IntroductionOphthalmology, the treatment for eye diseases has expanded and revolutionalized with the advent of lasers, sophisticated vision assessment and centers of excellence that have streamlined their services to the extent that most procedures are performed under local anesthesia and as day care procedures.
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The range of services offered by the good hospitals includes management and surgeries of/for Cataract, Cornea, Refractive errors, vitreoretinal diseases, Glaucoma etc. They also offer services related to neuro-ophthalmology, immunology, eye prosthesis, orbit surgery and Retinoblastoma (eye tumor) care. They offer various lenses, advanced corneal surgery for keratoconus and eye donation. Appointments can be booked via the hospital website itself or via telephone. The major hospital websites offer live interactive support and also patient information brochures about various eye ailments, surgeries, and post-procedural care. If you are traveling from far off places, have a chronic illness, cardiac disease etc, then it is better to contact the hospital for an appointment, mention your needs and your medical history so that you get the appropriate care and the appropriate center. For instance, although cataract surgery is simple, a patient having sinus bradycardia ( very low heart rates) or on blood thinner for heart stents, needs a good pre-surgery care plan to ensure safety and optimum use of time.
Major Eye Hospitals
In this list, Minto Eye Hospital is a Government center while the rest are all private hospitals. Most of the private hospital accept all major health insurance providers. The cost of the surgical procedures are variable and so before going there you need to check and confirm the cost of the package,implant or lens, and laser procedures etc. Most hospitals have an insurance coordinator who will explain the itemized bill for the procedure and what would be covered by the insurance provider and what part will be paid by the patient. This is more important when undergoing procedures for keratoconus, orbital lift procedures, and prosthesis.
Based on the service one needs, like Cataract surgery, Glaucoma management, LASIK, Keratoconus corrrection and other eye problems one can check the website, discuss with their family general practitioner or eye specialist and then visit the center for further management.
Narayana Nehtralaya HospitalsNarayana Nehtralaya is one of the best eye hospitals in Karnataka. They have four hospitals in Bangalore catering to most of the eye disorders.
#121/C Chord Road, 1st 'R' Block,
Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore -560 010 - INDIA.
+91 80 6612 1400/04.
Mobile: 9902 546046 (Emergency Only)
This branch is open on Sundays too from 9AM to 5PM
Narayana Hrudayalaya Campus, Narayana Health City, # 258/A, Bommasandra, Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560 099 - INDIA.
+91 80 6666 0655/0658
Mobile: 9902 821128 (Emergency Only)
No. 37, Castle Street, Opp. Sacred Heart Church,
Ashok Nagar Bangalore-560 025 - INDIA.
+91 80 6697 4000/03
No.63, Next to Royal Meenakshi Mall,
Bannerghatta Road, Hulimavu Bangalore - 560 076
80 61222400 - 403
This branch is open on Sundays too from 9AM to 5PM.
Nethradhama Eye Hospitals
# 256/14, Kanakapura Main Road,
7th Block, Jayanagar,
Emergency Mobile:+91 98451 95898
#29, 80 Feet Road, HAL 3rd STAGE,
Jeevan Bheema Nagar, Indiranagar,
Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560008
Hospital Mobile:+91 8197351609
#30, 19th Main Road, 2nd Block Rajajinagar,
Bangalore – 560 010. (Land mark- Navarang)
Hospital Mobile: +919972853918
Sankara Eye HospitalVarthur Main Road,Kundalahalli Gate,
Bangalore - 560037,
Ph : 080-28542727/28
Minto Eye HospitalThis is a Government run specialist eye hospital that started way back in 1896. It has expanded and offers specialist services for squint, cataract for the people who depend on Government health care.
AV Road, Chamrajpet
opp Central Police Station
Bangalore - 560002
Phone : 080 26701646
Eye Bank--080 6700895
080 2670 7176
080 2670 2275
Nelivigi Eye Hospital450/435/10, Behind Kathi Sweets,
Circle Bellandur, Outer Ring Road,
Bellandur, Bangalore - 560 103.
Appointments:080 43705050 / 080 65756600 / 9902497373
Hospital line:080 6575 4545
The hospital website (http://www.nelivigieyehospital.com) gives good information about simple eye conditions and eye injuries.
Karthik Netralaya89, 7th cross, N R Colony, Near Bull temple,
Bengaluru - 560050. India
Phone: (080)26674399, 26612444
The Eye Foundation79/5, Outer Ring Road,
Opp Toyota Showroom Diagonally,
Phone: 080 4942 2000
Fax: +91 080 49422099
This is part of the chain that runs units in TamilNadu and Kerala
Shekar Eye Hospitals
#633, 100 Feet Ring Road,
J.P. Nagar – 3rd Phase,
Bengaluru – 560 078.
Telephone :+91-80–2659 4505, 2659 3210
Mobile : +91–99805 62020
#27, 100 Feet Ashoka Pillar Road,
Jayanagar, 2nd Block
Telephone :+91-80–2656 2080
Mobile No :9148147178
Prabha Eye Clinic and Research CentreAddress : #504, 40th Cross Rd,
Landmark : Next to Adigas Hotel
8th Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560070
Agarwals Eye Hospitals
16, Salapuria Zest Building,
JP Nagar 3rd Phase, Bannerghatta Road,
Bangalore 560078 (Landmark: Opposite to Shoppers Stop).
Phone:080-26594012 / 8884477931 / 8884477934
Pavanadhama, No.30, 80 feet road,
R.K.Layout Padmanabha Nagar,
Bangalore - 560070 (Landmark: Opp to Medplus)
Phone:080 - 26394858 / +918884477938
No. 2557 HIG, 16th B Cross Road,
3rd Stage, Yelahanka New Town,
Bangalore - 560 064. (Landmark: Opp to SBI Bank)
Phone:080-28461224 / 080-28461225/ 08884477935
381, 1-st cross Narayanappa Garden Main road,
Whitefield, Bangalore – 560066.
(Landmark: Above 1st floor SVASTHA Hospital)
Phone:8884477939 / 9840168575
No. 33, Coles Road, Frazer Town,
Opposite Bata Showroom,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560005
Phone: 077609 68885
Dr. Agarwal's eye hospital
A3275, 12th main road, HAL 2nd stage,
Appareddipalya, Indira Nagar,
Bangalore - 560008 (Landmark: Near ESI hospital)
Phone:080 2527 2527 / 8884477937
SummaryEye care has gone beyond the scope of a single ophthalmologist and people needs to visit different places for different services. Currently, the major eye hospitals in Bangalore and other parts of the country offer most services under one roof including prescription glasses, medications, follow-up of chronic diseases etc. From the above list, one can choose to visit the hospitals for a wide range of eye disorders.