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Ophthalmology and Glaucoma

Being able to see clearly is a blessing. Vision is a precious gift of nature to the mankind. With healthy eyes we can see our surroundings, enjoy the people around us, and even glimpse our own features in the mirror. Although people with dimmed or no vision manage very well, being able to see clearly is a wonderful asset in life.

Never take your vision for granted. Protect it carefully by getting your eyes checked for any of the reasons, or at any time you feel that an examination is warranted. If in doubt, ask your doctor or another medical professional.


Department of Ophthalmology at Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad is a Super Specialty that offers comprehensive eye care solutions in the areas:

  • Basic Evaluation – Eye Check
  • Cataract Surgery & Management – Micro Incision Cataract Surgery by Phaco-Emulsification with Premium IOL / Multifocal IOL options
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Glaucoma Management- Dignosis, Treatment of Glaucoma & Glaucoma Surgery
  • Refractive Procedures (Vision Correction / Removal of spectacles)
  • Lasik Surgery for removal of glasses with wave-front technology
  • Computerized vision testing
  • Contact Lenses

GLAUCOMA - THE VISION BLINDER

Never take your vision for granted. Protect it carefully by getting your eyes checked for any of the above reasons, or at any time you feel that an examination is warranted. If in doubt, ask your doctor or another medical professional

Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad houses  one of the best Glaucoma Departments of India, where patients of all ages undergo treatment for glaucoma, successfully. 

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that leads to optic nerve damage and irreversible loss of vision.

 Even individuals with good vision can suffer from glaucoma. In fact, most forms of glaucoma come with no symptoms and lead to no change in vision until the later stages of the condition. Often patients are surprised when they are diagnosed with glaucoma, because of the lack of symptoms. While the initial stages of glaucoma may not lead to change in vision, the later stages can lead to loss of vision due to irreversible damage to the optic nerve. It is for this reason that it is important to approach a reputed eye hospital for the early detection and treatment of glaucoma before it leads to loss of vision. 

 Glaucoma can affect individuals of all ages and not just the elderly. But yes, it is true that the chances of glaucoma increase with age, with a huge portion of open-angle glaucoma cases being age-related. But that doesn’t mean glaucoma spares younger individuals – in fact, glaucoma can occur even in newborns!  One has to be treated for glaucoma, otherwise there will be loss of vision for sure.

The absence of symptoms is not a reason to not seek treatment as most forms of glaucoma may not show symptoms. One should approach a reputed eye hospital so as to undergo treatment like lasers, medications, glaucoma surgery etc so as to slow the advancement of the disease as much as possible. While it is true that treatment of glaucoma may come with side effects, dedicated and experienced professionals, like those at Shalby Hospital in Ahmedabad, will see to it that the side effects are minimized while delaying the advancement of the disease as much as possible.

Cataract surgery is another area Shalby Hospitals excel with the latest in equipment and years of unmatched expertise.

Cataract Surgery

  • Day-care Sx
  • Latest Phaco machine from USA Alcon M/s from Leica switzerland
  • No injection in eye before surgery
  • Accurate IOL measurement from latest 'A' scan machine from Alcon
  • Only premium IOL's like:
  • Monofocal:Distant vixion clears
  • Tonic : Cylinder no goes off.
  • Multifocal: Distance + Near vision (Practically no glasses)
  • No pad or patch in eye
  • Smallest possible Incision(Microineirion), (2.2 mm), (helpful in Diabetic Pts)
  • Recovery healing is fast.

Services Offered

  • Complete Eye-care with computerized check up for glasses
  • 24x7 Emergency services for eye trauma (ball, stone ,chemical injuries etc)
  • Management of Eye & Lid infections, allergy & other eye diseases
  • Management of Eye disorders associated with Diabetes, Hypertension, Arthritis, Thyroid & other systemic diseases
  • Management of Cornea, ocular surface & dry eye disorders
  • Management of Pediatric (child) eye diseases (lazy eye etc)
  • Assessment of Squint & lazy eye; and squint correction surgery
  • Phacoemulsification (Stitch less cataract removal surgery) with most advanced ALCON phacomachine & intraocular lens (IOL) implantation
  • Cornea & Ocular surface eye transplants
  • Glaucoma Screening and treatment

Technology

  • Slit lamp microscopy with Biomicroscopy
  • Applanation & Schiotz tonometry
  • Gonioscopy
  • Streak Retinoscopy
  • Auto refracotometer and Keratometer
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • A scan biometry with Pachymetry
  • Stereopsis and squint evaluation instruments
  • Phacoemulsification Machine (Alcon)
  • Microscope (Zeiss)

Specialist

  • Ophthalmologist
  • Technician
  • Glaucoma Specialist

 

Dr. Binita Thakore
M. S.

E-Mail: 
glaucoma.dept@shalby.org
Designation : 
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Department : 
Ophthalmology & Glaucoma
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Dr. Anupama Vyas
MBBS.M.S. (Opthalmology),FAEH

E-Mail: 
anupama.vyas@shalby.org
Designation : 
Consultant - Opthalmologist
Department : 
Ophthalmologist
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Dr. Kanupriya Jain
MBBS,MS (Ophthalmology)

E-Mail: 
kanupriya.jain@shalby.org
Designation : 
Consultant Opthalmologist
Department : 
Ophthalmologist
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Shalby Hospitals houses one of the premier Glaucoma Centres India.Equipped with state- of-the -art facilities and the expertise of over 20 years, the Glaucoma Centre at Shalby has been relentlessly fighting the "Vision Blinder" by helping people preserve a

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