Tag archive of Cataract

33 Cataract Surgery

Hot weather, malnutrition and climate conditions in Africa cause many people to lose their sight to cataracts at a young age. It is estimated that two million Africans experience vision problems stemming from cataracts. An insufficient number of doctors as well as a lack of financial resources translate to thousands with cataracts living in darkness despite the availability of a cure. Embrace Relief's cataract surgery project is aiming to provide

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Give a cataract surgery as a gift

GIVE THE GIFT OF VISION   Honor someone you care about on their special day, by making a donation in their name to our cataract surgery project. We will let them know by sending a certificate that thanks them for this donation. Donate in a friend, or a family member’s name. It's a thoughtful gift and they're sure to appreciate your thoughtfulness. Embrace Relief will use the donations for a cataract operation, then e-mail an electronic copy

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Cataract

We are coordinating cataract operations weekly in Mali in our partner clinic, which has a capacity of treating 30 patients per day.   A cataract, which can occur in either or both eyes, is the clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Cataracts are fairly common for older people, but hot weather, malnutrition and climate conditions in Africa cause many people to lose their sight to cataracts at a young age. It is estimated that two

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