COMPLETE ANDCOMPREHENSIVE Ophthalmology

Department Of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is a medical branch that handles the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of various eye diseases and impaired visual systems. It has been further divided into subspecialties and some of the eye or visual problems dealt with under this division include cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, eye infections, eye floaters, frequent headaches, eye pain, squinting, and light sensitivity. 

The Department of Ophthalmology at CK Birla RBH provides excellent tertiary-level surgical and clinical facilities to take care of eye patients. Several patients have given the best reviews about this department which attracts people from far-away places. The Ophthalmology center is well-equipped with advanced equipment that delivers state-of-the-art services to treat serious eye infections and eye injuries. These cutting-edge technologies include surgically implanted lenses, screening for common eye diseases, comprehensive eye examinations and vision testing, and general investigation of eye patients with undiagnosed eye problems. It is staffed with highly qualified oculoplastic surgeons, pediatric ophthalmologists, vitreoretinal surgeons, and other supporting staff. 

There are outpatient chambers with Snellen's vision box, gonioscopy, refraction units, slit-lamp microscopy, applanation tonometry, and indirect facilities of ophthalmology. The investigation rooms are well-equipped with an Ultrasonic pachymeter, keratometer, indirect ophthalmoscopy, specular microscopy, Snaptophone, Humphrey field analyzer, lasers, optometrists, contrast sensitivity and glare test units (for vision testing), and much more equipment’s.  

Emergency OTs are also available for Evisceration, Corneoscleral suturing, and Intravitreal injections. 

The department strives to reach the center of excellence by offering a range of eye care services like general and super specialty eye care consultations. The doctors working under this wing create a patient-friendly environment by interacting more with patients and providing them their quality time and care. 

Major Treatments

The department focuses more on the treatment of eye conditions such as:

  • Glaucoma (eye nerves damage)
  • Cataract
  • Keratoconus (thinning and bulging of the cornea into a cone shape).
  • Eye injuries and trauma.
  • Cornea diseases.
  • External eye diseases such as blepharitis (swelling of eyelids).
  • Uveitis (a kind of eye inflammation).
  • Refractive errors like Astigmatism (imperfect eye curvature leading to blurred vision), Far-sightedness, Near-sightedness, and Presbyopia (Far-sightedness due to age).
  • Vitreoretinal diseases like Macular degeneration (unclear vision due to thinning of the macula- a retinal portion of the eye) and Diabetic retinopathy (the damage of blood vessels at the back of eyes due to diabetic complications).
  • Pediatric ophthalmology conditions such as exotropia (misaligned eye wherein one eye looks outward), crossed eyes (esotropia), adult strabismus (crossed eyes caused by tumors, stroke, or thyroid eye disease), and amblyopia (a lazy eye which has reduced vision due to defect in eye development in early life. 

Services offered by CK Birla RBH Department of Ophthalmology

The revolutionary services and surgical facilities available under this department includes:

  • Eye trauma care.
  • Comprehensive eye examination and treatment of age-related muscular degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy.
  • Ocular Ultrasonography.
  • Routine retinal check-ups.
  • Digital Fluorescein Angiography camera.
  • Green laser therapy to treat retinal photocoagulation.
  • Screening and treatment for retinopathy of prematurity in premature babies.
  • Spectral Domain or 3-D OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography).
  • Thorough work-ups of uveitis together with Rheumatology Department.
  • Retinal surgery facilities such as Intravitreal steroid implants, cryotherapy, intravitreal injections containing anti-VEGF agents, antibiotics, or steroids, and retinal detachment surgery including Pneumatic Retinopexy and Buckling surgery.  

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