Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, the globally renowned pioneers in eyecare since 1957, has opened a state-of-the-art eyecare hospital in Covai on 7.12.19.
P. Velumani, Minister for Municipal Administration, Minister for Rural Development and Implementation of Special Programme, inaugurated the hospital in the presence of Dr. Adil Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals, and Dr. Kaladevi Sathish, Zonal Head – Clinical Services of the hospital group. The inaugural event also witnessed eye donation pledges by over 250 people.
The state-of-the-art facility, among the biggest in the city, is spread across 12,400 sq. ft. The new hospital is equipped with latest equipment. It will offer comprehensive eyecare services and conduct advanced and complex eye surgeries.
Speaking at the event, S. P. Velumani, said, ” Over the decades, Tamil Nadu has carved a name for itself in the field of medical tourism, particularly in the field of ophthalmology. Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital has become a popular choice for treatment related to eyes not only in Chennai but across the country. I am sure that this new facility will set new standards in eye care and benefit the people of not only Coimbatore but other neighboring cities and villages too.”
In his address, Dr. Adil Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals: “We are proud to set up this sprawling, world-class facility for eyecare, which is among one of the biggest and the most advanced in the city. Since 1957, we have been consistently focusing on patient care and cutting-edge innovations in the field of eyecare. We are looking at adding anywhere between 50-75 hospitals to our network over the next 3-5 years with a major focus on metro cities as well as tier 2 and tier 3 towns. Dr. Agarwal’s Healthcare Ltd. (DAHCL) recently raised Rs. 270 crore investment from Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore, to be used to expand its geographical footprint in India. Innovation and technology will continue to be at the forefront of our growth, and we will be investing more in cutting edge technology such as SMILE, FemtoLaser and Robotic Cataract Surgery across our centers. Our aim is to deliver high quality eye care at affordable prices at people’s doorsteps.”
Dr. Kaladevi Sathish, Zonal Head – Clinic Services, Dr Agarwal Group of Eye Hospital, said, “We have been at the forefront of innovation in the field of ophthalmology with advanced procedures such as
Glued IOL, for treating patients with complicated lens problems; PDEK, an ultra-modern form of Corneal transplants, and PhakoNIT, a method of removing cataract through a sub 1mm incision. The Coimbatore centre will introduce all our innovative eyecare surgeries and services to the people of Coimbatore and neighboring regions. We are also committed to educating, training and attracting young talent from across the globe to this city for the benefit of the patients here.”