The department has a modern operation theatre complex with three operation theatres and an advanced laser unit. All the areas are equipped with necessary patient care equipment.
Facilities and Services
The ailments treated at the Department of Ophthalmology at SSSIHMS, Prasanthigram are as follows:
Cataract is operated by v S.I.C.S, ECCE, Phacoemulsification dependency or the merits of the case. Rigid or foldable IOL's are placed depending on the procedure adopted.
The selection of cases for surgery depends upon the visual prognosis effects at the time of screening. Cases with poor visual prognosis are not be admitted.
The department has visiting surgeons from abroad in the fields of squint and vitreo-retinal surgeries.
Facilities in terms of investigation tools:
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Dr. M.Sasirekha: Head of Department, Retina and Vitreous Clinic (Medical and Surgical)
Dr.N. Gopalakrishna : Senior Consultant
Dr. Lakshminarayanan : Glaucoma Clinic
Dr. T. Poopala Rajah : Neuro-ophthalmology clinic
Dr. Anuj Sharma: Junior Consultant
Dr. Amit Chabbra: Senior Resident
Dr. Balkiran : Medical Officer Squint, Cornea
Mr. Sunil Kumar Patle : Senior Manager
Dr. Hemanth Murthy (Once in a month) : Visiting Surgeon Retina
Dr. Sri Ranganath : Visiting Professor for Academics
Dr. Sanjeev Dewan, a visiting specialist from the U.S. performs all kinds of squint surgeries and ptosis operations. Dr. Sailesh, a retina surgeon visits the department, once a year and performs vitrio retinal surgery.
Dr. Dilip Patel visits the department once a year and performs retinal and glaucoma surgery.
Dr. Sai B. Gandham, MD., Place New York, Specialist in Galucoma - visits once in an year.
Several ophthalmology surgeons visit from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
For any queries or an appointment please mail to email@example.com along with the scanned copies of the latest medical reports.
You can also write to:
Patient Correspondence Cell,
Room No. 140 ,
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences,
Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh. – 515134.
Or call 08555-287388 ext 508