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Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya
 
 
   

Objectives of the project
  • To provide high quality Eye care (International standards).
  • To provide comprehensive Eye care at the door steps for the rural poor, for all ocular disorders.
  • To ensure that all school children are screened for refractive errors.
  • To ensure that the spectacles are provided to at affordable cost.
  • To ensure Diabetics patients are screened for diabetic retinopathy.
  • To ensure cataract patients and other surgical patients undergo surgery at main hospital and they will be provided medicines. Transport, accommodation, food and spectacles free of cost.
  • To educate the public on sight threatening eye disorders and prevention of such diseases by awareness programs.
  • To conduct ‘Teachers Training’ programs for schools.
The Rural Mobile Teleophthalmology Camp involves the following activities
  • Planning and getting permission for camps from Government authorities
  • Conducting eye camps
  • Ophthalmologist treats the patients via teleconsultations and patients requiring surgery are brought to the main hospital.
  • Providing low cost spectacles to the rural population.
  • Conducting eye awareness programs.