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Eye camp at Joka

Eye camp at Joka

Sankara Nethralaya-Kolkata, in association with Century Ply Ltd, organized a teleophthalmology eye camp at Century Ply School Joka, West Bengal from August 6-8, 2010.  A team consisting of a doctor, optometrist and seven interns examined about 800 patients. Seventy-eight patients were referred for cataract surgery and were brought to Sankara Nethralaya-Kolkata where a free-of-cost cataract surgery was performed.

Around 550 spectacles were distributed free-of-cost for those with refractive errors.   Sankara Nethralaya-Kolkata Advisory Committee Members Shri. Bhagwati Prasad Jalan, Shri. Sajan Bajanka and Executive Directors of Century Ply Ltd visited the camp.

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