Near Old Bus Stand,
Tuticorin – 628 002
ARAVIND EYE HOSPITAL - TUTICORIN
A long felt need of an eye care centre in Tuticorin came to reality with the opening of Aravinds secondary eye care centre. Manned by Aravind - Tirunelveli, the centre offers services in the treatment of cataract, refractive errors and glaucoma. The services will be expanded further to include a wide array of speciality eye diseases. The hospital also has an exclusive free section, where treatment is provided free or at steeply subsidised rate.
Aravind's new hospital was inaugurated at Tuticorin by Mr. Ashish Kumar IAS, District Collector in the presence of Dr. R. Perumalsamy, Information Commissioner, RTI, Government of Tamilnadu. Ms. S. Madhumathi IAS, Commissioner, Tuticorin Corporation lighted the holy lamp. Felicitations were offered by various community leaders and officials from Rotary and Lions Clubs. The function was graced by the presence of senior leaders and many well wishers of Aravind. The inaugural day was so encouraging that the Outpatient department registered 129 patients.
Aravind - Tuticorin handled 71,912 outpatient visits and performed 4,611 surgeries from April 2016 - March 2017