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Eye camp at Belpahari

The telemedicine team from Sankara Nethralaya-Kolkata was invited by theDeputy Superintendent of Police, Belpahari, to conduct an eye camp at Belpahari, a remote village, in West Bengal on December 4 & 5, 2010.
Given its rugged topography, conducting an eye camp in this region proved to be quite challenging for the telemedicine team. Five hundred and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Eye camp at Uluberia

Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata, in association with Skipper Steel Ltd. organized an eye camp on May 28 & 29, 2010 at Uluberia, Howrah, about 70 km away from Kolkata, West Bengal.
Around 530 patients were screened out of which 28 were diagnosed with Cataract and were referred for surgery at the base hospital in Kolkata. As part [...]