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1.1 Million Corneal Blind In India, out of which majority are Children. Causes of Corneal blindness. Infections Injuries Complications following eye surgery. vision would be dramatically reduced. Experience Corneal Blindness.

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1 1 million corneal blind in india out of which majority are children

1.1 Million Corneal Blind In India, out of which majority are Children


Causes of corneal blindness

Causes of Corneal blindness

  • Infections

  • Injuries

  • Complications following eye surgery

vision would be dramatically reduced.




Don t burn or bury your eyes

Don’t burn or bury your eyes eyes were donated in 2011

One Eye Donation means

SIGHT

to two needy persons


Anyone can be an eye donor

Anyone can be eyes were donated in 2011an Eye Donor

  • People of any age

  • Spectacle users

  • Eye surgery patients

  • Diabetics, Hypertensives

Eye Donation – the only cost is a little ‘love’


What can you do to help us

What can you do to help us? eyes were donated in 2011

  • You as an Individual

  • As a responsible family

  • As a member of Society

  • As conscious Corporate Citizen


Eye donation is simple

Eye Donation is simple! eyes were donated in 2011

  • It is only one phone call away

  • Call the nearest eye bank or 1919 or 1053 or 104


Removal of eyes takes 20 minutes only

Removal of eyes takes eyes were donated in 2011 20 minutes only

Does not delay funeral arrangements or disfigure the face



Eye donation taboos

Eye Donation Taboos eyes were donated in 2011

  • Religion

  • Lack of awareness

  • Fear of disfigurement

  • Apathy / Forgetfulness


What is an eye bank

What is an Eye bank eyes were donated in 2011

Eye bank is the link between the donor family and a cornea recipient


Eye bank

Eye Bank eyes were donated in 2011

Is a Community non-profit, charitable organisation dedicated to restoring sight to those who are blind or visuallly impaired through the promotion and advancement of

Eye donation


Functions

Functions eyes were donated in 2011

  • To procure quality tissue

  • To screen eyes as per eye bank standards

  • To evaluate the tissue

  • To test for HIV, Hepatitis

  • To eliminate waiting list


Only you can help make the difference

ONLY YOU eyes were donated in 2011can help make the difference


State wise details of cornea collection

State Wise Details of Cornea Collection eyes were donated in 2011


You along with

You along with eyes were donated in 2011

Medical Profession

Voluntary Organisation

Media

Government

Can make a difference


Become friends of eye bank

Become eyes were donated in 2011“Friends of EYE BANK”


THANK YOU eyes were donated in 2011

Rajnish Kumar

Eye Bank Association of India


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