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To those living abroad, it is always a matter of priority that their loved ones get the best treatment when they need and get that treatment close to home. Sankara Nethralaya has introduced the “Annual Complimentary Courtesy Master Eye Check-up” aimed at Indians abroad, who are concerned about the visual health of their near and dear relatives/friends living in or visiting India. These check ups are very useful in ensuring healthy eye care.

Annual Complimentary Courtesy Master Eye Check-up (ACCMEC) comes as a great convenience for Indians in the USA, whose parents, in-laws and other near and dear ones are living in or visiting India.

Once a donor sends in the name/s of the nominee under the above packages, the Patient Relation Officer at Sankara Nethralaya will get in touch with the nominee(s) to ascertain their convenience for a date for consultation, and fix an appointment for the consultation. Sankara Nethralaya will provide courtesy transport with escort for those in and around Chennai (within 30 kms). Nominees can also be parents, inlaws, and relatives living in the USA who visit India on a vacation and would like to undergo comprehensive eye examination at Sankara Nethralaya.

A person in the USA can pay USD 100 and nominate two individuals in India who will receive a comprehensive eye examination for that year only.

Sankara Nethralaya is a one-stop referral ophthalmic institution that provides quality eye care, comparable with the best in the world at Indian costs. It enjoys accreditation by the 'National Board of accreditation for health care providers', (NABH) the highest quality certification to this category in India. It has its main campus and 5 centers at Chennai of which one is an exclusive community hospital, two major facilities and one OP clinic at Kolkata, one at the Sri City Special Economic Zone (SEZ) at Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. It has over 106 eye care professionals examining around 2,400 patients and performing around 200 surgeries every day across its centers. It treats almost 50% of its out patients and performs 34% of surgeries totally cost free on an average ever year, this includes the large number of patients calling at its various centers, those screened at the outdoor eye screening camps and 'on the spot' cataract surgeries performed at its 'one of its kind in Asia' 'Mobile Eye Surgical Unit' (MESU).

For more information on ACCMEC or to avail the service, email to: with a copy to with your information and the details of the nominees.

Ms. B.Kavitha,
Department of Fundraising,
Sankara Nethralaya

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