Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital launched @ Porur
Internationally acclaimed Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Pioneers in Eye Care launched a new eye hospital at Porur. Padma Shri. Dr. Vivekh, Film Actor inaugurated the new branch.
Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital at Porur, is a secondary eye care hospital spread over 8000 sq. feet area along with Modular Operation Theatre and Laminar Air Flow with Hepa filter. Uniqueness of this hospital is a Specialized Vitreo-Retinal and Advanced LASIK services, which will fulfil the need of retinal care with surgical and medical treatment modalities and refractive error correction with the latest laser procedure respectively.
The other services available at hospital are – Refractive error correction in more than 3 ways – Glasses, Contact Lens, Advanced LASIK customized to individual eye’s need; Hi tech Cataract Surgery – Phaco, Glaucoma, Squint & Oculoplasty, Child eye care, Low Vision Aid, Ocular Oncology, Corneal disorder. The hospital also has facilities like laboratory, pharmacy and optical that offer wide range of frames and lenses of high quality and leading brands making it “a One Stop Solution for Eye Ailments”.
Prof. Amar Agarwal, Chairman and Managing Director, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals during the launch said that “Today, perception of healthcare is beyond treating illness. It involves creating wellness by involving patient and his family member in preventing the vision loss as part of bringing the awareness about the disease and its treatment.
Our mission is to eradicate the preventable blindness from our country. We firmly believe in reaching out to people and educating them”.
During the inauguration, Film Actor Padma Shri Dr. Vivekh said “I am delighted to be part of this initiative of providing accessibility to quality eye care with all facilities under one roof and believe the neighbourhood population will be benefited. Dr. Agarwal’s has been in service for 5 decades and improved the vision of several thousand to see the wonder of the world”.
About Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital:
Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital is a comprehensive eye hospital offering one stop solution for eye ailments; was started in the year 1957. Now the hospital is in its 57th year of quality service in eye care with 14 branches in Chennai apart from leaving its footprints in Villupuram, Kumbakonam, Neyveli, Tiruvallur, Vellore, Kanchipuram, Hosur, Krishnagiri, Erode, Dharmapuri, Salem, Tirunelveli, Madurai, Tuticorin and centers in other states such as Jaipur (Rajasthan), Bengaluru (Karnataka), Hyderabad (A.P) and have moved overseas. A tertiary eye care centre @ Mauritius marks our first step towards international presence and further expansion plan includes Indian Ocean region and African countries. The hospital has received various awards for its inventions and services. In March 2006, Late Dr. J Agarwal, Founder and Chairman had been awarded with Padma Bhushan by then President of India, Dr. APJ. Abdul Kalam for his dedicated service to the poor and needy. The hospital got noted on the global platform for its inventions – Micro-Phakonit (Cataract surgery with 0.7 mm size incision) in 1999 and ‘Glued Intraocular Lens Implant’ performed on a 4 year old girl in January 2008 by Prof. Amar Agarwal. In March 2008, hospital bagged 3 prestigious awards at in American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) Conference held in Chicago. In September 2008, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital became the only hospital in the world to receive 3 awards and a certificate of appreciation in the history of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) Conference, Berlin. Recently, in February 2009, world’s first Anterior Segment Eye Transplant Surgery was performed on a 4 month old child to treat corneal disorder. 4 awards for 4 best video film has been received in ASCRS, Chicago 2012 and 4 awards including “Golden Apple Award” in ASCRS, Sanfranciso 2013.
Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital is located at No.117,Arcot Road, Near Viveks Showroom, Porur, Chennai – 600 116. Contact No: 044 – 4351 3232 / +91 94443 66551