BRINGING HOPE IN SIGHT
14 Oct 2020
The world at large is commemorating eye care month which commenced on 20th September 2020 to 17 October 2020. The main purpose of this commemoration is to raise awareness about the impotence on eye health considering the prevention of blindness and treatment of avoidable causes of Blindness following its symptoms and condition of the eye.
The KZN Society for the blind has joined other institution on the call for the people to take good care of their eyes to avoid preventable blindness. Early identification of the symptoms may assist to avoid unnecessary blindness.
For the period of 100 years The KZN Society for the Blind have assisted many people and is continually assisting people through its eye clinic with testing and Rehabilitation for those whom their vision cannot be restored through its Qualified Rehabilitation team. the organisation partnered with different media platforms raising awareness on blindness.
It is further urging people to regularly have their eyes checked through relevant institutions. Loss of sight is not the end of the world. Hellen Keller says “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision”