Minto Eye Hospital

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Minto Eye Hospital
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Location Chamrajpet, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Coordinates 12°57′42.93″N 77°34′18.84″E / 12.9619250°N 77.5719000°E / 12.9619250; 77.5719000Coordinates: 12°57′42.93″N 77°34′18.84″E / 12.9619250°N 77.5719000°E / 12.9619250; 77.5719000
Funding Government hospital
Hospital type Specialist/Teaching
Affiliated university Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
Beds 300
Founded 1913
Lists Hospitals in India

Minto Eye Hospital is government-run speciality hospital in Bangalore treating diseases of the eye. Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, (a.k.a. Minto Regional Institute of Ophthalmology), was established in 1913, making it one of the oldest specialty eye hospitals in the world. It is affiliated to the Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, and is an institution of national importance.[1][citation needed]

It is a 300 bedded, tertiary ophthalmic hospital.It includes an Eye Bank, Glaucoma clinic, Squint clinic and a Vitreo-retinal centre.

Hundreds of ophthalmologists have been trained at this institute since its inception. A tertiary referral centre, Minto Hospitals offers its services at subsidized rates to the poor and needy of Karnataka and its neighbouring states.[citation needed][1]


  1. ^ "Eye' for ingenious". Retrieved 31 August 2017. 

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