India November 18, 2016: Sankara Eye Hospital, Bengaluru celebrated Children’s Day by organizing an eye screening for the children at DRDO servant staff quarters at C. V Raman Nagar and Government High School at Banaswadi. Around 400 children were screened.
Children who were identified with vision defects are advised for further treatment by the hospital. "Nanna Kannu", a unique comprehensive programme of Sankara Eye Hospital to reach out to children with visual defects, organized games and contests for children with disabilities in the hospital premises under "Nayantara - Forum to support parents of the visually challenged.
About Sankara Eye Hospital:
Sankara Eye Hospital, an NABH accredited tertiary hospital is a unit of Sankara Eye Foundation. The hospital performs over 40000 eye surgeries annually. A premier research and training centre for corneal diseases and corneal transplants in the country, the Hospital treats patients from across the world.Sankara Eye Foundation has its presence across 8 states and total bed strength of 1800. Till date more than 1.4 million free vision restoration surgeries have been performed. (www.sankaraeye.com)
Sankara Eye Bank partners many hospitals, NGO’s and organisations in furthering the cause of eye donation. Eyes can be pledged through a dedicated page www.sankaraeye.com/sign4sight.aspx. Sign4Sight is an ambitious initiative that looks at 1 million fellow Indians pledging their eyes in a year.