Keeping in mind quality eye health care and avoidable blindness, this Independence Day Sightsavers launchesits one of a kind key initiative called “Ask the Doctor”. The motto behind launching this on Independence Day is to offer individuals ‘Independence from eye ailment’ or ‘Freedom from avoidable blindness’.
Following the trend “Giving to the Society’ this service would be provided entirely free of cost and that too online so that you can receive qualityadvice from the comfort of your home. Through this initiative Sightsavers aims to connect you with their Sr. Ophthalmologist so that you can receive expert advice/opinion on any eye health issue that you may be facing.
Sightsavers howeverproposes that for a detailed investigation it is advisable that you should consult an eye specialist. Through this initiative the organization would takeno responsibility for the cure of your eye. The whole purpose behind this initiative is to enhance general awareness about common eye problems and to provide basic guidance.One is advised to consult an independent eye expert before taking any prescription.
Besides medical advice, Sightsavers ismore than happy to help you with any query around blindness and/ or low vision.
Commenting on this occasion RN Mohanty CEO Sightsavers India said “We are very excited to launch this initiative and the basic idea behind this is to spread awareness among the masses about eye health”.