Eye camps on July 27, 28

KANCHEEPURAM, JULY 24. Free cataract and lens fixing surgery will be performed at the Government Hospital, Chromepet, for patients from St. Thomas Mount and Kundrathur.

A recent survey conducted by the District Blindness Control Society revealed that 8,955 persons in St. Thomas Mount panchayat and 1,484 residents of Kundrathur were suffering from cataract, said the Collector, R. Venkatesan, in a press release.

So, eye-screening camps will be held in the villages coming under these two panchayats on July 27 and 28 and those who have been identified for surgery will be admitted to the Chromepet Government Hospital on July 29 and surgery will be performed on 30.

Patients will be provided transportation and boarding and lodging free of cost.

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