Stories Tagged 'Cataract'
Roshan Theeng’s joy at being able to see again was captured in a viral video that struck a chord with hundreds on social media.
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Experts suggest switching to clean energy and adopting improved cooking technologies.
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Cataract, a condition in which the lens of the eye gradually becomes opaque, resulting in blurry vision and eventually blindness, accounts for 65 percent of avoidable blindness in Nepal.
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Dr. Sanduk Ruit, a Nepali ophthalmologist, may be the world champion in the war on blindness. Some 39 million people worldwide are blind — about half because of cataracts — and another 246 million have impaired vision, according to the World Health Organization.
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Former queen Komal Shah underwent an eye surgery for cataract at Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology in Kathmandu on Thursday.
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Fifteen Indians lost their sight after a doctor used suspected infected equipment to remove cataracts at a free eye surgery camp.
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