Medical Seminar & General Meeting of Railway Senior Citizens PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 21:13

Addressing a largely attended Medical Seminar & Meeting of Members & their spouses of Railway Senior Citizens Welfare Society (RSCWS), held at the Government Museum & Art Gallery Auditorium, Chandigarh on Sunday, April 12, Dr Col. Jaiveer Singh, Director, Ophthalmology, Fortis Hospital, explained in detail the “problems of Eyes – especially in old age & the treatment thereof”. He particularly dispelled the old belief that the Cataract is to be operated when it gets fully developed or ripens. He advised that earlier it is done better it is and the patient need not suffer & wait for it to ripen – when the risks of complications increase. He explained in simple language the modern techniques for management & invasive & non-invasive intervention of various eye problems in old age.

He advised that the use of medicines for the eyes should be avoided to the extent possible – as it dries up the ‘Tears’ – which are essential for the health of the eyes.

The talk was followed by an interactive session in which a large number of queries by the participants were satisfactorily replied.

Earlier, Er Harchandan Singh, Secretary General, RSCWS, while addressing the gathering thanked Fortis Health Care for all the help & assistance to the Society by holding regular Seminars & Medical Camps for the Senior Citizens. He was happy to inform the members that at last their continuous efforts were likely to succeed early and the empanelment of the Fortis Hospital, Mohali may soon be approved by the Railways since the case is now pending at the highest level with the Railway Board.

Shri M. S. Batra President & Sh N. P Mohan Working President RSCWS, also thanked Dr Jaiveer Singh for a very informative talk & thanked the Fortis  Health Care for continuous help & cooperation for the cause of senior citizens. 

Secretary General, RSCWS

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