Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

Our founder Chief Medical Officer Dr. R. Ramesh heads this department. He has specialized in Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus with many years of experience in Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. He was trained in Advanced Squint Management by Dr. John Pratt Johnson, Canada. And he has got special and advanced training in Oblique Muscle and Pattern Deviation from Dr. Pradeep Sharma (AIIMS, New Delhi).

In this Department we treat for

Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

ROP Screening

ROP Laser

Intra vitreal inj. Avastin for ROP

Refractive error Treatment

Spectacle

Contact Lens

Amblyopia

Patching exercise

Orthoptics Eye Exercise

Modern Squint Surgery (for Horizontal, Vertical, Oblique squint)

All types of squint

Adjustable suture technique

Day care squint surgeries

Surgery for congenital cataract

Surgery for congenital Glaucoma

Computerized software vision therapy

Amblyopia therapy – To Prevent Blindness or Lazy eyes in Children

DEPARTMENT OF STRABISMUS (SQUINT)

All types of Squint are treated here as day care procedures. Latest methods of using adjustable sutures in Squint Surgeries are being performed here. Surgeries for nystagmus (Involuntary movement of the eyes) are also being done here successfully.

Preterm Clinic(ROP)

Prevent Blindness in Preterm Children, routine eye screening is done here. Whenever needed, to prevent Blindness in them, Laser is being done for them routinely, by the latest Laser Indirect Ophthalmoscope.

Congenital cataract

Infants born with cataract due to maternal infections are treated very efficiently here by our paediatric ophthalmologist.

Congenital Glaucoma

Though Glaucoma is common only in adults, it is some times known to occur in the new-borns. Our Institute very efficiently manages such infants.

Paediatric Oculoplasty

Children with various lid problems like congenital ptosis, Lid abnormalities, and Lid injuries are being treated here by a Qualified Oculoplastic Surgeon Our Department of Paediatric Ophthalmology has contributed enormously in Preventing Preventable Blindness in children. We always insist EYE CHECKUP FOR ALL THE CHILDREN FROM 3 TO 5 YEARS OF AGE IT IS AS IMPORTANT AS IMMUNISATION.

Location

Mahathma Eye Hospital
No. 6, Seshapuram,
Tennur, Tiruchirappalli-620 017.
Phone : +91 - 0431- 2742400, 2740494, 2741198
Fax: +91 - 0431- 2742400

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 8.00 AM To 7.00 PM
Saturday 8.00 AM To 7.00 PM
Sunday 24 / 7 Emergency calls

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