The first Mega Eye camp with the support of Aravind Eye Hospital, Chennai, was organised at Kanchipuram on Sunday, August 5 th, 2018, at Pachiayyappa’s Higherr Secondary School. The Devotees of AdiParasakthi of Melmaruvathur, helped conduct the huge publicity drive for the camp in the town and surrounding villages, and acted as volunteers to help manage the camp. Aravind hospital came with a large team of eye specialists, nurses, technicians and support admin who worked nonstop till the last patient was attended to.
506 patients were screened and 62 have been prescribed for further treatment or surgery. The cost of treatment/surgery will be absorbed by Aravind eye.
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