Inauguration of Vision Center in Kuknoor
Inauguration of Vision Center in Kuknoor 11.4.2016
The First Eye Hospital In KARNATAKA To Get ISO 9001:2008 Certification By BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS (B.I.S)
S.G.M. Eye Bank (Sri Gurumahipatiraj Eye Bank) was established in 1979 in the premises of M.M. Joshi eye institute to propagate the Awareness about Eye Donation and to restore vision in Carnally Blind persons.
S.G.M. Eye Bank is the most active Eye Bank in North Karnataka and is the only Eye Bank registered under Eye Banking statutory regulations. It is also a member of Eye Bank Association of India.
S.G.M Eye Bank has public awareness programs such, Awareness lectures to clubs, voluntary organizations, Schools, other teaching institutions and other service organizations, Posters display, Distribution of Brochures and Pamphlets. A series of slides are projected and explained to the members of the village peoples.
S.G.M. Eye Bank has necessary arrangements to collect the eyes so donated. These eyes will be assessed & preserved by the S.G.M. Eye Bank, later the corneal tissue will be transplanted into the eyes of a person blinded by a corneal disease.