Advanced Ophthalmology Care at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai
Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the eye and visual system. Problems with eye and vision can affect an individual at any stage of life. Providing eye-care is complex and requires special skills of the clinician supported with appropriate technology. Eye problems are most common among the elderly, who have co-existent morbidities so having an eye-centre as part of a multi-speciality hospital helps us in providing safe multi-disciplinary care.
Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai Ophthalmology Department offers highly advanced, comprehensive eye care to prevent, detect and treat every conceivable disorder of the eye. Wide range of clinical services are available for patients with vision problems, glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, corneal disease, paediatric eye-related ailments and so on. We are a referral centre for patients with eye cases from outside the city for expert opinion intervention. We are the leading Centre for corneal transplants and carry out full thickness corneal transplant procedures routinely. We also have a vast body of rare eye cases which have been diagnostic dilemmas.
- Ophthalmic Surgeons
- Paediatric Ophthalmologists
- Optometrists and Well-trained Nurses
We are amongst few centres in the country performing techniques like suture-less corneal transplant (DSEK) and advanced-level cataract surgeries. The high-end technology used at the centre includes:
- Stellaris Phacoemulsification System
- Corneal Topography
- Specular Microscopy
- Ocular Coherence Tomography
- Digital Fundus Fluroscein Angiography
- IOL master
- A & B Scan