Vision Is The Art Of Seeing The Invisible – #WATWB

We are the World Blogfest is here with its 16th edition, the seventh post of 2018 and my 9th post on #WATWB to spread peace, kindness, and humanity on social media, a few of us have worked together to create the We are the World Blogfest. In a world where news and social media are awash with negativity, we aim to turn the focus to small but significant stories that renew our faith in humanity.

The co-hosts for the July 2018 #WATWB are Shilpa Garg, Peter Nena, Inderpreet Kaur UppalRoshan Radhakrishnan, Sylvia McGrath and Belinda Witzenhausen.



The Government Ophthalmology Hospital, Egmore, Chennai Making The Vision For invisible


As you all know that I am a high myopic patient and had done Retina Detachment Surgery. And it has been 10 years since my surgery, Ever in my life, I will be really grateful to Dr. Naresh Babu, Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. With his dedicated service and constant encouragement, I could see the world today.

So on reading this news in newspapers and magazines made me to write about this here. Hope you will also love this dedicated selfless service of giving vision to the invisible.


Image Courtesy: The New Indian Express


Today, at #WATWB highlight the selfless services rendered by The Government Ophthalmology Hospital, Egmore, Chennai. It’s the second oldest eye hospital in the World after the Moorefield Eye Hospital in London. and this hospital has celebrated its 200 years of service last month.

It was established in 1819. It is the oldest eye hospital in the Indian subcontinent and in Asia.  This hospital has some of the best eye specialists in Chennai. It is undoubtedly one of the best eye care hospitals in Chennai.

The hospital is associated with the prestigious Government General Hospital and Madras Medical College, Chennai and is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.


“Vision is the art of seeing the invisible”


Vision is the art of seeing the invisible

Congrats To The Government Ophthalmology Hospital and its team. Our best wishes for their success and vision.

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33 thoughts on “Vision Is The Art Of Seeing The Invisible – #WATWB”

  1. My father is a glaucoma patient and he had cataract also. After cataract operation now he has a better vision. But he has to maintain two – three eye drops on a daily basis. Chennai is popular for eye hospitals. Even my aunt went to Chennai for retina surgery. Thanks for sharing info about this hospital.

  2. Wow! You guys are doing fab job at WATWB. Giving recognition to the unsung heroes of the world. I agree vision is the art of seeing the invisible. I would love to be part of it from next year.

  3. This is such a commendable service being done by dedicated eye specialists. Sight is one of our most precious senses. God bless these wonderful folk. Thank you for this post.
    #DeepTiesReads #MyFriendAlexa

  4. I would have gone past that building at least 1000 times but never knew about its history and achievement. Absolutely astounding. Thanks for the nugget of information.

  5. 200 years. Wow! No wonder Chennai is the recommended destination for eye care. I remember a close family member was advised to go to Chennai too. Thank you for sharing this kindness story.

  6. Thanks for sharing the information of such an age old hospital. It’s doing a fabulous job. Hope we all continue to support each other and let the humanity in us alive.

  7. Glad to know that you are ok now and so happy to see that some of the hospitals are still into such good work and achieving such milestones

  8. I was very surprised to read that it is the second eye hospital in the world and in our very own country. Shows how advanced our medical sciences were. Kudos to their team for their selfless service.

  9. Wishing them more successful years ahead. Indeed the services they are offering will definitely bring ray of hope for many. My friend Alexa

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