Rajgangpur based OCL India Ltd in association with the premier Hyderabad-head quartered L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, brought to existence the OCL Eye Centre at Rajgangpur on Friday. The eye centre was inaugurated by former President of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in presence of Mangala Kissan, MLA, Rajgangpur.
It is quite fulfilling to witness the initiation of an eye care centre that aims at reaching out to people at the grass root level. OCL India Ltd. and L V Prasad Eye Institute have come together to render Sundargarh blind free by 2020. It’s overwhelming and heartening to be a part of this noble agenda exherted Dr. Kalam .
The eye care facility concentrates on enhancing the prevalent eye care services in the region and benefits the masses. The OCL Eye Care Centre marks the advent of much needed medical advancements in remote areas. The centre will actively pursue Research and Development which aims at comprehensively exploring several aspects of blindness, vision impairment in India and blindness prevention with a vision to make Sundargarh blind free by 2020.
Speaking on the occasion, Kanupriya Dalmia, Assistant Vice President, OCL India Limited said, it is a proud moment for them to commit this eye care facility with L V Prasad Eye Institute, one of the most respected names in ocular care. This will help make the district blind free. OCL India has always been committed to leading community development projects.
The centre offers comprehensive eye examination consisting of a thorough evaluation of vision and ocular health. This includes refraction (an evaluation of the patient’s need for glasses or contact lenses), complete dilated eye examination and screening for common conditions such as dry eye, cataract, glaucoma, and macular degeneration and retinal diseases such as those associated with diabetes and high blood pressure.
Dr Taraprasad Das, Vice Chair, L V Prasad Eye Institute said, this centre will bring quality eye care to the doorsteps of the people of this region. This is a wonderful legacy of OCL India Limited for generations to benefit.”