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Walk for Vision 2012

The string of events and measures to popularize eye donation and educate the general public on the need for eye donation, organized by the CU Shah Eye Bank, Sankara Nethralaya  from August 25th culminated as a grand finale on Saturday, 8th of September 2012, observed nationwide as ‘Eye donation Day’, with a “Walk for Vision [...]

Rally aims at spreading the word on eye donation

Students of Smt. Devkunwar Nanalal Bhatt Vaishnav College for Women, Chromepet, took part in a rally to create awareness on the importance of eye donation on Monday.
The rally was flagged off by G. Rani, College Principal. Several hundred students took part in the rally through some of the important streets and residential areas of Chromepet.
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National Eye donation fortnight sees fresh impetus in eye donation drive

National Eye Donation Fortnight (August 25th to September 8th) was observed in right earnest by the CU Shah eye bank. A multi-pronged approach was adopted to reach out the critical message of eye donation/eye pledging to the general public.
The fortnight’s activities got off to a flying start with a human chain and rally of school [...]

Awareness sessions mark eye donation fortnight

As part of the National Eye Donation fortnight, held from August 25 to September 8, 2010, the CU Shah Eye Bank undertook a string of activities to raise awareness on the importance of eye donation and to sensitize the public on the need to pledge eyes. On air messages were relayed, through one of Chennai’s [...]

Give the gift of sight, pledge your support today

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 [...]

Eye Bank inaugurated at SN-Kolkata

An eye bank at Sankara Nethralaya-Kolkata was inaugurated on July14, 2010 by Shri. R.S Falor.
Chairman Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya, Dr. SS Badrinath spoke on the importance of eye donation and motivated all members to come forward to donate their eyes.
Dr. Mona Bhargava, HOD, Cornea, Sankara Nethralaya-Kolkata, briefed the gathering on the functioning of the eye bank [...]