Vitreo-Retinal Service

Vitreo-Retinal Service:
It is well established service headed by senior consultant Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon. Almost all necessary equipment’s like OCT, USG, Fundus Photography, FFA & Green Laser are available for diagnosis and treatment of retinal problems. It has also been established as a training center where currently one ophthalmologist is doing his fellowship in retina. In 2018/2019 retina departments provided service to a total 5,021 patients of which 381 underwent various retinal surgeries, 178 patients were given intravitral injections and 378 patient underwent LASER treatment. Of the total patients 2,338 were diagnosed and treated for diabetic retinopathy. Patients not only from Chitwan and neighboring districts but also from neighboring county like India are provided retinal service in the hospital. 748 patients with diabetes mellitus were screened through 10 diabetic retinopathy camps and 59 patients referred to this hospital for further treatment.