Eye Department of Ophthalmology, ArunaAsaf Ali Govt. Hospital is housed in Room No. 320, third floor. It runs an OPD of about 200 – 250 patients daily from Monday to Saturday. Routine major and minor surgical procedures are conducted in the common Major OT on the first floor on Mondays and the Indoor patient's ward is on the 3rd floor of the main building.
Services Offered in the OPD
- Routine eye examination
- Refraction for the prescription of glasses
- Slit lamp examination
- A-scan Biometry and Keratometry for the calculation of intraocular lens power
- Squint investigation
- Intraocular Tension &Syringing
- Laser peripheral iridotomy
- Cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation (Including Small Incision Cataract Surgery and extracapsular cataract extraction)
- Squint Surgery
- Dacryocystorhinostomy and Dacryocystectomy
- Minor surgeries like Pterygium excision, lid surgeries, entropioncorrection, chalazion surgery.
The above diagnostic and curative facilities are backed by the Anaesthesia, Pathology, Radiology, Medicine and Paediatrics departments of the hospital.
National and State level Schemes
The Eye Department takes active part in National Health Schemes like National Programme for Control of Blindness (NPCB) and State level Health Schemes like Motiabind Mukti Abhyan (MMA).
Location and Timings
Location : OPD – Room No. 320, thirdfloor.
Timings : OPD - 8.00a.m. to 1.00p.m. Tuesday to Friday (Monday-8.00a.m. to 10.00a.m, Saturday_8:00am to 12:00am.)
Medical Examination – 12 p.m. on days decided by Medical Board
A-Scan Biometry and Keratomery –2.00p.m. on Thursdays by Appointment
Admission Day – Friday
Operations : Monday – 9.00 a.m. onwards in Major OT on First Floor
Organizational Chart of the Department
Dr. SK Narang
Eye Specialist(on detailment Mon/Fri)
Incharge eye (Monday to Saturday)
Mr. Anil Tyagi
Mrs. Surabhi Sharma
2 post graduate senior residents
Q1. Is Intraocular lens being done in all cases of cataract surgery?
Ans. Yes, in majority of the cases unless it is contraindicated.
Q2. Are IOLs being supplied to the patients free of cost or do they have to purchase them?
Ans. IOL’s are being supplied to the hospital by NPCB or MMA or procured through tender of Guru Nanak Eye Centre so they are provided to the patient free of cost.