Tuesday, December 8, 2015

ATA conducts eye medical camp

American Telugu Association (ATA) has conducted an eye medical camp in the interior Waghapur village in Adilabad mandal and medical experts treated 300 people at the camp on Tuesday.

Free medicines distributed to the patients and cataract operations will be conducted to the needy free of cost and spectacles will be given on behalf of Association.     

Minister Jogu Ramanna inaugurated the one –day eye medical camp. The doctors advised cataract operations for 30 patients and spectacle for 170 out of total 300 those were treated at the medical camp.

Karunakar Asireddy, President Elect, American Telugu Association (ATA) and Regional Director Anil Boddireddy of Association and others supervised the camp. A team of doctors performed the tests.

Nearly 300 people came from Palli, Kolamguda, Peddapalli, Chinnapalli, Laxmipur, Vaizapur and Waghapur treated at the free eye medical camp. Thammala Linganna,80 of Waghapur said he was tested and advised him to go for cataract operation locally. The Association is conducting free medical camps in all districts in Telangana and four districts in Andhra Pradesh.