Welcome to Vittala International Institute of Ophthalmology (VIIO)


The institute is a Centre for Excellence in Glaucoma services. It provides comprehensive diagnostic facilities including applanation tonometry, pachymetry, gonisocopy with standard 4 mirror, tonopen and visualization of the optic nerve head with specialized fundus lenses, and optic disc photography. Advanced optic nerve head and retinal nerve fibre layer imaging are available for tracking the optic nerve head and nerve fibre layer,Glaucoma and helps in monitoring the same with Glaucoma Progression Analysis software. FansworthMunsel Colour saturation test for assessing colour blindness is also available. Ultrasound biomicroscopy is available for evaluation of angle closure glaucoma, cyclodialysis clefts and assessing the bleb. Laser treatment modalities including Nd YAG Laser for iridotomies, and diode laser for trabeculoplasty are available. Surgical management of all types of glaucomas including trabeculectomy with or without antimetabolites, non penetrating surgeries like deep Sclerectomy , trabeculotomy, and surgeries for advanced glaucomas including Ahmed Glaucoma Implantantation, and Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation are available. Specialised Phaco- cataract surgeries in eyes with previous glaucoma surgeries, pseudoexfoliation, and non dilating pupils, and in special conditions like nanophthalmos are done in addition to standard combined cataract and glaucoma surgical procedures.The service has extensive experience and offers surgical management of glaucoma in new born, infants and children.

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