Port Blair, Jun 11: Under National Programme for Control of Blindness & VI, Dr. Seema Das, Eye Specialist, G.B. Pant Hospital has conducted eye screening camp cum sensitization programme at PHC Havelock (Swaraj Dweep) on 08/06/2019 and PHC Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep) on 10/06/2019 with the support of Medical Officer In-Charge Concerned Hospital.
Altogether, the Eye Specialist examined 87 cases, of which 24 cataract, 7 DR, 3 Glaucoma and 53 other cases detected and given spot treatment. Needy patient have been referred to GBPH for further examination and treatment. The health workers were sensitized regarding the management of cataract, DR, Glaucoma etc.