More than 163000+ cataract surgeries with phacoemulsification have been performed till date and more than 740000 patients have been treated as outpatients.
After the foundation stone was laid way back in the year 1992, this hospital has been functional since 1995. It started as Shantaben Vishnubhai Patel Eye Hospital with the motto of “Sight First”. This is a unit of Lions Club of Karnavati Foundation with LCIF fund.
We have Pyramid system of service delivery with Lions Karnavati Shantaben Vishnubhai Patel Eye Hospital as apex with super specialty full time cataract surgeons and visiting ophthalmologists in retina, cornea, squint and occuloplasty. There are 2 satellite centers- at Bhabhar and at Palanpur and 8 peripheral vision centers in different locations of Ahmedabad to provide basic eye care at the door step of patients. We also conduct around 100 outreach camps per year in surrounding rural areas.