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InspirationLife-changing: Hundreds regain vision daily with affordable surgery

Life-changing: Hundreds regain vision daily with affordable surgery

A remarkable initiative led by the Himalayan Cataract Project is transforming lives globally.

Since the 1990s, this nonprofit has provided free cataract surgeries in Asia and Africa.

Inspired by the impact of blindness firsthand, they’ve made restoring sight a reality through simple, swift surgeries.

Cataracts, often treatable with small plastic lenses, affect millions worldwide.

The project’s local lens manufacturing slashed costs from $250 to under $25 per lens, making treatment accessible.

In clinics across several countries like Ghana, Bhutan, India, and Ethiopia, they do up to 200 surgeries each day.

Geoffrey Tabin, co-founder, believes …

Source video: HCP Cureblindness on YouTube

Source image: newarta / Pixabay


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