Hyderabad, May 18, 2017: Reinforcing their resolve to provide world-class eye care facilities across the length and breadth, of the country, Dr. Agarwarls Eye Hospital today announced their aggressive expansion plans. The announcement was marked by the opening of their new state-of-the-art eye hospital at Himayat Nagar. The new facility was inaugurated by the popular actress Regina Cassandra in the presence of Dr. Adil Agarwal, CEO, Dr. Agarwal's Group of Eye Hospitals, Dr. Maramganty Vamshidhar. Head of Medical Services, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Telangana Region and Dr. Latha, Medical Director, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Himayat Nagar. Ms. Regina Cassandra a Isore inforced her support to Dr. Agatwal's Eye Hospital eye donation awareness campaign during the occasion.
Inaugurating the hospital, Ms. Regina Cassandra said, "It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate the 1 new hospital at Himayat Nagar. Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital has been synonymous with clinical excellence; 1 with the new centre the residents of Himayat Nagar also will get- an opportunity to experience their j expertise and patient centric approach."
The opening also witnessed Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital pledging 50 free eye surgeries to the members of j the Regina Cassandra fan club.
Commenting on the expansion, Dr. Adil Agarwal, CEO, Dr. Agarwal's Group of Eye Hospitals, said, "Around 80% of the visual impairment in India is either preventable or curable. However, due to lack of accessibility to quality eye care they are left untreated. At Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital our mission is to bridge this accessibility gap.
Elaborating about the new centre, Dr. Maramganty Vamshidhar, Head of Medical Services, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Telangana Region, said, "Equipped with best-in class facilities and trained staff, the new centre will serve as a one stop solution to all eye care needs. I am confident it will spread the joy of better vision.to a larger number of patients across the region and improve the eye care delivery system in the city."
Located at Old MLA Hostel Road, Himayat Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, the centre will address the growing need of the residents of Himayat Nagar to have world-class comprehensive eye care facility in the area. The new centre will offer patients treatment for Cataract and Refractive Errors. The new super specialty eye care centre will also offer treatments for diseases such as Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular degeneration, Squint, Cornea conditions, Cosmetic Oculoplasty, UVEA and Pediatric Care.
Equipped with the latest operation facilities (Modular Operation Theatre, Precision Cataract and Retina Operation Theatres) the centre will provide patients with the best in surgical care as well. The hospital also has facilities like laboratory, pharmacy and optical wing that offer wide range of frames and lenses of high quality and leading brands.
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 upto 13 branches covering the Indian Oceati 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 hy tjhpjormer 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 Implant7 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).