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10 EYE-OPENING FACTS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT EYES

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 12/02/20
Eyes. Said to be the windows to our soul, these weird, squishy organs serve many of us every single day. But how much do we really know about them? Let’s take a peek into the complex world of our eyes with these 10 surprising eye facts.

New Operating Theatre for Bangladesh

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 08/01/20
To kickstart the new year, The Fred Hollows Foundation will open a new operating theatre at Baitush Sharaf Eye Hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh later this month.

One Minute with Laura

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 29/10/19
Laura explains how she is inspired by Professor Fred Hollows’ belief that saving sight is “good honest work”.

World Health Organization: World Report on Vision

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 10/10/19
The purpose of the World Report on Vision is to generate global awareness on the extent of vision impairment and blindness around the world.

This is how we're fighting disease with water

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 08/10/19
Trachoma is one of this and the oldest known diseases and leading infectious cause of blindness in the world. The Fred Hollows Foundation spoke with Dr Wondu Alemayehu, its technical advisor in Ethiopia, to find out how water is related to outbreak of trachoma.

Pushing for school eye health program in Indonesia

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 20/08/19
Adis has myopia or short-sightedness, which is a kind of refractive error. Her eyesight can be easily corrected by wearing glasses. However like other children in Indonesia, Adis is not used to having her eye checked.

Yunnan Provincial School Eye Health Project Launched

By 护瞳行动 | Posted 13/08/19
In Yunnan Province, The Fred Hollows Foundation has launched a three-and-a-half year program to reduce the number of children with refractive error and other common childhood diseases.

How far do people travel to access eye care?

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 09/07/19
Due to a lack of medical services in remote areas, patients often need to travel vast distances to reach a hospital. But they journey to access health care is not simple.

Trachoma on track to be eliminated worldwide

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 04/07/19
International development organisation The Fred Hollows Foundation has welcomed news that trachoma, the leading infectious cause of blindness, has reduced across the world by 91 per cent since 2002.

Twenty years of waiting

By The Fred Hollows Foundation | Posted 28/06/19
Indonesia is home to 245 million people living in 34 provinces across 17,000 islands. It is this unique geography that provides tremendous challenges to delivering eye care to people in need.
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