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Thursday, 08 November 2012 - 13:32
500 thousand cataract patients in Sri Lanka
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Director of the Colombo National Eye Hospital Dr Sisira Liyanage states that there are nearly 500 thousand cataract patients in Sri Lanka and between 100 thousand and 150 thousand patients have cataract in both eyes.

Around 150 thousand of cataract patients are senior citizens and end up blind eventually.

Fifty percent among them have been reported from under developed rural areas from low income families.

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