Children at Ramanathpuram and Gopalapuram schools access vision screening


In a recently held two day EVF eye screening and equipping event, about 1025 children from the rural Gopalapuram middle school and Ramanathpuram high school in the village bordering Kerala about 10KMs off Pollachi in Tamilnadu accessed the vision care services. Of the children screened about 100 children underwent in depth examination and 22 children got their spectacles. 15 children were referred for higher care. This event was organised by the EVF volunteers from Essilor Sankar and Co  in association with Lions Club, Pollachi and the screening was conducted by the team from Aravind Eye Care System, COimbatore.