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Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya
The Rural Mobile Teleopthalmology Camp involves the following activities
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 awareness programs
Follow up on the effect of the program
Following will be the 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 all 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 about sight threatening eye disorders and prevention of such diseases by awareness programs.
To conduct a teachers training programs.