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Cataract IOL eye camp in Shamator PHC
Published on 17 Feb. 2009 12:26 AM IST
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A cataract Intra Ocular Lens (IOL) surgery eye camp was held at Shamator PHC from February 11 to 15. The team led by joint director and state programme officer (National Programme for Control of Blindness), Dr. Tako Lemtor conducted surgery on more than 40 patients including 37 IOL implants. The team of medics included NHAK eye surgeon, Dr. Phyantsuthung; Tuensang eye surgeon, Dr. Asonla; assisted by staff nurses from Mokokchung and ophthalmic assistants. The team has expressed gratitude to Shamator PHC MO, Dr. Imtijungshi and staff, Yimchungru Baptist Church Association and administration for providing local support and cooperation. More than 200 patients were examined and treated in the OPD.

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