Ophthalmology

The department of ophthalmology at Aster Whitefield provides cutting-edge treatments and solutions for a wide range of eye-related disorders for patients of all age groups. Equipped with world-class technologies and therapeutic equipment, the facility provides treatment for retinal diseases, glaucoma, cataracts, corneal diseases, pediatric ophthalmic diseases, and other disorders. Our team of expert ophthalmologists have specialized in numerous subspecialties and uses the latest diagnostic, medical and surgical therapies to provide evidence-based, state-of-the-art treatment to patients.

At Aster Whitefield, we aim to provide our patients with the best care and finesse in treatment to ease any issues that they may face in their eyes. The department conducts routine and detailed eye examinations with slit lamp biomicroscopy, non-contact tonometer, auto refractometer, colour vision assessment, Gonioscopy, Dry eye evaluation and Dilated fundoscopy. In Dilated Fundoscopy we routinely examine for conditions like Diabetic Retinopathy, Myopic Degeneration, Glaucoma, ARMD etc.

Services Offered

  • Routine Eye Examination
  • Dilated Refraction and Fundoscopy
  • Dry Eye Evaluation
  • Check up for Intra Occular Pressure
  • Cyclorefraction for Children

Treatments Offered

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Bacterial / Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Keratitis
  • Dry eyes
  • Blepharitis
  • Computer Vision Syndrome
  • Hordeolum

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence based treatment to ensure the best care for you.

Faqs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

What are the common ophthalmology disorders?

The common ophthalmology disorders include –

  • Bulging Eyes
  • Cataracts
  • Refractive error
  • Colour blindness
  • Crossed eyes
  • Diabetic Retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration
  • Glaucoma

How often should you have your eyes examined?

The consultations are recommended as per the following age group -

  • Age 19-40: at least every 10 years
  • Age 41-55: at least every 5 years
  • Age 55 & above: at least every 3 years

To understand the the functionality of your eyes, it is important to get them examined periodically by an ophthalmologist.

Why should you consult an Ophthalmologist?

If you are experiencing loss of vision, changes in your vision or colour of vision, dry eyes or are undergoing any eye infections or are suffering from chronic eye problems then it is recommended that you visit an ophthalmologist or an eye specialist.

People suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, Thyroid, a family history of eye conditions should see an ophthalmologist as these diseases can raise the risk of eye conditions. People who are over 40 years old, should visit an ophthalmologist to know the baseline of your eye health.

When do you require an eye surgery?

Surgery is required only in cases where a person is undergoing the following conditions -

  • Sudden vision loss or changes
  • Sudden or severe eye pain
  • Eye injury

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