Vitreo-Retinal Service

Vitreo-Retinal Service:

The vitreo-retinal department of Bharatpur Eye Hospital was established in 2012 by Prof. Dr. Raghunanadan Byanju who is still the guardian for the progress of the department even after his retirement in 2021. The vitreoretinal department is combined with the Uveitis and ocular inflammation department and is jointly called the department of uveitis and vitreoretinal services. We have 2 consultants in the department who are trained in both departments, uveitis and vitreoretinal surgery. All standard equipment for patient care are available in the department as well as adequate training facilities.

The department has till date trained 6 fellows in vitreo-retinal surgery and has all handson training resources including teaching scopes in both the OPD as well as surgical microscope. It has facilities for green laser photocoagulation with additional facility of indirect laser Ophthalmoscopy. Also, the department of investigative ophthalmology includes a swept source OCT with OCT angiography along with fundus photography, Fundus Fluorescein Angiography (FFA) and high resolution ultrasound B-scan to support diagnosis and research in the department.

 In the year 2022-23, a total of 5627 patients were treated in the vitreo-retina department. This is an increase of 30 % compared to the previous year. This year 120 patient underwent Vitero- retinal surgeries. 648 patients were given different types of LASER treatment. 507 patients were given AVASTIN injection for retinal disease.

Our Specialists

Dr. Sangita Sharma Bhandari

Vitreoretina Surgeon

Dr. Kumudini Subedi

Vitreoretina Surgeon