Hyderabad: Maxivision Group of Super Specialty Eye Hospitals today announced the launch of Advanced Retina Clinics in its all hospitals across AP, Telangana and unveiled “Alcon Constellation Vision System @10,000 cut rates”, an advanced Vitreo Retina Surgery unit in Madhapur.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Kasu Prasad Reddy, Founder and Co chairman said, ‘Diabetes is one of the leading causes of vision loss in India and the world. All branches of Maxivision Super Specialty hospitals hosts state-of-the-art technology and Robotic Surgeries, to treat Cataract, Glaucoma, high glass powers, Glaucoma, Cornea and Paediatric Eye care. Now the network has Retina Care across its branches. With the increasing incidence of Retina diseases due to Diabetes and various other reasons, Maxivision has invested in World Class Retina Care Technology in its Tertiary Care centers at Somajiguda, Madhapur and Warangal.
Dr Kasu Prasad Reddy said Survey reports say one in every seven diabetic patients are suffering from Diabetic Retinopathy or are visually impaired. Uncontrolled sugar levels are the cause of Diabetic Retinopathy. It is advisable for all Diabetics, to have their vision examination, and a detailed retina check up, at least once six months.
Sudheer, COO, Maxivision group, said, “Maxivision had Diabetic Retinopathy treatment across its branches. During last couple of years, due to steady inflow of the patients, for Retina care, we have invested in advanced Green Lasers, and Fundus Cameras across our network. To encourage preventive care, we initiated a series of education programs, free Diabetic Retina check up and news articles for public awareness on criticality of Retina and possible vision loss. Surgical Retina was taken care by our Head of Retina Services, Dr.Muralidhar Rao, who has over 18 years of experience in Retina Surgeries, and one of the leading expert surgeon in this part of the region.
Dr Muralidhar Rao, Head of Retina Services, said, “Preventive care is the best remedy to reduce the risks of vision loss due to retina damages. All diabetics should have their Retina checked once six months from a Retina Specialist and not a General Ophthalmologist. Dr Tandava Krishnan, Vitreo Retina Surgeon in Madhapur also spoke. Now with this latest technology in Somajiguda, Madhapur and Warangal and other superior technology in Vijayawada and Vizag, the Maxivision group will have 5 Retina Surgery units and Medical Retina and Diabetic Retina care across all its 14 branches.
As a part of World Diabetic Month, Maxivision is also offering Free Diabetic Retina check up for all Diabetics across its branches