Global Blindness: Epidemiological Trends

Global Blindness: Epidemiological Trends

Author/Presenter: Dr. Allen Foster Source: International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) This lecture, authored and presented by Dr. Allen Foster from the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH), discusses global blindness and current associated epidemiological trends. The lecture addresses the global causes of blindness, the prevalence of blindness, the trends in visual impairments, and the main causes of avoidable blindness…

TEDxSantaBarbara | Ending Preventable Blindness: Reinventing Cataract Surgery

Presenter: Jeffery Levenson, MD  Source: TEDx Santa Barbara In November 2017, Dr. Jeffery “Jeff” Levenson, a volunteer ophthalmologist and Chief Medical Officer at SEE, gave an illuminating talk at TEDx Santa Barbara. Jeff shared the story of how his life changed dramatically when he began losing his sight to cataracts. Once he received the treatment he needed to regain his sight, he became passionate about restoring…

Global Eye Care: Challenges and Opportunities

Author/Presenter: Jeffrey H. Levenson, MD, with special credit to M. Scott Hickman, MD Source: SEE International This lecture, from one of SEE International’s Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 courses in 2018, was authored and presented by SEE’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jeffrey Levenson. It covers global eye care, trends in global blindness, an overview of the MSICS technique and…

Global Blindness: Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How Much

Author/Presenter: M. Scott Hickman, MD with special credit to Drs. Allen Foster, Rengaraj Venkatesh and Geoff Tabin Source: SEE International This lecture, from one of SEE International’s Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS) Level 1 courses, was created in 2018 by SEE’S Medical Director M. Scott Hickman, MD. This presentation is about global blindness and covers the following topics: SEE’s programs and…