An average 40,000 new patients are examined in payment section every year and 10,000 patients are examined in non-payment section. The non-payment section is meant for the economically under privileged in the villages and includes free transportation and free surgeries.
The following speciality clinics are developed in Sharat Laser Eye Hospital:
All youngsters with myopia are screened with latest pentacam HR machine for suitability for LASIK Surgery. All suitable people are treated Lasik, Lasek and surface ablation with NIDEK Excimer Laser CX III. Read more
Cornea Transplantation :
Is also called as Penetrating Keratoplasty. It involves removing the diseased, damaged, infected or scarred cornea with another clear cornea donated by a donor. Cornea is the thin transplant layer of the front part of the eye ball Keratoplasty can be done by removing and replacing the entire cornea (or) some parts of the cornea only, in which case it is called as Lamellar Keratoplasty. This includes surgeries like DSAEK, DALK, DMEK, ALK, etc…. The surgery involves suturing the donor cornea to recipients eye with fine sutures.
Collagen Cross Linking (C3R) :
What is collagen cross linking?
It is a type of laser eye treatment using a specified laser (ultraviolet).
Why it is done?
It is a highly specialized treatment meant for treating a condition called as Keratoconus.
How it is done?
This surgery involves treating the Eye with riboflavin (vit B2) Eye drops and then exposing the Eye to ultraviolet Rays for a specified period of time.
Department is headed by Dr.Ekta Aggarwal who is trained in LVPEI. All oculoplastic disorders and Orbital tumors are taken care of in this Department.
Glaucoma Clinic :
Every patient consulting our hospital is screened for Glaucoma with Non Contact Tonometer. All Glaucoma suspect patients are screened with Zeiss Computerized visual fields. Optic disc and retinal nerve fibre layer scan, ganglion cell layer analysis done by Zeiss OCT Machine. Read more
Retina Clinic :
Diabetic Retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness with retinal disease. All Diabetic Patients are screened with OCT and Flourescein Angiogram and eligible patients are treated with latest Nidek Green Laser. Read more
ARMD (Age Related Macular Degeneration) patients are diagnosed with OCT and treated with Intra Vitreal avastin and Macugen injections.
Contact Lens Clinic :
Contact Lens trials are done for the patients and necessary contact lens prescribed.
Squint Clinic :
Orthoptic assessement is done with Synoptophore and Squint patients are treated surgically.