1.1 Million Corneal Blind In India, out of which majority are Children

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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. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>Cornea is the transparent, dome-shaped window covering the front of the eye. It is a powerful refracting surface, providing 2 / 3 of the eye's focusing power. Like the crystal on a watch, it gives us a clear window to look through.Because there are no blood vessels in the cornea, it is normally clear and has a shiny surface. The cornea is extremely sensitive - there are more nerve endings in the cornea than anywhere else in the body. </p><p>The adult cornea is only about 1/2 MM thick</p></li><li><p>InfectionsInjuriesComplications following eye surgeryvision would be dramatically reduced.</p></li><li><p>Experience Corneal Blindness</p></li><li><p>One Eye Donation means SIGHT to two needy persons</p></li><li><p>People of any ageSpectacle usersEye surgery patientsDiabetics, HypertensivesEye Donation the only cost is a little love</p></li><li><p>You as an IndividualAs a responsible familyAs a member of SocietyAs conscious Corporate Citizen</p></li><li><p>It is only one phone call awayCall the nearest eye bank or 1919 or 1053 or 104</p></li><li><p>Does not delay funeral arrangements or disfigure the face</p></li><li><p>ReligionLack of awarenessFear of disfigurementApathy / Forgetfulness</p></li><li><p>Eye bank is the link between the donor family and a cornea recipient</p></li><li><p>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</p></li><li><p>To procure quality tissueTo screen eyes as per eye bank standardsTo evaluate the tissueTo test for HIV, HepatitisTo eliminate waiting list</p></li><li><p> States 2008 - 2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011- 2012</p><p>TargetAchv.TargetAchv.TargetAchv.TargetAch.Andhra Pradesh50003579500030056000452160006865Madhya Pradesh25004252500528310069031006914Maharashtra55005885550062686500606665005152Tamil Nadu80001191780001316985001182085008796West Bengal25001560250016823000215230002920Assam200285200260400255400329Delhi30001778300020754000208640001155Orissa60012080033410004371000573Jharkhand2504825025003850020Bihar500605000700-7000</p></li><li><p>Medical Profession Voluntary OrganisationMediaGovernment</p><p>Can make a difference</p></li><li><p>THANK YOURajnish KumarEye Bank Association of India</p><p>************************************</p></li></ul>