Updated 26 November 2015

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102-year-old KZN woman can see again after cataract surgery

A 102-year-old woman is among twelve elderly patients from Kwa-Zulu Natal who recently had their cataracts removed and their sight restored.

Relief for long surgery waiting times in Gauteng

Long waiting times for cataract surgeries in Gauteng hospitals may be a thing of the past with surgery blitzes on the cards.

How a neurologist can examine your brain through your eyes

Scientists can now examine your eyes to determine pressure in the brain – an important part of diagnosing serious neurological conditions.

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