Eye specialists give free eye care services to locals in Mahlaing Tsp

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Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Aye Mauk of Mahlaing Township and U Aung Myat of Mother Trading Co Ltd organized eye care services for the patients at Aye Myitta Hall, south of Mahlaing Township People’s Hospital, from 5 to 8 December.
An eye specialist team led by Medical Superintendent Dr Tin Tin Moe of Mandalay Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist Hospital performed free eye surgical operations on the patients.
Patients from 247 villages in Mahlaing, Myingyan, Taungtha and Kyaukpadaung townships received eye care treatment at the hospital from 7 am to 10 pm daily in the four-day period.
Specialists examined the eyes of over 2,000 patients and performed surgical operations on 205 patients.
The eye specialists put up glasses to over 680 eye patients.
Pyithu Hluttaw representative U Aye Mauk served the patients and their helpers with dinner daily. He funded over K15 million worth of medicines at the free eye care service.
The Pyithu Hluttaw MP sponsored the free eye care service for over 3,400 eye patients in 2009 for the first time.—GNLM-018

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