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How Curing Cataracts Offers A 1,500% Socio-Economic Return

According to the World Health Organisation, 95 million people worldwide are affected by blindness or severe visual impairment due to cataracts. Cataracts are disproportionately prevalent in low-and-middle-income countries, where they account for 50% of blindness, compared to just 5% of blindness within developed countries.

According to the World Health Organisation, 95 million people worldwide are affected by blindness or severe visual impairment due to cataracts.  Cataracts are disproportionately prevalent in low-and-middle-income countries, where they account for 50% of blindness, compared to just 5% of blindness within developed countries.