The First Eye Hospital In KARNATAKA To Get ISO 9001:2008 Certification By BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS (B.I.S)

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The vitreo-retinal department of M M Joshi Eye Institute is one of the oldest in the state catering to the needs of retinal patients since the early 80’s. Headed by Dr.A.S.Guruprasad the first retina specialist in the region it is equipped with all the latest diagnostic and surgical equipment. Fundus photography, Fluoresce in Angiography, ICG Angiography, SD OCT, B-Scan Ultrasonography, UBM, Video Indirect Ophthalmoscopy and VEP for Diagnosis and PASCAL laser and Green Diode Laser for retinal treatment are some of the equipment in the department.

The Vitreo-retinal theatre has Alcon Accurus vitrectomy equipment, Zeiss microscope with BIOM, Red Diode laser for endolaser, and all the microsurgical accessories in each of the 2 theatres. Patients are offered the latest treatment options for both medical and surgical problems.

The department also conducts a long term fellowship program in the subspecialty and has six post M.S. residents at any given time. This fellowship is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Karnataka.