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Facts about Eye Donation | Dr. Tony Fernandez

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Watch the video as Dr. Tony Fernandez, well-known ophthalmologist, gives an awareness talk about Eye Donation.

Dr. S Tony Fernandez, M.B.B.S,M.S,D.O (Lon) FIMA,FRCS (Glasg) is one of the senior most ophthalmic surgeons and a doyen in the profession in Kerala. The doctor has been honored with the Padmasree Award by the President of India and B.C. Roy Award by the Medical council of India.

Dr. Tony was a pioneer for eye treatments and surgeries in Kerala, such as intra ocular implantation, refractive keratoplasty, squint and corneal transplantation etc. at Little flower Mission hospital Angamali. He developed the eye wing of the hospitsl into the world class CBM Ophthalmic Institute, known all over India and abroad. He started free Eye camps and school screening programs to eradicate preventable blindness in Kerala. Through the Eye Bank Association which he started, he could collect thousands of Eye balls and has given sight to thousands of blind people by corneal transplantations. He is also the founder president of Kerala Action Force, a charitable organization active in training people on first aid, youth training, and rehabilitation for the disabled, Pain and Palliative clinics, promotion of voluntary blood and eye donation and health education. He has also a Family Trust which undertakes several charitable works by way of sponsorship for the poor children, construction of houses for the poor and rehabilitation of the disabled and poor.

He served as the president of the Indian Ophthalmological Society in 1994. He also served as an executive member of the Indian Medical Council, and the member of the Medical Faculty of the M.G. University in Kochi.

Dr. Tony started his own hospital at Aluva, Dr.Tony Fernandez Eye Hospital, run and managed by his son Dr. Freddy T Simon.

Dr.Tony Fernandez Eye Hospital,
Opp.Govt Higher Secondary School,
High Road,
Kerala State,India
Phone : Landline 0484 - 2633370, 0484 29 22 571 - 575 (5 lines)
Mobile : +91 9496863870, +91 9961408090
Timings : 8 AM to 6 PM (Monday to Saturday)


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