Cognizant Foundation has supported Lions Club of Hyderabad (LCH) Sadhuram Eye Hospital (SEH) towards purchase of VITRECTOMY machine for use in Sadhuram Eye Hospital, Hyderabad to augment their facilities and perform Vitrectomy procedures on patients.
Sadhuram Eye Hospital (SEH) has been treating Diabetic Retinal ailments. There are conditions in diabetic retinopathy where due to severe bleeding in the eye, the patient may lose his/her sight. This condition can be irreversible if not treated in time and is known as vitreous hemorrhage. In order to remove this bleeding and blood clots, a procedure known as VITRECTOMY is performed and there by the sight to the patient is restored. It is estimated that 6% of diabetic population require this procedure.
Lions Club of Hyderabad (LCH) Sadhuram Eye Hospital (SEH) was started in the year 1974 by Lions Club of Hyderabad and Kalavati Sadhuram Alimchand Trust. The hospital provides quality eye care service to general public, at affordable rates and is serving the underprivileged and needy people in and around the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The hospital treats about 200 patients and performs 15-20 eye related surgeries per day on an average, out of which 70% of the patients are served free.