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HCP works to cure needless blindness with the highest quality care at the lowest cost, through ophthalmic care, education, and establishment of world-class infrastructure.



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A group of women sitting down outside and looking at the camera. Logo: Himalayan Cataract Project
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John Kernick

The 2 million cataract surgeries that are performed in the U.S. each year make the procedure feel routine, when actually the results are quite extraordinary.

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Saipal Nepal 2020 - 2
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Scanning the surrounding mountains with newly-unbandaged eyes Pyaru Bohora, a 77-year-old patient exclaimed, “Oh, it’s morning! I can see now!” Her happiness could be felt rising like the warmth given off by the morning sun. Pyaru, a resident from Bajhang, was under the expert care of Dr. Reeta Gurung, CEO of Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology.

The Rural Municipality of Saipal is home to less than 3,000, and eye-related problems affect 25% of the population, mainly due to unavailability of services. Many of the patients have gone 10 to 12 years without any treatment.



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