Introduction



Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre (BCEIRC)

Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre (BCEIRC) houses modern and technologically advanced, top end facilities for diagnosis, treatment and care of the eyes.

No matter how far technology advances in the field of medicine, it needs people to support it, with skill and warmth of the 'human touch'.

BCEIRC’s doctors and its entire team is especially oriented to marking the patient the primary focus in an essentially patient friendly milieu.

Located at the heart of South Mumbai, Bombay City Eye Institute and Research Centre [BCEIRC] was started by Dr. Kulin Kothari, the renowned ophthalmic surgeon with 33 years of dedicated practice behind him, the Chairman & Medical Director of BCEIRC.

BCEIRC is a state-of-art centre providing personalized, high quality eye care, serving across all super specialties in eye care. With high-end surgical theatres at par with international standards BCEIRC is the finest eye speciality institute in the city with a team of highly qualified, professional, dedicated doctors and equipped with cutting edge technology. BCEIRC endeavours to reach out all section of our society.

Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre (BCEIRC)

  • Is the most comprehensive eye care institute in Western India and amongst the very few in India.
  • Is staffed by super specialists in every field of ophthalmology.
  • Is fully equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic and surgical equipment imported from the world's leading manufacturers.
  • Renders eye care services that are in keeping with the highest international norms, practices and standards.
  • Is a Centre of repute for training eye surgeons. Academic activities for the medical and paramedical staff are a regular part of the Continuing Medical Education Programme.
  • Is authorized by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi to run 3-year post-graduate programmes, leading to the degree of DNB (Diplomat of National Board) in Ophthalmology.
  • Ex- examiner for MS (Master of Surgery) in Ophthalmology, University of Seychelles American Institute of Medicine.
  • Has received ISO 9001:2000 Certification for Quality Management.
  • Has, over the last 30 years, successfully operated more than hundred thousand patients. Patients include well known, prominent names from Mumbai and across the country and eminent eye surgeons themselves … And this continues.
  • Has treated patients from more than 38 countries.
  • Is widely perceived by the ophthalmic fraternity as a Centre of excellence with ethical management practices.
  • Carrying out extensive charitable work for the less privileged rural masses of India through its not-for-profit affiliate, VISION FOUNDATION OF INDIA.

Vision Foundation of India (VFI)

  • Is a not-for-profit, charitable organisation, functioning since 1993.
  • Offers world-class, eye care services to the poorest of the poor of our society, at highly subsidized rates or whenever necessary, completely free of charge.
  • is currently doing considerable charitable work:

    - through its affiliated Apex Centre in South Mumbai, Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre.
    - at VFI’s Primary Rural Eye Care Centre in Gavhan and Giravale villages (Raigad District), Shahpur and Manor villages (Thane District), Maharashtra State. (For any specialized consultations or surgery, patients from these Primary Centre are referred to the above-mentioned Apex Centre at BCEIRC. All treatment including to and fro transport is provided completely free of charge to patients from the Primary Centre).
    - by way of Eye Surgery Camps held in various parts of India.
    - by affiliating with various charitable eye organisations across the country.
    - by reaching out to remote areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat with its two fully equipped mobile vans.

  • Will endeavour to keep reaching out to the poor masses on an on-going basis, make a significant impact and help in arresting the growth of preventable blindness in our country by 2020.
  • Dr. Kulin Kothari and his team has carried out about 60,000 charitable surgeries. Now the target is to perform 15,000 surgeries every year.