Providing eye care to a population particularly vulnerable to blindness.

Dr. Paul Jorizzo, Dr. Paul Imperia, Dr. Rory Murphy and three assistants from Medical Eye Center returned from Christmas Island in the central Pacific Ocean. They spent a week prescribing treatments, giving away sunglasses, and training local doctors to provide eye care. Drs. Jorizzo and Imperia performed 74 cataract and 10 pterygium surgeries, helping restore vision to a local population that is particularly vulnerable to blindness.

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