WHAT WE’VE DONE, MEDICALLY SPEAKING
In the Philippines:
More than 40 medical missions
More than 150,000 treatments
More than 11,000 eye surgeries
More than 9,000 diagnostic services delivered
More than 1,500 pediatric eye treatments
More than 1,300 pairs of eyeglasses dispensed
More than 800 advanced vision screeners trained
More than 200 basic vision screeners and eye caregivers trained
THIS LASER IS COOL, no kidding!
Our equipment donation program, coursed primarily through OFPHIL, our major partner organization in the Philippines, continues.
Latest equipment donated: a YAG laser installed at the new Ifugao State University-OFPHIL Eye Center in Alfonso Lista, North Luzon. Used primarily in the treatment of narrow angle glaucoma and the occasional opacification of the posterior lens capsule following cataract surgery, this laser does NOT burn targeted tissues; rather, it vaporizes them, with minimal discomfort to the patient. COOL!
If you care to know what YAG stands for,