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Top 10 eye care hospitals in India

New Delhi:  India is fast emerging as a global superpower. But in this very India, lies another India that's bereft of all the benefits of globalization.Every year thousands of people suffer from eye-related problems which
India TV News Desk April 04, 2016 19:58 IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi:  India is fast emerging as a global superpower. But in this very India, lies another India that's bereft of all the benefits of globalization.

Every year thousands of people suffer from eye-related problems which can result in bigger complications, including complete loss of vision.

Here is the list of top 10 eye care hospitals in India:

1. Dr. R.P.Centre for ophthalmic sciences A.I.I.M.S - New Delhi


Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, named after the first President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, was established on the 10th of March, 1967 as a National centre for ophthalmic science, to provide state of the art patient care, expand human resources for medical education and undertake research to find solutions to eye health problems of national importance.

Hospital Services:

1. Clinical Units and Allied Departments  

2. Out Patient Services

3. Emergency Services

4. Clinical Laboratories

5. National Eye Bank

6. Investigative Laboratories

7. Day Care Surgery

8. Community Ophthalmology

9. In Patient Services

Address:  Dr.Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029, India

Phone no: 011 - 6589695, 011- 26593101

Fax no: 011: 26588919


Website: http://www.rpcos.org/history.htm

2. Shroff eye hospital - New delhi


Shroff Eye Centre is one of the leading eye centres of the country, based in Delhi, offering state-of-the-art modern diagnostic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative services of the highest quality in all subspecialties of ophthalmology.

Registered with Directorate of Health Services, of the government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, the centre spans over 15,000 square feet, with a staff complement of over 125 including over 35 doctors.

Hospital Services:

1. Out Patient Services

2. In Patient Services

3. Emergency Services

4. Advanced Diagnostics

5. Community Services

6.  Medical Education

Address: A-9, Kailash Colony, New Delhi - 110048

Phone no: 011 - 41633999 (100 lines)

Fax no: 011- 41731693 , 29244736

Email: sec@shroffeye.in, shroffey@ndf.vsnl.net.in

Website: http://www.shroffeyecentre.com/index.htm

3. L.V.Prasad eye hospital - Hyderabad


L V Prasad Eye Institute is a comprehensive eye health facility and ocular Tissue Engineering research center, jointly founded by Dr. Gullapalli N Rao and Ramesh Prasad, son of L.V. Prasad in 1987.

with its main campus located in Hyderabad, India.

The LVPEI network includes a Centre of Excellence in Hyderabad, 3 tertiary centres in Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada, 11 secondary and 95 primary care centres that cover the remotest rural areas in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India, as well as several City Centres.

Hospital Services:

1. Cornea and Anterior Segment

2. LASIK and Refractive Laser Surgery

3. Cataract surgeries

4. Uveitis treatment

5. Glaucoma procedures

6. Retina services

7. Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Orbit and Ocular Oncology

8. Strabismus (Squint) and Neuro-Ophthalmology

9. Contact Lens

10. Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Dermatology

Address: Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500 034, Andhra Pradesh

Phone no: 040 3061 2345 (30 Channels)

Fax no: 040 2354 8271

Website: http://www.lvpei.org/

4. Sankar Netralaya - Chennai


Sankara Nethralaya (SN) is a not-for-profit missionary institution for ophthalmic care (i.e., an eye hospital) in Chennai, India. In "Sankara Nethralaya" Sankara is a reference to Shiva and Nethralaya means "The Temple of the Eye".

Sankara Nethralaya receives patients from India and internationally.

Nani A. Palkivala, former Indian ambassador to United States, described Sankara Nethralaya as the "Best managed charitable organization in India". Sankara Nethralaya has 1000 employees and serves 1200 patients per day, performing 100 surgeries per day.

The annual revenue as per the taxes is close to US$100 million.

Sankara Nethralaya has produced many famous ophthalmologists such as the founder of Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital in Mumbai, Dr. S. Natarajan.

5. Aravind Eye HospitaL - Madurai


Aravind Eye Care Hospital is an ophthalmological hospital with several locations in India.

It was founded by Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy in 1976.

Since then it has grown into a network of eye hospitals that have seen a total of nearly 32 million patients in 36 years and performed nearly 4 million eye surgeries, majority of them being very cheap or free.

The model of Aravind Eye Care hospitals has been applauded all over the world and has become a subject for numerous case studies.

Hospital Services:

1. Retina & Vitreous


3. Neuro Ophthalmology

4. Children's Eye Care

5. Orbit, Oculoplasty & Ocular Oncology

6. Glaucoma

7. Uvea

8. Cornea

9. Low Vision & Visual Rehabilitation

Address: Anna Nagar,  Madurai 625 020,  Tamilnadu, India.

Phone no: 0452 - 435 6100

Fax no: 0452-253 0984

E-mail: patientcare@aravind.org

Website: http://www.aravind.org/clinics/aehmadurai.aspx