Scientists have strived for successful eye transplants for centuries -- but never has a whole-eye transplant been successfully done in a living person.
By Erin Hare, STAT
Scientists at the University of California San Diego have uncovered a natural compound that dissolves cataracts, the world's leading cause of blindness.
By Nsikan Akpan
The Himalayan Cataract Project is a charity that sends mobile medical units to remote parts of Africa and Asia to perform simple but transformational eye operations. John Irvine of Independent Television News reports from rural India, where in just three…
Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from India on the Aravind system of eye hospitals and clinics that subsidizes sight-restoring surgery for impoverished patients and provides top-of-the-line care for patients who can pay.
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