Aligarh: The Pro Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Brigadier S. Ahmad Ali inaugurated the Laser and Whole Body Puva Chambers for Cosmolaser Therapy and Phototherapy at the Skin OPD of J. N. Medical College Hospital under the management of Department of Dermatology, Aligarh Muslim University.
Brigadier Ali said expressed happiness over starting the laser therapy at the Department of Dermatology for maximum level of cure to the patients. Brigadier Ali said that the next target of University admission is to start a Cathlab at the Centre of Cardiology where patients will get facility of angiography and angioplasty etc. He also assured that PG Courses will be started soon not only in the Department of Dermatology but also in other Departments. Pro Vice Chancellor said that he wanted to see this college get a place in the topmost medical colleges of India.
Prof. M. Ashraf Malik, Principal and Chief Medical Superintendent of the College said that the establishment of laser and whole body Puva chamber at the Hospital is another feather in the cap of this college. He said that with the addition, the college had become first in Western UP where laser therapy facility was available.
Prof. MH Beg, Dean, Faculty of Medicine said it was a big day in the history of Faculty of Medicine. He said that the facility would benefit not only the patients but also help in the training of students. He said that the toppers of the medical college were attracted to MD Dermatology.
Dr. Syed Suhail Amin, Chairman of the Department said that the Department came into existence in 1992 after the bifurcation of Department of Medicine and achieved a distinguished place for it in due course of time. He said that the department had been providing cure to a large number of patients, most of whom came with the complaints of pimples, unwanted hair growths, spots on face etc. He said that these problems would be cured with the help of laser techniques and these developments will provide an extended medical facility to the patients suffering from a large variety of skin problems.
Dr. Suhail Amin said that India had the largest number of patients of Leukoderma and the patients of Psoriases were also growing fast. He said that the laser therapy has made it possible to cure the chronic diseases like Psoriases and Eczema in a short span of time. He said that now the patients would not have to go to large cities for their skin problems.
Prof. Mohd. Tehsin proposed a vote of thanks while Dr. Urfi conducted the programme. On this occasion, a large number of faculty members were present.