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Facts and Significance of eye donation

Posted by Raja Nandhini on Tue, 20 Dec 2011         
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Everyone is well aware of the extensive advertisements and awareness campaigns by many personalities, urging people to pledge the donation of their eyes. The main reason behind such campaigns is that in India alone there are around 5 million people affected with corneal blindness for which the major successful treatment is the transplantation from the donor eye. As per WHO, corneal blindness accounts for nearly 5.1% global blindness and is the 4th major cause of blindness. Uses of the donated ey... Read More
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