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Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital
striving to Restore Best Vision
and
Sparkles Smiles in Millions of Families !!!.

Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital (SFEH) , Registered No. 150/1997, Super Speciality, registered by Government of Andhra Pradesh. This institution has full-fledged super-specialty clinics including, Retina and Vitreous, Cornea, Glaucoma, IOL, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-ophthalmology, Uvea and Orbit and Oculoplasty, manned by highly-qualified 18 specialists with combined experience of over 228 years and has an experience of treating over 19,14,027 as out-patients and performed over 2,78,472 eye surgeries as in-patients from 2ndJune 1997 to 31st March.2018. This was inaugurated in the year 1997. It is operated by Sankar Foundation (SF), a Public Charitable Trust, bearing Registered No. 9485/84, is a renowned NGO. It serves the population in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam and East Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh and bordering districts of Odissa.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has recognized Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital as the Best Social Organization in the year 2002. The Government of Andhra Pradesh has alienated 2 acres of Land for this Foundation at the foothills of Simhachalam. This Foundation has constructed the state-of-the-art modern eye hospital with one lakh Square feet., on this land.

Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital (SFEH) has fully equipped with all major equipment ( Bio Medical Equipment ) viz.
Out Patients Department Equipment : Sirius Topography, FFA, ERG, OCT(Nidek), Green Laser, UBM(UV Max), B Scan(Nidek), Non Mydriatic Fundus Camera(Topcon NW 300), Yag Laser(Visu Yag 2+), Yag Laser(Visu Yag 3), AL Scan, A Scan(Sonomed), HFA (740i) with Printer.
Operation Theatre Equipment : UV-X (C3R) Machine, Boyles Apparatus(L&T)$Halothane Machine, Flash Steriliser(Hanshin-HS 1321), OMS(Zeiss Lumera T) with Camera, Phaco Machine, Phaco Machine, OMS(Moller Wedal) with Camera, Vitrectomy machine, Vitrectomy machine, OMS(Moller Wedal) with Camera, Red Laser, OMS(Zeiss 1FR with S7 Stand), Microsope OMS 90, OMS(Zeiss-Visu 140 with S7 stand).
Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) Equipment : Sterilizer(Horizontal)-1, Sterilizer(Horizontal)-NEW, ETO Machine, Ultrasonic Cleaners. And a modern Operation Theatre Complex.

The National Board of Examination (NBE an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India), has recognized SFEH for DNB (Doctorate of Medicine), Postgraduate training / Fellowship Programme in Ophthalmology Sub-Specialties of SICS, Phaco, Vitreo Retina, Orbit & Occuloplasty, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Glaucoma & Anterior Segment etc and Diploma Course for Ophthalmic Assistants / Technicians and also for providing training for International fellows.

SFEH has been dynamically striving for advocating by bringing Public and Private, the Central Government and State Government, National and International institutions for the prevention of blindness and providing of Ophthalmology Super Speciality Treatment since the year 1997.

SFEH hosts 15 ophthalmologists specialised in various sub-specialities in eye care services ( Vitreo-Retina, Cornea, Refractive Surgery, Glaucoma, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Orbit and Occuloplasty, General Ophthalmology , and Cataract) with combined experience of over 228 years and performed 2.8 lakhs eye surgeries as on 31 March. 2018.