Eye donation awareness camp held at BBK DAV College for Women

Eye donation awareness camp held at BBK DAV College for Women

Amritsar, September 13

BBK DAV College for Women organised an eye donation awareness camp in collaboration with Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Amritsar, to mark the National Eye Donation Fortnight. Dr Dinesh and Dr Ankush marked their presence. Geetanjali, explained the meaning of cornea. She termed visual impairment as one of the major health impediments. She also added that the first eye bank was opened in New York in 1944 and later in Chennai in 1945. Now, eye banks are available in Amritsar at two hospitals — TNS.

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