Sankara Nethralaya Glaucoma project is a population-based study designed with a view to identify families with strong family history of Glaucoma & correspondingly screen the gene causing Glaucoma. This will help in understanding the pathology of the disease. To know more about this project visit http://www.sankaranethralaya.org/re_glaucoma.htm. As a part of this project, Glaucoma awareness programme & free glass distribution was conducted at Kandoor village on 25th October 2007.
This was organized by Mr. V Madhanraj. Dr L Vijaya, Director-Glaucoma & Dr Ronnie George, consultant, presided over the function. Over 300 people from this village participated & benefited from this programme. 75 prescription glasses were distributed free of cost.
The local leaders and others of the village expressed their heart felt gratitude to Sankara Nethralaya for its great help. They thanked Sankara Nethralaya for its commitment and concern towards the society.