Treating Children suffering from Retinal Diseases

by Heart and Hand for Handicapped
Treating Children suffering from Retinal Diseases
Treating Children suffering from Retinal Diseases
Treating Children suffering from Retinal Diseases
Treating Children suffering from Retinal Diseases

Summary

Mahavir Netralaya's child care is preventing blindness by detecting retinal disabilities and treating them (including surgery) at right stage. The plan is to primarily survey all the new born child at the dedicated pediatric and new born unit. Retinal specialist visits these centers to regularly trying to detect retinal problems and take necessary palliative measures. Th

$35,000
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$4,814
remaining
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7
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Challenge

According to a recent survey, about 44% of Bihar's population are children and the number of kids suffer from refractive errors (around 4,56,000) . In addition, about 50,000 children suffer from blindness that can be cured. Mahavir Netralaya runs sub-specialty clinics like Glaucoma unit, retina clinic, squint clinic, diabetic retinopathy and pediatric ophthalmology clinic, where free treatment and check-up is provided by eye specialists. It serves eye care for children, especially from poor

Solution

Last year retina was successfully attached in 70-80% of children and 60% of them could see 6/60 or better. Only institute which provides free treatment for children at Bihar. Mahavir Netralaya is preventing blindness by detecting retinal disabilities and treating them (including surgery) at right stage. Prevention is better than the cure. Please donate generously to this great cause helping children to fight blindness

Long-Term Impact

To restore healthy sight among poor children through quality eye care, the pediatric ophthalmology of Mahavir Arogya Sansthan will provide treatment at an affordable rate. We aim to treat at least 1,000 children every year. Th Mahavir Netrayala has been providing yeoman services for the blind children in India

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Heart and Hand for Handicapped

Location: Flushing, NY - USA
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chitra Dr
Flushing, NY United States
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