Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital was established in 1960 and has grown from a single clinic to one of the biggest chains of eye specialty hospitals. To date, it has 60 hospitals located in India and other countries including Madagascar, Rwanda, Mauritius, Mozambique, Zambia, and Cambodia. It specialises in cataract, cornea and refractive surgery, oculoplasty, LASIK, and neuro and paediatric ophthalmology.
Considered a leader in the field of ophthalmology, the hospital is recognised for being always at the forefront of technology and innovation. Through continuous education and in-depth investigations, it constantly seeks better solutions that can provide exceptional outcomes while improving patient safety and comfort.
Accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH), the hospital is led by Dr. Amar Agarwal. He pioneered phakonit or phako with needle incision technology in India, which became popular and later became known as microincision cataract surgery or microphaco. He also discovered FAVIT, a new technique in removing dropped nuclei and anaesthesia-free cataract surgery. He has written more than 50 books translated in various languages and trained fellow ophthalmologists from all over the world on bimanual phaco and LASIK.
<p>Dr. Anosh Agarwal is the director of the Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital in Chennai, India. </p> <p>He completed his Doctor of Medicine at the Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute and Masters in Ophthalmology at Annamalai University. He also holds an MBA in Business Administration and Management from Harvard Business School (USA).</p>
<p>Dr. Amar Agarwal is an eye surgeon currently serving as chairman of Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital Ltd., Chennai. He is also the chairman of India’s Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society’s scientific committee. He specialises in complicated eye surgeries. </p> <p>He pioneered phakonit surgeries and authored over 50 books that were published in various languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of London (FRCOpth).</p>
<p>Dr. Athiya Agarwal is an anterior segment surgeon and ocular pathologist currently practicing at Dr. Agarwals Eye Hospital in India. </p> <p>She completed her training in ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Aside from her private practice, she is also actively involved in training postgraduate students in various ophthalmology procedures. She is also in charge of Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospitals’ research endeavours.</p>