The Problem: There are millions of People in every country who have the risk of developing permanent visual impairment due to diseases such as Diabetes or other Pediatric Vision problems. Access to an Ophthalmologist is very limited in many countries. Welcare aims to prevent Visual Impairment and Blindness in one in Four people in the Planet by usage of Technology which connects the Patient in a remote location to an Ophthalmologist
Our Solution: Welcare has pioneered an innovative approach, wherein Welcare sets up an affordable eye screening service inside existing Diabetes centers, General hospitals, Paediatric Clinics and other health centers.Welcare installs an innovative Internet-connected Retinal/Paediatric screening device and trains a technician to operate the device with patients. Patient information including retinal images are securely transferred online to Welcare’s certified Ophthalmologists for review and diagnostics. The results and recommendations for follow-up are then shared to the patient via staff at the facility they visited.
One on Four Children can have an Eye Problem, and less than 10% of Children undergo a regular vision test even in Developed Countries. Lazy Eye or Amblyopia can lead to permanent vision loss in Children if not diagnosed at a early age.