Friday, May 4, 2012

The gift of sight _ Reuters.com

The gift of sight _ Reuters.com
http://www.reuters.com/news/pictures/slideshow?articleId=USRTR31KOC




Surgeon Sanduk Ruit operates on the eye of a patient to remove her cataracts at the Tilganga Eye Center in Kathmandu April 25, 2012. Ruit, a Nepali national at the Tilganga Eye Centre, pioneered a simple eye operation benefiting tens of thousands of people in Nepal and other countries in Asia and Africa, where surgical teams from the centre provide much needed care in field camps.
REUTERS/Navesh Chitraka
A man smiles during a routine eye check-up after his cataract surgery at the Tilganga Eye Center in Kathmandu April 27, 2012. About 150,000 of Nepal's 26.6 million people are estimated to be blind in both eyes, most of them with cataracts.
REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
A patient is helped by a nurse after undergoing a surgery to remove his cataract at the Tilganga Eye Center in Kathmandu April 25, 2012.
REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar


A low-cost acrylic lens, also called intraocular lens, is pictured at the Tilganga Eye Center's laboratory in Kathmandu April 26, 2012.
REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

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