Cataract Surgeries and IOU Lens Implants sponsored since June 1996
THE FOUNDATION SPONSORS 100 CATARACT SURGERIES & IOU IMPLANTS PER MONTH
As of June 1996, The Sanjay Anand Charitable Foundation (SACF) collaborated with ICARE to launch one of their first projects in India. The foundation is not only one of ICARE’s benefactor’s, Mr Sunil Anand (The President of The Sanjay Anand Charitable Foundation) is also one of the Trustees of ICARE.
FREE Transport From Village
Patients are transported FREE from their villages to the hospital, which is approximately 20-25 miles.
FREE Board & Lodging
Patients provided with FREE board and lodging during their hospital stay.
Patients undergo FREE surgeries for the removal of the cataract and the implantation of IOU Lenses.
FREE Transportation Back Home
On day three, they are discharged and transported back to their home FREE.
FREE Follow-up Appointments
FREE follow-up appointments are organised based on individual cases, to ensure each patient is provided with optimal care.
In 2000, The Sanjay Anand Charitable Foundation and the ICARE eye Hospital launched the ICARE Eye Bank (ICEB) in a joint effort. The ICEB is a registered Eye Bank under the Transplantation Human Organ Act of 1995, Government of India. ICEB has set standards in eye banking and is the model eye bank for northeastern Uttar Pradesh (India).