Mulamootil Super Speciality Eye Hospital
Mulamoottil Eye Hospital, Kozencherry, Pathanamthitta (MEH) Kerala in South India is one of the most advanced eye hospitals in India, with a tradition in eye care since 1885. Mulamoottil Eye Hospital is the first to introduce Advanced Retinal Eye Scanning in India (Spectral OCT) and is a pioneer in Advanced Micro Cataract Surgery and Customized Cataract Surgery using Infinity Vision System with OZiL IP technology from Alcon, U.S.A. MEH offers precise surgeries for Cataract, Presbyopia, Myopia (short-sight), Diabetic Eye Disease etc. with shortest post-surgical recovery period. Patients undergoing the latest eye surgery for cataract at MEH can return to all normal activities within 24 hours.
We specialize in Cataract surgery, LASIK, Laser surgery & Vitrectomy using latest imported surgical equipment, at 35% of Indian and 15% of international rates.
At MEH, patients undergo minimal to complete absence of surgery related issues like prolonged rest periods, bleeding, pain, etc. Due to the blood-less nature of our advanced eye surgery, cardiac patients need not stop anti-coagulants (blood thinners).


Dr.Ashly Thomas Jacob.
M.B.B.S., MS, D.N.B, MRCOphth (London) FICO (Cambridge)
Medical Director & Chief Surgeon 

Dr. Ashley Thomas Jacob completed the MBBS degree with first class from Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. He obtained his Masters degree in Ophthalmology (MS) at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. Subsequently, he attained the DNB (Ophth) from the National Board of Examinations while still pursuing a fellowship in Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Diseases and Laser at the famous Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore.
He obtained the prestigious Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship in Advanced Cataract Micro Surgery at the world famous Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
Having completed specialized training in Cataract Microsurgery, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Diseases and Laser, he obtained a fellowship at the International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO) and proceeded for training in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the prestigious Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, England. He subsequently obtained a Membership at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists of London (MRCOphth). 
He is a member of The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London; the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons; the American Academy of Ophthalmology; and the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons.
He is trained in Immediate Life Support; the only ophthalmologist with this distinction.
He is a Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) of Rotary international.
Dr. Ashley Thomas Jacob is a direct descendant of the famous ayurvedic eye physician, Vaidyaratnam Sri Mulamoottil Mathen Mathai and resides at the ancestral house in Kozhencherry.
Dr. Liz Thomas.
MS, DNB, DR.COPHN..(London), FICO (Cambridge) is the Senior Consultant.
She specialized in Glaucoma surgery at the famous Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. She has undergone training in Pediatric Glaucoma Surgery and management of complicated Glaucoma at Moorefield's Eye Hospital, London. 

Other Doctors

Dr. Elizabeth Jaya Koshy
M.B.B.S., D.O.
Dr. Dona Susan John
Dr. Abel Manoj Abraham
M.B.B.S., D.O.
Dr. Mary Abraham
M.B.B.S., D.O.
Dr. Charlie Cherian
Consultant Anesthesiologist 
There are a number of facilities for patients and visitors at Mulamoottil Eye Hospital.
  • Cataract Services
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinic & Vitreo Retinal Services 
  • Glaucoma Services 
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology 
  • Community Services 
  • Cornea Services 
Operation Theatre Complex
The Complex Houses 2 ORS with stainless steel Paralled walls and ceiling to drastically reduce the change of bacterial colonization. Further , the flooring is it fiber glass and the air flow is laminar flow pattern with Micro & Hepa fitters providing a safe and sterile environment. 
Occupying 4600 sq m of floor area in six floors, Mulamoottil Eye Hospital is the largest eye hospital in Kerala, catering to over 9000 patients per month. It has an exclusive pediatric eye care clinic in 900 sq m of area and a state-of-the-art Operation Theatre complex. There is specialty eye clinics for Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, 
Refractive and Cornea services, Low Vision, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Eye Banking. Our eye clinics feature latest clinical and surgical equipment sourced form Japan, U.S.A. and Europe. We have a team of experienced, committed and internationally qualified doctors, backed by highly trained, friendly and caring paramedic staff. Besides regular air-conditioned in-patient facilities, Mulamoottil Eye Hospital provides accommodation for international patients under its medical / health travel schemes. They are provided A/C rooms with TV / DVD, refrigerator, coffee-maker, telephone, in-room dining and most modern amenities.
The Finest Eye Care in India 
  • Friendly and personalized attention from our staff 
  • Highly Qualified Doctors 
  • Imported machinery and equipment sourced from the best manufacturers in USA, Europe & Japan 
  • Medicines procured from reputed and trustworthy multinational companies
  • Commitment to usage of disposable surgical instruments wherever required as per standards of the American Academy of Ophthalmology 
    Treatment protocols in line with the guidelines issued by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London & American Academy of Ophthalmology, USA 
  • Excellent nursing care 
  • Extremely clean surroundings thus preventing any opportunistic infections
  • MEH will undertake to continuously monitor the protocols and procedures practiced here and will make appropriate upgrades as necessary 
  • MEH will constantly measure patient satisfaction and therapeutic indicators and commit ourselves to constant improvements in patient care, staff training, equipment, etc. 
  • MEH is committed to help you as fast as possible, as safely as possible and as effectively as possible.
Pediatric Ophthalmology
The hospital has a vision to provide comprehensive eye care to children employing all the time tested and lasted diagnostic and therapentic options.
We believe this center is only one of the few eye care providers in the country with a division devoted to pediatric ophthalmology.
  • Neonatal Screening
  • Rop Assesment / Management
  • Pre-School Check Ups
  • Ortroptic Assesment
  • Synapto Phone
  • Low Vision Aids
  • Color Vision Screening
Diabetic Retinopathy Clinic & Vitreo Retinal Services
The hospital is fully equipped and the most modern diagnostic & treatment facilities are available.
Topcon TRC TO EX fundus camera and Angiography system is available for Fundus Flourescein Angiography.
The hospital has a policy of performing angiographically guided laser therapy. 
3-Diamentional B-Scan from OTI technologies, Canada is available for Retina & Orbit evaluation.
On 532 am green diode laser is the only 2000mn laser in Kerala. It can be used for Vitreo-Retinal surgical producers. 

Glaucoma Services
The hospital is equipped with Octopus 311 perimeter capable of short wave automated perimetry (SWAP) which is the sold standard for early diagnosis and risk analysis of Glaucoma.
Arson LaserTrabecalo Plasty, the laser treatment for Glaucoma and Nd:YAG laser Iridotomy are available. Pediatric Glaucoma diagnosis , management and after cave inclusive of visual rehabilitation are offered.

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