Corneal disease is a major cause of blindness responsible for 7.1% of blindness in India. Recent data reported that only 10 % of the required 400,000 corneas are being procured annually.
THOUGH WE DO NOT DO TRANSPLANTATIONS AT OUR CENTER,we strongly appeal that you and your family pledge to donate your eyes.
NO EYE BANK WILL REFUSE A DONATED EYE
Eyes can be donated ONLY AFTER Your DEATH.Hence it is mandatory that you discuss your wish to donate your eyes with your family and immediate relatives as they are the ones who will have to take the action.
Please carry your donor card with you if you have one.IF NOT then a simple note carrying your wish to donate should suffice
INSTRUCTION FOR EYE DONATION
For eye donation, please fill the pledge form and send it to the eye bank. We will register you as an Eye Donor and will provide you an individual Eye Donor Card. Spread information & awareness about eye donation. Your words add value to the movement of eye donation.
- Dial the within 6 hours of death.
- Close eyes of the donor and place wet cotton swab on closed eyes.
- Switch off the fans and keep the air-conditioner or cooler on.
- Raise the head with the help of a pillow.