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In an effort to eliminate treatable blindness, Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital Vizag in association with INGO CBM, conducted a screening camp at the most neglected interior tribal villages Jharigaon & Raighar in Odisha on March 27th & 29th 2018.
As a result of this timely intervention of screening- 201 patients found a ray of hope and 80 people who were identified with cataract were moved to the main hospital of Visakhapatnam for surgeries. This activity also brought to light the underlying cases of losing complete vision due to poor eye care services, and lack of awareness among 8 people, which included 2 children.
With a vision of future in mind, Sankar Foundation Eye Institute wishes to extend its services to more unreachable parts of Odisha boundaries and bring a hope in the lives of people.
HPCL conducted a screening camp at Malkapuram Govt., High School on 20th April 2018 under the supervision of Executive Director of HPCL & their dynamic team. This timely intervention saved the precious eyes of a student named Mr. P. Aditya, studying in 7th standard and hailing from a poor family with unstable financial conditions, he could not undergo eye exam due to poverty. Diagnosed with blurry vision in the camp conducted by Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital Vizag and hindering his regular activities of reading & writing, he was given spectacles after an eye test thus preventing his eyes from getting further deteriorated.
HPCL in an effort to help economically weaker sections of the society conducted an Eye Screening camp at Malkapuram Govt., High School on 4/20/2018. This timely gesture of Goodwill saved the eyes of an 8th std student Shazia with total Blurredvision. Diagnosed with a progressing condition and not even able to recognize people was unable to afford even a basic eye test. The free screening camp conducted by Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital Vizag provided her spectacles enabling her to read and write efficiently and even to recognize people. This act of generosity from HPCL & Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital brought a fresh lease of life for Shazia, and made her extremely happy.