Department of Ophthalmology
Year of establishment: 1964 (for detail pl. click)
1964, the Department was established. It was inaguarated by the former
Prime Minister Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri. The name was kept as
“Bhuvalka Eye Hospital” as, funding for separate building was done by
inspection was done in 1960 and 1981. Following which approval for MBBS
& MS Ophthalmology degree was obtained.
outpatient department functions on all days of week. The speciality
clinics also functions in the in
same timing. A dedicated team of residents and consultants is available
round the clock to cater to the emergencies in hospital and trauma centre.
The department is providing free eye-relief camps in Varanasi and
surrounding 150 km area for combating
research activities of the Department are reflected by National &
International Publications, Nooks/Chapters
(22) and articles (65).
faculties have been invited as MCI Assessor, NAAC coordinator, DNB
Examiners, chairpersons, Moderators and Guest speakers in National and
State level conferences.
department is running MBBS and
MS courses and has been a centre for DNB examination.
triple goal is to provide comprehensive, high-quality, and
structured training of Under graduates and Postgraduates
and to carry out basic
and clinical research, besides ensuring ophthalmic care to the last person
in the society.