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Sankara Nethralaya spearheads “Awareness rally during Eye Donation Fortnight”

Sankara Nethralaya, with its undaunting spirit has consistently championed the noble cause of eye donation with numerous efforts to enhance the volume of eye donations, to bridge the wide gap between availability and need for cornea in transplant procedures by spreading awareness on eye donation.
Since its inception, the CU Shah Eye Bank has been involved [...]

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Among the almost 15 million blind in India, about 6.8 million suffer from corneal blindness. If left unchecked, the number of corneally blind in the country is expected to rise to 10.6 million by 2020, unless we act now. In India, we need 1 lakh corneas per year but we collect only around 25,000. Eye [...]