•  Expert Ophthalmic Care: The primary objective of the Department of Ophthalmology is to provide expert and compassionate eye care to patients of all ages, aiming to improve and preserve vision.

  • Vision Restoration: Our department focuses on restoring vision through advanced surgical interventions and medical treatments for various eye conditions.

  • Preventive Ophthalmology: We actively promote preventive measures to preserve eye health and prevent vision loss through regular eye examinations and awareness programs.

  • Training and Education: The department is committed to training and educating future ophthalmologists, instilling a sense of dedication to patient care and ethical practices.
  •  Contribute for the success of National Program for Control of Blindness
  •  Enhancing eye bank and to create awareness for eye donation that can be used mainly for keratoplastyand research
  •  To eradicate curable blindness in the rural areas, like cataract and early diagnosis and
    treatment of refractive errors


The Department of Ophthalmology is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to support advanced eye care services. Our facilities include:

1. Ophthalmic Examination Rooms: Well-equipped rooms for comprehensive eye examinations and assessments.
2. Ophthalmic Surgery Suite: A specialized surgical suite for performing various ophthalmic surgeries, including cataract surgery and refractive procedures.
3. Retinal Imaging Center : Advanced retinal imaging services for accurate diagnosis and monitoring of retinal conditions.
4. Eye Bank : Our department has an eye bank for corneal transplantation and eye donation.
5. Other facilities include:

  • Snellen Chart : For visual acuity assessment and vision testing.
  • Slit Lamp : A specialized microscope for detailed examination of the anterior segment of the eye.
  • Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy (78 D and 90D) : For magnified evaluation of the cornea, lens, and retina.
  • Applanation Tonometer : For measuring intraocular pressure, an essential test for glaucoma evaluation.
  • Non-Contact Tonometer : An alternative method for measuring intraocular pressure without direct contact with the eye.
  • A-Scan : For biometric measurements of the eye, including axial length and intraocular lens power calculations for cataract surgery.
  • Nd YAG Laser : Used for posterior capsulotomy and iridotomy procedures.
  • Green Laser : Utilized for retinal photocoagulation in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and other retinal conditions.
  • Fundus Photography : For capturing high-resolution images of the retina and optic nerve head for diagnosis and documentation.
  • Perimetry : A test to assess the visual field and detect any abnormalities.
  • Direct and Indirect Ophthalmoscope : For a comprehensive evaluation of the eye’s internal structures, including the retina and optic nerve.
  • Retinoscope : Used for objective measurement of refractive errors in the eye.

Departmental Activities

1. Cataract Surgery: We offer modern cataract surgery with premium intraocular lens
options, aiming to improve visual outcomes and reduce dependency on glasses.

2. Refractive Services: Our department provides refractive services, including LASIK
and PRK, to correct vision and reduce refractive errors.
3. Corneal Care: We offer specialized care for corneal conditions, including corneal
transplantation and management of corneal disorders.

4. Glaucoma Management: Our ophthalmologists diagnose and manage glaucoma through medical treatment and surgical interventions.
5. Pediatric Ophthalmology: We provide comprehensive eye care for children, including the management of pediatric eye conditions and vision screening in schools.
6. Ocular Surface Diseases: Our department offers treatment for ocular surface diseases, such as dry eye syndrome and ocular allergies.
7. Community Eye Care Programs: We actively participate in community eye care
programs and eye health awareness campaigns to promote preventive eye care in the community.
8. OPD: We offer daily outpatient services for comprehensive eye examinations,
diagnosis, and treatment planning.

9. IPD & MICU Services: Our department provides inpatient and medical intensive care unit (MICU) services for patients requiring specialized eye care and management of ocular emergencies.
10. Emergency Services: We have dedicated emergency services to provide immediate and critical eye care for emergencies such as eye trauma and sudden vision loss.

11. Specialty Clinics:

  • Retina Clinic: Specialized care for retinal conditions, including age- related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal
  •  Glaucoma Clinic: Expert management of glaucoma, including medical treatment and surgical interventions.
  •  Squint Clinic: Evaluation and management of strabismus (ocular misalignment) in both children and adults.
  •  Oculoplasty Clinic: Specialized care for eyelid, orbit, and lacrimal system disorders.

Outreach Activities

In addition to our regular departmental activities, we actively participate in community outreach programs, including:

    • Monthly Health Camps: We organize monthly health camps in collaboration with local organizations to provide free eye examinations and basic eye care services to underserved populations.
    • Periodic School Visits: Our team conducts periodic visits to schools to conduct vision screening for children, promoting early detection and management of vision problems.


Research Activities

The Department of Ophthalmology actively engages in ophthalmic research. Our research areas include:

  • Advancements in ophthalmic surgical techniques and technologies.
  • Studies on ocular diseases and their management.
  • Vision-related quality of life research.

Other Initiatives

The Department of Ophthalmology collaborates with other medical specialties to provide comprehensive care for patients with complex medical conditions affecting the eyes. We actively participate in eye donation drives and advocate for eye health awareness among the public.

We are dedicated to providing visionary care for healthy eyes, enhancing eye health, and preserving vision through expert ophthalmic services and community outreach

Value Added Courses

  • Basics of optics/ knowledge of common eye problems in community.
  • list of opthalmic surgical instruments name and uses.