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#cataract

# cataract - Sunday 4 February, 2018

If you're waiting for an eye procedure there's a good chance you'll be waiting over a year

About 35% of those seeking outpatient treatment have been waiting over 12 months.

# cataract - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

# cataract - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

World’s first live cataract surgery to be streamed from rural Malawi

Winesi will undergo a life-changing operation restoring his sight today.

# cataract - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Irish people going blind waiting for cataract surgery

Ireland could save €76 million annually if earlier intervention was prioritised.

# cataract - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Column: Why are over two thirds of blind people in the world women?

It’s unimaginable to many in the developed world that a person could be last in line for medical care and education simply because of gender – but for millions of women this is the stark reality, writes Michael Marren.