Facilities - Dept of Ophthalmology | VIMS.AC.IN


Facilities and Equipment

  • Four examination units so that patients are seen with minimum delay
  • Slit Lamps – 4
  • Goldmann Applanation Tonometry – 2
  • Auto-refractometer- UNICOS
  • Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer
  • Ultrasound A-scan Machine – Quantel
  • Procedure room with operating microscope, sterilizer and cold light source with Topcon OMS10 and
  • Fundus camera – Carl Zeiss VisuCam Lite
  • Optical Coherence Tomograph Cirrus 4000
  • Appasamy B-scan Machine
  • Specular Microscope KONAN CellChek
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopes -TWO
  • Direct Ophthalmoscope (Heine)
  • Stereoacuity Test (Butterfly test)
  • A 60-bed ward for both male and female patients
  • Nd YAG Laser 1064 nm
  • Diode Laser 532 nm for Retinal Photocoagulation
  • Laminar flow
  • Resuscitation kit
  • Eye transport case

OT Equipment

Operating Microscopes TWO (Topcon – 1, Carl Ziess-1)
Operating Tables ONE
Phacoemulsifier ONE (AMO Sovereign Compact)
Vitrectomy TWO (One  Alcon Constellation) One AMO
Cryounit + Probes TWO
Boyle’s apparatus ONE
Pulse Oximeter TWO
Light Source ONE
Alcon Purepoint Diode LASER ONE


  •  Cataract sets-10
  • Glaucoma sets- 3
  • Squint set- 3
  • Oculoplasty set- 3
  • DCR sets- 3
  • Enucleation set- 3
  • Chalazion set- 3
  • Keratoplasty set- 2
  • Evisceration set- 2
  • Retina set- 1
  • Vitrectomy kits- 5

Health Checkups

  • Diagnosis, screening and treatment camps
  • School eye screening monthly
  • Primary Health Centre visit – Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment camps

Interns’ orientation programme Annual


The Ophthalmology Department at Vydehi Hospital offers a wide range of outpatient surgical and tertiary services for diseases of the eye and surrounding structures. The Department has faculty trained in the various sub-specialties and is setting up clinics in oculoplasty, cornea service, glaucoma service, paediatric ophthalmology cataract service and retina service. The service is personal and patients can choose which doctor they would like to see. The service is provided at no cost to the socio-economically weak patients, along with paying patients who are also growing in number.

We offer the following services:

  • Screening, treatment & rehabilitation of children with delayed milestones and premature neonates
  • Cataract extraction and IOL implantation free of cost to the poor.
  • Phacoemulsification ad IOL implantation
  • Oculo plasty including management of lacrimal sac and orbital disorders
  • Glaucoma diagnosis and treatment
  • Screening and treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Angiography, Laser Photocoagulation, Intravitreal Anti- VEGF agents
  • Management of retinal detachments(simple+complicated), vitreous haemorrhage
  • Diagnosis and treatment of corneal disease and an Eye Donation Centre
  • Attached Optician service and contact lens clinic
  • Neuro-ophthalmology and neurological field evaluation.
  • Uveitis diagnosis and treatment.