Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the medical domain that treats diseases related to eye and orbit. Apart from providing treatment for eye diseases, an ophthalmologist, the eye specialist, also aids towards vision correction by prescribing glasses, and contact lenses. 

Some of the eye disorders that are treated by an ophthalmologist at ILS Hospitals are-
  1. Refractive error such as miopia, presbiopia, hypermetropia etc. 
  2. Glaucoma 
  3. Cataract 
  4. Dry eyes 
  5. Macular degeneration 
  6. Uveitis 
  7. Strabismus- misalignment of eyes) 
  8. Proptosis (bulged eyes) 
  9. Diabetic retinopathy 
  10. Excessive tearing (nasolacrimal duct obstruction) 
  11. Eye tumors 


The treatment often includes prescribed eye drops, pills, vision aiding implants and tools. Very often surgery is required to correct it. Some of the common eye procedures performed at ILS include-

1. Cataract Surgery 
Cataracts lead to the cloudiness of the lens, resulting in blurry and dull vision. During this outpatient procedure, the cloudy lens is replaced with an artificial one. 

2. LASIK
Acronyms for Laser-Assisted in SItu Keratomileusis is done in order to preserve the vision without the need for glasses or lens. During this procedure, a mass of tissues from the cornea. is removed to refocus the vision.

3. Glaucoma Surgery
Glaucoma onset due to damage to the optic nerve and left untreated can cause vision loss. The surgical procedure is often outpatient and is done to reduce the pressure of the eye.

4. PRK
Acronyms for photorefractive keratectomy is yet another refractive surgery preserve the vision without the need for glasses or lens.

5. Diabetic Retinopathy Surgery
Unresolved and persistent diabetes and blood sugar can cause damage blood vessels in the eyes, resulting in blood leakage in the retina and a condition like floaters. The surgery treats the same and mitigates further blood vessel leaks.

Doctors in ILS, Salt Lake

Dr. D.P. Bathwal
Mon:
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Tue:
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Wed:
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Fri:
11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Sat:
11:00 am - 02:00 pm

Dr. Jitendra Shah
Thu:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Doctors in ILS, Dumdum

Dr. Dibya Prakash Bathwal
Tue:
12:30 pm -
Thu:
12:30 pm -
Sat:
12:30 pm -

Dr. Dipa Saha
Mon:
04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Wed:
04:00 pm - 06:00 pm

Doctors in ILS, Agartala

Dr. Sandip Sarkar
Sun:
10:00 am - 04:00 pm