Indian Eye Hosp. opens Ghana branch

The new Dr Agarwal Eye HospitalThe first Indian eye hospital in Ghana, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, was inaugurated at Tesano, in Accra yesterday.

The Ghana branch is the 16th in Africa.

The state-of-the-art eye edifice spread across a 14,000 square feet, is a secondary eye care hospital. It is equipped with the latest technology to provide complete eye care to patients, from general eye check up to the complicated vitreo-retinal problems.

The hospital’s aims to improve  access to quality eye care along with vitreo-retinal and Hi-tech cataract treatment at affordable prices

The advancd and modern ophthalmology practice in the hospital can be felt with the presence of high-tech investigational and diagnostic equipment meant for imaging and scanning purposes.

The chairman and managing director, Prof. Amar Agarwal, said their aim of setting up the eye hospital is to provide world-class eye care services to Ghanaians.

He said the advanced diagnostic and eye care treatment with optical facility would ensured comprehensive eye care under one roof, and save time, money and the stress of travelling to other countries for retinal treatment, hi-tech cataract surgeries, glaucoma management and paediatric eye care.

He said they would treat about 100 eye patients in Ghana for free every year.

Inaugurating the hospital, Mr. Alexander Segbefia, Minister of Health, was confident that with its expertise and international care, the hospital would provide  world-class ophthalmic solutions to Ghanaians.

Dr. Asiome Kwesi Seneadza, the medical director of the eye hospital, said the advanced investigative methods and treatment modalities followed in the hospital care meets international standqards.

He said the services would not only help in saving people’s sights but also prevents further deterioration of vision in complicated cases.




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