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“Ophthalmologists are most overstretched in India, so our aim is to help them remain strain-free” Sandeep Bothra

SOURCE: https://www.futuremedicineindia.com/ophthalmologists-are-most-overstretched-in-india-so-our-aim-is-to-help-them-remain-strain-free/ With 15 million blinds, India is home for 50% of the world’s total blind population, according to a 2016 study by the World Health Organisation. While the status hasn’t changed much in the last two years, another most worrying fact is that the country is also one of the geographies in the world where the number of ophthalmologists […]

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There is a sea change in patient ecosystem and it continues to evolve : Sandeep Bothra

SOURCE: http://change-is-patient-ecosystem-and-it-continues-to-evolve-sandeep-bothra/68791084 How do you look at ‘health’? A burden on financial resources and time. A limiting factor. A responsibility you wish you need not have. A situation that pushes people into poverty. Most likely the answer is a resounding ‘No.’ However, till a couple of decades back, the answer would have been a definite ‘Yes.’ Post liberalization and globalization […]

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Mass awareness about eye care and it’s diagnosis is badly needed: Sandeep Bothra

Shahid Akhter, editor, ET Healthworld spoke to Sandeep Bothra, Country Business Head, Surgical Alcon India in Bangalore to know about the growth of Indian eye care eco system. India is the blind capital of the world. According to you, what kind of interventions are required to address the problem? We have close to about 12 million blinds in the country and that’s a huge […]

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World Sight Day

NDTV interview on World Sight Day SOURCE: https://www.ndtv.com/bangalore-news/bengaluru-blindfolded-hundreds-walked-behind-the-visually-impaired-1930749 Led by the visually impaired, hundreds of people with blindfolds around their eyes took to the streets of Bengaluru on Thursday. Similar scenes were observed in 150 cities across six countries on the event of World Sight Day. The Blind Walk is an annual event organised on World Sight Day by Project […]

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Cataract Problem Is Wide But Understanding Poor

SOURCE: http://1. http://www.welthi.com/Cataract-problem-is-wide-but-understanding-poor/ Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis today released the Alcon More to See survey highlighting critical gaps in the knowledge and awareness of cataracts across six Asian countries, including India.   Despite cataracts being a leading cause of vision impairment in the above 60+ age-groups in India and other parts of Asia, […]

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