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Minto Eye Hospital

 

Minto Eye Hospital

Minto Eye Hospital
Geography
Location Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Coordinates
Organisation
Funding Government hospital
Hospital type Specialist
Affiliated university Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
Services
Speciality Ophthalmology
History
Founded 1903
Links
Website Official Website
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 1903, 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.

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.

References

Other sources

  • Clinical phenotype and linkage analysis of the congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles in an Indian family
  • A RARE CASE OF PROPTOSIS IN A NEW-BORN CHILD. Br J Ophthalmol. 1927 Feb;11(2):79
  • Childhood blindness in a rural population of southern India: prevalence and etiology - Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2008 May-Jun;15(3):176-82

External links

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