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Caring For Your Eyes
Dr. Baban C. Dolas,
M.S.(Eye)
Consulting Eye Surgeon & Contact lens specialist Nityaseva Eye Hospital & Global Vision Eye Bank. Shitolenagar, Sangavi, Pune-27.
Phone- 020-27282056, 9422027038. babandolas@globalvisionfoundation.in
www.globalvisionfoundation.in






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  • Caring for your Eyes
    Dr. Baban C. Dolas,
    M.S.(Eye)
    Consulting Eye Surgeon & Contact lens specialist Nityaseva Eye Hospital & Global Vision Eye Bank. Shitolenagar, Sangavi, Pune-27.
    Phone- 020-27282056, 9422027038.
    babandolas@globalvisionfoundation.in
    www.globalvisionfoundation.in
  • Eyes can be your best look enhancing ornament if you take care of them well.
    if you do not take care of your eyes and your bright vision, your eyes won’t sparkle and show your light!
    Eyes are the windows to the soul they say!
  • Use natural ingredients like aloe vera gel or coconut oil to use as hydrating gel or oil for your eye area. The area around your eye is one of the softest parts of your body. The skin in many times thinner compared to the skin on other parts of your body. So taking care of this part is a must. If you do not want to look older than your age then these are little things that must be taken care of.
  • In case of eye infection or inflammation, put a drop immediately.
    There may also be a fair chance of spreading infection if you are not careful. So make sure that you put eye drops and then consult a physician if you show signs like inflammation.
    Conjunctivitis can be a sore problem and give nerve damage even, if you ignore it.
  • If you have dark circles or if you wish to protect your eyes from harsh glare of light and stress then you must understand that there is nothing to beat it than the effects of 8 hours of proper sleep and tons of water. This will get you rid of dark circles and will also help you looking fresh and young.
  • Cucumber or cucumber water as well as grated potatoes and almond oil are great for soothing the eye area. They help your eyes to relax as well as keep them fresh looking. If you apply them you will notice how much more beautiful and fresh your eyes look!
  • Be sure to take high vitamin A food. These include pumpkin, squashes, yams, carrots, mangoes, cantaloupe, dairy, eggs and fish. Some of these should be in your diet everyday to give you great eye sight and eye strength for keeps. The effect of nutrition on eyes cannot really be argued upon.
  • Have more Vitamin A
    High levels of Vitamin A is a must in your diet if you are looking for stress free vision or are looking forward to cure some diseases or even keep your eyesight last longer and better.
    This does not mean piling up on Vitamin A medicines but taking them through your diet! What are the Vitamin A enriched foods then? Think of bright orange and yellow hues of vegetables and fruits as well as some eggs, fish and milk.
  • When you have more of fresh and raw vegetables that are rich yellow or orange in tone, like, papaya, pumpkin, belle peppers, carrots, mangoes, cantaloupes, etc. you are sure to receive a high amount of Vitamin A. Having fruits and vegetables raw is a must necessity as well as having some eggs, fish and milk with them. You would also be surprised to know the presence of Vitamin A in greens like cilantro, spinach, etc. these are great food in their raw state to have in your daily diets. The higher amount of Vitamin A food you consumer, the greater and faster results do you see in your eyes’ health.
  • Eye Exercises
    A several times a day to this exercise to help you keep your eyes fresh. You can do the exercise of visualizing. Simply close your eyes and visualize in vivid details and elaboration about what it is that you would like to have for your self in the future, etc.
  • Sunglasses
    protect your eyes from sunlight, as bright light is harmful for eyes.
    While purchasing sunglasses don’t remember their actual purpose and do check the ability of glass against UV factor. Sunglasses protect your sensitive eyes from all sorts of bright lights.
  • Sunglasses are most important tool to guard you
    against glares while driving.
    Now it’s recommended to wear sunglasses while
    driving at day as it reduce the risk of accidents
    by improving your vision.
    Glares are the reflection of sunlight when strikes
    metal or glass.
  • As we all know multi-storey buildings
    and vehicles are made of metals which
    strongly reflect back light making you
    unable to see for a moment.
    Protection of the eyes provided
    by sunglasses helps you to see clearly and
    prevents headaches.
    Special sunglasses are available which reduce
    glare effect for those who drive mostly.
  • EYE DONATIONPeople’s movement
    Rotary Club of
    Poona Downtown
    &
    Netradan Jagriti Mandal
  • WHY
    Eye Donation?
  • There are 4.5 crore blind people in the world(WHO Statistics)
    14.5 crore havesevere visual impairment.
    Two-thirds of them are women
    The number is expected to DOUBLE by 2020
    80% of blindness is AVOIDABLE
  • Every minute, one person goes blind in world
    Every 5 minutes,
    one child goes blind.
    ONE in every THREE blind persons
    in the world is INDIAN.
    5.1% of them are blind due to
    CORNEAL OPACITY
  • Out of 5 sensory organsEYES (Vision) get 82% of input;Rest 18% is gathered by Hearing, Smell, Taste & Touch
  • What Is Cornea?
    • Clear, transparent dome in front of the eye
    • Main focusing surface which converges light rays
    • One of the important optical apparatus of the eye
  • What is corneal blindness?
    REASONS
    • Infection
    • Injury
    • Vit. A deficiency
    • Genetic causes
  • Infection
    Post trauma
    <<<Post-operative
    Macular dystrophy
    Chemical Burns
  • What Is Corneal Transplantation?
    An operation which replaces cornea with a clear cornea obtained from a human donor
  • Why in our country eye donation rate is less?
    OPT IN SYSTEM
    Sri Lanka
    Belgium
    USA
  • Who can donate eyes?
    Any one can be eye donor.
    Poor eye sight or age no difference.
    Diabetics, Patients with high blood pressure, people wearing spectacles can donate eyes.
  • Eyes should be removed within 6-8 hrs. of death.
    Close the lids, switch off the fans, put antibiotic drops if available.
    The consent of the family members is enough to make an eye donation, even if the donor has not pledged the eyes in his/ her life time.
    Inform the nearest eye bank. Tell name, address, location, landmark & phone number.
    Keep DEATH CERTIFICATE ready.
  • Magnitude of Corneal Blindness In India
    10 lakh corneal blinds (bilateral)*
    • 2-5% of total blindness
    • 90% below 45yrs.
    • 60% below 12 yrs.
    Surgeries Needed Every Year
    1,00,000
    Eyes Donated 16,000
    Deaths Occurred
    80,00,000 to 90,00,000
    *Source Dr Rajesh Sinha, Dr Namrata Sharma & Dr Rasik B Vajpayee
  • HOW CAN I HELP?
    Pledge your eyes.
    Always carry donor card.
    Inform your next of kin, family physician and close relatives of your decision to ensure their cooperation.
    If you are present at a time of death, try motivating
    the family to make an eye donation.
  • DO NOT BURN,
    DO NOT BURY,
    DONATE EYES!
  • Things To Do After Making The Call
    • Keep both eyes of deceased closed and covered with moist cotton
    • Switch off the fans
    • If possible instill antibiotic eye drops
    • Raise the head by about six inches.
    • 5 ml blood sample is taken along with eyes for serology.
  • THE EYES
    H
    H
    THEY SEE
  • Pledge
    I hereby pledge
    To donate my eyes after my death.
    I pledge to spread awareness
    about eye donation in the society
    And enable as many blind persons
    As possible to enjoy the sight of life.
    Whenever I shall hear of anybody’s demise
    I shall immediately do all I can
    To convince the family and friends
    Of the deceased to donate eyes.
  • THANK YOU!