UTTARANCHAL (PG) COLLEGE OF BIO-MEDICAL SCIENCES AND HOSPITAL,
DEHRADUN-248001 (U.K) INDIA

REPORT ON:

AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENRATION & LOW VISION AWARENESS

DATE OF PROGRAM: (6-Feb-2020)

On the occasion of ‘age related macular degeneration & low vision awareness’ Optometry Department Organized awareness program for our college students.

INTRODUCTION OF ARMDARMD is the condition in which due to increase of age. The changes occurs in the retinal macular area are degenerated and threats the central vision of the patients.

INTRODUCTION OF LOW VISION- Low vision is to describe significant visual impairment that can’t be corrected fully with glasses, contact lenses, medication or eye surgery. It includes: Loss of. Best-corrected visual acuity to worse than 20/70 in the better eye.

On the occasion of Low vision & Age Related Macular Degeneration Awareness day optometry department organized a program on 6th of February 2020. Optometry 1st, 2nd & 3rd year Students participated in this awareness program under the supervision of  two faculty members Miss. Radhika & Miss Pridhi Panwar. The venue for the program was college auditorium. The program was organized post lunch in which we aware the students of first year of MM, BPT, MLT, Radiology, DMLT.

The program consists of various activities performed by the faculty of optometry and students of optometry department. The activities are listed below :

The anchors of the program are Vipul Tyagi (2nd year), Vidya (3rd year), Saroj (3rd year)

Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)
Activities Participants
Introduction of eyeball( PPT) Mrs. Pridhi mam
Oral presentation (speech) Saniya Parveen (optometry 2nd year )
Skit (awareness) Optometry 1st year boys
Oral presentation (speech) Anjum sadaf (optometry 2nd year )
PPT presentation Vipul Tyagi (optometry 2nd year )
Poster presentation Varsha kholiya (optometry 2nd year)
PPT presentation Syed Saki (optometry 3rd year)

 

Low Vision
Activities Participants
Skit (awareness) Optometry 1st year girls
Oral presentation (speech) Banti Kumar Prince (optometry 2nd year )
PPT presentation Tanya Gupta (optometry 2nd year )
Poster presentation Sadique (optometry 2nd year )
Low vision activity Mrs. Radhika