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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.


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

Experience Corneal Blindness


8 9 million deaths occur every year in india and only 41 883 eyes were donated in 2011

8-9 million deaths occur every year in India and only 41,883 eyes were donated in 2011


Don t burn or bury your eyes

Don’t burn or bury your eyes

One Eye Donation means

SIGHT

to two needy persons


Anyone can be an eye donor

Anyone can be an 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?

  • 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!

  • 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 20 minutes only

Does not delay funeral arrangements or disfigure the face


Eyes can be removed within 6 8 hours of time of death

Eyes can be removed within 6-8 hours of time of death


Eye donation taboos

Eye Donation Taboos

  • Religion

  • Lack of awareness

  • Fear of disfigurement

  • Apathy / Forgetfulness


What is an eye bank

What is an Eye bank

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


Eye bank

Eye Bank

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

  • 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 can help make the difference


State wise details of cornea collection

State Wise Details of Cornea Collection


You along with

You along with

Medical Profession

Voluntary Organisation

Media

Government

Can make a difference


Become friends of eye bank

Become “Friends of EYE BANK”


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

THANK YOU

Rajnish Kumar

Eye Bank Association of India


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