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619 FREE EYE CHECK-UP CAMP IN GADGE MAHARAJ SLUM

posted May 29, 2019, 9:22 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated May 29, 2019, 9:24 AM ]
Koregaon Park (Pune), 25-May-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society, Pune organized an eye check-up camp for the residents of Gadge Maharaj Vasahat slum. 147 patients were examined in this FREE eye camp held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

Eye camp started at 09.30 am and concluded at about 2.00pm. Mr. Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator- DBDS) welcomed the medical team from Bharati Eye Hospital. Dr Ranaware and Dr. Mayur Kulkarni examined the patients. 7 patients were diagnosed with Cataract. 18 patients with defective eyesight were distributed spectacles at a nominal charge of Rs.100 only. The DBDS staff did the mobilization as well as the logistical arrangements for this camp. They will also keep the follow-up of the patients diagnosed with Cataract.