Opthalmology

Opthalmology

Aim

Combining “Passion with Compassion”, our department aims in treating the patients with the motto “We Care for Eye care”.

We aim to reach out to the underserved, medically deprived population. To provide them Comprehensive Visual health Services at affordable/costless and high quality medical and surgical eye care and to set benchmarks in all aspects of ophthalmic care delivery to the patients and awareness to the public.

Message from HOD

The staff in the department of ophthalmology work synergistically as a co-ordinated, well motivated team, intent on providing quality eye care to all those who need ophthalmic service.

We provide state of the art investigative and therapeutic procedures with advanced equipments.

Infrastructure of Department

                 OPD IPD
 

No. of rooms

               10 21
Patient Examination arrangement: Adequate Adequate
Equipments Adequate Adequate
Teaching Space Adequate Adequate
 

Waiting area for patients.

Adequate Adequate
Department  Office   Office Space for Teaching Faculty
Space for Clerk Yes/No HOD 21.00 SQM
Staff (Steno/Clerk) Yes/No Professors 24.74 SQM
Computer/Typewriter: Yes/No Assoc. Prof. 24.74 SQM
Storage space for files Yes/No Asst.  Prof. 13.74 SQM
Residents 11.53 SQM
TOTAL AREA in SQM 314.08
S.NO Description Length Breadth Area

(sqm)

1 Reception 12.45
2 Waiting 54.00
3 Consultation room-1 6.97 3.57 24.88
4 Consultation room-2 6.97 3.55 24.74
5 Consultation room-3 3.60 6.97 25.09
6 Consultation room-4 3.65 6.97 25.44
7 Minor Procedure room 3.33 4.85 16.15
8 Sub Specialty Clinics 3.22 6.97 22.44
9 Refraction/Dark room 6.97 3.37 23.49
10 Laser/Special Investigations room 6.97 3.33 23.21
11 Demonstration Room 7.24 6.97 50.46
12 Treatment/Dressing 3.48 3.37 11.73
TOTAL AREA in SQM 314.08
TOTAL PLINT AREA IN SQM 503.28

Ophthalmology  Ward :  TOTAL AREA -1112.93 SQM

Ophthalmology  IPD  WARD area Details
S.NO Description Length Breadth Area(sqm)
1 Male Ward (15 Beds) + Nurses Station 169.52
2 Female Ward (15 Beds) + Nurses Station 143.08
3 Male Ward Toilet 35.35
4 Female Ward Toilet 33.41
5 Treatment Room-Male 4.07 2.92 11.88
6 Treatment room-Female 4.13 3.00 12.39
7 Duty Doctor Room 5.15 5.00 25.75
8 Store 2.23 5.10 11.37
9 Pantry 3.50 5.00 17.50
10 Ward Lab 2.98 3.05 9.09
11 Demonstration 8.27 6.95 57.48
12 Library Cum Seminar 12.60 5.01 63.13
13 Staff Toilet 10.51
UNIT STAFF ROOM
1 Office 5.15 3.32 17.10
2 HOD Room with Toilet 3.00 7.00 21.00
3 Associate Professor 3.08 4.46 13.74
4 Assistant Professor /Residents 2.58 4.47 11.53
6 Doctors  Toilet 1.57 4.46 7.00
7 Doctors Room 4.00 5.00 20.00
TOTAL CARPET AREA 690.83

 

TOTAL CARPET AREA 46.47 SQM

 

S.no Name of the room Area in SQM
1 Reception/Waiting 14.75
2 Medical officer 8.75
3 Autoclave 22.98
4 Store room
5 Processing room
TOTAL CARPET AREA 46.47
  • Total No. of Books.            151
  • Purchase of latest editions in last 3 years. 85

No. of Journals                       4 Print + 22 Online

  • Space                                     00 Sqm
  • Equipment  Available & Adequate
  • Research projects utilizing Dept research lab.
  • Completed No                  9
  • Ongoing No                       1
  • Proposed No 2
  • Space:                                      64 Sqm.
  • of specimens (Instruments) 57

(Models)               9

  • Charts/ Diagrams. 29
S.NO EQUIPMENT PARTICULARS
1 ‘A’ SCAN
2 APPLANATION TONOMETER
3 AUTO REFRACTOMETER
4 AUTO PERIMETER
5 ND YAG LASER
6 KERATOMETER
7 LENSOMETER
8 SYNOPTOPHORE
9 OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
10 FUNDUS CAMERA
11 GREEN LASER
12 B-SCAN
13 SLIT LAMP + ANTERIOR SEGMENT IMAGING
14 PACHYMETRY
15 NON CONTACT TONOMETER
16 PERKIN’S TONOMETER

Faculty List

Designation Number Name
Professor & HOD 1 Dr.D.Baba

 

Associate  Professor 1 Dr.P.Dinesh
Asst. Professor 1 Dr.R.Vinnarasi
Senior Residents 2 Dr.Ashwini Chandrakant Sonkamble

Dr.N. Vasantha Kumar

Junior Residents

 

 

3 Dr.M.L.Raja

Dr.A.Brindha

Dr.T.Venkadesh Kumar

S.No. Name Designation
1 S.Suguna Technical Assistant/ Technician
2 D.Bakiyavathi Lab Attendant
3 P.Nishanthy Steno Typist
4 M.Pavithra Store Keeper
5 A.Baby Record Clerk
6 M.Devi Optometrist
7 Ashmy Wilson

 

Latest Department Photographs

Services offered

Number of Units with beds in each unit:

