Specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the eye.
Department of Ophthalmology at M.V.J
The Department has a well equipped Eye centre catering to a large number of patients.
The OPD complex have requisite number of Consultation chambers, a dark room, a refraction room, an Indirect Ophthalmoscope room and a Minor Operation Theatre. The complex also has an airy teaching room with a well-stocked library. It is equipped with state of the art equipment including Slit lamps, Keratometer, Ultrasound Biometry, Applanation and Indentation Tonometers.
The Department conducts Specialty clinics for Contact Lenses, Glaucoma Screening and Diabetic Retinopathy. Screening of school children for Refractive Errors and other eye ailments are performed regularly.
The Operation Theatre is provided with a Takagi OM-10 Operating Microscope which helps perform all kinds of major Ophthalmic surgeries & Phacoemulsification. The Hospital has been registered by the District Blindness Control Society as a Base Hospital, to conduct free Eye Camps and Surgery. It conducts regular camps in the nearby villages and selected cases are operated upon in the hospital with excellent results.
The Department is in the process of further upgrading the facilities to perform Retinal Surgeries.