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The Department of Ophthalmology at SMIMS was established in 1999. The department deals with anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eyes.

Key features

The OPD also provides quality healthcare through its specialized clinics which are :

  • Glaucoma clinic
  • Uvea clinic
  • Retina clinic
  • Squint clinic
  • Screening for retinopathy of prematurity.                                                                                      


The main OT facilities are:

  • Zeiss operating microscope
  • Moller Webel operating microscope
  • Small incision cataract surgery with PCIOL implantation
  • Dermoid cyst excision
  • Pterygium excision
  • Enucleation and Evisceration
  • Entropion correction
  • Lid carcinoma excision biopsy and lid reconstruction
  • DCR and DCT
  • Corneo-scleral rupture repair.

With the induction of new faculties we are planning to start Phacoemulsification cataract surgery and Vitreo-retinal surgeries.

The minor OT facilities are:

  • Probing and syringing done in chronic dacryocystitis and in congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction in infants
  • Foreign body removal
  • Chalazion incision and curettage
  • Incision and drainage for lid abscess
  • Lid repair and reconstruction
  • Epilation for trichiasis
  • Removal of concretions.

Core competencies

  • Auto Keratorefractometer (Topcon) for autorefraction and keratometry
  • Direct Ophthalmoscope (Heine) for fundoscopic examination
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscope (Heine) for fundoscopic examination
  • Schiotz tonometer for intraocular pressure measurement
  • Slit lamp with applanation tonometer (Zeiss) for examination and intraocular pressure measurement
  • Automated Perimeter (Zeiss)
  • Synaptophore (Appa)
  • A-scan biometer (Biomedix) for calculating intraocular lens power
  • Phecoemulasifacion


Under Graduate Courses




MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

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Brig (Dr) Vijay Kumar Mehta