22-day old successfully operated for Congenital Cataract

Central Chronicle News
Raipur, Mar 05: Emphasising on Trustworthiness and latest technology, Shri Ganesh Vinayak Eye Hospital in past few years has created a niche for themselves. Adhering to “Andhatav Mukht Chhattisgarh, Roshan Chhattisgarh” the hospital is fighting to eradicate preventable causes of blindness.
22-day old baby Damesh, resident of Durg who was suffering from congenital cataract underwent a successful surgery at Shri Ganesh Vinayak Eye Hospital which helped them to get rid off this unwanted problem. The patients will now be able to avail the benefit of keeping their eye problem at bay at affordable cost, without travelling outside the state. Addressing the scribes here, renowned eye surgeon and director, Shri Ganesh Vinayak Eye Hospital, Dr Charudutt Kalamkar sharing information said, “Congenital cataract refers to a lens opacity which is present by birth. A cataract is the clouding of the lens of an eye. Congenital means that it happens before birth or during a baby’s first year of life . “The management of congenital cataract is very different to the treatment of a routine age-related cataract. In adults, surgery may be delayed for year without affecting the visual outcome. In infants, if the cataract is not removed during the first year of life, the vision will never be fully regained after surgery.” added Dr Kalamkar.
Damesh’s father with heartful gratitude said “As the whole process of managing a congenital cataract is much more complex, it is very important to make the right decisions during the pre-operative evaluation. I am thankful to Dr Charudutt and his team who has made this successful surgery and given vision to my child Damesh. I am happy that facility for such rare surgery is available in my state at such affordable cost.”
Fighting against nation’s preventable blindness problem since past four years Shree Ganesh Vinayak Eye Hospital has proudly done more than one lakh cataract surgeries in past four years .This 50 bedded hospital is well equipped with latest equipments and new technologies. Located at Panchpedi Naka, Opposite Colors Mall, Dhamtari Road, Raipur , this super speciality hospital under the guidance of Dr Charudutt Kalamkar (AIIMS), Dr Anil Gupta (Shankar Netralaya), Dr Vinay Jaiswal, & Dr Sunil Mall (AIIMS) is all set to provide international standard comprehensive eye care facility under one roof at affordable cost of treatment which is within reach of common people.

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