Department is fully equipped with Slit lamp, Applanation tonometer and Pachymeter, Autorefractometer, Humphry’s field analyser. It has 30 bedded ophthalmic wards in two floors, with a separate five bedded ophthalmic septic ward for treating infective cases. Department runs evening clinic from 5pm to 7pm for the convenience of working people who cannot come during morning hours. Subspecialty clinics operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. These subspecialties include retina, orbit, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, retina and squint. Round the clock emergency care service are provided for ocular trauma and other ophthalmic emergencies.
Department has Canon Auto Refactometer for checking the refractive errors, Canon non contact tonometer and Applanation tonometer for measuring intraocular pressure, Pachymetry for Central Corneal Thickness measurement and Humphry’s perimetry for visual field analysis. It also has a fundus camera with non mydriatic photography to take fundus photo without dilatation of pupil and hence save patients’ time. Fundus camera also helps to detect progression of glaucoma by means of optic disc photography. Fundus fluorescein angiography is also being done here to detect retinal vascular pathology and macular pathologies.
Small incision sutureless cataract surgery, Phacoemulsification and MICS are done here for cataract. Phaco is being performed under topical anaesthesia using Geuder phaco machine and LIECA operating microscope with video recording facility. Department provides keratoplasty service for people with corneal blindness, along with surgeries for glaucoma and squint. Occuloplasty surgeries are also done. With Argon green laser all the diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases are treated. In association with department of dermatology botox treatment is given to patients with eye problems.