Aravind Eye Hospital-Chennai
One of the major events held in commemoration of Dr. V’s birth centenary was the establishment of Aravind-Chennai in September 2017. The largest among all Aravind Eye Hospitals, Aravind-Chennai is a modern facility equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment equipment. The facility also houses a section exclusively for the underprivileged, offering services for free or at steeply subsidised rates.
The physical environment and infrastructure developed at Aravind-Chennai, is a reflection of the values for which the organisation stand for – transparency, integrity, and compassionate care. The facility will serve as a centre of excellence in eye care service delivery, training eye care professionals and disseminating the latest and best practices in eye care.
In the year ending March 2019, Aravind-Chennai handled around 2,07,000 outpatient visits and performed 22,993 surgeries .
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News & Events, Aravind-Chennai
The CME began with a key note address by Dr. P.Vijayalakshmi.The CME gave overview of magnitude, causes & assessment of low vision. It also highlighted as to how to prescribe low vision aids and the importance of early intervention and rehabilitation. A hands on session with display of all the latest [...]
Aravind honoured Dr. William B Stewart, a renowned Oculoplastic Surgeon, former Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center, with the Dr. G. Venkataswamy Endowment Award. Dr. Stewart has a long-standing association with Dr. V and all its founding members. His visit to Aravind in the early [...]
Aravind’s 14th hospital and 7th secondary hospital was inaugurated at Kovilpatti by Mr. T. Lakshmi Narayanan, Retired IAS Officer on 29th September 2019. Dr. T.R. Dinakaran, Managing Director, Sri Ramalinga Mills, Aruppukottai; Tmt. Hamsapriya Srinivasan, Chennai; Mr. Everest Ramachandran, Kovilpatti; Prof. Dr. R. Perumalsamy, Pro-Chancellor, Noorul Islam University, Kanyakumari offered [...]
APTOS 2019, the 4th annual symposium of Asia Pacific Teleophthalmology Association was organised by Aravind Eye Care System at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. The theme of the symposium was the Evolution of AI in Ophthalmology and its impact in Teleophthalmology and Innovative Service Delivery. Another major highlight of APTOS 2019 [...]
Dr. Haripriya Aravind, Chief, Cataract & IOL Services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Chennai has received the “Role Model of the Year Award 2019” by the Women Ophthalmologists Society at the annual conference held in Bangalore.
CORNEA CONNECT 2019 was held at Aravind Eye hospital, Chennai. The meeting was well attended by 200 odd delegates. A lot of interesting and recent advancements in the field of cornea were discussed; to name a few, Corneal Neurotization, DWEK, Bowmans Layer Transplant. There were didactic lectures by eminent faculty [...]