Department of Ophthalmology

About Us

  • The Department of Ophthalmology was started in the year 2005 The eye is called the window to the soul. But people rarely admit to deficiencies in their eyesight until it's too late.
  • The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre is spearheaded by an able team of faculty. We are committed to the protection and preservation of the treasured gift of sight.
  • Our full-time faculty, comprising of reputed Ophthalmologists, are skilled in every ophthalmic subspecialty and certified with sub-specialty fellowship training.
  • This unique department offers students, the clinical acumen to diagnose and the surgical dexterity to treat the eye of its various maladies.
  • In addition to providing excellent eye care to patients at our department , our faculty members also conduct innovative biomedical research and present progressive, industry-leading academic programs to ophthalmologists and other physicians in the community and worldwide.

Our Vision

  • To provide world class ophthalmic treatment and care to patients.
  • To train future healthcare professionals in giving skilled care to the people of our community.
  • The department comprises of two functional unit offering free ophthalmic consultations, general health check-up and free cataract surgeries.

Our Mission

  • To adopt latest technologies and skilful advancement in clinical practice in Ophthalmology
  • Professional level curriculum and teaching of Undergraduates
  • To be the preferred centres for Post Graduate training
  • To provide active community service, regular check-up and eye camps to eliminate needless blindness


  • MBBS-250 students per year
  • BDS
  • UG curriculum Pre-clinical exposure in their prime age of Undergraduates Simulation based teaching
  • MD/ MS
  • DM/ MCh
  • MSc
  • PG curriculum Develop Post Graduates through teaching and training Regular case presentation and seminars, journal clubs and PG classes
  • MD Ophthalmology 5 student per year


  • Lecture halls, Practical Halls, Demo rooms, Smart rooms with smart TV available
  • Museum facility available
  • Live streaming, Wif Fi connection available
  • Demonstration on TV, Multi-head microscope available in Operation theatre
  • Other department specific infrastructure, HFA, Gonioscopy , B-scan , Keratometry, Fundus camera, Tonometry instrumentation available
  • Competency based Under Graduate curriculum ( CBME) is followed for the MBBS students
  • Direct observation and hands on surgical training in ophthalmology
  • Teaching evidence based ophthalmology
  • To provide up to date knowledge and clinical skill to become professionals who are globally relevant.
  • Developing leadership skills in young ophthalmologist in India
  • MBBS
  • Flipped- class room approach
  • Team based learning
  • Availability of feedback process
  • Continuous and frequent formative assessment
  • Mini clinical evaluation exercises
  • Records of clinical work and exposure such as log books and portfolios.