DM Healthcare launches new centre in India
Delhi, November 8, 2012
Leading healthcare conglomerate in the Middle East and India, DM Healthcare, has launched its second comprehensive Aster Eye Care Centre in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi.
The premium eye care centre was inaugurated by Mohamed Sultan Abdalla Al Owais, Ambassador of the UAE in India; in the presence of Mohamed Ghassan Shaikho, Ambassador of Bahrain in India; Sanjaasuren Bayaraa, Ambassador of Mongolia in India; Dr Azad Moopen, chairman of DM Healthcare; and Dr Manoj Rai Mehta, medical director of Aster Eye Care Centre.
The centre marks the foray of DM Healthcare into the field of specialised eye care in the National Capital Region (NCR), a statement from the healthcare company said.
Focussing on providing comprehensive eye care services, from routine vision testing, to the latest advances in the treatment of eye diseases, Aster Eye Care is a blend of high end technology, skills and innovation, the statement said.
Advanced equipment are especially imported and are available for treatment of cataract, glaucoma, cornea, diabetic retinopathy, and paediatric eye care.
“DM Healthcare has plans to set up ten Aster Eye Care Centres by the end of year 2013 across the NCR,” Moopen said. “In near future two centres are planned in West Delhi and Noida. All of these centres will be self-functional units with common knowledge, resources and data sharing platform to provide seamless service environment to patients.”
Aster Eye Care offers next-generation optical coherence tomography (OCT), digital fundus fluoresces angiography (FFA), ultrasonography machine, and computerised field analyser for early and accurate diagnosis and precise treatment.
Fully-loaded examination suites are equipped to carry out complete examination of the eye from anterior to posterior segment. Electronically controlled air conditioning and ventilation system promoting aseptic environment and temperature maintenance are integral part of the design of state-of-art operation theatre suites.
“Aster Eye Care has immediate plans to establish chain of Aster Care in North India and subsequently spread across India,” Dr Mehta said.
The centre has started a tele-ophthalmology project with the Government of Mizoram, under which it is providing online medical services and support to patients in underserved areas of the North East.
It is also running a training programme for optometrist, technicians and other staff working in North East, the statement said. On a quarterly basis, student delegations of around 8 to 10 visit the centre where they are given training as per pre the approved scientific programme by the experienced doctors’ team and technical staff of Aster Eye Care.
The centre is also associated and working with National Association for the Blind (NAB) and National Society for Prevention of Blindness (NSPB) to eradicate blindness from the society.
Aster Eye Care has adopted Arya Kanya Sadan, a female child orphanage as a corporate social responsibility and takes care of its eye-related medical and surgical needs. – TradeArabia News Service
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