Shalakya Tantra, a department in the Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU is actively pursuing the integration of wisdom of Ayurveda and recent medical researches in order to address the present and future medical needs in the fields of Ophthalmology, ENT & Head, and Oral Cavity & Dentistry. Previously, running as a section in the department of Shalaya Shalakya it was upgraded as an independent department in November 2006. It is located in Dhanwantri Bhawan, the main building of Faculty of Ayurveda. The hospital services, including clinical training to Ayurveda students, are provided in S S Hospital, BHU. Many activities of the Department are carried out with active collaboration of various other departments and units like Departments of Ophthalmology, ENT, Pathology etc.