Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore City Centre
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 2018, this centre handled 36,144 outpatient visits and performed 1,986 surgeries.
Specialty Clinics, Aravind-Coimbatore City Centre
News & Events, Aravind-Coimbatore City Centre
At the annual conference of Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association, two dry lab sessions were organised: Convened by Dr. Kalpana Narendran, the session on How to choose ideal and value based equipment and maintenance of instruments and equipment was attended by 17 registered delegates. Prof Manickam and Bio medical engineers, Ms [...]
Aravind’s first overseas joint venture was materialised in Abuja, Nigeria with the opening of Tulsi Chanrai Foundation Eye Hospital (TCFEH) on July 11, 2019. President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, H.E. Muhammadu Buhari Eye-care opened the commissioned the facility. Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) has been working in Nigeria for [...]
Indian Retinopathy of Prematurity Society presented the Prof. Michael Trese Oration Award to Dr. V. Narendran, Chief Medical Officer, Aravind-Coimbatore for his contributions to the field of Retinopathy of Prematurity.
Various programmes were organized over the past few months to commemorate Dr. V’s birth centenary. Latest in this series was the release of a special postal cover. Department of Posts, Govt. of India released a special postal cover in honour of Dr. V. Shri. V. Ramasamy, IPoS, Director of Postal [...]