Department of ophthalmology mainly caters for the curative, preventive, social leads of people in the rural and urban population in and around Puducherry.
GENERAL OPHTHAL CARE
Curative care general beds 20 numbers with one unit headed by professor, with other faculties.
GENERAL OUTPATIENT CARE
General OP patients is run from 8 am to 4 pm, where new and old cases are taken care. Emergency ophthalmology patients are taken care by duty ophthal faculties round the clock.
IN PATIENT CARE
20 bedded ophthalmology ward managed by well trained ophthalmology faculties, and staff nurses. All varieties of ophthalmology cases admitted for ophthalmology surgeries and conservative management. Emergencies in ward side attended by all faculties at any time.
1. Side lab
3. Ophthalmology examination cubicle with dressing room.
CAMP AND SERVICES
OUR INSTITUTION OPHTHALMIC DEPARTMENT WAS RECONGNISED BY DISTRICT BLINDNESS CONTROL SOCIETY UNDER NPCB (TAMILNADU).
We do regular eye screening camps which are allotted by them, in Cuddalore district.
We conducted regular camps for the past 2 years.
Apart from this special eye camps have been conducted throughout the month to identify ocular diseases among the population.
Patients with cataract and other diseases are brought back to the hospital and treated.
Cornea clinic: Tuesday 9 to 12pm
Glaucoma clinic: Wednesday 9 to 12 pm
Retina clinic: Thursday 9 to 12 pm
Neuro-ophthalmology clinic: Friday 9 to 12 pm
- 100 undergraduates are trained annually state of art lecture halls with AC projectors available.
- Apart from training MBBS students our department in guiding and teaching the optometry students who are posted regularly 20-25 numbers.
- So also the nursing students both diploma and degree are also attaining the course.
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