Community Eye Care Services

Adhering to its mission of serving the un reached Alakh Nayan Mandir has been performing community outreach activities. It has now established linkages with various organizations at National and International levels. Majority of the above mentioned community activities are sustained by the revenue that is generated out of the savings from paying patients. District Blindness Control Society and local national and international NGOs.

Urban areas: To name a few, local Organizations like Mahaveer International, Employee Contributory Health Scheme Polyclinic, Water shed Development Project, Lions Club have been associated with Alakh Nayan Mandir for part contribution in community eye care programs. All these organizations are city based and contribute to provide services to widows, army personnel, their families and employees of their own organizations.

Rural areas: In rural areas services are provided through mobile units. Patients are screened at the village itself and then they are referred to the base hospital for detailed examination and surgery, if required their transport to and from the hospital, loading as well as boarding are managed and funded by the hospital itself. We have three well equipped unites for the screening and refraction of patients during outreach programs. Auto refractometer, Refraction sets are an integral part of these units. During the camps patients are also educated towards their eye health through IEC materials.

1. Adult Comprehensive Eye Care:

Adult comprehensive Eye care services are provided through mobile units in rural areas. Patients are screened at the village itself and then they are referred to the base hospital for detailed examination and surgery, if required their transport to and from the hospital, loading as well as boarding are managed and funded by the hospital itself.

  • Over 2843 camps conducted in tribal Rajasthan
  • Over 3,01,258 patients screened in camps
  • Over 1,67,001 patients referred and operated camps

Diagnostic investigations being done at a camp

Partnership with VISION 2020 : Dr. Laxmi Jhala with Hema Malini, Brand Ambassador of VISION 2020.

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2. Child Eye Care :

The institute has also successfully ventured into Pediatric Eye Care , by foresightedly shifting its focus from general eye care adults to children ranging from the new borns, to boys and girls in their mid – teens. Over the recent years we have screened no of less than 1, 50,000 children out of which a good number have been from rural masses. Child eye care Program weeds out the blind or semi-blind, at the inception of this malady and ensures their early treatment, particularly amongst the rural folks. We have :

 

  • Dedicated child friendly waiting area with feeding room
  • Over 11520 schools screened in tribal Rajasthan
  • Over 3,06,201 children screened
  • Child friendly Out-patient department
  • Child friendly wards
  • Child friendly diagnostic and investigative facilities
  • Child eye care specialist ( Pediatric Ophthalmologist )

3. Door To Door Services:

Individual counseling is done at doorstep so that maximum patients can benefit. This also involves understanding other problem. Our community programs include door-to-door screening programs

4. Vision Centers: