Cataracts

'I can see again!'
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Anisha's story

Anisha’s family realised she had a sight problem when she was a baby, but ten years later she was identified and diagnosed with bilateral cataract.

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Guidelines for the Management of Cataract in India

The manual deals with all the protocols necessary for preoperative assessment, intra operative procedures and post operative care for cataract surgery.

Avoidable Blindness
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Practical tips for maintaining eye health and avoiding blindness

Did you know that improper eye health and negligence can lead to blindness?...

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Eye health risks for people with diabetes

Diabetes is a systemic disease, i.e. it affects multiple organs and tissues in the body. The increased glucose level in the eye’s blood...

Sightsavers strengthens eye health with the support of ASHA workers
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Sightsavers strengthens eye health with the support of ASHA workers

Sightsavers, in association with ASHA, is working to strengthen eye health care and education in…

Pratap
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Pratap

Pratap, an 18-year-old who lives with his family in Hoskote, Bangalore, suffered from epileptic fits since the time he was two years old, a condition that affected his vision

Harish Kumar
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Harish Kumar

Harish, a 13-year-old boy from Domlur, Bangalore, lived with severe low vision for the better part of his life

ajay
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Ajay

When Ajay, an 11-year-old-boy from Horamavu, Bangalore, started having problems with his school work, no one made the connection that this could be linked to an eye condition and so, his grades continued to drop

Sheer Joy
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The sheer joy of giving sight to the blind

The second Thursday of October each year is dedicated to raising global awareness...

the remote Sunderbans
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Saving sight & changing lives in the remote Sunderbans

Over 1.2 million people reached out to since 2002 and 47,000 sight restoring cataract surgeries performed...

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