Eye Hospital in Kerala


C-CARE From Caritas Hospital

Healthcare goes very personal with immense attention and care

The department of Ophthalmology provides both basic and specialized eye care services for patients. We have a team of trained and experienced consultants, capable of offering specialized treatment for a range of eye problems. The department also has state-of-the-art equipment and technical facilities to provide quality treatment. These include argon laser for treatment of diabetic eye diseases and computerized visual field analyzers for assessment of glaucoma. The consultants are also trained in optometry and they help in the prescription of glasses for both adults and children.

The department is equipped with a world class theatre facility and is specialized in painless, no-injection cataract surgery (phacoemulsification). The Department also specializes in adult and pediatric squint evaluation and surgery.The other specialized services provided by the Department include pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma diseases and treatment and diabetic retinopathy treatment.

Equipment & Facilities

General Ophthalmology

  • Goldman Applanation Tonometer
  • Ophthalmic examination units
  • Slit Lamp Biomicroscope
  • Autorefractometer (Canon)
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopes (Heine)


Cataract & IOL Implantation Services

  • Operating Microscope Carl Zeiss (Germany)
  • Sovereign phacoemulsification system with White Star (USA)
  • Biometry-Sonomed (USA) F
  • Fully automated surgical chair
  • Keratometer


Cataract surgery

  • Topical phacoemulsification (Painless cataract surgery without injection)
  • Toric intraocular lenses (Correcting astigmatism)
  • Multifocal intraocular lens (for distance or near vision)
  • Pediatric cataract surgery


Squint correction surgeries

  • Horizontal squint surgery
  • Vertical squint surgery
  • Pediatric squint surgery
  • Adult squint surgery

Complicated squint surgery

Our Dedicated Doctor's Team

Dr. Thomas Mathew
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Dr. Thomas Joseph
Consultant Ophthalmologist