Dr.Agarwal's Hospital is recognized as pioneers in the field of Laser Cataract Surgery. Some of the procedures that we specialize in are listed below. The highlight of the below mentioned procedures are that they involve No Injection, No patch, No bandage, No Sutures, No pain and absolutely No hospitalization.
Dr. Agarwal hospitals & Eye Research Center has through seven decades and three generation dedicated service towards eye care for the nation. Today with the burgeoning efforts of the industry to keep the nation abreast with global technology, Dr. Agarwal's Hospital gears itself to good the industry towards a better healthier environment. Already stated fact by many economists and today reiterated by the Nobel laureate Dr. A. Sen., health forms a major focus towards raising the country's GNP.
Armed with a degree in medicine and the ambition to create an eye hospital of repute, Dr. Raghveer Saran Agarwal left his hometown of Bulandshahr and came to the big city Delhi. Here he set up his practice in one of the by lanes of the busy central areas of Delhi called Darya Ganj. His address then was simple enough 15, Darya Ganj, Delhi. Little did he know that this address would be the foundation stone for future generations of eye surgeons. The son of a farmer he had known the only security lay in tilling the land, however now with a medical degree he wanted to stretch out and lay his life towards the upliftment of human misery through the practices of allopathic medicine
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This young doctor has training in par with great Ophthalmologists of the World in Europe and USA. While studying, she has won a number of awards including the Rukmani Gold Medal for the best undergraduate student in ophthalmology in 1980 and the Dr. G.R. Bodiwala Gold Medal for best Post Graduate student in M.S (Ophthalmalogy ) from the Gujarat University. She was the recipient of the Pratham Tath Patra Award in 1990 from the Government of Rajasthan for exemplary work in the field of Medicine and Ophthalmology. She has conducted a number of programmes on Doordarshan and on the Sri Lanka Network in Ophthalmology.
Armed with a degree in medicine and the ambition to create an hospital of repute Dr.Raghveer Saran Aagarwal left his hometown of Bulandshar and came to the big city Delhi. Here he set up his practice in one of the by lanes of the busy central areas of Delhi called Darya Ganj. His address then was simple enough 15, Darya Ganj, Delhi. Little did he know that this address would be the foundation stone for future generations of eye surgeons. The son of a farmer he had known the only security lay in tilling the land, however now with a medical degree he wanted to stretch out and lay his life towards the upliftment of human misery through the practices of allopathic medicine.
At about the time Shaheed Bhagat Singh was taken to the gallows was heard the wail of a newborn baby boy in Dr. Agarwal’s household.Here arose yet another son of the soil ready to lay his life to the terms of his fathers in the practice of medicine and eye care.
Dr. J. Agarwal just finished his post graduation in Ophthalmology from Aligarh married his sweetheart of his college years from Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Jaipur, his Muslim wife Dr.Mrs.T.Agarwal and set up their practice in the southern metropolis of Madras.
They wanted to be in a big city however still close to take care of their aged parents. Thus started yet another saga into the realms of eye care for the nation. And 29C Edward Elliots Rd, Madras became an edifice for eye care.
Saw the emergence of two more eye surgeons into the foray of eye care with their spouses engaged in the same field as well, and then
came into the family in the next three years four sons to continue the tradition of eye care for the nation. From inception to date dreams of the family have always targeted towards the offspring entering the same field of eye care. Through the generations each has showed the next the love and dedication towards ophthalmology.
The Institution was included as one of the Major Eye Centers of the World by the International Congress of Ophthalmology. Original research work by Dr.Sunita Agarwal was accepted by the International Congress of Ophthalmology on Magnetopexy for retinal detachment and giant tears, the paper was read at Singapore.
The Pan Ophthalmologica conventions were started till date every year one international eye convention is held on foreign shores, with the years Sri Lanka, Singapore, India, Maldives, Hungary, South Africa, and Thailand have seen such conventions. This brings about a closer fraternity amongst the neighbouring countries and attempts to entwine eye surgeons from all over.
