Low Vision Aid Clinic Inaugurated At JNMC
Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor Professor Tariq Mansoor today inaugurated the Low Vision Aid Clinic at the OPD of Ophthalmology Department of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College.
Addressing on the occasion, Prof Mansoor said that with this clinic in place, the low vision patients will be greatly benefited as they will be provided with supporting gadgets and special glasses.
Prof Mansoor said that the history of AMU’s Institute of Ophthalmology is older than the J N Medical College and it always held a distinguished place amongst other eye hospitals in the country. He said that people living in dismay following the vision loss will have chances to improve their eye sight with the help of modern facilities available in this clinic.
Prof Mansoor said that he has always strived to provide low cost better medical facilities to the patients and this Institute will provide wider facilities in other spheres of eye cure.
Prof S C Sharma, Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Principal of J N medical College said that there have been revolutionary researches in the field of eye cure and it is a matter of pride for AMU to have this Low Vision Aid Clinic with modern facilities. He congratulated the Department of Ophthalmology for starting the facility.
Prof Saiyid Nasir Askari, Chairman of the Department enlighted the audience about the facilities provided by the department.
Dr Abdul Waris, Incharge of the Clinic said that this clinic would prove to be a boon for the patients, including new born babies, who have almost lost their eye vision. He said that this clinic is the first in a government-aided ospital in North Indian region.
He informed that a non-governmental organization from US has assured to provide gadgets and special glasses on charity basis.
JNMCH superintendent Prof Haris M Khan, Prof R Maheshwari, Prof R Sukul, Prof Shamim Ahmad, Prof Yogesh Gupta, Prof Adeeba Alam Khan and Dr Zia Siddiqui were present on this occasion.