Reinforcing their resolve to provide world-class eye care facilities across Hyderabad, Dr. Agarwal’ s Eye Hospitaltoday announced their opening of new state-of-the-art eye centre at Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad offering one-stop solution for all kinds of eye ailments.The new centre was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Actress Adah Sharma and presided by Dr. Gaurav Arora, Regional Head – Clinical Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospitals, Hyderabad., Dr. Vamsidhar, Regional Head – Clinical Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Hyderabad and Dr. Balki Satya Prasad Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospitals, Hyderabad.
The new 6500 sq ft. eye specialty centre is the 7th facility in Telangana State and is situated at Mehdipatnam. The facility is equipped with state of the art facilities including Modular Operation theatre and viewing gallery. The centre provides day case surgery, outpatient diagnostic and treatment services for major and minor visual disorders ensuring International high standards of quality and safety. Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospitals further plans to expand with 4 centres in Hyderabad and 3 centres in rest of Telangana State.
The visual impairment in India is estimated at 62 million of which 54 million have low vision and 8 million are totally blind. World Health Organisation (WHO) indicates that eye problems are increasingly linked to lifestyle choices including constant mobile phone screen time. Around 80% of the eye ailments recorded in our country is either preventable or curable.
Inaugurating the Centre, Actress Adah Sharma said, “It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate the new facility of Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital here in Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad. Our eyes are the most precious possessions which give us the gift of sight. It is important to take good care and protect them. Regular eye checkups are step forward towards better eye health and in maintaining good vision at all ages. I wish Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital every success in their vision saving endeavours”
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Gaurav Arora, Regional Head – Clinical Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, said, “According to WHO, over 2.2 billion people around the world suffer from various eye issues and visual impairment with our country holding major proportion in it. It is noted that ageing populations, changing lifestyles and limited access to eye care are among the main headers of rising numbers of people living with vision impairment. Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital ensures everyone has access to good vision and eye health. Across the globe, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital has a proven record of accomplishment for its excellence service in quality eye care across the nation and I strongly believe that this facility would be a boon for the people in this region”
Dr. Vamsidhar, Regional Head – Clinical Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, said, “Over 62 million people in India are blind or with visual impairment. Our country houses 25% of the world’s visually impaired population. Though the challenge is huge, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Care Hospitals attributes its high success rate in treatment to the experienced and trained Ophthalmologists and adoption of innovative methods. Our technology and innovation are the reasons behind our growth in eye care diagnosis and treatment. We are planning to open 4 centres in Hyderabad and 3 centres in Rest of Telangana State.”
Dr. Balki Satya Prasad, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital, Hyderabad said, “We provide privilege access to vision screening and in treating eye defects. The Centre is equipped with world class diagnostic amenities to treat general eye care, cataract, complicated eye issues and other seasonal eye problems. The integrated facility available here provides one-stop-solution for all kinds of eye ailments.”
Located at Mehdipatnam, the centre will address the growing need of neighbourhood to have excellent world-class comprehensive eye care facility in the area. The new centre will offer patients treatment for Cataract and Refractive Errors. The new super specialty eye care centre will also offer treatments for diseases such as Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular degeneration, Squint, Cornea conditions, Cosmetic Oculoplasty, UVEA and Pediatric Care.Equipped with the latest operation facilities (Modular Operation Theatre, Precision Cataract and Retina Operation Theatres) the centre will provide patients with the best in surgical care as well. The hospital also has facilities like laboratory, pharmacy and optical wing that offer wide range of frames and lenses of high quality and leading brands.