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Mr. Pramod Kumar Singh. Posted on 31/01/2013:
Hi, I came here to have a Normal eye checkup with my son In January,2013, And after the eye testing I was diagnosed for having cataract in both eyes and was really I was confused what has to be next and later the Doctors informed about the surgeries. Later I underwent my both eye cataract surgery with the help of Health card and to be Frank the Hospital facilities was good and all supportive members were also good. Doctor’s approach towards the surgery and convincing attitude about choosing the corrective IOL was very good and clear.


Mrs. Probhati Chowdhury Posted on 01/02/2013:
Facilities were really good & Staffs are very caring and helpful. My family is been consulting Dr Sriram Ramalingam from last 9 years and very much happy with the services.


Mr Naveen Raj.N Posted on 18/03/2013
The services are very good, The Doctors is very friendly to the patient and I had very safe surgery & treated me very well. And I will definitely suggest my friends or family members for any eye problem to Pradnya Nethralaya


Mrs Meera Das Posted on 10/04/2013
I had really a very pleasant experience and very much happy with the quality of care provided by the doctors and the staff. And now I am able to see the things clearly after the surgery and I really want to thank the doctors for their excellent services.


L.K. Hegde:
I came to Pradnya Nethralaya in the mid of March 2008 with increased intra ocular pressure and was diagnosed for having Glaucoma in m Right Eye. I used my Health Card and underwent the Glaucoma surgery in my right eye through Cashless Hospitalization. Pradnya Nethralaya is an Empanelled Network Eye Hospital of all major Third Party Administrators and General Insurance Companies. The hospital has excellent facilities and a very good support from the hospital staff.


R. Mohan:
Hi, I visited Pradnya Nethralaya in June 2008 with a decrease in my Near & Distance Vision. After having undergone a comprehensive eye checkup I was diagnosed for having Cataract in my Right Eye. I decided on the same day to undergo the Cataract Extraction Surgery by Phacoemulsification Method with Foldable Intra Ocular Lens Implantation. I liked the approach Dr. Sriram Ramalingam to his patients, he is very polite and humble to his patients in making them understand what their problems are and how it can be rectified. The hospital has a very good supportive staff more than all my vision is back that’s really amazing to me.


Vanaja Lakshmanan:
I got to know about Pradnya Nethralaya through my sister. I think it was in the month of June that I visited this hospital for a comprehensive eye checkup because my vision had decreased in both eyes. After the checkup I was diagnosed for having Cataract in both eyes, the same week I did undergo the said surgery at Pradnya Nethralaya after a complete counseling. The hospital staff is so supportive that all my General Insurance Reimbursable Documents were handed over to me on the very next day and I could claim it back within 2 weeks time. I regained my lost vision and was very happy with the surgical treatment. The anesthetic injection that worried me was not at all painful. Thanks to their patient care methods.

Kalyani. K:
I visited Pradnya Nethralaya just for a casual eye checkup in August 2008; I am a house wife residing at Sultanpalya. After the checkup was done it was revealed to me that I was suffering from Cataract in both eyes. The hospital staff informed me about Cashless Hospitalization by using a Health Card. On my way back home I consulted my son and he informed me that he has a Group Mediclaim Policy from his Corporate. I used the Health Card and underwent both eyes Cataract Surgery at Pradnya Nethralaya. I have regained my vision back after the Cataract surgery. It is a very good hospital; they take care of the patient’s needs. All the staff are very co-operative and well behaved.


Udaynath Patro:
just happened to visit Pradnya Nethralaya as a part of routine yearly eye checkup. Post checkup I was told by Dr. Sriram that Cataract has affected the eye sight in m eyes. I asked him if it is treatable by Medical Management, the reply was “NO” it cannot be treated by Medicines, it required Surgical Management. I was counseled and told about the benefits of a Cataract surgery, I went back and consulted my son in Chennai. Later the next week I underwent both eyes Cataract Surgery and regained my vision back. I was extremely happy about the hospital, its services and the patient care.


K.T. Myloo:
I just happened to visit Pradnya Nethralaya for routine eye checkup in November 2008. Post checkup I came to know that Cataract has affected the eye sight in m eyes. I preferred a Medical Management, the reply from the doctor was “NO” Cataract cannot be treated by Medicines, it required Surgical Management. I was counseled and told about the benefits of a Cataract surgery. Later the next week I underwent both eyes Cataract Surgery with the help of my Health card and regained my vision back. I was extremely happy about the hospital, its services and the patient care.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's):

Will wearing Spectacle continuously decrease the glass power in children?

Hypermetropia (Long sightedness) will automatically decrease with age normally by the age of 18 years. Where as Myopia (Short sightedness) increase with age irrespective of whether a person is wearing spectacle continuously or not. .

If both parents are wearing spectacles will the children have Refractive Error?

Yes, these children will have a very high chance of getting refractive error. Children’s refractive error is genetically transmitted; therefore these children should have a regular comprehensive eye check up before being admitted to school.

Will eating Carrot decrease the power?

No, eating carrot will not decrease the power but, carrot is a good source of Vitamin-A. The power is determined by the size of the eye ball and has no relation to the Vitamin-A factor. Thus eating carrot will not decrease the power.

Can Cataract affect only the adults?

No, some children can be born with cataract caused due to infection (rubella) in the mother during her pregnancy and it is called congenital cataract. In some children they can develop cataract later during childhood and this is called developmental cataract this is caused due to certain deficiencies. Can also occur after injury to the eye.

Does Glaucoma affect only the adults?

No, some children can be born with glaucoma this is called congenital glaucoma. These children will have large eyes with excessive watering in the eyes and inability to see light. These children will require only surgical treatment as soon as it is diagnosed because medicines will not work on them.

If a child had a mild eye injury does he/she still require an eye check up?

Yes, even a mild injury at times in a child can have serious consequences like corneal opacity or retinal detachment which require immediate attention. During these situations the child should be examined immediately by a qualified ophthalmologist. Please avoid self medication / off-counter medications.

Does watching Television or working on Computer continuously lead to wearing glasses?

No the T V screen has to be viewed atleast from a distance of 5 times the diagonal width of the television screen and 2 times the diagonal width of the computer screen.

Will a person be affected with Cataract again?

No, once a person undergoes cataract extraction surgery then, the person can’t develop cataract again. But, some people can develop after cataract or posterior capsular opacification. This requires a very simple YAG Laser treatment.

Are there any exercises to decrease the power in a person?

No, the spectacle power is determined by the shape of the cornea and the length of the eye ball. With exercise or yoga a person will not be able to alter the shape or size of the eye ball. Thereby it does not help.

How frequently does one needs to undergo an eye check up?

All children before the age of 4 years should at least have one full eye check up by an ophthalmologist. Children up to the age of 14 years if wearing corrective spectacle should undergo eye checkup once in every 6 months .

Adults over the age of 40 years should undergo an eye checkup once in year and some adults with general health disorders (Diabetes) should undergo an eye checkup once in 6 months.

Please remember, these eye checkups should be done by a Qualified Ophthalmologist and should include the following tests:

  • Vision Test (Visual Acuity)
  • Refractive Error Check
  • Intra Ocular Pressure Measurement and
  • Detailed Retinal Examination with Dilation of Pupils.

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