Department of
OPHTHALMOLOGY

OPHTHALMOLOGY

The Department of Ophthalmology at DM WIMS is equipped with the latest state of art equipment and providing quality eye care to the people of Wayanad District and adjoining areas. In addition to providing in house ophthalmic care, the department is actively involved in community outreach programme.  The department also has a dedicated state of art Operation Theatre. 

Goals

  • To provide quality eye care to the people of Wayanad District and adjoining areas
  • To teach and train students in the essentials of Ophthalmology, with a focus on competency based learning

 

Faculty:

The Department is headed by Dr. (Brig) Arbettu Prabhakara Kamath, Professor and HOD with over 30 years of experience in Ophthalmology practice and teaching.  In addition, there are One Associate Professor ,One Assistant Professor, Three Senoir Residents and One Junior Resident .

 

Facilities:

  • Autorefkeratometer.
  • Direct and Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
  • Slit-Lamp Bio microscopy including 90D examination
  • Non-Contact Tonometer
  •  Visual Field Analyzer
  • Gonioscopy
  • Ophthalmic B Scan for posterior segment assessment
  • Biometry ( IOL power estimation)
  • Synoptophore for Squint evaluation and exercises
  • Contacts Lens Clinic
  • Fully equipped Optical shop
  • Fully functional operation theatres with Carl Zeiss Operating Microscope and phacoemulsifier machine for performing ophthalmic microsurgery
  • Demonstration rooms
  • Departmental library


 

Services:

  • Sutureless Cataract surgery with IOL Implant
  • Phacoemulsification surgery with foldable IOL
  • Squint Surgery
  • Pterygium excision with Conjunctival Autograft
  • Lacrimal Sac Surgeries
  • Glaucoma Surgeries
  • Oculoplasty
  • All minor procedures
  • Ophthalmic Trauma Care
  • 24 hours emergency service


Channel Manager

DR. ARBETTU PRABHAKARA KAMATH

Professor & HOD

Channel Manager

DR. SHRINIVAS M GANAGI

Professor

Channel Manager

DR. VIKAS KAKADE

Senior Resident

Channel Manager

DR. SHARMIL S K

Senior Resident

Channel Manager

DR. PRATHIBHA S

Senior Resident

Channel Manager

DR. FELIXLAL .R.V

Senior Resident

Channel Manager

DR. ALICE MATHEW

Senior Resident
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