MLA conducts eye camp

Eye screening camp

About 500 people visited an eye screening camp conducted by MLA PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan on North Masi Street here on Sunday. This was the second such camp conducted for the benefit of the people, said the MLA. Four doctors from Government Rajaji Hospital, who screened the patients, referred 21 for cataract surgery. Mr. Thiagarajan said many people avoided going to hospital fearing the high cost. All people should have access to affordable healthcare. Those undergoing cataract surgery would receive support and care from the cadre, he said.

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