With accolades of good wishes and blessings yet another avenue for eye care was established by Dr.Sunita Agarwal and her husband Pankaj Sondhi in Bangalore and the old number that Dr.R.S.Agarwal had started with came a full round with 15, Eagle St, Bangalore 25 became an address for laser eye care.
This closely held family tradition took to public shares and the public showed its love and trust for the organization by booking seven times over the prescribed amount. Shareholders now become members of this big family devoted to eye care for the nation. In a promise to bring the best of eye care to the very doorstep of the country, the institution nurtures every possible dream, every possible avenue to bring better health care to all concerned.
The dream of doing cataract surgery with no injections, no stitches and not even a drop of blood lost came to be reality with the inclusion of LASER PHACO CATARACT SURGERY. Spending months in the USA the eye surgeons learnt, mastered and added a few pointers of their own in making this a reality. From here on every day a newer technique was dreamt off and made into reality with time.In yet another avenue of caring saw the emergence of DR.AGARWAL’S PHARMA to bring quality products at close quarters with the public, multivitamin tablets and syrups, eye drops, surgical drapes and gowns and much more manufactured by this pharmaceutical division.
The flap and zap technique of LASIK LASER established the caring dreams of the establishment, not to be swayed by other less predictable techniques and taking on only what they could fathom as a reality with a purpose, both the centers in Chennai and Bangalore saw the emergence of the lasik laser procedures.
Phakonit or cataract surgery with needles was devised structured and made under 1 mm cataract surgery a possibility, adding the laser to this only emphasised the importance of lasers in cataract surgery. The American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery saw 12 hours of instruction courses where the family took part. The family with international collaboration structured a landmark book on Laser, Phaco and Foldable Intraocular lenses. No anaesthesia techniques of using cry-analgesia was established for cataract surgery moving this from science fiction into reality.
For the first time live cataract surgery was relayed to the international audience at the convention of the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery at Seattle. This two hour extravagant saw five surgeries and detailed out reality what others might find fiction, no anaesthesia, laser Phakonit under 1 mm cataract surgery was shown through an instruction course conducted in Bangalore and heart in Seattle. This could not have been possible without the immense help given by Sun TV and the Department of Telecommunications, Bangalore.
The Kargil war brought out the patriotic fervour of the institution and a six-member team sponsored by Indian Airlines travelled the border zones giving relief in terms of medication, interlobular lenses, and surgery. For the first time phacoemulsification with foldable interlobular lenses was carried out at 14,000 feet above sea level, the roles were reversed with the patients being fine, however the surgeon needed oxygen under the surgical mask. However the determination of the team saw over 10000 people coming under the umbrella of treatment with over 45 lakhs worth of drugs and equipment much of it donated by Apiary Associates and Dr.Agarwal’s Pharma Ltd.
TRYPAN BLUE : Trypan Blue is a very special dye used in the management of Mature Cataracts. Once this is injected inside the eye just before the cataract removal, the capsule of the lens gets stained. This way one can see the capsule very clearly and then Phakonit or Phaco can be done followed by the implantation of Foldable IOL. This is a tremendous boon in patients who leave their cataracts for a long time and the cataract becomes mature and hard.
Following the clinical success in this patient Ferocini was used in several patients with moderate to severe dry eyes.
Total cases 2994 patients with dry eyes:
|Year||No.of cases||Clinical improvement||Symptomatic improvement||Vision improvement||Vision reduced||Vision same|
Presently Ferocini is being produced in drop form for treatment of dry eyes
|Sl no||Disorder||No of eyes528|
|2||Age related macular degeneration||78|
|3||Choroidal atrophy/retinal degen||12|
|4||Primary and secondary optic atrophy||21|
|Sl no||Disorder||No of Pts.|
|2||Diabetes mellitus only||230|
|4||Hypertension and diabetes||129|
|7||Terminal pancreatic carcinoma||1|
|9||HIV positive patients||2|
At Dr. Agarwal Hospitals, the boundaries of our "community" extend beyond the neighborhoods surrounding our facility in Bangalore. With off-site locations throughout India, as well as internationally, Dr. Agarwal Hospitals outreach and liaison activities are extensive.
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