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Try to feel the world around you with your closed eyes for a few moments and you may realise how difficult it is to even walk properly leave aside experiencing the different colours and the vibrant life surrounding it.
We can enlighten the life of a blind person by donating our eyes after our death. Pledge to donate your eyes. Make it a family tradition. Motivate and educate others about eye donation. Motivate the next of kin of the deceased person to donate their eyes.
In India, we have an estimated 4.6 million people with corneal blindness that is curable through corneal transplantation made possible by eye donation.
The damaged whitish cornea should be replaced by a crystal like healthy cornea which has been donated by a person. So eye-donation should be encouraged in a large scale, as one of the best means of social service. To enable another person obtain vision is one of the best forms of charity. Even after death the donor lives in the eyes of recipient. Eyes from a dead person can enable two blind people to acquire vision.