The clinic evaluates and treats patients with Glaucoma and other diseases characterised by increased pressure in the eye and/or glaucomatous atrophy of the optic nerve. It also serves as a large referral centre for the treatment of Congenital Glaucoma, a rare condition with increased eye pressure and corneal enlargement present at birth or during the first few months of life. Patients of all ages, from new-borns to the elderly are being treated.
Glaucoma Clinics at all Aravind centres are well equipped with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic modalities to combat blindness due to the disease. The centre at Tirunelveli is recognised as a Centre of Excellence with a commitment to enhancing quality of patient care and education of ophthalmologists in early diagnosis and therapy.
Glaucoma services are available at Aravind – Madurai, Chennai, Tirunelveli, Coimbatore, Pondicherry and Salem.