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Cataract surgery mega camps Present crisis

First surgery was done at BR Hills way back in 1981. One Soliga hill tribe was operated at Dr. Sudarshan's Tribal hospital. Sri Vivekananda Sevashrama has progressed by leaps and bounds and today we conduct 200 and more surgeries in a day at any of our mega camps. In a two day camp we  do 400 surgeries. In a two day camp we conducted 504 surgeries at Hagaribomanahalli in Bellary district of Karnataka State, India. We have to our credit 29,000 IOL cataract surgeries. We have also conducted 120 surgeries for children at UshaKiran eye hospital, Mysore. We carryout extensive school children eye screening in Mysore and surrounding districts. We distribute free spectacles for correcting vision defects in school going children..We examine 20,000 children for vision defects and issue 2000 free spectacles per year.

This year we have started school screening project in & around Hagaribommanahalli in Bellary district of Karnataka State India, We have screened 5000 children in higher pri…