Help Me See 香港助視會

Why should we be concerned about cataract?

Volunteer Translator: Yam Cheung; Volunteer Photographer: Ms Cheung   Cataract is not a serious health issue in Hong Kong, but it is the most common cause of blindness in many developing countries like China and India. HelpMeSee (founded in 2010) is a US-based nonprofit organization which aims to train doctors for performing manual small incision cataract surgery (MSICS). It is a solution to improve the conditions of numerous cataract patients in developing countries. The cost of MSICS is less than phacoemulsification. Nevertheless, they are facing several difficulties. For example, the communication barrier and labor shortage existed in poor and remote

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Help Me See 香港助視會

Seeing Technology

Volunteer Reporter: Rebecca Yim   Living in a developed and prosperous city, we are blessed with the benefits of convenience, entertainment and security making possible by all kinds of smart devices and apps every day.  Have you ever thought about those people living in developing countries demand technology for survival and health for more than we do?!   HelpMeSee is the global campaign to end blindness caused by cataract.  They apply technology to train and establish a sustainable scheme to solve this global eye health crisis.   Cataract is a very common eye disease.  The development of cataract is due

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