Susrut Eye Foundation & Research Centre

Declared as a centre of excellence in eye care by the government of West Bengal, Susrut Eye Foundation & Research Centre started its journey in 6th June 1998 and is continuing to work in the best interest of the patients with dedication. The aim is to provide advanced technology in eye treatment to all the sections of society. Community ophthalmology is an integral part of Susrut Eye Foundation & Research Centre that provides services to people of the Eastern Region. In the organization more than 50,000 Cataract Surgeries have been performed till date and more than 2,00,000 patients have visited the outpatient departments.

In 2006 a community eye hospital was formed in Berhampore, Murshidabad district. Susrut Eye Foundation & research Centre also manage several vision centres across west Bengal.

Specialty Clinics at Susrut Eye Foundation & Research Centre:

  • Cataract Clinic
  • Refraction Clinic
  • Cornea Clinic
  • Glaucoma Clinic
  • Retina Clinic
  • Uveitis
  • Paediatric Clinic
  • Electrophysiology
  • Neuroplasty
  • Oculoplasty
  • Squint Clinic
  • Low Vision Clinic
  • Contact Lens Clinic
  • Vision Correction Centre
  • CVS Clinic
  • Sports Vision Clinic
  • Optical Centre

Teaching & Training:

  • Computer Training for Low Vision
  • DNB & Training
  • Optometry and optical
  • Ophthalmic Nursing Training
  • SICS & Phaco Training Centre
  • Research in various sub-specialties
  • Seminar and workshop

Future Endeavour

  • Telemedicine
  • School of Optometry
  • School of Nursing
  • Hospital Resource Management
  • Advanced Early intervention for low vision/blind children

Gift of Eyesight : Vanmukta Eye Bank

Statistics reveal that there are around 8,50,000 people who are Corneally Blind in India, with a shocking 60%, aged below 12 years.

The main causes of blindness in India are as follows: - Cataract (62.60%) Refractive Error (19.70%) Corneal Blindness (0.90%), Glaucoma (5.80%), Surgical Complications (1.20%) Posterior Capsular Opacification (0.90%) Posterior Segment Disorder (4.70%) and Others (4.19%). The estimated national prevalence of childhood blindness /low vision is 0.80 per thousand.

The objectives of the Susrut are:-
· To reduce the backlog of blindness through identification and treatment of blind;
· To develop eye care facilities in every district,
· To develop human resources for providing eye care services;
· To improve quality of service delivery;

HB - 36/A/1, Sec - III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata 700106
Phone : (033) 2358 0201, 2334 1628, 2334 1632, 2334 1648

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