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Sankara Eye Hospital opens two Centres of Excellence in Bengaluru

18 May 2022 | News

To provide comprehensive eye care with advanced technologies

Sankara Eye Hospital has launched dedicated Centres of Excellence in vitreo-retinal diseases and oncology and paediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and neuro-ophthalmology in Bengaluru. The centers were inaugurated by former Chief Minister and MLA, Shikaripura Taluka, B S Yediyurappa.

The centre of excellence in VR & Ocular Oncology has trained doctors from six countries and handles diabetic and retinal detachment surgeries. The centre performs tumour resections and vitreoretinal surgeries for eye cancers and offers surgery for blinding stage 5 Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).

The hospital has collaborated and evaluated the first indigenous Ru-106 plaque Brachytherapy developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC).

The centre of Excellence for Paediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuro Ophthalmology offers comprehensive eye care to children for their refractive error correction. The centre has Milestone Clinic for Early Intervention that provides care to children with Autism Spectrum and other special needs.

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