FREE EYE CAMP FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Appayya Dikshita Foundation [ADF] Kottivakkam in association with MN EYE Hospital, MG Road, Sasthri Nagar, Adyar Conducted Free Eye Camp for senior citizens living in the old age homes on ECR & OMR recently.
Over 200 and more senior citizens living in the old age homes and in the neighborhood areas in Palavakkam Sholinganallur and Utthandi, were screened for their eye disorders. 42 persons underwent Cataract surgeries at free cost. Around 75 No’s of glasses were disbursed for inmates in the old age homes and to the other senior citizens living in the neighborhood.
Local peoples suffering from the ailments of Diabetic Retinopathy, Glaucoma and Macular problems had been examined and referred to hospitals for further examination and treatment. Dr. S.Shandeep Kumar and Dr. Utkarsh Deshmukh headed the eye camp along with 15 optometrists.
Persons interested to have similar free eye camp in their areas may please contact co-ordinator S.Srinivasan@9791019450 for more details.