The department of Uveitis and ocular immunology armed with three qualified consultants, a well equipped clinical laboratory and state of the art ophthalmic diagnostic equipment deals with the whole battery of ocular inflammations including autoimmune diseases and infections in both adults and children.
The Uveitis & Ocular Immunology service provides a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of ocular inflammatory disease and other infectious disorders. Experts here deal with diagnosis and management of complex infectious and autoimmune diseases of the eye as well as eye diseases associated with various other systemic medical disorders. The diagnostics are backed by a well equipped laboratory, pathology and molecular diagnostic service, and the consultants are conversant with appropriate intervention techniques. In addition we have the experience with the latest treatments including the use of immunosuppressive and immunomodulation for autoimmune eye diseases.
We co-ordinate with the other subspecialities of ophthalmology and internal medicine efficiently to get the optimal treatment outcomes for patients with complex Uveitic disorders. Another field of specialization is HIV/AIDS associated ocular infections wherein we have a combined experience of having seen over a few thousand HIV/ AIDS cases with ocular complications. We were the first in the world to have reported “Ocular Manifestations associated with Chikungunya fever” especially Chikungunya Retinitis.