At least 114 patients in Khotang district, who were suffering for long from complicated eye conditions, have benefitted from a free eye camp set up here.
The eye camp was set up on Thursday for the benefit of eye patients suffering from complicated eye diseases. As many as 38 eye surgeries were performed in the three days long camp.
A team of 10 eye doctors and surgeons including Dr T Chhiring Wangchuk Bhutia rendered their services at the eye camp.
The free eye surgery camp was organized as part of the East Regional Eye Care Program with the technical support of the Sagarmatha Chaudhari Eye Hospital, Lahan. Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Khotang coordinated in the eye surgery camp held at District Hospital,Diktel and the Primary Health Centre, Ainselukharka.
As many as 750 people were provided with free eye check-up services at the District Hospital and 481 at Ainselukharka.