Photos from the second edition of the NIO Vision Marathon
After race pictures
Prize Distribution ceremony
At the finish line!
Early morning flag off
National Institute of Opthalmology (NIO) is a multi-specialty eye hospital in Pune committed to delivering high quality eye care, where Dr. Shreekant Kelkar and Mrs. Aruna Kelkar have worked untiringly to bring together state-of-the-art technology and trained experienced personnel. About 1.1 Crores have been spent on weaker patients and towards iradicating avoidable blindness. Click here to read more
About 80% of the world's blindness is Avoidable.
Avoidable blindness is defined as blindness which could be either treated or prevented by known, cost-effective means. Although there are many other causes of vision impairment, VISION 2020 seeks to address the main causes of avoidable blindness, in order to have the greatest possible impact on vision loss worldwide. Click here to read more
63% of those with low vision and 82% of blind people are over 50 years of age.NIO believes in delivering wholistic eye care. Hence, cataract not being the only potentially blinding problem, other eye diseases, like glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy screening is also carried out. Click here to read more