А сenter for the prevention of child blindness
We are glad to inform you that SI "The Filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy of NAMS of Ukraine" opened a center for the prevention of child blindness, where doctors detect retinopathy of prematurity. ROP can lead to complete loss of vision.
The center was opened at the initiative of the Family Nechitailo Foundation as part of the project "I want to see. Southern region."
Administration of SI "The filatov Institute of Eye Diseases and Tissue Therapy of NAMS of Ukraine" accommodated and philanthropists held an auction of Ukrainian art and collected donations during several sport events for the purchase of the necessary medical equipment.
The Center for Prevention of Child Blindness will be able to see 2500 patients a year with various eye diseases.
It is noted that 200-250 children are born with ROP in Ukraine every year.
More information: https://dumskaya.net/news/v-odesskom-institute-filatova-otkryli-tsentr-pre-133692/