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)
Intra vitreal inj. Avastin for ROP
Refractive error Treatment
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
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.
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.
Infants born with cataract due to maternal infections are treated very efficiently here by our paediatric ophthalmologist.
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.
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.