Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital provides ayurvedic treatments mainly for Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Glaucoma and Degenerative myopia. These are the five primary target disease areas identified by the hospital. The Hospital also has a dedicated Ayurvedic Childrens Eye care department (with a standardized treatment, medicine and eye exercise protocol) within all its units.
The founder of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals is Dr P K Santhakumari M.D (Ay), Retired Professor of Kerala Government Ayurveda College Hospital. She has extensive expertise in Nethra Chikitsa (Ayurvedic Ophthalmology) of over 30 years in various Government Ayurveda College Hospitals of Kerala State. She is the recipient of the First "Best Ayurveda Doctor" Award conferred by Kerala State Government. Dr P K Santhakumari has been Conferred the "Legend Shalaki" award by TAS (The Association of Shalakis), which is the apex body of Ayurvedic Ophthalmologists in India. She has also been Conferred "Guru" Status by Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, Delhi under the Guru Shishya Parampara.
Medicines for Treatment at the hospital are manufactured by Matha Ayurveda Healthcare Private Limited (GMP Certified medicine manufacturing company of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals). The medicines are prepared exclusively for the Patients of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals only. Our medicines are only sold on prescription of a doctor of Matha Ayurveda Eye hospital and NOT AVAILABLE to outside Patients or Physicians/doctors.
Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals was founded in 2003,and currently operates two Inpatient hospitals - Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Moongode), and Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Kudappanakunnu) in Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala.
In addition to the two Inpatient hospitals, Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals operate a Specialised Ayurvedic Preventive Ophthalmology unit - Healthy Eyes at Trivandrum, Kerala. Those Eye diseases (conditions) that have not yet progressed into a complicated stage may be referred to this unit (depending on the present stage of the disease). This unit provides only O.P level treatments (without inpatient admission) and the main aim of such treatments is to prevent the progress of eye conditions into eye diseases by making the eyes healthy.
Outside Trivandrum (for the benefit of patients from Northern kerala), The hospital operates an O.P Unit in Calicut (Kozhikode), on second and fourth Fridays every month. Services of Senior Physician is available for Patients from Malabar Region on these days.
Outside kerala, The hospital also operates Matha Certified Centres in Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) and in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Services of Qualified Doctors, who are trained in the protocols and procedures of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital are available at Matha Certified Centres.
The hospital DOES NOT provide online / telephonic consultations. All queries relating to expected results, treatment duration, costs etc are answered only after the patient has undergone a complete consultation at the hospital.The Hospital also DOES NOT provide medical advise or medicines without diagnosing the present stage of the disease.