Opthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology provides both basic and specialised eye care services for patients. Our trained and experienced Consultant provides specialised treatment for a wide variety of eye problems.
Specialised equipment such as the argon laser for treatment of diabetic eye diseases, and computerised visual field analysers for assessment of glaucoma, are available. Our Consultant, trained in optometry, helps in the prescription of glasses for both adults and children.The department is equipped with a world class theatre facility and specialized in painless, no injection Cataract Surgery (Phacoemulsification). The department specialises in Adult & Paediatric Squint evaluation & Surgery

 

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Cataract surgery

 

Topical phacoemulsification (Painless cataract surgery without injection )

 

Toric intraocular lenses (Correcting Astigmatism)

 

Multifocal intraocular lens (for distance of near vision)

 

Paediatric cataract surgery

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SQUINT SURGERIES

 

Horizontal squint surgery

 

vertical squint surgery

 

Paediatric Squint Surgery

 

Adult Squint Surgery

 

complicated squint surgery

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Paediatric ophthalmology

4

Glaucoma diseases and treatment

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Diabetic retinopathy treatment

Equipments & Facilites

General Opthalmology

  • Goldman Applanation Tonometer
  • Opthalmic Examination Units
  • Slit Lamp Biomicroscope
  • Autorefractometer (Canon)
  • Indirect Opthalmoscopes (Heine)

Cataract & IOL Implntation Services

  • Operating Microscope Carl Zeiss (Germany)
  • Sovereign Phacoemulsification System with White star (USA)
  • Biometry-Sonomed (USA) F
  • Fully Automated Surgical Chair
  • Keratometer
CONSULTANTS
Dr.THOMAS JOSEPH MS, DO

Qualifications
MBBS from TD Medical College, Alleppey (Kerala university) in 1975
DO (Diploma in Opthalmology) from KM School of Post Graduate Medicine & Research, Ahmedabad (Gujarat university)
MS (Opthalmology) from KM School of Post Graduate Medicine & Research, Ahmedabad (Gujarat university)
Work Experience
Working as Consultant Opthalmologist at Caritas Hospital for the last 22 years
Special Interest
Cataract, Glaucoma &  Contact Lens
Email Address: thomastjk2850@rediffmail.com

Consulting Time
Day
Morning
Evening
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Wednesday
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Thursday
9 AM to 12 NOON
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Friday
9 AM to 12 NOON
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Saturday
9 AM to 12 NOON
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Dr.THOMAS MATHEW DO,DNB,FRCS

Qualifications
MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore ( Manipal University) in 1995
DO from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore ( Manipal University) in 1998
DNB from Aravind Eye Hospital( National Board of Examinations, New Delhi) in 2003
FRCS from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow ,UK in 2003
Work Experience
Medical officer at Aravind Eye Hospital Coimbatore from 2000 to 2003
Consultant ophthalmologist at Aravind Eye Hospital Coimbatore from 2003 to 2007
Consultant ophthalmologist Caritas Hospital Kottayam from 2008
Email Address: thommat7@rediffmail.com

Consulting Time
Day Morning Evening
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