26 Years of Excellence in Quality Eye Care – The New Indian Express

By Express press service

CHENNAI: Since its inception in 1995, Rajan Eye Care Hospital has been at the forefront of providing quality, accessible and affordable eye care for all. The hospital offers treatments for cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism), corneal and retinal disorders, etc. Rajan Eye Care offers specialist departments for Cornea, Retina, Glaucoma, LASIK – Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology and much more.

For younger patients with refractive errors, the Rajan Lasik Pavilion offers treatment using the sophisticated FEMTO Second Wavelight Allegretto LASIK laser. Treatment to get super vision. The hospital has also successfully undertaken robotic cataract surgery since 2018 and welcomes patients from all over India, the Gulf, Singapore, Malaysia and Singapore. The five vision centers and four branches of Rajan Eye Hospital, Chennai are committed to delivering cutting-edge technology while serving the community in association with over 1,000 donors. As the hospital celebrates its silver jubilee this year, the team led by physician couple Dr Mohan Rajan and Dr Sujatha Mohan are proud to have spearheaded many community eye care projects.

Service milestones

Rajan Eye Care Hospital has been actively contributing to creating a blind-free India since 2005. “Under the Chennai Vision Charitable Trust, we work in rural areas of seven districts of Tamil Nadu and two districts of Andhra Pradesh. We screened more than two million patients for free, undertook 1.5 lakh free cataract surgeries and provided five free medicines and glasses. More than 1,000 villages have been rendered “blind” thanks to this initiative”, explains Dr Mohan Rajan.

The Rotary Rajan Eye Bank undertakes 3,000 free cornea transplants. Through VISDA (Vision For The Differently Abled), 2.5 lakh disabled people across Tamil Nadu have received privilege cards. Slum VIPRO (Slum Vision Project) provides comprehensive eye care to slum dwellers in 100 slums in and around Chennai. REEP (Refractive Error Education and Prevention Project) provides free screening for four lakh school children from government and municipal schools in Chennai and surrounding areas.

CORNEA (Children Of Rural India Need Eye Care Accessibility) also focuses on eye disorders in rural children. ROTA ROPP (Rotary Retinopathy Of Prematurity), a project with Rotary International, has provided ROP screening and treatment for more than 3,000 premature and low birth weight babies. The Tribal Vision project provides free comprehensive eye care to over 1,000 tribals in Yelagiri, Yercaud, Pulicat, etc. The Covid Slum Relief – CSR project, has benefited 35,000 families over the past seven months. ROPES (Rotary Pediatric Eye Surgery Project) offers free complex eye surgeries for poor children.