Partner with us for Clinical Trials

Vasan Eye Care - A Division of Vasan Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. is one of the fastest growing Eye Care service providers in the World. In keeping with Vasan's vision and mission, in December 2010 clinical research units have been commissioned at our centres in Salem, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin and Mangalore, Mysore and Hyderabad. The units will serve to collect, maintain and analyse the large volume of data generated, with the aim of designing prospective clinical research of importance to the society.

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Our Clinical Research Infrastructure includes:

  • A large patient pool of an average patient load of 300-450 patients per day at each of our centers mentioned above.
  • GCP trained investigators and co-ordinators at all the sites who work in a co-ordinated manner to provide the best possible outcome with rapid turnaround time for recruitment.
  • An Independent Central Ethics Committee constituted as per ICH GCP and Schedule Y guidelines.
  • Exclusive space for storage of IPs, clinical trial documents, biological samples.
  • Well documented and stringent SOPs to govern all clinical research activities.
  • All investigator centers equipped with communication facilities like internet access, fax, computers & power backups.
  • EDC capability.
  • Basic laboratory facilities necessary for conduct of clinical research.
  • All therapeutic services provided are on day care basis.

Vasan Eye Care has over 40 ophthalmologists in seven centres across South India who has expressed their willingness to participate and recruit patients for clinical research.

Our Clinical research Unit (CRU) offers investigators the support they need to conduct clinical research - specially trained nurses, technical and support staff, and procedural and laboratory services. CRU staffs are trained to carry out research protocols with an emphasis on patient safety and research quality.

Lotus Clinical Research Academy (LCRA) established in 2007 has partnered with Vasan Eye Group in setting up the clinical research units for VECH. LCRA has been involved and undertaken the activities of training the investigators, Clinical Research Coordinators and the Ethics Committee members, development and finalization of the SOPs and infrastructural requirements for clinical research conduct.

  • Our capabilities include the conduct device and drug trials (phase I-IV) trials in compliance with protocol, SOPs & regulatory guidelines.

We look forward to working with you to help your organisation achieve your goals - with speed, safety and quality. For further information, please contact

Dr.Shobha Kini,
Regional Medical Director and VP - Clinical Research, - 60/8, Advaida Ashram Road, Opp. New Bus stand, Salem - 636 004. Phone: 0427 3989050. Email: