Vijayawada: Swetcha Gora Eye Bank located at Vasavya Nursing Home conducted a screening camp on Thursday for the visually challenged to select the eligible persons for cornea grafting. Dr MN Raju of Sandhya Hitech Vision Centre and Dr K Vijaysekhar tested 40 visually challenged in the screening camp.
Screening test held for cornea grafting
Five persons, who are blind due to cornea problem, were identified and further tests would be conducted on them. Cornea grafting would be conducted on them after thoroughly testing the possibility of restoring sight, said Dr G Samaram.
The winners of various competitions conducted in connection with the eye donation fortnight celebrations would be presented with the awards on September 8, Dr Samaram said.