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Picture of two characters with eyes as heads, standing in front of a black board Eye Health is Everyone's Business
October is Eye Care Awareness Month. This South African initiative is held annually during October and is aimed at creating national awareness around...
Photo of Johannes “Boet” Koetzee, an elderly cataract patient with an eye patch Thank you for helping to restore the precious gift of sight
A group of visually impaired patients had an eye-opening experience at Job Shimankana Tabane Hospital in Rustenburg last year, when our medical team...
Cataract Blits Seeing is believing
A cataract blitz in the North West province in June 2015 restored the gift of sight to many happy people. For people like 81-year-old Simon, 69-...
Close-up photo of a cloudy lese being removed from an eye under operation Cataract Operations
Council’s Bureau for the Prevention of Blindness addresses, and attempts to eliminate, avoidable blindness by conducting mobile tours which...
Close up photo of a women with cataracts Eye Care Awareness Month (ECAM) October
There is a huge backlog of people waiting for cataract operations in South Africa, and the number increases by 10 000 every year. During ECAM Council...