Curing Blindness Can Only Take 5 Minutes, Thanks to This Revolutionary Method

By : Seeker - 4 months ago
A dedicated team of eye doctors are on a mission to rid the world of preventable blindness, one incision at a time.

How Eyes Evolved to See the World Differently

Written & Produced by Lauren Ellis
Edited by Lee Cofer Mould
Cinematography by Rajneesh Bhandari

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Himalayan Cataract Project
“We are working to eliminate preventable and curable blindness throughout the developing world.”

Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery
“Manual small-incision cataract surgery (MSICS; also SICS or SECCE) is a low-cost, small-incision form of extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) that is principally employed in the developing world.”

Eyesight to the blind: Cheap, fast surgery tackles cataracts
“The Himalayan Cataract Project trains doctors, nurses and technicians in developing countries in a system of surgery whose price and Henry Ford-like approach to quickly moving from patient to patient in the same operating room couldn't be more different than the pricey surgical suites of American hospitals.”

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