Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital

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Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital
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Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital is located in Mumbai
Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital
Shown in Mumbai
Geography
Location Wadala, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Coordinates 19°00′42″N 72°51′01″E / 19.01162°N 72.8504°E / 19.01162; 72.8504Coordinates: 19°00′42″N 72°51′01″E / 19.01162°N 72.8504°E / 19.01162; 72.8504
Organisation
Care system Private
Hospital type Speciality eye hospital
Affiliated university National Board of Examinations, New Delhi (DNB)
Services
Emergency department Yes
Beds 27
History
Founded 1990
Links
Website www.adityajyoteyehospital.org
Lists Hospitals in India

Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital (AJEH) is a Mumbai eye hospital. It was rated as 'the best eye hospital in Mumbai' in the July 2002 issue of Outlook, an Indian weekly news magazine.[1]

History[edit]

  • It was established by chairman and managing director Prof. Dr. S. Natarajan in 1990 in Dadar[2] and shifted to its current location in Wadala.
  • President of India has approved S. Natarajan's name for conferment of Padmashri in recognition for distinguished service in the field of medicine.
  • It also houses the Aditya Jyot Eye Bank and Aditya Jyot Optometry Institute.
  • Consultants affiliated with Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital include S. Natarajan, cornea specialist Kavita Rao, Pandurang Kulkarni, Kruti Mody, Mihir Kothari, Ruvit Nikam and Anupam Deshpande. M. M. Sharma is a senior anesthesiologist at the institute; Radhika Srinivasan, also an anesthesiologist, is the CEO of Aditya Jyot Foundation of Twinkling Little Eyes.
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital has been visited by the former President of India A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, former Governor of Maharashtra S. M. Krishna and the chief minister of Maharashtra, Vilasrao Deshmukh.[3]

Education[edit]

  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital trains medical graduates in ophthalmology. It is a recognized institute for DNB Diplomate of National Board (DNB).[4]
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital also offers fellowships to Indian and foreign ophthalmic post graduates in Vitreoretinal surgery and anterior segment surgery.

Patient facilities[edit]

  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital is one of the first eye hospitals in Mumbai to offer LASIK to patients.[5]
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital is the only eye care hospital which is open 24 hours a day.
  • Botox or botulinium toxin treatment is also offered under the supervision of a trained oculoplastic surgeon.[6]
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital also runs charitable wings totally free of cost at different parts of Mumbai, namely Dharavi and Mahalakshmi.

Recent advances and achievements[edit]

  • With the help of Borderless World Foundation[7] and SMHS Hospital in Kashmir, Aditya Jyot and Dr Natarajan able to do more than 600 critical retina surgeries[8] in the recent 2016 Kashmir Unrest. Aditya Jyot taken this initiative after got a request from young social activist Adhik Kadam.[9] Hospital also treated Insha Malik.[10]
  • Aditya Jyot has a Pinterest account.[11]
  • S. Natarajan's interview was telecast on Jaya TV Kaalai Malar program on 20 May 2013 at 8:10 am IST.[12]
  • PadmaShri award to be conferred to S. Natarajan and will be telecast on YouTube page of Indian Doordarshan National Channel on 20 April at 11:30 am.
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital launched the latest fourth-generation optical coherence tomography (OCT) which will combine evaluation of retina, cornea and glaucoma in one.[13]
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital is the first hospital in Asia to introduce the retinal endoscope and the Preferential hyperacuity perimeter.[14]
  • S. Natarajan, chairman and Managing Director, was appointed the honorary ophthalmic surgeon to the Governor of Maharashtra.[15]
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital is one of the institutes in India which transplants stem cells grown in a culture medium in the lab into patients suffering from chemical burns and ocular diseases which need such stem cells.[16]
  • In February 2006, NCRM (Nichi-in Centre for Regenerative Medicine) signed a memorandum of understanding with Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital for a collaborative research on retinal stem cells in the presence of the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra, R. R. Patil and Hyosuke Yasui, the consul general of Japan.[17]

Positions held by the consultants[edit]

S. Natarajan,[18] chairman of AJEH, holds a wide variety of posts in various organisations, both within India and internationally currently, such as

  • President, Bombay Ophthalmologists Association[19]
  • President, Vitreo Retinal Society of India[20]
  • Vice president of Ocular Trauma Society of India[21]
  • Chairman, Academic Research Committee, All India Ophthalmological Society[22]
  • President, Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society[21]
  • Honorary Ophthalmic Surgeon to Governor of Maharashtra.[15]
  • Regional Managing Editor of EyeWorld Ophthalmology, the news magazine of the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (APACRS)[23]
  • Patron of the International Society of Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgeons (ISMSICS)[24]
  • Reviewer for the Indian Journal Of Ophthalmology[25]
  • Patron, National Society for Prevention of Blindness in India, Maharashtra Branch.[21]

Vandana Jain, cornea specialist is a

  • Reviewer for Ophthalmology - The American Academy of Ophthalmology flagship Journal.[Dr. Shome and Dr. Jain are reviewer for Ophthalmology][3]
  • Reviewer for Indian Journal of Ophthalmology.[26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Welcome To Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital-Best Eye Hospital In India-Leading Eye Care Center-24X7 Services". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  4. ^ "Welcome To Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital-Best Eye Hospital In India-Leading Eye Care Center-24X7 Services". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 29 March 2009. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  7. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/29/world/asia/pellet-guns-used-in-kashmir-protests-cause-dead-eyes-epidemic.html
  8. ^ http://www.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/kashmiri-girl-blinded-by-pellets-operated-upon-in-mumbai/story-A46J9tuI4XcBz782WbEkvI.html
  9. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/kashmir-teen-hit-by-pellet-undergoes-3-hour-complicated-eye-surgery-in-mumbai-3029983/
  10. ^ http://kashmirnewsobserver.com/DisplayNews.aspx?id=195
  11. ^ "Aditya Jyot". Pinterest. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  12. ^ Kaalai Malar Archived 20 September 2013 on Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ "LASIK: Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital launches 4th generation OCT machine (PharmaBiz)". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  15. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 24 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-18. 
  17. ^ ": : NCRM : : MoU with Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital for retinal stem cell research". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  18. ^ "Dengue News". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  19. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  20. ^ "VRSI - Vitreo Retina Society of India". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  21. ^ a b c http://www.moseye.org/KnowYourPresident.pdf[permanent dead link]
  22. ^ "All India Ophthalmological Society - India's Biggest Ophthalmic Organisation". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  23. ^ [APACRS : Asia Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons]"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  24. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  25. ^ "Indian Journal of Ophthalmology : Reviewers Team". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  26. ^ "Indian Journal of Ophthalmology : Reviewers Team". Retrieved 1 March 2016. 

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