Honorable Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh inaugurates 100th Vasan Eye Care Hospital
Honorable Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh today inaugurated the 100th Vasan Eye care hospital at Karaikudi Tamil Nadu. Also present at the event were Hon’ble Union Home Minister, Mr. P. Chidambaram and His Excellency Dr. K. Rosaiah, Governor of Tamil Nadu.
The hospital in Karaikudi is strategically located for easy accessibility to the residents in and around the region. Staying in line with the Group’s policy, the hospital is a super specialty hub with cutting edge technology and specialist doctors. Staffed by fulltime super specialty ophthalmologists & visiting consultants it hosts all the technologies for eye care. The hospital has state of the art operation theatres, diagnostic stations, full-fledged optical outlet, all specialties of eye care apart from a Pharmacy, Laboratory etc.
Equipped with the latest technology, treatments and the best doctors on board, the people in Karaikudi would now be able to get world class eye care in their neighborhood. Services offered span across 38 eye care specialties and include treatments for Cataract (MICS), advanced treatments for Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Lasik Laser Treatment for freedom from glasses and contact lens, Special Pediatric Clinic for children, Optical Shop, Pharmacy, Computer Vision Syndrome Clinic, Cosmetic Clinic, treatments for squint etc.
The Vasan Eye Care Hospital is the biggest success story of Vasan Healthcare Group. The first hospital was established in the year 2002 in Trichy. The Group later shifted headquarters to Chennai and since then, has been on an aggressive expansion plan. Today, Vasan Eye Care hospitals are present across Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, New Delhi, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and West
Bengal. Standardization of technology and quality across all hospitals has ensured that every Vasan Eye Care Hospital boasts of the latest technology and provides world class services.
Commenting on the achievement, Dr. A. M. Arun, Chairman, Vasan Healthcare Group said, “This is a proud milestone for us. Our growing number of hospitals is a testimony to our mission of bringing quality eye care to the doorsteps of the common man. We will expand our services to 125 hospitals by the end of this fiscal year. Our hospital at Karaikudi is well equipped to handle diverse cases and treatments, I’m sure we can make a difference to more number of lives in the region!”
The Vasan Eye Care Hospital at Karaikudi will also engage extensively in social initiatives in the region. The hospital will work closely with the Vasan Foundation – A CSR venture of the group that aims to provide education and research opportunities to create a talented medical pool. Services here are highly subsidized for students and senior citizens. Vasan Eye Care also has a full-fledged camp team who carry out free eye camps across the country on a regular basis.
Vasan Healthcare Group is also actively involved in cultivating a medical pool of talented doctors who are industry ready through their education and research wing, the Vasan Institute of Ophthalmology & Research. The institute will offer courses in optometry that focuses more on behavioral, and personality grooming along with core medical education.
The new hospital at Karaikudi is a step forward towards the Group’s vision to become the world’s largest day care service provider.