SRINAGAR: A day-long cataract surgery camp was organised at PHC Nishat by BMO Hazratbal, Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College Srinagar in collaboration with Mobile Ophthalmology Unit, directorate of health services, Kashmir.
The camp was inaugurated by Dr. Masood Tanvir Principal GMC Srinagar in presence of the HOD and faculty of Community Medicine, BMO Hazratbal and ophthalmology consultants and staff from DHSK. Eleven patients were operated on for cataract during the camp and intraocular lenses were implanted free of cost.
The locals appreciated the health authorities for conducting the cataract surgery camp and expected similar camps to be held regularly. The public demanded that round-the-clock services shall be provided at PHC Nishat for which efforts are being made by Government Medical College Srinagar.