DMK Chief M.K. Stalin on the inauguration of Dr. Agarwal’s Leer Hospital’s fresh premises on Monday.
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DMK president M.K. Stalin on Monday inaugurated Dr. Agarwal’s Leer Hospital’s fresh premises in Alwarpet.

Talking on the occasion, Mr. Stalin stressed out on the importance of eyes and recalled how pale Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi had launched the “Kannoli Thittam” for sight care in 1969.

Referring to the World Health Organisation’s worldwide movement thought for sight well being, he talked about it worked on three targets — Member-States could well moreover quiet identify political and monetary dedication for sight well being, carry out integrated nationwide sight well being insurance policies and offers a eradicate to sight well being.

“The WHO has well-known that 80% of imaginative and prescient problems could well moreover be treated. Schemes are being worked out to withhold out 25% reduction in prevalence of avoidable visible impairment by 2019,” he talked about.

Amar Agarwal, chairman, Dr. Agarwal’s Neighborhood of Leer Hospital Ltd, talked about the well being center had almost 80 centres in India and foreign. “In the following three to four years, we thought to contact 150 sight hospitals. Now, we are treating 10,000 to 15,000 patients a day. Our purpose is to reach 30,000 patients a day,” he talked about.

Original methodology

He identified that now not lower than one million other folks were tormented by Keratoconus, which is is named conical cornea. The well being center had launched ‘Pinhole Pupilloplasty’ methodology for treating it, he talked about. Soundari, Head, Medical Providers and products, Dr. Agarwal’s Leer Hospital, talked about all specialties could be on hand below one roof on the fresh premises. This would come with robotic cataract surgical operation, corneal transplant, surgical procedures for refractive errors, glaucoma, beauty sight surgical operation and oncology.

Dayanidhi Maran, MP, J. Anbazhagan of the DMK, Athiya Agarwal, director and Ashvin Agarwal, govt director of Dr. Agarwal’s Leer Hospital Ltd, were current.