Lions club Padubidri organizes Eye Screening camp and distributes free spectacles

Padubidri, Dec. 23rd, 2017:  Lions and Lioness club Padubidri organised A free eye screening camp in association with Kota CNS Memorial Lions eye hospital, Lions Trust for Services & Charities, Kota, District Health & Family Welfare Society, District Blindness Prevention Department and Primary Health Centre Padubidri on December 23rd, at Padubidri Primary Health Centre premises.

The camp was inaugurated by PMJF Lion N.M. Hegde, Lions districT coordinator for training and seminars..  Lions president Maxim Malvin D’Souza welcomed the guests.  Dr. B.B. Rao, Medical Officer of Primary Health Centre, delivered the opening address and spoke about the importance of eye donation  Dr. Roopashree, Medical Officer of CNS Lions eye hospital, spoke about the need of regular eye check upS in order to prevent eye diseases, such as Glaucoma and urged people to attend such eye screening camps.

182 people got their eyes screened.  84 people were prescribed spectacles.  8 people were advised to undergo  eye surgery at Kota hospital.  Lions club Padubidri provided free spectacles to all 84 people costing Rs. 500 per pair.  Necessary transport arrangements were made to send people for further eye checkups at Kota hospital.

Lioness club President Sharlet Furtado, Lions leaders Ravindranath G. Hegde, Dr. N.T. Anchan, James Andrade, Vishukumar Shettibal, Y. Damodar, Vijay Amin, Lioness leaders Sucharitha N. Anchan, Harini Damodar and others were present.

Lions club secretary Dinesh Shetty Yermal compered and proposed vote of thanks.