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Centre for Sight partners with Mirchia’s laser eye centre to expand its network

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Centre for Sight, India’s leading network of eye hospitals has mapped an aggressive growth path to become the largest player, in the ever growing vision care segment.
Chandigarh based Mirchia’s Laser Eye Centre, the oldest eye-care centre in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh region is now a unit of Centre for Sight, group of eye hospitals. The partnership expands the footprint of Centre for Sight in this area from two centres to 7 centres. Now, the total number of Centre for Sight super-specialty eye hospitals goes up to 40 across India bringing world class affordable eye care at your door step.
Since its inception in 1996 Centre for Sight, promoted by renowned ophthalmologist Dr. Mahipal Singh Sachdev, a Padamshree awardee has been on an aggressive growth path.

Dr Mahipal Singh Sachdev, Chairman & Medical Director, Centre for Sight said, “There exists a gap in the eye care service standards in the metro and the non-metro areas. Through our network of super specialized eye hospitals, we are committed to bridge the divide, which is achieved with a mix of green field ventures, brown field mergers and acquisitions and departments in hospitals. Our partners are like-minded people with patient-centric values who are leading players in their geography and share our enthusiasm for growth and excellence. ”
Speaking on the expansion plan, Dr. Sachdev informed, “In the next three years, Centre for Sight will open 15 new centres in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.”
The innovative Femtosecond Laser technology allows for the creation of corneal incisions and capsulorrhexis with computer guided Laser controlled precision. The laser also fragments the cataract into tiny pieces which can then be safely removed by the surgeon. The critical high resolution eye image mapping and measurements that are used to plan and perform the surgery to exact specifications are not attainable with traditional surgery. With the use of femtosecond laser, each aspect of cataract surgery is automatically programmed and monitored by the computer, highlighted Dr. Mirchia.

All in all, the presence of such state-of-the-art, cutting edge technology like Femtosecond Laser Technology at Chandigarh makes it accessible to people living in the adjoining areas for cataract surgery.

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