Clarity Design is very enthusiastic about the opportunity to utilize our design and manufacturing services for a humanitarian purpose. With the goal of helping others, especially those in developing countries, we have teamed up with the Himalayan Cataract Project to help eradicate curable and preventable blindness.
First, let’s dig into some background information on this life-changing organization and the people behind it.
The goal of the Himalayan Cataract Project, in short, is to provide affordable, high-quality, sustainable eye care to the developing world. The HCP has built infrastructures and eye care facilities, trained and educated local eye care teams, and performed countless surgeries to bring sight back to people all over the world. In 2013 alone, the HCP helped over 670,000 patients and performed 60,017 surgeries.
The Himalayan Cataract Project was started by two ophthalmologists with a mission- a mission to cure blindness.
Dr. Sanduk Ruit, Co-Founder of HCP, was the first Nepali doctor to perform cataract surgery with intraocular lens implants. He also pioneered a method for delivering high-quality microsurgical procedures in remote places. His work has not gone unrecognized as he has received some of the highest attainable awards in the area of international health.
Dr. Geoff Tabin, Co-Founder of HCP, is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences as well as the Director of International Ophthalmology at the John A. Moran Eye Center. He dedicates a significant amount of time working in Nepal and throughout the Himalayas.
To learn more about this amazing organization and how you can be a part of the movement to cure blindness go to the Himalayan Cataract Project website.
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