At Sreedhareeyam, we strive to maintain and cultivate the hospital into a shrine of hope for hundreds of people who seeks cure from their various and mysterious ailments. Fortunately, due to our long history of successes, we have an astounding number of patients coming in daily from the length and breadth of the country, seeking cure, Dr. Namboodiri says. "In the field of the treatment of eye diseases, we desire to rank ourselves from an international perspective. The history of the miraculous cures at Sreedhareeyam and our eminent panel of doctors proclaim our supremacy in this field. With all our expertise and resources, we foresee a wider dimension for our services to the society in the future," the physician says with a sense of pride and hope. In the wake of the prevailing situation, Sreedhareeyam, according to Dr. Namboothiri, "aspires for a wider participation on a large scale in the battle to annihilate darkness of human eye from the face of earth."
Apart from offering treatments to the ailing public, the hospital is also a home-away-from-home for those who desire a retreat from the stress filled life and its hassles. All types of ayurvedic treatments are offered at the hospital, including Full Body Massage, Pizhichil, Dhara, Njavarakizhi, and Steam kizhi, which are administrated scientifically, taking into account the finest details of precision. Other ayurvedic procedures like Nasyam, Swedam, Dhara, and Tharpanam are safely administered by duly trained staff, who are friendly and very helpful to patients, who often do not speak the local language, Malayalam.
All the treatments offered here are unique in the sense that the medicines used for all these treatments are produced at the Manufacturing Unit of the hospital. "The ingredients of the medicine as well as the treatment procedures are all according to those parchments ('thaliyolas') and ancient books ('grandhas'), which counts among the traditional and precious assets owned by the Mana," Dr. Narayanan Namboothiri, the young and dynamic physician, who heads the research unit of the hospital, says. The research centre is studying several manuscripts on ayurveda, found all over the State and putting them in order. Medicines are grown in the Koothattukulam campus, where the ancestral home of the vaidyas. Medicines are also manufactured here under the supervision of Narayanan Namboothiri, the Chief Medical Officer of the hospital. Set amidst 40 serene, lush green acres in the village of Koothattukulam in Kerala, some 45 minutes from Cochin, the 250-bedded Sreedhareeyam Hospital has a full-fledged team of doctors and nursing staff, as well as a diet-regulated, vegetarian Ayurvedic kitchen. Major areas of interest include diabeticretnopathy, age related Macular Degeneration, glaucoma, Steven Johns syndrome Iritis , Uvieties, RP and many other eye disorders. The hospital has been extremely successful in treating patients considered to be untreatable by other systems of medicine.