Can you read this line? A child with untreated congenital cataracts cannot. In fact, itís very possible that he has never seen his motherís face. Cataracts are the most common cause of preventable blindness in developing countries. A fifteen-minute surgery onboard our hospital ship can restore sight and hope.
Many eye diseases and conditions are highly treatable, and even preventable, with proper medical intervention. Mercy Ships works on your behalf to treat them all.