The vitreo-retinal department of M M Joshi Eye Institute is one of the oldest in the state catering to the needs of retinal patients since the early 80’s. Headed by Dr. A. S. Guruprasad the first retina specialist in the region it is equipped with all the latest diagnostic and surgical equipment. Fundus photography, Fluoresce in Angiography, ICG Angiography, SD OCT, B-Scan Ultrasonography, UBM, Video Indirect Ophthalmoscopy and VEP for Diagnosis and PASCAL laser and Green Diode Laser for retinal treatment are some of the equipment in the department.
Is well equipped with two Alcon constellation and two Accurus Vitrectomy equipments Zeiss and luxer micropse with BIOCON, Alcon Pure Point and Red Diode laser system
The department also conducts a long term fellowship program in the subspecialty and has six post M.S. residents at any given time. This fellowship is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.