Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Foot Clinic

       This unit performs biothesiometry and doppler tests. Biothesiometry test checks the nerve sensation in the hands and the feet. Doppler test assesses the blood flow in arteries and veins and checks the blood pressure in both the limbs. Patients having Diabetic Neuropathy and Peripheral Vascular Disease will be imparted the necessary foot care education.

      Foot Clinic also provides information about special footwear for diabetics developed by us and manufactured by the Footwear Manufacturing Unit located in M.V. Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram. Patients requiring services of pedicurist are referred to the Pedicure Unit.

Monday, 7 May 2012

Department of Ophthalmology

The Ophthalmology unit has facilities for routine screening of patients for the early diagnosis of Diabetic Eye Disease (Retinopathy). This enables the patient to have prompt attention and prevents blindness.

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