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Essential List for Cataract Surgery

Cataract remains the major cause of treatable blindness. This IAPB Essential Equipment for Cataract Surgery contains a limited range of adequate supplies of essential items to perform high quality surgery.

IAPB consults panels of experts with considerable experience, to identify good practice and assist with the compilation of IAPB Essential Equipment Lists especially for use in in resource constrained settings. NGOs, Ministries of Health, District Health Services, eye clinics and hospitals can use the IAPB Essential Equipment Lists to plan and purchase inventory.