Lions Eye Diabet Clinic – Georgia offered veterans free ophthalmological examinations in Telavi

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On July 29, 2023, Lions Eye Diabet Clinic – Georgia held free ophthalmological examinations for veterans of war and defense forces and their family members living in Telavi Municipality as a part of Memorandum of Cooperation. The event was organized by the State Service of Veterans Affairs. The information is spread by the State Service of Veterans Affairs.

Reportedly, 97 beneficiaries of the Service benefited from the charity medical action within which a group of 12 qualified doctors (ophthalmologists, endocrinologists) participated. The doctors applied high-tech equipment to examine 69 veterans, and 28 family members. 140 medical visits were paid. Withing the framework of the event, 183 glasses were given to the beneficiaries of the Service for free.

Tamaz Kalatozishvili, head of Kakheti Division of the State Service of Veterans Affairs, and Vazha Dalakishvili, representative of the Social Affairs and Accounting-Analytical Department of the Service, got acquainted with the progression of the event on the spot.

The memorandum of cooperation between the State Service of Veterans Affairs and Lions Eye Diabet Clinic – Georgia was signed for the first time in 2016 and is updated annually.

Lions Eye Diabet Clinic – Georgia has conducted 9 charity medical actions throughout the country in 2023. Within the framework of the event, free qualified ophthalmological services were provided for 820 beneficiaries of the Service. In addition, different types of microsurgical operations were performed for free. Veterans and their family members were also given 992 glasses for free.

Within the framework of existing memoranda of cooperation with various medical institutions, charity medical events for veterans and their family members will be held throughout Georgia, regarding which the veterans will be informed in advance.