Dr. Agarwal’s eye care centre launched in Gachibowli
Updated: Mar 13, 2020
Hyderabad, March 12, 2020: Reinforcing their resolve to provide world-class eye care facilities across Hyderabad, Dr. Agarwal’ s Eye Hospital today announced their opening of new state-of-the-art eye care centre at Gachibowli in Hyderabad offering one-stop solution for all kinds of eye ailments.
The new centre was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Actress Raashi Khanna and presided by Dr. Gaurav Arora, Dr. Vamsidhar(Regional Head – Clinical Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, TS) and Dr. Harikrishna Kulkarni, Sr. Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospitals, Gachibowli.
The new 5200 sq ft. eye specialty centre is the 8th facility in Telangana State and is situated at Gachibowli. The facility is equipped with world class facilities including Modular Operation theatre, precision cataract and Retina operation theatre and viewing gallery. The centre provides day case surgery, outpatient diagnostic and treatment services for major and minor visual disorders ensuring International high standards of quality and safety.
Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospitals further plans to expand with 10-12 centers across Telangana State, including 5 in Hyderabad. The focus would be more on expanding its presence in Tier-II and Tier III locations in Telangana State.
The visual impairment in India is estimated at 62 million of which 54 million have low vision and 8 million are totally blind. World Health Organisation (WHO) indicates that eye problems are increasingly linked to lifestyle choices including constant mobile phone screen time. Around 80% of the eye ailments recorded in our country is either preventable or curable.
Inaugurating the Centre, Actress Raashi Khanna said, “It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate the new facility of Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital here in Gachibowli, Hyderabad. Eyes are very important to us. They are our windows to the world. In fact, they work just like a camera to show us the entire world. We use our eyes to communicate our feelings and our interest. Beautiful eyes are strongest signs of attraction. For this we need to really take care of them. I believe, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital provides complete eye care for everyone. I wish Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital every success in their vision saving endeavours”
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Gaurav Arora, Regional Head – Clinical Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, said, “According to WHO, At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed. The common eye conditions that can cause vision impairment and blindness are cataract, trachoma and refractive error. But there are other reasons such as dry eye and conjunctivitis for which people seek eye care services. At Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, eye experts understands every individual vision issue and diagnoses suspected problems.”
Dr. Vamsidhar, Regional Head – Clinical Services, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, said, “Over 62 million people in India are blind or with visual impairment. It is noted that changing lifestyles, ageing populations and limited access to eye care are among the main headers of rising numbers of people living with vision impairment. Adapted to latest, superior technology and innovative methods, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Care Hospitals, with trained eye experts can observe and evaluate the eye health of each individual to ensure best eye care treatment is provided to them.”
Dr. Harikrishna Kulkarni, Sr. Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospitals, Gachibowli said, “Evaluating the region, Gachibowli has more number of IT companies and educational institutions, it is found that most of the people experience eye troubles due to long hours of reading and staring at lighted screens. Eye issues cannot be ignored at any cost. If the eye problem is identified in time, it can be diagnosed and cured easily. However, if eye issues are not determined in their early stages, there can be severe impact. The new facility of Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital is equipped with world class diagnostic amenities to treat general eye care, cataract, complicated eye issues and other seasonal eye problems. The integrated facility available here provides one-stop-solution for all kinds of eye ailments.”
Located at Jayabheri Pine Valley Colony of Gachibowli, the center will address the growing need of neighbourhood which includes IT hubs & Educational institutions to have excellent world-class comprehensive eye care facility in the area.