Life Care Hospital together with it Partners Hidaya foundation has embarked on free eye cataract surgeries.

The surgeries have commenced in Freetown and it will span from the 25th to the 30th December 2022 at the Life Care Hospital, Lumley, Freetown.

A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. For people who have cataracts, seeing through cloudy lenses is a bit like looking through a frosty or fogged-up window. Clouded vision caused by cataracts can make it more difficult to read, drive a car (especially at night) or see the expression on a friend’s face.

Meanwhile, the surgeries will continue in Makeni on the 15 December, 2022.