Rehab centre for rare eye diseases

Rehab centre for rare eye diseases

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In a bid to help better the functional abilities of children with untreatable eye diseases, a state-of-the-art rehabilitation centre was inaugurated at Narayana Nethralaya on Friday.

Doctors said about three lakh children in India suffer from eye diseases. These children need visual rehabilitation, a process of improving functional ability.

K Bhujang Shetty, Chairman and Managing Director, Narayana Nethralaya, said: “Thousands of children with the so-called ‘untreatable’ eye diseases need special care. We have succeeded in improving the visual function boosting the quality of life in most of such cases.”