As a part of community services, and our Preventive Ophthalmology Cell,we regularly conducts free eye camps for various sections of the society like senior citizens,orphanages,youth hostels etc for early diagnosis and treatment of treatable or preventable blindness.
We also conduct various eye screening camps specific to eye problems like cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy etc
We organize and give eye care and eye health awareness talks at various organizations and housing societies,schools colleges corporate offices etc.,that are customized according to their needs.
Eye camps for Rural India
We have adopted of the Avsare village for their total eye care needs through our project: ARUNIMA…roshni ki pehli kiran. The Avsare village is at Neral at the foothills of Matheran.
Training of school teachers for screening of children at schools has been conducted for 47 schools having a strength of 17000 children at Jawahar, a tribal village in Thane district. The eye tests will then be conducted for those children who have obvious eye problems.
Our Director Dr. Leena Doshi has also been invited on health shows on T.V. for spreading awareness about glaucoma and eye health in general.