The Early Years
In the early winter of 1976 Retina Foundation was established at Relief Road Ahmedabad by Dr. P. N. Nagpal, Professor and past Head of the Retina Unit at M & J Institute of Ophthalmology, B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad along with Late Dr. J.H. Patel, Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology and Consulting Eye Surgeon.
In the last months of 1979 Retina Foundation was shifted to its present premises in Shahibaug, Ahmedabad and Aso Palav Eye Hospital was also established to offer efficient and cost effective comprehensive eye care facilities.
Retina Foundation has been providing g quality eye care since 1976. It has been a pioneer in Vitreo Retinal diseases since inception and over the period provides excellent services in the specialities of Cataract, Cornea, Uveitis, Squint and Glaucoma. Vitreo Retinal and Uveitis services are provided under the expertise of Dr Manish Nagpal and Dr Navneet Mehrotra. Cataract, Cornea & refractive services are provided by Ashish Nagpal and Dr Sheetal Mahuvakar.
Glaucoma screening, assessment and management services are undertaken by Dr Kamal Nagpal and Dr Aditya Misra. A dedicated squint and orthoptics clinic is also managed by Dr Kamal Nagpal. Diagnostics including Optical coherence Tomography (OCT), OCT Angiography, Fluorescein and ICG Angiography, Corneal topography, Specular microscopy,Ultrasonography etc are available. Surgeries are carried out by Microincisionsutureless vitrectomy (MIVS) procedures (sutureless retinal surgeries in state of the art operation theatres with the latest technology available.
Various procedures available are Phaco surgery with foldable lenses (Toric /Multifocals) , collagen cross linking, intacsand laser treatment for keratoconus, Corneal transplantation, pterygium surgery, Dry eye and allergy treatments, Bladeless Lasik for removing glasses, stem cell transplantation, Keratoprosthesis – Artificial cornea, contact lenses like Rose k and scleral lenses for keratoconusand irregular Cornea, retinopathy screening and management, Laser treatment, intravitreal injections such as Lucentis, Accentrix, Avastin, Ozurdex and Eyelea for Age related Macular degeneration and Vein Occlusions, Surgery for Retinal Detachment , Vitreous haemorrhage, Floaters, Uveitis, Endophthalmitis, Genetic counselling for Retinitis pigmentosa, Emergency treatment for trauma is available including all varieties of ocular wound repair and also management of any intraocular foreign body.
Visual rehabilitation with Low vision Aids and the latest variety of contact lenses including orthokeratology service is also available . There is a In house Optical outlet run by Ben Franklin within the premises Mission
The Retina Foundation and Aso Palov Eye Hospital are committed to the health and well being of eyes. Research and Training in ophthalmology are the other purposes of this Foundation. Our Procedures: Microincision Vitrectomy Surgery(MIVS) Sutureless surgery Phacoemulsification Retinal Detachment Laser surgery Age related macular degeneration Vitreous haemorrhage Diabetic retinopathy Keratoconus Floaters Corneal Transplant Dry eye Stem cell transplantation