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Studies on Cataract and Surgery operations conducted with School, College, and Rural People in Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Cataract counsellor, Sankar Foundation Eye Hospital, Naiduthota, Visakhapatnam- 530 047, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 1, Issue (7), Pages 28-30, August,28 (2013)


The current study aimed to establish information on eye cataract and surgeries performed by Sankar foundations Eye Hospital located at Visakhapatnam. The study was carried out from 1997 to 2013 June. The grand total of the surgeries performed during study period were tabulated. The eye cataract 160154, 4732 ECCE, 13306 Phaco, 3293 retina, 311 squint, 4340 gluacoma, 1511 paediatric, 1800 cornea, 4331 minors, 921 orbit, among 1164815 O.P. patients. Besides these there were 3,326 cataract camps in rural areas, 173 Aarogyasri camps, 340 Diabetic Retinopathy Camps, 215 awareness camps respectively. 1088 schools and 8 colleges were screened, trained 5,618 teachers at school level and 73 teachers trained at college level.


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