Jammu, March 04 | Army in its Endeavour to enlighten the lives of the elderly patients of Akhnoor region by restoring their sight conducted an Eye Camp. The initiative has been conceptualized to provide advanced state of the art medical care to the deprived civilians living in remote areas.
The project was initiated with the team of Doctors organizing multiple screening camps in the rural areas of Khour, Adgan, Dadora, Dhaunchak, Bhardan, Bhardoh, Battal, Dhakhor, Kangri, Sajnal, Bandwal, Upperkala, Bhambala, Sainth, Marchangi, Mahgial Avtara, Panj Toot, Gurha Talab and Ambaran.
After screening, 48 patients were identified and thereafter operated at Military Hospital, Akhnoor. The surgeries were carried out in January 2020. The doctors continued to review the patients on regular post-operative follow-ups and also distributed spectacles and medical kits. The patients ushered their blessings on the Army and were thankful for the gift of sight.