Cataract Surgical Mission

Project Cataract Surgical Mission
Objectives

• Improve vision through surgical interventions for cataract patients within the Sagaing vicinity • Increase knowledge of patient/caregiver on infection control and post-operative care through patient education

Project Partners Sitagu Ayudana Hospital
Activities

• Cataract surgeries either through phacoemulsication or Extra Capsular Cataract Extraction (ECCE) • Care giver teaching sessions during post-operative ward rounds

Locations Sagaing, Myanmar
Period June 24- July 1, 2015
Accomplishments

• 46 patients received new IOL during the cataract surgery and restored vision in one eye. • 46 post-operative caregiver teaching sessions during ward rounds