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 .