Considering the growing eye care needs of Udumalpet community which was met only through screening camps, Aravind opened its centre in Udumalpet in June 2012. The centre offers services in the treatment of cataract, refractive errors and a few speciality conditions. Services will be expanded further to include a wide array of speciality eye diseases.
In the year ending March 2019, Aravind – Udumalpet handled around 76,660 outpatient visits and performed 7,620 surgeries.
Aravind Eye Hospital - Udumalpet
7:30 am to 6:00 pm (Registration closes by 5 pm) : All days except Sunday
112, Dhalli Road, Opp. Palaniandavar Mills, Udumalpet - 642 126, 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 Udumalpet: