • Special Services:
    • The department regularly conducts free eye check-up and free cataract surgeries under DBCS for the benefit of the underprivileged.
  • Outpatient Department:
    Consultation, Procedure (OPD and minor OT where minor procedures like Lacrimal syringing, Chalazion excision, Cyst excision, Incision and drainage of abscesses, Subtenons, Sub-conjunctival, Supratarsal injection, Saline wash for chemical burns, foreign body removal)
  • General ward:
    i) Beds Availability: 30
    ii) Staff Availability:
    — Clinical Assistants
    — Resident Doctor
    — Nursing Staff
    — Supporting Staff
  • Emergency: On call services in casualty/OPD
First case report in the country:

Dr. Anupama S. Desai, Professor & HOD 
Intravascular Papillary Endothelial Hyperplasia as an unusual diagnosis for peri- orbital tumour- A case report.
Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 Jan: 66(1):163-165. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_645_17.PMID: 29283152

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