CBM Eye Surgeon Produces Cataract Surgery Training DVD
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Dr Will Dean, a CBM co-worker ophthalmologist in Malawi, has produced a training DVD and booklet to assist in training eye surgeons in cataract surgery, the most common cause of blindness in the world.
In many resource-poor parts of the world there is perhaps only one ophthalmologist or cataract surgeon for one million people. This compares with Europe or the USA where there is one eye surgeon for every 50,000 people.
Cataract surgery training resources
With an aim to assisting the in training of eye surgeons in cataract surgery, Dr Will Dean, a CBM co-worker ophthalmologist at Nkhoma Eye Hospital in Malawi, has produced a training DVD and booklet.
This resource has been made available free of charge to any cataract surgeons who may benefit from it as an educational resource. It has been produced in six different languages - English, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and Swahili.