Thousands of eye patients in Nicaragua have received the free eye treatment at the eye surgery program. The free eye surgery program took place at municipality of Sandino, less than 20 kilometers West of the capital Managua. Several groups of doctors took part in the program. They have treated nearly 5,458 cases of cataracts and 18,624 cases of pterygium. The doctors also treated patients of several other diseases like glaucoma.
The eye camp was organized for the low-income people who can not go to private hospitals for treatment and surgery. In addition, members of the Cuban Medical Brigade in Nicaragua have offered more than one million consultations.
Source: acn Cuban News Agency