sight restoration

sight restoration

A generic term for any procedure in which parts of the ocular apparatus are repaired, ranging in complexity from treating optical defects (e.g., corneal transplantations) to retinal neuroprosthetics.
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Touched by this uncommon gesture of charity, and of bolstered by the fact that several months back, the same quiet, kind and caring lady had, without any prompting, of her own accord, walked into my office to offer financial assistance to 10 cataract blind patients for sight restoration surgery.
November also marked the beginning of National Eye Donation Month, which raises eye donation awareness, honors donors, celebrates recipients and acknowledges the entire community of people who are involved in the journey of sight restoration. Each year, millions of people around the world have their lives transformed through cornea donation and transplantation.
'My daughter has expressed her interest to return the gratitude for rare opportunities she had in this country by lighting the path for children who could have had brighter future with eye sight restoration. I appreciate my child's great heart.
More than 127,000 patients have been screened and treated for eye health and more than 5,613 sight restoration surgeries have been performed.
"These results give a lot of hope for the successful regaining of visual functions using cheap non-invasive SSDs or other invasive sight restoration approaches.
Amir Amedi said that the human brain is more flexible than they thought and the findings give a lot of hope for the successful regaining of visual functions using cheap non-invasive SSDs or other invasive sight restoration approaches.
Dr Fabio Benfenati, of the Italian Institute of Technology, said: "Sight restoration in blind people is one of the new frontiers for prosthetics.
The cost of one sight restoration cataract surgery with IOL implant is Rs.
Seva has been implementing sustainable blindness prevention and sight restoration programs for more than 30 years.
ALTOGETHER 70 women have participated in the Fourth Annual Ladies' Golf Tournament to raise funds for a sight restoration programme titled 'Seeing is Believing' recently.
This represented a sight restoration for every member of staff at the time.
Operation Eyesight Universal (OEU), a Canadian organization dedicated to eliminating avoidable blindness, recently announced it would spend $4 million in India in 2008 for sight restoration and blindness prevention activities.