The department began its services in the year 2005 as a part of RajaRajeswari Medical College & Hospital, on the outskirts of Bangalore, for villages in and around Kengeri and RajaRajeswari Nagar.
Our Ophthalmology department is registered under District Blindness Control Society and has a successful record of offering the best possible care for our patients. We conduct eye screening camps every month at Mudaliar Sangha, Rajajinagar in Bangalore. We also provide treatment free for patients who can’t afford to pay their daily bills. We provide services to about 100 patients every day.
We have two ophthalmic units which are functioning and provide all necessary care for all ocular disorders. We run specialty clinics twice a week which includes cornea clinic, retina clinic, glaucoma clinic, squint and pediatric ophthalmology clinic. We also provide medical retina services.
We have an operation theater which is well equipped with latest phaco machines and operating microscope. We provide a variety of ocular surgeries including cataract, glaucoma, Keratoplasty, pterygium, squint correction surgeries, pediatric cataract surgeries, DCT and vitreo- retinal surgeries, beside laser treatments.
The department conducts outreach programs and screening camps every now and then, it is also involved in Tele-ophthalmology services. Our Ophthalmology department also has a functioning Eye Bank Facility.
We also take pride in educating and gifting tomorrow’s best ophthalmologists to the country. The department has a grand library with national and international journals on ophthalmology.
We provide best quality care and services to our patients at reasonable and affordable prices. We provide free services to patients and no patient is denied treatment due to lack of money.
The department has 2 ophthalmic units with necessary attachments like Direct, Indirect ophthalmoscopes, retinoscopes, automatic perimeter and tonometer. Department also has gonioscopic lenses to visualize the anterior segment of the eye to diagnose glaucoma’s. The department has an OCT (Optical coherence tomography), fundus camera and a-scan.
1) Dr. (Brig) Vijay Kumar Srivastava, Professor and HOD
2) Dr. M. Shivakumar, Professor
3) Dr. K.M. Suresh, Associate Professor
4) Dr. Ganesh Sathyamurthy