In 2006, a Community Eye Clinic was started at Tirupur. Over the years, the volume of patients grew over 60,000 a year. Considering the need for a complete ophthalmic unit Aravind- Tirupur was opened in a new facility in October 2010.
In the year ending March 2019, Aravind – Tirupur handled over 82,400 outpatient visits and performed around 6,570 surgeries.
Aravind Eye Hospital - Tirupur
7:30 am to 6:00 pm (Registration closes by 5 pm) : All days except Sunday
Opp. Vivekananda Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Dharapuram Main Road, K. Chettipalayam Post, Tirupur 641 608, Tamil Nadu, India
Vision centres are small, permanent facilities that provide eye care services to remote and rural communities. Manned by ophthalmic technicians, these telemedicine-assisted centres allow patients in rural areas to consult ophthalmologists at the base hospital, thus eliminating the need for patients to travel to hospital (unless more advanced treatment is needed).
Following is the list of vision centres managed by Aravind Eye Hospital at Tirupur