Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology
This Tertiary Eye Care Centre was started by noted ophthalmologist, Dr. K Ramachandra Murthy in 2001 and has now emerged as a Centre of Excellence and Training in various areas of ophthalmology. Known to provide quality and affordable eye care services encompassing all ophthalmic sub specialities, the hospital also provides a large number of community out reach programmes. Known for the highest ethical standards, the hospital is also known for the many innovations in the field of eye care.
No one shall go blind for want of money or lack of care.
To provide quality and affordable eye care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.
Cost of medical treatment is high. There is a large segment of Indian population who cannot afford quality eye care. The problem is further compounded by the fact that large part of this segment of population are not insured. Vittala uses the model of free or subsidizing treatment for economically disadvantaged patients. This is done by with the help of the revenue generated by the hospital, keeping overheads low and the generous support of many well wishers.See more