In the fourth phase of Vision 10000, Ratna Nidhi Charitable Trust in association with Essilor Vision Foundation & Lotus College of Optometry, Lotus Eye Hospital organized a FREE Eye Camp to screen 90 BMC workers of the conservation department.
The camp was conducted on the 18th of September at the BMC office in D Ward. At the camp, eye measurements and screening for cataract were done by optometrists from Lotus College of Optometry,Lotus Eye Hospital.
Fine quality lenses, provided by Essilor Vision Foundation, will be fitted into spectacles and the ready spectacles will be distributed for free to all the BMC workers prescribed by the optometrists within 4 weeks of the screening camp.
The BMC workers will also be provided with FREE cataract surgery by the Vision Foundation of India, Babulnath.
Summary of the camp:
Total number of screenings - 90
Prescribe Glasses - 54
Cataract - 4
No spectacles needed - 27
Doctor recommended - 5