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Geoffrey Tabin and the Himalayan Cataract Project

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Ophthalmologist Dr. Geoffrey Tabin talks about his work restoring sight to some of the world’s most isolated, impoverished people through the Himalayan Cataract Project. He teamed up with Sanduk Ruit to treat the people of the Himalayas, a region with an high incidence of cataract blindness. With their revolutionary, inexpensive style of surgery, Tabin and Ruit have cured tens of thousands. David Oliver Relin wrote about the doctors’ work in the book Second Suns.

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Comments [1]

antonio from baySide

Probably off topic:
Could the Doctor speak why in the 21st century we don't have the remarkable vaccines we had in the early 20th century.
Am I wrong that all the drugs today seem to have terrible side-effects?

Jun. 12 2013 12:32 PM

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