Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology
Is a Rs. 20 Crore (3.5 Million USD) super specialty charitable Ophthalmic Hospital and research center. The institute focuses on clinical work, Research and Training as its core areas. Pursuant to its goals of affordable and world class ophthalmic care to everybody irrespective of their economic status, the institute has formulated 'EYE CARE FOR A LIFE TIME SCHEMES' Setup by a pioneering group of Ophthalmic specialists with over 7 decades of experience in running one of Bangalore\'92s oldest eye hospitals, the institute has been recognized as one of international stature in a short space of time.
The hospital consists of 5 floors with a capacity to house 100 beds. The basement has a 200 seater auditorium where Continuing Medical Programmes and monthly PG meets are conducted and a Cafeteria which provides catering services round the clock to all the inpatients, camp patients and also to the hospital staff at subsidised rates. Basement also houses an Automatic Laundry, Central Gas room and Record Room.
The Ground Floor Consists of 4 general consultation rooms with speciality clinics for Retina, Glaucoma, Cornea and Squint and Oculoplastics, Uvea clinic which are functioning at present. The hospital also has a facility of Optical Shop. Hospital also has its own Pharmacy.
The first floor consists of OT Complex, which has 5 Operation theatres equipped with State of Art German Operating Micro Scopes and Phaco emulsification and Vitrectomy Machines. The entire OT has regularised air, which is passed through a filtering system which filters dust upto .3 microns. The OT has Flooring and Wall coated with Epoxy, which is the recommended flooring material worldwide for OTs. Provision for eximer laser OT for refractive corneal surgery has also been provided which will be commissioned at a later date. The first floor also houses the eye bank and Cornea Grafting Centre, along with the general wards.
The Second floor will house laboratories for Ocularpathology, Microbiology, and Biochemistry. In addition it provides 40 free beds.
Third floor provides 40 beds in the west wing for free patients
Fourth Floor is fully equipped with Solar Water Heating Systems, which provides continuous hot water facilities to all the floors, including free patient\'92s wards. The library is situated on the same floor with large number of books needed for Doctors and DNB students.
Service We Offer
Uvea & Ocularpathology
Oculoplastics & Squint
Sri Keshava Trust
Was formed in 1988 with the sole purpose of providing affordable and world class ophthalmic care to the needy. The trust has facilitated screening of over 24000 patients at multiple locations in Karnataka. The trust also runs rural centers at Yelandur. The trust works with other like-minded organizations in conducting free eye camps and cataract surgeries.
In-house lab facility available.
Specialty focus areas:
Occupational Hazards including fatigue and injuries.