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# 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
# Cataracts
# Cataracts

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

Feb 4th 2018, 1:04 PM 11,416 Views 42 Comments

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
# Mary Comber
# Mary Comber

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

Nov 22nd 2017, 3:38 PM 11,930 Views 51 Comments

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
# Sightsavers
# Sightsavers

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

Oct 8th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,818 Views 2 Comments

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

# cataract - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Irish people going blind waiting for cataract surgery
# PREVENTABLE
# PREVENTABLE

Irish people going blind waiting for cataract surgery

Apr 3rd 2014, 4:59 PM 10,692 Views 16 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 4th 2013, 7:00 AM 419 Views 46 Comments

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.