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What we do

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According to Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study (APEDS), in a population of around 50,000, Over 55% of the people aged 30 years and older have presbyopia (inability to focus on near objects). Cataract has been responsible for 60.3% blindness and uncorrected refractive errors responsible for 87.5% moderate visual impairment. A significant proportion of eye problems can be corrected or detected at primary care level that has substantial savings to the individual and community.

SEEDS under its Swasthya initiative has partnered with LV Prasad Eye Care Institute and has been catering to the ophthalmic needs of the rural people by providing access to high quality eye screening and awareness on the same thereby reducing the rate of blindness.

How we do

SEEDS has established a primary vision care centre at its rural campus in the remote Duttalur village, SPSR Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh and has been catering its services in surrounding 5 rural mandals covering around 2 lakh population with an objective to eradicate avoidable blindness in the region


Objectives of the initiative is to provide

  • Increasing access to high quality eye screening
  • Increasing awareness about Visual Impairment and blindness
  • To improve access to affordable spectacles for all those in need
  • To identify people with potentially blinding conditions and refer to the next level for further management

SEEDS has been working with the rural communities through awareness campaigns, regular check ups at the centre, village camps as well as Door to Door visits to ensure that no household is left behind


Vision Care Camps in Schools

Vision Care Camp

Village Camps

Village Camp

Ophthalmic Education

Ophthalmic Education

Door to Door service

Door to Door service
Partners
LV Prasad Eye Institute
Impact