Bharatpur Eye Hospital has provided service not only to patient who come to the hospital but also to patient in remote areas who do not have access to the hospital through various outreach activities. In addition to the conduction of DST camps, cataract surgical camps, diabetic retinopathy camp and school screening program throughout the year, BEH has also been involved in awareness campaigns through training to FCHVs, Drug Retailers, School Teachers and Women Groups with the aim of reducing preventable blindness in the community.
Community Outreach (OPD)
A total of 29012 patients had their eye examination in various outreach eye care programs conducted in year 2018-19. This is around 14% of the patient served in this year.
Community Outreach (Surgery)
3,204 sight restoring cataract surgeries were performed through DST and Surgical Camps being conducted in different places during the year 2018-19. Of the total surgeries 2,585 (80.6%) were done in surgical camps and only 619 (19.4%) were done through DST camps.
Diabetic Retinopathy Camp
30,823 school children of 75 schools both public and private were screened. 1052 children were detected with refractive errors and provided glasses free of cost.