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06/20/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
A young girl is having her eye examined for signs of a cataract during an outreach camp in Tripura India.
A young girl is having her eye examined for signs of a
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
06/18/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
ICYMI: Daily life in Uttar Pradesh, India from a HelpMeSee campaign a few years back.
ICYMI: Daily life in Uttar Pradesh India from a HelpMeSee campaign a few years back
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
06/16/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
HelpMeSee has launched in a new campaign in Tripura, India an ethnically diverse area in northeast India bordering Bangladesh. A health worker at a screening camp takes information on community members seeking treatment.
HelpMeSee has launched in a new campaign in Tripura India an ethnically
Gibril Tamba
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HelpMeSee
06/14/2017. Facebook
Eliminating cataract blindness in the 20 million cataract blind will take time. Here’s the progress made to date.
Eliminating cataract blindness in the 20 million cataract blind will take time
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HelpMeSee
06/13/2017. Facebook
HelpMeSee 助視會 (Hong Kong) has selected cross-country runner, Leanne Szeto and Iron Man competitor Benny Li as their HelpMeSee Ambassadors. These two athletes compete in races throughout the area to promote awareness about cataract blindness and tell others the story of HelpMeSee.

Catch them if you can!
HelpMeSee 助視會 Hong Kong has selected crosscountry runner Leanne Szeto and Iron
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HelpMeSee
06/12/2017. Facebook
What do you need to do when preparing for cataract surgery?
What do you need to do when preparing for cataract surgery
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
06/09/2017. Facebook
A woman from Pachpera village speaking with a community outreach worker. Pachpera is in the Mahoba district of Bundelkhand in central India.
A woman from Pachpera village speaking with a community outreach worker Pachpera
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
06/06/2017. Facebook
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is at the center of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set forth by the United Nations. In cataract treatment, we measure progress on UHC as Cataract Surgical Coverage.
Universal Health Coverage UHC is at the center of the Sustainable Development
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
06/04/2017. Facebook
Nisharun waiting for an examination in a cataract surgery clinic in Tripura, in the Northeast area of India.
Nisharun waiting for an examination in a cataract surgery clinic in Tripura
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HelpMeSee
06/02/2017. Facebook
The protein strands of the lens are not equipped with the cellular mechanisms for cleanup and repair - leading to cataracts

And more interesting facts in this great health article from the New York Times:
The protein strands of the lens are not equipped with the cellular

The Building Blocks of Cataracts

nytimes.com
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HelpMeSee
05/31/2017. Facebook
DALY or Disability Adjusted Life Years measures the impact the burden of a disease has on the lives of people. Some diseases are considered more impactful than others - leading to different weights.

For more information on DALY visit [ Who.int Link ]
DALY or Disability Adjusted Life Years measures the impact the burden of
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
05/29/2017. Facebook
By the Numbers: Eyes are more interesting at second glance.
By the Numbers: Eyes are more interesting at second glance
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HelpMeSee
05/28/2017. Facebook
A villager from the northeastern Indian town of Tripura, is examined by a community outreach worker for signs of cataract.
A villager from the northeastern Indian town of Tripura is examined by
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
05/26/2017. Facebook
For Thursday's Africa Day, HelpMeSee Medical Officer, Dr. Jean-marie Andre, writes about the shortage of cataract specialists in Africa for the VISION 2020/IAPB blog.
For Thursdays Africa Day HelpMeSee Medical Officer Dr Jeanmarie Andre writes about

Africa Day: Training Specialists to Treat Cataract Blindness

iapb.org
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HelpMeSee
05/26/2017. Facebook
By the Numbers: Eyes are more interesting at second glance.
By the Numbers: Eyes are more interesting at second glance
HelpMeSee
HelpMeSee
05/24/2017. Facebook
Community members waiting at a center in Tripura, India to be screened for cataracts by an outreach worker.

HelpMeSee started work in this northeast Indian town in April 2017.
Community members waiting at a center in Tripura India to be screened
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05/23/2017. Facebook
Quality of Life (QOL) is a way that doctors (and ophthalmologists) measure how well a patient is doing after an illness or during the onset of a disease. Sometimes treatment isn’t warranted if the condition is not that bad – or if the cure has an impact on overall health.

For more information on this click here: [ Rand.org Link ]
Quality of Life QOL is a way that doctors and ophthalmologists measure
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05/20/2017. Facebook
Cataracts By the Numbers: Most of us will develop cataracts by a certain age.

Learn more about cataract blindness on our "Why Cataracts Page" [ Helpmesee.org Link ]
Cataracts By the Numbers: Most of us will develop cataracts by a certain age
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05/18/2017. Facebook
Just a few months ago, Ashok Rani was treated for cataract surgery. She lives in Bhanwara village, Mahoba district, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
Just a few months ago Ashok Rani was treated for cataract surgery
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HelpMeSee
05/17/2017. Facebook
Most who undergo cataract surgery, even if they have cataracts in both eyes, treat one cataract at a time in two separate procedures. With incidence of cataracts increasing, there's a growing discussion on Immediate Sequential Bilateral Cataract Surgery.
Most who undergo cataract surgery even if they have cataracts in both