Eye specialists conducted OPD clinic at press club
Nava Thakuria | 25 Jun 2017

Guwahati: The city based Sight First Eye-Clinic organized the last Saturday OPD (outpatient department) clinic at Guwahati Press Club (GPC), where over 45 media workers participated. Organized under the series of 'Evening with a Doctor' programs for the benefit of GPC members along with their dependents, the camp was conducted by Dr Shubhra Kinkor Goswami and Dr Bijuli Goswami.

Both the eye specialists were assisted by health workers Ramen Haloi,

Bapan Paul and Paresh Das in the conducting the camp. Though most of
the participants' eyes were diagnosed healthy, the attending
physicians advised the media workers to be more careful in using the
digital screens for a longer period. They also asked the participants
to use proper light in their reading rooms.
The 17 June clinic was conducted by Emerge Diagnostic, where a team of
health workers under the leadership of Dr Dhrubajyoti Gogoi took blood
samples of the participants for screening of glucose, creatinine,
cholesterol, bilirubin and haemoglobin. They also got their blood
pressure checked in the camp. The blood reports of nearly 50
participants in the camp showed that the media persons were
maintaining healthy kidneys, though few were suffering from high blood
pressure & sugar. Very few were diagnosed with high cholesterol and
hemoglobin level.
The next weekly health camp on 1 July  will be attended by physicians
from Nemcare Hospital and 8 July  OPD is scheduled for Fortis Hospital
Bangalore. Till date, practicing doctors from Apollo Chennai Hospital,
Medanta-the Medicity Hospital, Manipal Bangalore Hospital, Down Town
Hospitals, GNRC Hospitals, Dispur Hospitals, Wintrobe Hospital,
Narayana Super-Specialty Hospitals, Swagat Super-Surgical Institute,
Barthakur Clinic, Government Ayurvedic College etc have attended the