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Opthalmology

Overview

Department of Opthalmology

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in ophthalmology. The Gleneagles Global Health City presents to you the Department of Ophthalmology which provides you with first-class eye care and surgical services for patients suffering from eye disorders. The department offers the best and the right diagnostic care for vision problems and also treats complex conditions.

The instruments and machines required for the ophthalmology lab are all well maintained and advanced therapies are used for the patients’ treatment. The department is staffed with trained technicians and physicians and they provide the best treatment possible though the condition may be critical.

Ophthalmology department provides the following services:

  • Cataract and primary eye care
  • Contact lens service
  • Cornea service
  • Glaucoma service
  • Pediatric ophthalmology service
  • Retina service

Our ocular services at the Gleneagles Global Health City understands the importance of your problem and provide you with the best of services in the present day.

Why Choose Us

We have one of the largest Ophthalmology departments in Chennai with many years of experience in this field, treating thousands of patients each year. The Ophthalmology wards are well furnished with the latest technology machines to provide the best of service and care to victims.

Why Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai?

  • Excellent Doctors

Our doctors are highly knowledgeable, skilled, compassionate, and will be there for you when you need them the most. Our goal is measured by the number of people in whom we restore the hope of a healthy tomorrow.

  • State-of-the-art Infrastructure

Streamlined processes, advanced technologies, world-class infrastructure, specialized and interdisciplinary care, and an unparalleled simplicity of meeting every patient's health needs. We are committed to your well-being.

  • Cutting-edge Technology

Providing global access to advanced healthcare. We embrace high precision technologies for giving you a world class healthcare experience. Our exceptional medical expertise is matched by our commitment to personalized care.

Our Diagnostic Capabilities

The Diagnostic Testing Center of Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals for the treatment of eye diseases in Chennai which assists physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease. Specialized fields of ophthalmic testing include cataract, cornea, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatrics, and retina.

Eyesight is one of the key sensory routes for any individual and hindrances to vision could be extremely challenging to deal with. The Department of Ophthalmology at Gleneagles Global Health Cityoffers comprehensive and holistic eye care to ensure that your vision remains clear and obstacle-free at all times. The department employs advanced technologies for vision correction procedures and surgeries with some of the leading ophthalmologists delivering comprehensive consultation and care for your eyesight. The Department of Ophthalmology provides comprehensive treatment and care for the following diseases and disorders.

We have one of the best ophthalmologists in Chennai who are highly trained. Some of the procedures for eyes diseases are:

  • Visual Fields
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Photography
  • Ultrasounds
  • Electrophysiology
  • Color Vision Testing
  • Dark Adaptation Testing

Treatments & Procedures

Gleneagles Global Health City is one of the best hospitals for the treatment of eye diseases in Chennai which has one of the best Ophthalmologists that specializes in the eye and related structures. They perform medical and surgical eye care and can also write prescriptions for corrective lenses (glasses and contacts). They often deal with advanced forms of eye disease in patients with significant systemic illness.

The Department of Ophthalmology at Gleneagles Global Health City offers the most comprehensive ophthalmic care in Chennai. Using their broad scope of knowledge and experience, our skilled ophthalmologists and other eye specialists provide expert diagnosis and the latest treatment options for any eye condition.

Aesthetics

Aesthetic medicine is an extensively broad term for specialties that focus on improving cosmetic appearance through the treatment of conditions including scars, skin laxity, wrinkles, moles, liver spots, excess fat, cellulite, unwanted hair, skin discoloration, and spider veins.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), is a medical condition which may result in blurred or no vision in the center of the visual field. Early on there are often no symptoms. Over time, however, some people experience a gradual worsening of vision that may affect one or both eyes. While it does not result in complete blindness, loss of central vision can make it hard to recognize faces, drive, read, or perform other activities of daily life. Visual hallucinations may also occur but these do not represent a mental illness.

Cataracts

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye which leads to a decrease in vision. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eyes. Symptoms may include faded colors, blurry or double vision, halos around light, trouble with bright lights, and trouble seeing at night.

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetes complication that affects eyes. It’s caused by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (retina). At first, diabetic retinopathy may cause no symptoms or only mild vision problems.

Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage the optic nerve, the health of which is vital for good vision. This damage is often caused by an abnormally high pressure in your eye. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over the age of 60.

LASIK and Laser Vision Correction

LASIK or Lasik, commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. … For most people, LASIK provides a long-lasting alternative to eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Neuro-ophthalmology is an academically-oriented subspecialty that merges the fields of neurology and ophthalmology, often dealing with complex systemic diseases that have manifestations in the visual system

Uveitis

Uveitis is a form of eye inflammation. It affects the middle layer of tissue in the eye wall. Uveitis warning signs often come on suddenly and get worse quickly. They include eye redness, pain and blurred vision. The condition can affect one or both eyes.

Our Doctors

Ophthalmology is the science that deals with the health and treatment of conditions of the eye. The Gleneagles Global Health City presents to you the Department of Ophthalmology which provides you with first class eye care and surgical services for patients suffering from eye disorders. The department offers the best and the right diagnostic care for vision problems and also treats complex conditions. We specialize in diagnosing and treating cataracts, traumatic eye injuries and juvenile glaucoma in adults and children of all age groups. We aim to provide healthy and quick recovery for all the patients.

Dr Ravindra Mohan E

M.B.B.S, M.D

Visiting - Senior Consultant

Dr Uma Yeshwanth

M.B.B.S, D.O, F.R.C.S

Visiting - Consultant

We are with you in your journey to better health

A consultation with our panel of doctors, specialists and surgeons will help you determine what kind of services you may need to help diagnose and treat your condition. If you or someone in your family or friend’s circle are facing any health issues, please get in touch with us, we are here for you.