DEPARTMENT of Ophthalmology

Department started in 1965.The departments caters to all ophthalmic problems and offers services to ranging from general eye examination to treatment of complex vision disorder. The department is committed to train residents to meet high standards of profession. Here residents get clinical training in both surgical and medical aspects of ophthalmology.


The department is well equipped to provide comprehensive eye care facilities to the general population. All basics and several advanced ophthalmic instruments are available in the department. The department provides services in the following sub specialties :-

  • Cataract Surgery by Sics & Phacoemulsification.

  • Glaucoma Surgery.

  • Corneal Surgery

  • Oculoplastic Surgery.

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology

  • Medical Retina.

  • Uveitis

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

  • Laser Surgery.

Achievements & Research
The following clinical topics are presently under study by the department :-

  • Genetic study of retinoblastoma in the region of Chhattisgarh.

  • Study of use of autologous serum eye drops in ocular surface disorder.

  • Clinical study of lens induced glaucoma.

  • Ultra-Sonography- a radiological imaging technique for evaluation of various ophthalmic disorders.

The department regularly presents papers and posters in the annual State and All India conferences. In the annual conferences of All India society 5-presentation in 2002, 4 in 2003, 6 in 2004 and 4 in 2005 had been presented.

A presentation titled “OUR EXPERIENCE IN BEAR MAULING OCULAR INJURIES” was awarded the certificate of merit for the best presentation in the trauma section at the AIOS Annual Conference-2004 at Varanasi.

Presentation titled ‘SPECIALIZED OPHTHALMOLOGICAL PHOTOGRAPHY MADE EASY INEXPENSIVE & SUITABLE FOR AMAETURES WITH DIGITAL CAMERA” was awarded certificate of merit for the best presentation at the miscellaneous section in the AIOS Annual Conference2005 at Bhuneshwar.

A presentation titled “AUTOLOGOUS SERUM EYE DROPS IN OCULAR SURFACE DISORDERS” was awarded the best paper in Annual Conference of State Ophthalmic Society in 2005 at Raipur.


Following courses are teaching in the department
1. M.B.B.S.
2. M.S. Ophthalmology
3. D.O.M.S.
4. Paramedical technician courses in ophthalmology..


Additional Information
The department is committed to the prevention of Blindness Programme through its mobile unit manned with 3 ophthalmic surgeons and many ancillary staff . The department conducts regular surgical and diagnostic eye camps not only in Raipur but also in the remote district of the Chhattisgarh state.


Head of Department


Dr. Nidhi Pandey


Professor & HOD


MS (Ophthalmology)

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