VELAMMAL CLINICAL DEPARTMENTS

Velammal Hospital - Ophthalmology


We, the Department of Ophthalmology of Velammal Medical College Hospital are committed towards creating a healthy society by providing quality eye care services. We dedicate ourselves in the global initiative to eradicate avoidable blindness and ensure “Right to sight” to every indivdual Our mission is to provide quality eye care services at an affordable cost to every individual by targeting the preventable and curable causes of blindness and developing high standard and feasible service delivery models with emphatic and dedicated staff. We will also play a major role in the amelioration of blindness with an object of providing humanitarian service at no profit no loss basis to the needy poor section of our society and carve out an important place in our county as eye care service providers.


  • We examine around 50-60 O.P cases and do 2-3 minor OPD procedures daily.
  • We write an average of 15-20 glass prescriptions per day.
  • We perform 20 Cataract / IOL surgeries per week.

Dr.Muthuramalingam., M.S

HOD, Ophthalmology

Our Facilities

Automated Refractometer.

Slit lamp Biomicroscope.

Applanation Tonometer.

Gonioscopy.

+90D fundus examination.

Automated Perimetry.

Keratometer.

Lensometer.

A scan measurement.

Synaptophore.

Optical Facilities.

Our Services

  • Refraction
  • PHACO and SICS-Day care cataract surgery.
  • PTERYGIUM Excision eith Conjunctival Autografting.
  • Antiglaucoma surgery.
  • Lacrimal SAC surgery.

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