· Launches their first centre in Whitefield
· Actress Parul Yadav inaugurates new centre
· Flags off a bike rally to create awareness about eye donation
Bangalore, October 21, 2016: Strengthening its resolve to make world-class eye care facilities accessible for one and all, Dr. Agarwal’ s Eye Hospital today announced their aggressive expansion plans. The announcement was marked by Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital launching their new state-of-the-art centre at Whitefield. The new facility was inaugurated by the popular actress Parul Yadav in the presence of Dr. Adil Agarwal- CEO, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals, Mr. S Rajagopalan, Managing Director, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals and Dr. Amod Nayak- Medical Director, Dr.Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Whitefield. The event witnessed the actress extending her support towards Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital’s eye donation campaign by pledging her eyes.
The launch was also marked by Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital flagging off a Bike Rally to create awareness about eye donation. As part of the initiative, the bikers will travel across Whitefield creating awareness on the need for eye donation.
Inaugurating the hospital, actress Parul Yadav, said, “It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate the new super specialty eye hospital. I am confident the new centre will take the clinical excellence that Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital has been synonymous with to a higher notch. It will set new standards for eye care treatment in the city.”
Elaborating on the new facility, Dr. Adil Agarwal, CEO, Dr. Agarwal's Group of Eye Hospitals, said, “With increasing incidence of ophthalmic ailments, there is a growing need for greater number of holistic and advanced eye care facilities across the city. This new facility is a manifestation of our vision to bridge this gap. It will serve as a one-stop solution for all eye care needs.”
Dr.Amod Nayak, Medical Director, Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, said, “I am deeply honored to be a part of Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals. They have been synonymous with clinical excellence and patient centric approach. The new centre will be furnished with best-in class equipments and trained staff, serving 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.”
Situated at 381, 1-st cross, Narayanappa Garden, Whitefield, the new centre is of around 8000 sq. ft super specialty eye hospital will address the growing need of the residents of Whitefield to have world-class comprehensive eye care facility in the area. Apart from common eye ailments like Cataract and Refractive Errors the new super specialty eye care centre offers 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 Ocean 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 by the former 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 Implant’ 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).