A well equipped ophthalmology department is functioning in Al Shifa hospital. Al shifa hospital introduced the state of the art method of cataract removal using a phacoemulsifier for the first time in northern kerala. The department has facilities for managing all types of complicated Cataracts and paediatric cataracts. Phacoemulsification with Foldable IOL implantation is performed routinely at Al Shifa.
Retinal laser Photocoagulation is the standard treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy. Retinal laser photocoagulation is routinely performed in the department of ophthalmology.
Also the department offers excellent services in the field of Low-vision care and various ailment