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Vision screening camp organized by Sri Sankardev Nethralaya, Guwahati

Vision screening
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MORIGAON: A vision screening camp was organized by Sri Sankardev Nethralaya, Guwahati, supported by Jeevan Jeuti Krishak Sangha at Kumoi Anchalik Madhyamic Vidyalaya on Wednesday for people affected by eye-related diseases. Total of 200 patients registered their names for eye-check up at the camp. Earlier, the eye camp was inaugurated by Hareswar Bordoloi, Principal of KAMS. Dipjyoti Medhi, community officer, said that use of spectacles was a must to get relief from the early stage of eye diseases. He also advised patients that screening of eye was necessary for people above 50 years of age as they get affected by cataract which can be removed by a minor operation.

The president of the Jeevan Jeuti Krishak Sangha, Tulsi Deka conducted the eye camp. A total of 50 patients were detected with cataract and sent for operation to Sri Sankardev Netralaya. More than 200 students were checked at the camp.

 

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