The department was started in 1963 headed by Prof. Dr. R.H.P. Sinha. Then a number of renowned ophthalmologists headed the department. In 2005 R.I.O started functioning the department.
The department comprises of separate outdoor and indoor units and specialized investigation wing.
To immediately start eye banking facility.
To increase the number of cataract surgery.
To start retina and glaucoma unit.
To start regional institute of ophthalmology (R.I.O) in full strength in the new up-coming building situated in the RIMS campus.
To make R.I.O. Centre of Excellence in collaboration with Government of India and Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.
To make it a training centre for ophthalmologists of the state.
To impart training to the Para-Ophthalmological courses.
To do the community ophthalmology especially in the cataract surgery and school health check-up with the help of mobile units and N.G.Os.
It is located in the 3rd floor of hospital and comprises of 2 units and 2 wards “A” and “B”. There are 7 beds for indoor patients.
CONFERENCES & MEETINGS HELD IN LAST YEAR
Around 100 seminar on various topics.
Workshop on Phaco surgery.
|Photo||Name||Designation||Date of joining||View Profile|
|Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta||Professor||Not Available|
|Dr. Rahul Prasad||Associate Professor||Not Available|
|Dr. Marianus Deepak Lakra||Associate Professor||Not Available|
|Dr. Sunil Kumar||Associate Professor||Not Available|
Wet lab for surgical training
Outdoor and Indoor facilities (75 beds) and all types of investigations related to eye and surgical facilities.
Following facilities are available:
Argon LASER and Nd – YAG LASER
Fundus Camera with Angiography (FFA and ICG)
Non-Contact Tonometry for Glaucoma Screening
Humprey Automated Visual Field Analyser
Slit Lamp and Photo Slit Lamp
Carl Zeiss High End Microscope
Ranchi, Jharkhand, India