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Chennai Mayor opens Dr Agarwal’s Eye  Hospital at Porur with OCT Angiography facility

Chennai Mayor opens Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital at Porur with OCT Angiography facility

Chennai Corporation Mayor R.Priya inaugurated Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Porur and launched an advanced noninvasive retinal imaging technology, known as AngioPlex OCT Angiography (OCTA), at the hospital. As part of the inaugural celebration, the new hospital will offer free consultations to patients till January 31, 2023. 

Mr. Karambakkam K. Ganapathy, MLA, Maduravoyal, participated in the event as guest of honour. Dr. Athiya Agarwal, Director, Dr. Agarwal’s Group of Eye Hospitals, and Dr. Kaladevi Sathish, Zonal Head - Clinical Services, Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Porur, were also present.

Retinal and choroidal vascular networks

According to a press release from the organization, the hospital is among a few in the city to have OCTA, a noninvasive and advanced imaging technique that produces high-resolution, 3D angiograms of the retinal and choroidal vascular networks, for effective detection of diseases and abnormalities.

OCTA eliminates the usage of dyes in diagnosing eye diseases and thus eliminates the risk of ocular allergic reactions and is safe especially among the patients of cardiovascular and kidney diseases, uncontrollable diabetes, uncontrollable BP, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and others