About Matha Ayurvedic Hospital

For us, ayurveda is a way of life. and an essential part of our culture. Our experienced doctors blend ayurveda treatments with nutrition, individual guidance, and diet.

Our Story

Matha is an ayurvedic eye hospital at Trivandrum (Kerala) started in 2003. It is a small ayurvedic hospital with a single specialty – eye treatment. Matha is a family-owned organization, having a legacy of 3 generations in ayurveda. Matha is NOT a resort, NOT a wellness centre, and NOT a spa. It is a hospital that offers only authentic ayurvedic eye treatment. Matha has two inpatient hospitals in Trivandrum. One of them is NABH accredited.

Matha also operates a GMP certified Vaidyasala (ayurvedic medicine manufacturing unit). This vaidya sala prepares all medicines for patients of Matha. Their production process adheres to age-old methods detailed in traditional texts of Ayurvedic science. These medicines are handmade under the watchful eyes of expert doctors. They prepare medicines only in small batch size to ensure quality. Many of raw herbs used in medicines come from their own medicinal plantation. Matha prepares more than 400 classical ayurvedic medicines for their patients. Their medicines are NOT sold in the open market.

Patients cannot expect any leisure, entertainment or tourism activities during their treatment. The entire focus is only on treatment. Matha is NOT a research organization. Patients get only proven medicines and treatments.


The founder of Matha is Dr P K Santhakumari. She was the recipient of first Best ayurvedic doctor award from Govt of Kerala. She has also authored a textbook of ophthalmology in Ayurveda. This is a CCIM approved syllabus textbook for BAMS students. Before starting Matha, Dr Santhakumari was Professor in Govt Ayurveda College, Kerala. She retired with an experience of 30 years in Dept of Ayurvedic Ophthalmology. She is advisor and faculty member in various Indian universities on the subject. She is the daughter of P T Kunjan Vydiar, who was a famous Ayurvedic Physician in the district of Thrissur. Kunjan Vydiar had started his ayurvedic pharmacy in the year 1935.

Matha has a well-defined focus area in ayurvedic ophthalmology. The hospital does NOT claim to treat all eye diseases or clinical stages. They have identified 11 core areas where ayurveda can provide good results. These are diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, glaucoma, and myopia. Dry eyes, uveitis, keratoconus, macular edema, blepharospasm, and CSR are also included. The hospital is also a reputed ayurvedic referral hospital for these eye problems. The hospital has only non-surgical management for these diseases. The treatment duration for these diseases varies from 7 to 25 days. The duration depends on the clinical stage of the disease. The hospital practices more than 80 scientific ayurvedic treatment procedures for eye problems. Patients from 85 different countries come to his hospital for treatment.

NABH Accredited

First NABH Accredited hospital in Trivandrum as well as Entire South Kerala

12000+ Satisfied Patients

Experience the best ayurveda wellness experience in Kerala

GMP Certified Manufacturing Unit

Prepare herbal medications in our own GMP certified manufacturing unit

  • Matha is an ayurvedic hospital. It is NOT a resort, and NOT a spa.
  • Matha is a Small Hospital
  • Patients and their treatment are our first Priority. All other Factors are secondary to us.
  • Please Do Not expect any Luxury either in Facilities of Services
  • Patients need to be prepared and Bystanders need to adjust with diet and other restrictions during the treatment.
  • We do not entertain to the needs of By-standers or Visitors.
  • Price rise in raw materials and other components are beyond our control. They will influence the cost of treatment.
  • Please Do not expect any additional consideration on the basis of nationality, religion, caste, social status, political background, or tips given. All patients are equal to us.
  • Water/Electricity conservation and proper waste management are an integral part of this hospital culture. All inmates are required to follow them.
  • Patient feedback and patient suggestions are very important to us.

Kindly clarify all your queries / Concerns / and treatment costs before getting admitted.


Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital & Panchakarma Centre

Near Civil Station, Jayaprakash Ln, Kudappanakunnu, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695043

Reception: 04712731352

Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital & Panchakarma Centre

Eye Hospital Road (Moongode - Meppukada Road), Moongode P O Near, Thachottukavu, Kerala 695573

Reception: 9562997799



+91-9847195533  (9.00 am to 6.00 pm)

OP Timings

9.00 am - 5.00 pm (appointment only)

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