World Glaucoma week screening & educational events
- A week long free glaucoma screening camp was conducted for family members of glaucoma patients in the glaucoma OPD of Narayana Nethralaya (Tertiary eye care centre)
- Glaucoma awareness videos in different languages were circulated on social media like Facebook and Youtube. Similar videos were played on the public address system and televisions in the patient waiting areas to sensitize patients to glaucoma.
- Glaucoma screening for employees of Yes bank, Prestige group and Allergan was done by the Narayana Nethralaya-2 team and was organized by Allergan on 13th March at their office complex at Kasturba road, Bangalore. Total number of people screened were 125, 28 were advised glasses, and 22 turned out to be glaucoma suspects and were referred to the hospital for detailed evaluation.
- Glaucoma case study work shop was conducted for comprehensive ophthalmologists by Dr. Sushma Tejwani to facilitate the management of glaucoma. The objective of the workshop was to teach appropriate methods of diagnosis of glaucoma & the preferred approach to management of glaucoma. It also outlined methods to identify disease progression to facilitate early treatment and prevent blindness.
Organized byNarayana Nethralaya
Contact: Dr Shoruba D
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Category: Screening event
When?11/03/2019 - 16/03/2019
258/A, Narayana Health City, Bommasandra