Guidelines for the Management of Cataract in India

June 2014

Ensuring quality has become integral to the efforts at taking care of the immense burden of blindness in India.

Vision 2020: The Right to Sight, India has been at the forefront of efforts at prevention of blindness activities in the country. The manual deals with all the protocols necessary for preoperative assessment, intra operative procedures and post operative care for cataract surgery. The manual also deals with the protocols for sterilization and care of instruments and other material required for cataract surgery.

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