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School of Medical Sciences and Department of optometry and vision sciences has organized World Sight day celebrations at DST Auditorium, University of Hyderabad (UoH) on 10th October,2013.

World sight day is celebrated every year since 1998 on the 2nd Thursday of October. The focus of the celebrations is to advocate for blindness alleviations activities.

This year the School of Medical Sciences, UOH along B&L School of Optometry, Pushpagiri Eye Institute & Sarojini Devi eye Hospital, regional institute of ophthalmology decided to celebrate the WORLD SIGHT DAY 2013 in the UoH campus. The day had a list of activities lined up including Vision screening for the university population which will be conducted over the week. There will be invited lecture from eminent eye care professionals from different institutes. Poster and quiz competition were conducted for students from various colleges of optometry .The students made informative posters on optometry and vision sciences which were displayed on the occasion.