Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital Launches Karnataka's First and Only Refractive Hub

BENGALURU, December 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

The only one-stop exclusive Refractive Disorder super specialty facility in Karnataka State 

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, a comprehensive eye hospital offering a complete solution for eye ailments launched Karnataka's first and only Refractive Hub in Bengaluru at its Indiranagar facility today. This Super specialty Refractive Hub provides a one-stop comprehensive solution for refractive eye disorders with the most advanced and pioneering procedures, which includes Relex SMILE.

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The Super specialty Refractive Hub was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Ms Priyanka Upendra, Film Actress and wife of Shri Upendra, Actor & Politician and presided over the by Dr. Adil Agarwal, CEO, Dr. Agarwal's Group of Eye Hospitals; Dr. Ravi Dorairaj, Medical Director, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Bengaluru and Dr. Rajesh BTJ, Medical Head, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Indiranagar.

The 6000 sq. ft. comprehensive refractive disorder hub is the one-stop and one-time solution for ailments pertaining to all refractive disorders with procedures including Relex SMILE. The new refractive hub provides day case surgery, outpatient diagnostic, and treatment services for major and minor refractive disorders ensuring international high standards of quality and safety.

Refractive disorders are among the most common vision problems. If the shape of the eye, the shape of the cornea, or the condition of the lens causes the light to refract improperly so that it does not focus on the back of the eye, the condition is called a refractive disorder.

Inaugurating the Refractive Hub, Ms. Priyanka Upendra, Film Actress and wife of Shri Upendra, Actor & Politician said, "I feel honoured in inaugurating this new refractive hub of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital. It is a great pleasure for us to have this one-stop super specialty eye care facility in our Garden city. This initiative will significantly benefit the people of Bengaluru and Karnataka State. I look forward that such world-class eye treatment facilities are utilized to the maximum."

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Ravi Dorairaj, Medical Director, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Bengaluru said, "Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital has in a quick period of time became the leading eye care hospital in Bengaluru. This success led us to further expansion in identifying the importance and need to bring a comprehensive one-stop eye care hub in Bengaluru, exclusively for refractive problems. Now, patients need not travel to different locations for their refractive disorder eye care treatment as they could utilize our one-stop world-class refractive services."

Dr. Rajesh BTJ, Medical Head, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Indiranagar said, "Around 550 million Indians, which is close to half the population are living with refractive disorders, which is the highest of any country in the world. At this Refractive Hub of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, we ensure distinctive eye care treatment for refractive problems managed by renowned ophthalmic professionals with state-of-the-art medical equipment and facilities. I am sure the new refractive hub would complement the existing facility boosting the city's stature as the eye care hub."

Situated at No. 3275, 12th Main, Hal 2nd stage, Indiranagar, the new centre is a 6000 sq. ft. super specialty refractive hub that houses a team of qualified ophthalmologists and eye care technology. Some of the significant features of this hospital include a state-of-the-art Modular Operation Theatre, The Precision Cataract and Retina Operation Theatre.

About Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital:  

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, a comprehensive eye hospital offering a one-stop solution for eye ailments; was started in the year 1957. Now the hospital is in its 57th year of offering quality services in eye care. It has 15 branches in Chennai and a visible footprint in the states of Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Andaman and Rajasthan. A tertiary eye care centre at Mauritius marks its first step towards establishing an international presence extended up to 13 branches covering the Indian Ocean region, African countries and East Asia.

The hospital has received various awards for its inventions and services. In March 2006, Late Dr. J Agarwal, Founder-Chairman was awarded Padma Bhushan by the former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam for his dedicated services to the poor and downtrodden. The hospital received visibility in the global arena for its inventions - Micro-Phakonit (Cataract surgery with 0.7 mm size incision) in 1999 and 'Glued Intraocular Lens Implant' performed on a 4-year-old girl in January 2008 by Prof. Amar Agarwal. In February 2009, the world's first Anterior Segment Eye Transplant Surgery was performed on a 4-month-old child to treat corneal disorder. In November 2013, for the first time in the world, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Chennai transplanted a one year old donor cornea giving a new lease of sight to a 60 year old man through the new technique PDEK (Pre Descemet's Endothelial Keratoplasty).

For more information, visit: http://www.dragarwal.com/.

Media Contact:
Jayati Meena
Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital

SOURCE Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital Limited

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