Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital in collaboration with Dr. L.K. Gandhi Dental and Medical Education Trust inaugurated the Dr. L.K. Gandhi-Shroff Eye Institute at IDST Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh to carry forward its mission to make a lasting impact on the eradication of blindness and deliver eye care services to the unreached population.
The new centre will provide full-fledged outpatient services in its first phase of its launch and soon will start providing eye surgeries as well through its state-of-the-art IPD services. Dr. L. K. Gandhi-Shroff Eye Institute will deliver high quality, comprehensive eye care to the population of Modinagar and surrounding areas, irrespective of their ability to pay and has plans to provide sight restoring eye surgeries for more than 6000 patients annually in the initial phase. In the years to come the new Dr. L.K. Gandhi- Shroff Eye Institute plans to benefit about one lakh people annually.
Dr. Vikram Gandhi, Secretary, Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, said, “We are pleased to have the soft launch of the Dr. L.K. Gandhi- Shroff Eye Institute today with the start of the out-patient services. It’s a memorable day as we partner Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital. This collaboration has a mission to provide comprehensive eye care services with utmost compassion, quality and affordability to all living in and around Modinagar.
About Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital
Established in 1922, Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital (SCEH) is one of the oldest and largest eye care institutions in the country. Our commitment to extending quality eye care to underserved communities remains at the heart of our mission.
We have proudly conducted 3 million door-to-door vision screenings across 3000 villages, identifying individuals in need of care and bringing our services directly to their doorsteps. Additionally, we have provided essential primary eye care to nearly 250,000 patients through our primary care clinics in rural tehsils and the slums of Delhi, catering to those who lack access to adequate healthcare resources.
Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital (SCEH) currently has 79 Vision Centers that provide primary care in the districts and villages of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and semi-urban areas around Delhi. These are linked to Secondary Eye Care Centers (7), which are in turn linked to SCEH Tertiary Hospital in Delhi.
As we complete 100 years of service, we also acknowledge the urgency of the present and the potential of the future. Amidst our centennial celebrations, we embarked on an exciting journey towards SCEH 2.0 - our strategic plan designed to guide us into the next decade.
With a horizon set for the year 2030, SCEH 2.0 is not just a roadmap; it's a commitment to an even greater impact in society. Our strategic initiatives are carefully crafted to address the evolving needs of eye care and medical education, ensuring that our services continue to reach those who need them the most.
It is known globally not just for its comprehensive eye and ENT care but also for its impacting work among communities, research work and publications, as well as the education and training programs it runs to develop human resources for the prevention of blindness and providing training to eye care professionals from across the world.