Pledge your eyes – Choose Eye donation

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One of the best ways to give back to society is by pledging one's eye. Done after the death of the individual, eye donation helps those who suffer from corneal blindness.

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Pledge your eyes – Choose Eye donation One of the best ways to give back to society is by pledging ones eye. Done after the death of the individual eye donation helps those who suffer from corneal blindness. The transparent tissue which covers the front part of the eye is called the cornea. Corneal blindness is an eye condition wherein the cornea is clouded either due to infection injury malnutrition or some disease. Due to the clouding of the cornea the patients vision is drastically reduced or totally lost. Corneal transplant that is replacing of the damaged cornea with a healthy one is the only way in which corneal blindness can be cured. The only source for cornea are fellow human beings which makes eye donation all the more important. Eye donation can be done by anyone irrespective of their sex age blood group. Those who suffer from poor short sight long sight have operated their eyes too can donate as it is not an hindrance in corneal transplant. Contrary to popular conceptions eye donation does not disfigure the deceaseds face. In fact the it is just the cornea which is removed thus there is no case of disfigurement of the face. The process of cornea removal is done within 6-8 hours of death of the donor. Thus choose the best kind of donation you can ever do – eye donation. You just have to fill a pledge form and send it to your nearest eye bank. You can also opt for online donation which is used by NGOs working for the blind. T o get more details on eye donation and donations for

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charity you can visit www.sankaraeye.com. Sankara Eye Hospital is the best eye hospital in India where all you eye-related problems is addressed.

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