Poona Hospital and Research Centre's Mukundas M Lohia Netralaya offers world class eye care and comprehensive treatment for all major eye disorders. Highly committed and dedicated team of ophthalmologists, retina surgeon and nursing staff strives to provide superior eye care combining their expertise with the best of technology.

Apart from routine facilities the department provides the following:

  • Yellow Laser (577 nm Photocoagulator Laser) The first of its kind in Western Maharashtra. This system facilitates painless, quickest and safest laser treatment through micropulse multispot mode. Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Vascular Diseases of the Retina can be effectively treated by this laser.
  • OCT & Fundus Photography- Used to diagnose various diseases of Vitreo-retina, Glucoma and helps in retinal angiography
  • Refratory error Slit lamp evaluation
  • A scan
  • B scan : An Ultrasonography of the eye, useful in evaluation of ophthalmic trauma cases.
  • Perimetry
  • Corneal pachymetry
  • Optic nerve head imaging
  • Complete retina evaluation: includes Fluoroscein angiography, Ocular coherence tomography.

Vitreo Retinal Surgery

The State of the art Vitreo Retina Department of Poona Hospital is well equipped with all diagnosis and treatment of multiple diseases of the retina choroid and vitreous.

These include retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, complications related to diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration.

Ophthalmology Specialites

Dr.(Ms.) Vaibhavi Rawal

M.S. (Ophthal)

OPD Timing: Mon & Fri - 10.30am to 01.00pm

Dr. Ramesh Bhange

M.S. (Ophthal)

OPD Timing: Thurs - 10.30am to 01.00pm

Dr. Shraddha Puranik

MD. DNB Ophthalmology

OPD Timing: Wed & Sat - 10.30am to 01.00pm

Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Specialites

Dr. Parag Apte

M.S. (Ophthal)

OPD Timing: Tue & Sat - 11.00am to 01.30pm

Dr. Umang Gajarlewar

M.S. (Ophthal) Fellowship in Vitreo – Retinal surgery

OPD Timing: Fri - 02.00pm to 04.30pm

Dr. Jeevan Kale

M.S. (Ophthal) Fellowship in Vitreo – Retinal surgery

OPD Timing: Mon - 09.00am to 11.30am