Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! 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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsuSfkr3I10
Special thanks to Rajneesh Bhandari http://rajneesh.asia/
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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