Sankara Eye Hospital was established in 1984 for the prevention, control treatment and relief of human disease. Since 1997, the hospital has been an exclusive eye care centre with a singular vision of providing high quality care to all segments of society, rich or poor.This hospital runs a charitable eye care programme for the poor under the name "Kannoli Vision Saver" project.
So far this hospital has performed 168,980 cataract surgeries. During 2010-11, 14188 and in 2011-12, 14781 cataract surgeries have been performed. This year in 2012-13, 11602 cataract surgeries were done.
The three-storied hospital has 140 beds, 12 independent bath attached rooms, four sophisticated operation theatres, highly trained and committed human resource including 10 senior specialists eye surgeons.