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Globally, cataract surgery is the most frequently performed type of surgery, consistently producing excellent outcomes for patients where success rates are over 95 percent and total recovery time can be less than one week.
But in Pakistan, people with cataracts had few options for surgery as the government hospitals offering free cataract surgeries are unable to accommodate the volume of patients, and waiting times could be as high as a year where private providers offer better quality and more timely services, but at prices, that is too high for
much of the population.
To fill the gap, UWT (Pak) Cataract Surgeries project is a new way of seeing the world for the poor eye patients after undergoing Cataract surgery and ultimately avoiding needless blindness.