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20/20 vision: How the Himalayan Cataract Project cures blindness in 20 minutes for $20

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

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. Last year, I had an opportunity to personally see this in action. In early 2020, right before the COVID-19 pandemic halted non-essential medical procedures, my dad underwent cataract surgery in […]