Extracapsular cataract extraction with posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) implantation surgery using a technique developed by Dr. Sanduk Ruit of the Tilganga Eye Centre in conjunction with the Medical Directorate of the Fred Hollows Foundation of Australia. Also presented is the teaching method used to help make local doctors proficient in this technique.
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