Surat : The Life Mission Kendra and farmer leader Darshan Naik had jointly organized free eye check-up and spectacles camp at Barbodhan village in Olpaad taluka on Sunday.
About 196 villagers suffering from eye related problems visited the camp and got their eyes tested for free. Out of 196 patients, about 27 patients were detected with mature cataract and that they were given proper advice for the free operation.
A team of expert ophthalmologists were appointed for the camp. Routine eye checkups were conducted and the visual acuity measurements of the people with weak eye-sight were determined so that custom eye-glasses with the desired optical configuration could be prepared for vision correction.
Accordingly, the spectacles were made and distributed for free to the villagers with low eye vision. Patients having serious eye-ailments were also diagnosed.
Dr Mitu Patel, MBBS, DNB (ophthalmology) and phaco refractive surgeon and Dr Deep Patel, eye specialist from Surat rendered their voluntary services for the villagers of Barbodhan.
Darshan Naik, farmer leader told TB, “The youngster of Barbodhan village helped us a lot in organizing the camp and bringing the villagers suffering from eye related diseases. 196 people took the benefit of free eye check-up camp. We will continue to cover all the villages in Olpaad taluka in the phased manner”