::: Citizens Charter : Ophthalmology

Govt. Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi

Services of Department of Ophthalmology

Daily OP services and inpatient services are done here to the poor and needy patients.

The patients who are referred from PHCs, Taluk Hospitals, District hospitals, Schools and private practitioner are examined and created. 

Motivating the patients for cataract surgery, eye donation, laser treatment. 

The cataract cases from OP And from camp cases are admitted, evaluated, operated and intra ocular lenses are implanted. 

Other ocular surgeries in glaucoma, orbit and oculoplasty are also done. 

Investigations like vision testing by manual and automated refractometer, refraction, visual field testing by computerized automated perimeter, intra ocular pressure recording, slit-lamp examination, fundus examination by direct and indirect ophthalmoscope and fundus camera. 

A-scan, B-scan examination by modern technical instruments are done – Laser treatment for glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy are done. 

One major OT and minor OT are here to conduct major and minor surgical procedures. 

Call-over services to the ward to see eye problem cases in various specialty ward. 

Conducting camps in community level to motivate the cataract cases for surgery. 

School children are screened for eye illness and refractive errors are diagnosed and giving glasses periodically. 

Blindness certificates, eye fitness certificates are issued in the OP. 

Teaching to the MBBS students in hospital and college in Ophthalmology. 

Conducting symposium, seminars for MBBS students periodically and conducting internal assessment test in theory and practical’s. 

Conducting Hospital Corneal Retrieval Program to collect the cornea from the hospital Deaths. 


Ophthalmology - Operation  Theatre

Ophthalmology - patient  examination


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