Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya is a well-known hospital among the Northeastern people of India, which is situated in Guwahati. It is the hi- tech eye care center in Northeast with advanced Ophthalmology facility. Most of the underprivileged villagers of this region suffer from blindness. This extremely large backlog of cataract can have a negative impact on the economy. As this disease was curable, Sankaracharyas of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, Kanchipuram had established this eye hospital with modern facilities to cure the blind villagers of Northeast. It was a godlike blessing of their Holiness to serve the people. A few like-minded and great thinking doctors contributed in forming the base of Nethralaya selflessly. Basically, this hospital was founded by the charitable funds where a dedicated medical team had contributed whole heartedly.
This Hospital always tries to meet the ethical and legal standards while giving the proper treatment of the patients. Apparently, many organizations including government of Assam, government of India and Philanthropic organizations lender their hands to make it large and extended. Their aim was simply giving relief to the sufferer.
Many specialized doctors work for Nethralaya dedicatedly. These consultants attend various conferences both National and International to enrich their knowledge. Patients can get compressive eye test done with state-of-the-art equipment, PTD laser, Lasik laser, Eye bank and laser treatment facility from here. This hospital is capable of doing Retina Surgery, along with giving treatment of the infective diseases of eye. Training and evaluating programmes are arranged for ophthalmologist by the authority on a regular basis to make them more familiar with the diseases and the treatment.
Some Critical OPD procedures like- Fluoresce in Angiography, Orthotic Exercise, Perimetry, YAG Laser, Argon Laser, Ultrasonography A Scan + B Scan, ECG, Lab Services and so many eye related treatment are available in Nethralaya. People can avail 24/7 emegency service if the need arouse.