In the year 2006, a community eye clinic was established in Tuticorin, a port city 50 kilometers east of Tirunelveli. As the demand increased, a modern facility with major specialty clinics and operating theatre was established in May 2012.
In the year ending March 2019, Aravind – Tuticorin handled over 75,600 outpatient visits and performed 4,790 surgeries.
Aravind Eye Hospital - Tuticorin
7:30 am to 6:00 pm (Registration closes by 5 pm) : All days except Sunday
No. 37, Meenakshipuram West, Near Old Bus Stand Tuticorin - 628 002, 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 [...]