Ophthalmology

The department of Ophthalmology in Aster Hospital provides a well-equipped facility for the complete examination, diagnosis, and treatment (both medically and surgically) of all ocular diseases in both adult and paediatric patients. The department is comprised of a dedicated and well-qualified team of healthcare professionals with excellent support from nursing and administrative staff. We provide the best treatment for all types of retinal diseases.

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We provide excellent care, right from diagnosis to the treatment and beyond at our world-class hospitals.

Dr. Joseph Mathew

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Dr. Joseph Mathew
Consultant
FRCS, Fellow in Cornea and Anterior Segment, DNB, DO, MBBS
Speciality
Ophthalmology
Experience
11 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
Malayalam, English, Hindi, Tamil
Overview

An Ophthalmologist with more than 11 years of experience to his credit, Dr. Joseph Mathew is an expert in management of disorders of the anterior segment, cornea and cataract. Trained at some of the finest institutes in India and the UK, he also has experience managing diabetic retinopathy and other retinal vascular problems.

Dr. Ciju Joseph

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Dr. Ciju Joseph
Consultant
Fellowship in Oculoplasty, Orbit and Neuro-ophthalmology, Fellowship in General Ophthalmology, MS in Ophthalmology, MD Physician
Speciality
Ophthalmology
Experience
5 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Malayalam, Hindi, Russian, Tamil, Arabic
Overview

A medical practitioner with more than 5 years of experience, Dr. Ciju Joseph is trained in General Ophthalmology, Oculoplasty or ophthalmic plastic surgery, disorders of the orbit, and Neuro-Ophthalmology. He specializes in Oculoplasty; surgeries of the anterior segment and orbit; and medical management of all disorders of the eye. He has completed a Fellowship in Oculoplasty with a focus on disorders of the orbit and Neuro-Ophthalmology from The Institute of Ophthalmology, Little Flower Hospital and Research Centre, Angamaly. He has also completed another Fellowship in General Ophthalmology from CBM Ophthalmic Institute, Angamaly. Besides, he holds a Master of Surgery (MS) in Ophthalmology from Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital, Tamil Nadu, and has completed undergraduate medical education equivalent to an MBBS degree from St Petersburg State Medical University, Russia. He has published research articles in several peer-reviewed medical journals and also taught optometry students and those aspiring to earn a Diplomate of the National Board (DNB) in Ophthalmology. Dr. Joseph was In-Charge of the Ocular Trauma Division at CBM Ophthalmic Institute and The Institute of Ophthalmology, Little Flower Hospital before he joined Aster Medcity.

Awards and recognitions
  • Trained Optometry students and DNB Ophthalmology trainees Published research articles

Dr. Minu D

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Dr. Minu D
Associate Senior Specialist
MDS in Oral Pathology & Microbiology, BDS
Speciality
Ophthalmology
Experience
4 Years
Hospital
Aster Medcity Kochi
Languages
English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Overview

An Oral Pathologist with more than 4 years of experience in management of teeth, gum and jaw diseases / General Dentistry, Dr. Minu D has specialised training in diagnosis of pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions affecting the oral cavity. Her areas of special interest include Restorative Dental procedures and Aesthetic Dentistry.

The Package includes 37 Tests, 6 Doctor Consultations & 1 complimentary consultation


Blood Investigations

  • Haemogram
  • Packed Cell Volume (PCV)
  • MCV, MCH, MCHC
  • Platelet Count
  • Peripheral Smear
  • Haemoglobin
  • Total & Differential Count
  • RDW
  • ESR

Blood Sugar

  • Fasting & Postprandial sugars

Electrolyte Tests

  • Serum Sodium
  • Serum Potassium

Other Blood Tests

  • Serum Uric Acid
  • Serum Calcium
  • LDH

Fasting Lipid Profile

  • Total Cholesterol
  • LDL Cholesterol
  • HDL Cholesterol
  • Tri Glycerides

Liver Function Test

  • Total, Direct & Indirect Bilirubin
  • SGOT
  • Albumin
  • Serum Protein
  • SGPT
  • ALP
  • Globulin
  • Albumin: Globulin Ratio

Renal Function Test

  • Blood Urea Serum Creatinine

Thyroid Function Test

  • TSH

Other Test

  • ECG
  • TMT

Urine Investigation

  • Urine Routine

Stool Occult Blood Radiology and Image Screening Test

  • Chest X-Ray
  • USG Abdomen
  • Mammogram/ USG Breast

PAP Smear Consultations

  • Gynaecologist
  • ENT, (for head and neck examination)
  • flexible laryngoscopy
  • Dentist (for oral cavity examination)
  • Physician
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Dietician
  • 1 complimentary consultation

The Package includes 33 Tests, 4 Doctor Consultations & 1 complimentary consultation


Blood Investigations

  • Haemogram
  • Packed Cell Volume (PCV)
  • MCV, MCH, MCHC
  • Platelet Count
  • Peripheral Smear
  • HaemoglobinTotal & Differential Count RDW
  • ESR

Blood Sugar

  • Fasting & Postprandial sugars

Electrolyte Tests

  • Serum SodiumSerum Potassium

Other Blood Tests

  • Serum Uric Acid
  • Serum Calcium
  • PSA
  • LDH

Fasting Lipid Profile

  • Total Cholesterol
  • LDL Cholesterol
  • HDL Cholesterol
  • Tri Glycerides

Liver Function Test

  • Total, Direct & Indirect Bilirubin
  • SGOT
  • Albumin
  • Serum Protein
  • SGPT
  • ALP
  • Globulin
  • Albumin: Globulin Ratio

Renal Function Test

  • Blood Urea Serum Creatinine

Thyroid Function Test

  • TSH

Other Tests

  • ECG
  • TMT

Urine Investigations

  • Urine Routine

Stool Occult Blood
Radiology and Image Screening Tests

  • Chest X-Ray
  • USG Abdomen

Consultations: ENT (for head and neck examination)

  • flexible laryngocopy
  • Dentist (for oral cavity examination)
  • Physician
  • Ophthalmologist
  • Dietician
  • 1 complimentary consultation

The Package includes 3 Tests, 3 Doctor Consultations

  • HB - Hemoglobin
  • Blood Group & RH Typing
  • Urine Routine
  • Ophthalmology Consultation
  • Dental Check up
  • Pediatric Assessment - Consultation
  • Developmental and Academic Screening
  • Nutrition Assessment

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