The department of Ophthalmology was founded in 2003 with the goal of offering graduate study in Ophthalmology. Since its inception it has been engaged in patient care, teaching and research activities
- 3 well equipped OP Rooms functioning from 8 am to 3pm.
- Refraction and Special clinics catering to different ailments in ophthalmology.
- Contact lens clinic
- Glaucoma clinic
- Retina clinic
- Squint clinic
- Oculoplasty and orbit clinic
- Neuro-ophthalmology clinic
Outreach and Community Activities:
The department organizes weekly camps in the 40 villages in and around Chrompet and distributes free glasses and performs free surgeries for the needed in co-ordination with the department of SPM.
Eye screening for school children is done in and around Chrompet, pallavaram and Tambaram on a regular basis.