Prof & HOD
Department of Ophthalmology was incorporated in Government Medical College in 2002 as one of the final year (minor) subject with aim of providing quality education to undergraduate and patients care. The departments has staff as required by Medical Council of India i.e. one Professor, one Associate Professor, two Assistant Professors, one senior resident and three Junior Residents.
The department has well equipped OPD with recent instrumentation. The instruments for patient care are Slit-lamp biomicroscope, Auto refractometer, Non-contact tonometer and indirect ophthalmoscope. There is also separate Refraction unit with staff which looks after correction of refractive errors, which is the most common eye problem. On and average daily around 150-200 patients attend Eye OPD for various eye disease. The patients are examined and treated accordingly. Department also issues Disability certificate to the needy on regular basis. The department caters patients not only from Akola districts but also from neighbouring district like Washim and Buldana.
The Ophthalmic ward has capacity of 30 beds with separate male and female wing. Ophthalmic Operation theatre is equipped with recent instrumentation and maintains strict sterility norms. Around 8-10 Cataract surgeries are performed daily. Specialised instruments like B-scan ultrasound, Nd:YAG laser, Specular microscope are also present in department for patient care. Department is committed to ensure accessible, high quality and ethical care for all needy patients.
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