Eye Hospitals in Maharashtra
Maharashtra is the third largest state of India with an area of 307,713 square km. It enjoys many natural gifts including a side that opens into the Arabian Sea while the remaining sides lie surrounded by other states. There are three capital cities in Maharashtra namely Mumbai which is the main capital city, Nagpur which is the winter capital city and Pune which is known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra. With a huge land area comprising of diverse natural elements and people, Maharashtra boasts the status of being the most industrialised state as well as the wealthiest state in India by GDP.
The healthcare department in Maharashtra is governed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) which is further divided into two departments – the Public Health Department (including Family Welfare, Medical Relief and ESIS) and the Department of Medical Education and Drugs. Maharashtra has one of the best healthcare infrastructures in the country. According to the Health Information of India, GOI, as of 2001, there were 3446 hospitals, 5852 dispensaries and 128076 beds in the healthcare sector of Maharashtra.
As with other healthcare facilities, eye care is also available in Maharashtra at numerous eye care hospitals. These hospitals include modern medical infrastructure and well trained medical practitioners. From simple eye tests to highly specialised eye surgeries, these hospitals offer a wide range of eye care options for the people of Maharashtra. Some of the popular eye care hospitals include:
- Utsav Eye Clinic, Navi Mumbai
- Ojas Eye Hospital, Mumbai
- Eye Care Hospital, Mumbai
- Kenia Eye Hospital, Mumbai
- Insight Eye Clinic, Mumbai
- Tulsi Eye Hospital, Nashik
- Asian Eye Hospital and Lasik Laser Institute, Pune
- National Institute of Ophthalmology, Pune
- Nandadeep Eye Hospital, Sangli
- Shree Ramkrishna Netralaya Hospital, Thane