In spite of the presence of several eye care providers in Coimbatore, only 40% of the city’s eye care needs are met. To address this and also to make eye care easily accessible, Aravind opened a surgical centre at RS Puram in Coimbatore city in November 2014. It has facilities to manage cataract, refractive errors and a few speciality conditions. In the year ending March 2019, this centre handled around 38,300 outpatient visits and performed around 2,290 surgeries.
Aravind Eye Hospital - City Centre
7:30 am to 6:00 pm (Registration closes by 5 pm) : All days except Sunday
Cowly Brown Road, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore 641 002 Tamil Nadu, India
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 [...]