Over 750 benefit from free eye camp in Kanchanpur

KANCHANPUR: A total of 781 people have benefited from a free eye camp in Shuklaphanta Municipality-4 in Kanchanpur district on Saturday.

In the camp — organised with the technical support of Dhangadi Nepal Eye Hospital and financial support of Shuklaphanta Municipality — 326 men and 455 women received the eye check-up.

Among the patients, 93 have been found suffering from cataract, said Gajendra Chand, who supported the camp, adding that 330 others were provided with spectacles, medicines and counselling for free.

Those suffering from cataract would be offered free treatment at Dhangadi Nepal Eye Hospital.