Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

Overview

Ophthalmology department is one of the supportive departments of our Institution. As Coimbatore happens to be an Industrial Hub, industrial accidents are very common where the facial injuries are more. Patients with road traffic accidents involving injuries of the face including eye injuries are treated round the clock. Apart from the regular out-patient services our department actively takes part in the community outreach programmes organised by the Institution.

Treatment & Procedures

  • Refraction
  • Slit lamp microscopy examination
  • Glaucoma screening
  • Fundus examination which includes Direct & Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • Screening for Diabetic retinopathy & Hypertensive retinopathy with Zeiss fundus camera
  • Attending calls from the Wards to offer Ophthalmic opinion to the needy patients
  • Attending Ocular Emergencies
  • Regular Ophthalmic screening of the Master Health Checkup patients