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Free cataract detection and eye screening camp held

National Program for Control of Blindness (NPCB) Medical Directorate Lamphel has  organized a one Day Free Cataract Detection and Eye Screening Camp at the Church campus of Molnoi Area KBC Centre Church in Chandel District today.
The camp was organized in collaboration with the KBC Centre Church of Molnoi Area under National Health Mission with the objectives to reduce the backlog of blindness through identification and treatment of blind.

Over 260 villagers from the surrounding villages availed free eye screening facility and altogether 44 cataract patients were detected during the camp. Besides distributing Medicines free of cost to patients, Spectacles were also provided to 34 patients free of cost during the camp.
Dr H Bidya Devi, Manipur State Program Officer of NPCB; Dr Subhajit, Eye Specialist JNIMS and Dr Chaoba Singh, Eye Specialist Imphal Eye Clinic took part in the camp among other.

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