A round-up of significant news and events at Rajan Eye Care, that bring you first-hand insights into our world.
The Slum Vision Project is a first of its kind in Chennai wherein a comprehensive Eye Screening will be done for all Slum dwellers. In a recent analysis close to 26 – 30% of the population of Chennai are living in the Slums. There are close to about 3000 slums in and around Chennai with a total population of 1.5 to 2 million people. Each slum has an average of around 200 to 300 house hold.
The aim of this project is to identify and treat Curable Blindness in the slum population. A total of 1000 slums will be covered in the next 4 years in this Slum Vision Project.
Nethra Vahana is a mobile ophthalmic clinic supported by the Cognizant Foundation and the Vijay Amirthraj foundation. The Nethra Vahana which is the main outreach project of CVCT, started in the year 2011 and upgraded to bigger and better van in the year 2015. The VAN is well equipped with State of the art Ophthalmic Gadgets like Fundus Camera, Green Laser (for Diabetic Retinopathy), YAG Laser (for Glaucoma and after cataract) Optical, pharmacy, Tele Ophthalmic Unit, Slit Lamp Biomicroscope, Non Contact Tonometer.
In the Slum Vision Project we will be doing the following in the slums
Patients who require Cataract or any other Eye Surgeries will be transported to the base Hospital for surgery done using the latest technology in our high tech operation theater Free of Cost.
Slum Vision Project will be dedicated to the Nation by Shri H. Raja (National Secretary of BJP) in the presence of Shri Vara Prasad Rao (Member of Parliament Lok Sabha-Triupathi), Rtn. Natarajan Nagoji District Governor RI 3230 on 30th December 2016 at 3 pm.
In a nutshell the Slum Vision Project is a boon to the slum dwellers of Chennai with 360 degree coverage of Eye Care problems ensuring a bright future for the poor and the needy.
The following are the land mark project of Rajan Eye Care Hospital till date:
Prof. Dr. Mohan Rajan Dr. Sujatha Mohan
Chairman & Medical Director. Executive Medical Director
RAJAN EYE CARE HOSPITAL
T. NAGAR, CHENNAI