An awareness campaign regarding diabetic eye diseases was held Eye Mobile Unit , Civil Hospital Jalandhar on 05/11/18. 72 patients attended the programme.  Dr. Rajesh Bagga , Civil Surgeon,  Jalandhar presided over the function. He emphasised the need of regular exercise,  healthy diet & regular monitoring of blood sugar among diabetics . Dr. Arun Verma , Ophthalmologist, informed the gathering about Diabetic Eye Diseases namely:

  • Diabetic Retinopathy ( NPDR & PDR)
  • D.M.E. ( causes blurred vision)
  • Cataract (Onset is early in Diabetics)
  • Glaucoma  ( 50% more common in Diabetic)

Dr. Gurpreet Kaur,  Ophthalmologist,  laid amphasis on need of annual comprehensive eye examination of diabetic patients to evaluate retina for exudation, neovascularization & heammorhage .

Dr. Arun Verma educated the patients about the need to control Hypertension & Hyperlipidemia.