KARAWANG-A total of 220 poor cataract patients in the District of Karawang, Purwakarta, Indramayu, Kuningan, Subang and Bekasi District get free service cataract eye surgery at Community Eye Health Center (BKMM) in Juanda Street, Cikampek in cooperation with PT.Sidomuncul.
The activities carried out in the framework of World Sight Day (WSD), which took place in Community Eye Health Center Cikampek, on Thursday (13/10). This activity is one form of government attention to the public health condition, especially the health of the eye.
Cataract eye surgery which lasted for three days, which began on Wednesday, October 12 until October 14, 2016, addressed directly by ophthalmologist belonging Perdami (Optometrist Indonesia).
In her speech, Karawang Regent dr. Cellica Nurrachadiana delivers thank to the ranks of Community Eye Health Center Cikampek who has helped with free cataract eye surgery. organizing free cataract eye surgery is very helpful for the people of Karawang and some other regency / city, especially for the poor to treat cataract eye disease, which can help local government Karawang and other urban districts to tackle the rising of cataract patients.
Regent said that the local authorities are ready to provide assistance to Community Eye Health Center in order to become more representative in efforts to improve public health.
As regent whose educational background in the fields of medicine, Regent Karawang said that among the characteristics of people who have been exposed cataract eye including eyesight dazzled, see the ring in light sources, eyes began to blur, eye sight started yellowing, there is a painting / cloudy or misty eyes.
The activity ended with direct reviewing community which will implement cataract eye surgery took place at surgery room of Community Eye Health Center Cikampek.
On that occasion was also attended Karawang Chief of Medical Officer, Cikampek subdistrict Muspika elements, as well as representatives of Karawang Chief of Transportation Department.