I unit – 34 Beds

Ward No. of beds
Male Ward 15
Female Ward 15
Septic Ward-Male 2
Septic Ward Female 2
Total 34
  • Timing 8.30 am to 3.30 pm
S.No. Name of the Clinic Days on which held Timings Name of Clinic

In-charge

1 Refraction Clinic Daily 2 – 3.30pm Dr.D.Baba
2 Cornea Clinic Monday 2 – 3.30pm Dr.D.Baba
3 Retina Clinic Tuesday 2 – 3.30pm Dr.Ashwini
4 Glaucoma Clinic Wednesday 2 – 3.30pm Dr.P.Dinesh
5 Squint/Neuro ophthalmology Clinic Thursday 2 – 3.30pm Dr.P.Dinesh
6 Orbit & Oculoplasty Friday 2 – 3.30pm Dr.Ashwini
  • Cataract
    • SICS
    • Phaco
  • Strabismus
  • Pterygium+ Autograft
  • Ptosis correction (Procedure)-Sling
  • Ectropion & Entropion Correction
  • TRAB
  • Phaco + TRAB
  • SICS+ TRAB
  • Evisceration
  • Enucleation
  • Cornea Suturing
  • Scleral Buckling
  • FB Removal LA
  • Sac Syringing
  • Epilation
  • Scrapping for Staining
  • Chemical Injury wash and debridement
  • Chalazion – Incision and curettage
  • Lid Suturing
  • Conjunctival Suturing
  • Tarsorraphy
  • Bleb Needling

Research Activity

2018 – Publications

  1. Dr.V.Muthukrishnan, Dr.K.Rathnakumar, Dr.D.Baba Prevalence of Refractive Errors Changes in nuclear & Cortical Cataract. IOSR Journal IOSR – JDMS 2016.Vol.15 (12)01-06 Index Copernicus January- 2018.

2017 – Publications

  1. Dr.V.Muthu Krishnan, Ocular Manifestations and safety awareness among quarry workers in Puducherry. Journal of Evidence based Medicine and Health care 2349-2562. 2017. Vol.4 (1) Index Copernicus – Oct- 2017.
  2. Dr.K.Rathnakumar, Dr.D.Baba Prevalence of dry eye disease in type 2 diabetic patients and its association with retinopathy. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research 0975 – 8232 Index Copernicus Oct-2017.
  3. Dr.K.Rathnakumar, Dr.D.Baba Prevalence of dry eye disease and its association with dyslipidemia. Journal of basic and clinical physiology and pharmacology 2191 – 0286 Index Copernicus Oct- 2017.
  4. Dr.Dinesh P Surgical management of pterygium in a rural hospital using bare sclera versus conjunctival autograft technique. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences. Vol 5 Issue 5 Index Copernicus April- 2017.
  5. Dr.Dinesh P The clinical and etiological study of the Oculomotor nerve palsy in a rural hospital. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. Vol 3 Issue 2 Index Copernicus April- 2017.
  6. Dr.Dinesh P A comprehensive study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Nd: YAG laser capsulotomy in the management of posterior capsular opacification in a rural environment. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. Vol 3 Issue 3 Index Copernicus July- 2017.
  7. . Dr.Dinesh P Manipulative Gonioscopy as a predictor of angle opening – post Nd- YAG laser Iridotomy in primary angle closure suspects (PACS) patients. . Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. Vol 3 Issue 1 Index Copernicus January -2017.

2016 – Publications

  1. Dr.D.Baba, Dr.V.Muthukrishnan Prevalence of Refractive Errors Changes in nuclear & Cortical Cataract. IOSR Journal IOSR – JDMS 2016. Vol.15 (12)01-06 Index Copernicus Dec- 2016.
  • Comparative study of trabeculectomy using single sutures versus releasable sutures.
  • Comparative study of Macular changes in diabetic patients using optical coherence tomography and fundus photography.

“INFLUENCE OF SERUM LIPIDS IN CASE OF CLINICALLY SIGNIFICANT MACULAR EDEMA IN TYE 2 DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CASES”

By

DR.P.DINESH MBBS,MS,.

Guest Lectures for the year 2020-21

S.no Lecturer name Topic
1 Dr.Guruprasad ROP evaluation and management
2 Dr.Krishnaprasad Phacodynamics
3 Dr.AniketShastri Refractive Surgery
4 Dr.AnjanaKuri Strabismus
Health Health Day Name Date of celebration
National Eye Donation Fortnight 25th August – 8th September
World Sight Day 10 October
World Diabetes Day 14 November
World AIDS Day 01 December
  • A 60 year old male came with complaints of defective vision for the past 3 months, gradual loss with insidious onset. Patient is known case of Hypertensive on medications. MRI brain showed small vessel ischaemic changes. On fundus examination patient found to have Left eye disc edema with neuroretinitis. Patient diagnosed to have left eye Neuroretinitis.
  • A 15 year old female patient was admitted in casualty at about 8.30 am with complaints of altered sensorium and bulging of both eyes since the previous evening following ingestion of some oral tablets for abdominal pain. On examination  patient was comatose with GCS 6/15 ,she had bilateral Proptosis with lagophthalmos due to severe conjunctivo chalasis, pupil was dilated and fixed- 5 mm.Patient was taken to Operation theatre and bilateral Lateral Canthotomy performed ,tapping of conjunctival sac attempted which turned out to be dry taps, layer of clotted blood observed within the conjunctival sac. CT brain showed Subgaleal Hemorrhage with diffuse cerebral edema. Tentative diagnosis of Subgaleal hemorrhage with Bilateral orbital subperiosteal hemorrhage made,which is a