Mangalore, Apr 19: Mangalore Retina Care at Falnir clinic was inaugurated on April 14 at Don sugar baby website Bosco Hall Road.
Approximately 35 million people in India are affected with diabetes. The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in South India itself is 17.6%. Diabetes can cause blindness which is preventable. Most often it is asymptomatic but once blindness sets in it is difficult to regain lost vision.
Other than diabetes some of the retinal disorders which are common include Age related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, macular hole, myopia, retinitis pigmentosa etc. Some of the symptoms which patients present with are defective vision, distortion of images, floaters and flashes of light.
In keeping abreast with the latest technological advances in eye care, Mangalore Retina Care aims at providing a holistic approach towards medical and surgical treatment of various retinal diseases.
The services provided include medical, laser and surgical treatment for diabetic retinopathy and other retinal disorders. Latest retinal surgical treatment in the form of suture less Micro Incisional Vitreous Surgery (MIVS) is being offered to patients.
For further details kindly contact:
Dr Nameeth D’Souza MS (Ophthal), FVRS (Retina)
Vitreoretinal Surgeon & Diabetic Retinopathy Specialist
Mangalore Retina Care
Ph: 0824-2422166, 2422167, Mob 9845353364