WORLD SIGHT DAY – 2015
World sight day was celebrated on 8-10-15 at RRMC&H with the motto of “EYE CARE FOR ALL”. The event organized by the department of Ophthalmology was presided by Dr. Naga Murthy (DBCS District programme manager, NPCB) and our Medical Superintendent Dr. Govind raju. Dr. M Shivakumar, Professor of Ophthalmology gave the introductory remark by explaining the world sight day 2015 celebrations and the aim and objectives of celebrating the world sight day. He explained the slogan for 2015 world sight day, “Eye care for all”. We began the day with an interactive session on “Awareness regarding diabetic retinopathy) by our retina specialists Dr.Ganesh Sathyamurthy and Dr. Roopashree.K. This was followed by free screening of 60 diabetic patients for diabetic retinopathy at the department till evening.