Restore the vision of a poor patient by sponsoring his/her cataract surgery-Sankara Nethralaya
Restore the vision of a poor patient by sponsoring his/her cataract surgery, INR 3675
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Overview

Sankara Nethralaya s community services provide cost-free eye screening followed by free distribution of spectacles, free cataract/glaucoma or other corrective surgeries as needed. These services are provided at free eye camps carried out from their mobile eye care units as well as at the base hospitals.

How It Works

• Free treatment is provided on the basis of income proof or letter from the Panchayat Board (in case of farm labour etc.)
• Donations from philanthropic individuals and corporate houses help in meeting the expenses incurred on community services.
• Sankara Nethralaya staff members and volunteers carry out these services.

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Transport- pick up & drop, for surgery & for eye glass appointment 125.00
Food 3 meals for 2 days 136.00
Drugs & consumables used during surgery 1157.00
Establishment expenses incl. surgeon, anesthetist fees 1207.00
Administration charges, IOl and dark glasses 1050.00
Unit Price 3675
Quantity
Total 3675
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Gift of sight
Kathayeeammal of Ambattur, was selling groundnuts on the roadside. She was suffering due to poor vision and the problem intensified with each passing day. Her search for a cure brought her to Sankara Nethralaya where she learnt she had developed cataract in both eyes.
The financial condition of Kathayeeammal was such that she could hardly even pay for one surgery. Sankara Nethralaya came to her rescue and the cataract surgery was performed free of cost.
Now, Kathayeeammal is back at work of selling groundnuts in her village. Her improved eyesight, after the surgery, has helped her in a big way and now she is able to look after her family of five with ease.

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