NPCB

National Program for Control of Blindness, UT-CHANDIGARH

1. Introduction of the Program.

State Health Society NPCB Chandigarh is committed to undertake all the activities under the preview of National Program for control of Blindness as per guidelines of Govt. of India.  The targets set by GOI for UT Chandigarh are achieved more than 100% every year.  We have already done 5099 Cataract operations against the target of 6961 up to Dec, 2021.  Similarly in School eye screening program we have already achieved our goods to our program make a comprehensive Eye Care Program, which covers all the curative & preventive aspects for the control of Blindness.

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2. Name and Address of Health Facilities where services are provided to the public.

Sr. No. Name of Centre Address & Phone No. Type of Facilities
1. Vision Centre CD-38 Dr. Sundeep Chander
  • Free eye check up and other eye related problems
  • Free Spectacles to School Children.
  • Free available medicine provided to  patients
  • In complicated cases patients are referred to GMSH-16 and are seen on priority basis.
2. Vision Centre CD-45 Dr. Sundeep Chander
  • Free eye check up and other eye related problems
  • Free Spectacles to School Children.
  • Free available medicine provided to patients
  • In complicated cases patients are referred to GMSH-16 and are seen on priority basis.
3. CITCO Dr. Dinesh Darshan
  • Free eye check up and other eye related problems
  • Free Spectacles to School Children.
  • Free available medicine provided to patients
  • In complicated cases patients are referred to GMSH-16 and are seen on priority basis.
4. Vision Centre CD-34 Dr. Sundeep Chander
  • Free eye check up and other eye related problems
  • Free Spectacles to School Children.
  • Free available medicine provided to patients
  • In complicated cases patients are referred to GMSH-16 and are seen on priority basis.
5. Vision Centre Manimajra Dr. Dinesh Darshan
  • Free eye check up and other eye related problems
  • Free Spectacles to School Children.
  • Free available medicine provided to patients
  • In complicated cases patients are referred to GMSH-16 and are seen on priority basis.
6. GMSH-16, Chandigarh Dr. Asha Sharma (HOD)
  • Complete evaluation & management of all kinds of diseases of Eyes as Cataract, Glaucoma, Uveitis, Squint, Refractive Error, Adnexa.
  • Well equipped Eye OPD & Eye Operation Theatre Slit Lamp examination Air puff Tonometry for Glaucoma Screening Application Tonometry (For Glaucoma) Gonioscopy
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy (Retinal Diseases) A scan (For IOL power for cataract Sx) Auto Refractometer for refraction Synoptophore (For squint cases) Microscope (For Minor proceeding in Eye OPD)
  • Yag Laser (For posterior capsular Opacification after cataract Sx)
  • Laser Iridectomy (For closed angle Glaucoma) HVF Testing.

Surgical

  • Cataract-ECCE, SICS, Phacoemulsification & Foldable Lens Glaucoma: - All types of glaucoma surgery squint, Adenex as, lid procedure.
7. CHC-22 Dr. Upma Garg
  • Refraction testing
  • Cataract screening
  • Surgeries for cataract
  • Fundus examination

Screening for diabetic Retinopathy.

  • Glaucoma screening (IOP check up Fundus examination
  • Evaluation for Uvertis,and other ocular surface discuss with management.
8. PGIMER Dr. Amod Gupta Phone No. 0172-2555656
  • Complete evaluation & management of all kinds of diseases of Eyes as Cataract, Glaucoma, Uveitis, Squint, Refractive Error, Adnexa.
  • Well equipped Eye OPD & Eye Operation Theatre Slit Lamp examination Air puff Tonometry for Glaucoma Screening Application Tonometry (For Glaucoma)  Gonioscopy
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy (Retinal Diseases) A scan (For IOL power for cataract Sx) Auto Refractometer for refraction Synoptophore (For squint cases) Microscope (For Minor proceeding in Eye OPD)
  • Yag Laser (For posterior capsular Opacification after cataract Sx)
  • Laser Iridectomy (For closed angle Glaucoma) HVF Testing.

Surgical

Cataract-ECCE, SICS, Phacoemulsification & Foldable Lens Glaucoma: - All types of glaucoma surgery squint, Adenex as, lid procedure.

9. GMCH-32, Chandigarh Dr. Sunandan Sood Proff. & Head Deptt. of Ophthalmology
  • Complete evaluation & management of all kinds of diseases of Eyes as Cataract, Glaucoma, Uveitis, Squint, Refractive Error, Adnexa.
  • Well equipped Eye OPD & Eye Operation Theatre Slit Lamp examination Air puff Tonometry for Glaucoma Screening Application Tonometry (For Glaucoma)  Gonioscopy
  • Indirect Ophthalmoscopy (Retinal Diseases) A scan (For IOL power for cataract Sx) Auto Refractometer for refraction Synoptophore (For squint cases) Microscope (For Minor proceeding in Eye OPD)
  • Yag Laser (For posterior capsular Opacification after cataract Sx)
  • Laser Iridectomy (For closed angle Glaucoma) HVF Testing.

Surgical

  • Cataract-ECCE, SICS, Phacoemulsification & Foldable Lens Glaucoma: - All types of glaucoma surgery squint, Adenex as, lid procedure.

3. Achievements under Programme.

  • Cataract Surgery conducted in the programme in 2021:  5099

  • Intraocular lens implantations undertaken: 5096

  • No. of School Children screened are 38887

  • No. of School Children detected with ref.  errors are 833

  • No. of Eyes Donated:409

  • No. of Eyes Utilized ; 295

4.IEC Activities Under Programme.

  • Health Chowk livened up an eye donation month observation, during October. One Booklet named as “Add color to some one’s world was released to sensitize about eye donation giving details of eye donors and facts, myths about eye donation
  • Five New visions centres were opened and press coverage was given to this event. Eye donation week was celebrated where IEC material related to eye donation, daily eye care, Cataract Operations etc were distributed among public.
  • Poster, Banners, Flex Boards were prepared to display at health facilities and at common places before Diwali to sensitize about eye care while celebrating Diwali.

5. Contact Details of Program Officer.

Program Officer-NPCB

4th Floor New OPD Block GMSH Sector 16

Chandigarh

EMAIL: npcbchandigarh@gmail.com

Updated On: 01/14/2022 - 20:52
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