This is my response to the Ragtag Daily Prompt of 15 June 2018 — Cataract.
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The first thing that came to my mind when I saw today’s prompt – cataract – was the Fred Hollows Foundation. Before his death, Australian Ophthalmologist, Fred Hollows, set up a Foundation to continue his work to restore the sight of indigenous Australians and less fortunate people in developing countries, who suffer from eye disease (such as cataracts, trachoma and diabetic retinopathy). These eye diseases are completely avoidable but without treatment, they will lead to blindness. Read more