Vision Centre Inaugurated at Sirumugai
Aravind-Coimbatore, December 14
81st Vision Centre for Aravind Eye care System and 12th Centre for Aravind-Coimbatore was inaugurated at Sirumugai inaugurated by Mr.Inyathulla – President, Mr.Ramasamy-Vice President-Merchants Association, Sirumugai , Mr.Sanjay and Mr.Srivatsan From Habasit India. Various Community leaders were also present. On the first day, the centre handled 57 outpatients.
One of Aravind’s greatest contributions to the field of arts was its efforts to recognize the glory and name of A. Perumal, the artist who played a crucial role in the political and art scenario of the country during independence. On December 11, Aravind conducted a virtual event to remember the great artist and his contributions. Eminent personalities in the field of arts like Prof R.V. Raju, Indran Rajendran, Trotsky Marudhu, K.M. Natarajan, M.G. Raffic Ahamed, A. Muthukrishnan, M.Sulaiman, Ramanan and Ravi Palette shared their thoughts about the artist and deliberated on his art works. The event was facilitated by Prof. Prabahar Vedamanickam of the American College, Madurai. An exhibition of Perumalda’s art works was arranged at LAICO on the same day and was inaugurated by Dr. G. Natchiar.
Phaco Development Workshop
Aravind-Madurai, November 6-7
The workshop was conducted for MS residents in collaboration with ALCON. A total of 17 residents participated. Lecture sessions were handled by Dr Madhu Shekhar, Dr Aruna Pai and Dr Dhanya C.A. Mr.Karthick and Mr.Anguraj from Alcon handled sessions on microscope focusing techniques and phacodynamics. Hands on sessions were also conducted as part of the workshop.
Observing World Prematurity Day
Aravind-Madurai, November 18
As part of observing World prematurity day, Retinopathy of Prematurity team at Aarvind-Madurai including doctors and co-ordinators visited obstetricians to create awareness about ROP and the screening facilities available at Aravind. The team sought their support in referring babies who are prematurely born. An awareness exhibition was arranged in the hospital premises for the benefit of patients and attenders.
Aravind Retina Alumni Webinar Series: Session 3
Aravind-Madurai, December 9
Dr.S. Manoj OF Chaithanya Eye Hospital, Trivandrum spoke on Optimising anti VEGF therapy outcomes in choroidal neovascularization.