Advanced Eye Centre
Advanced Eye Centre was inaugurated by Sh. Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Hon'ble Vice President of India in the august presence of Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss Hon'ble Minister of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday, March 18, 2006. Since the year 1962, the department of Ophthalmology is engaged in providing ophthalmic care of the highest order not only to the people of Chandigarh and surrounding area but also to the states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh,Jammu & Kashmir and the western Uttar Pradesh. Major areas of thrust are training of residents, research and patient care. In the last 43 years, 233 candidates from various parts of this country were trained successfully for MS degree in Ophthalmology.
The centre runs several special clinics and services viz. Lens, Cornea, Uvea, Glaucoma, Retina and Vitreous, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Contact Lens & Low Vision Aids, Oculoplastic and Tumour Clinics. For the first time in this country, laser treatment of retinal diseases and glaucoma was started in July, 1989. Excellent patient care service is the most important objective of the centre.