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How Cataract Surgery Gave One Man His Life Back

In 2005, a back injury on a construction site prompted James Ross to switch jobs and start driving trucks. A few years later, medication prescribed for the back injury presented a side effect that would stall his truck driving career – cataracts. At age 51, James was desperatley in need of cataract surgery, but could not afford the cost of surgery. After a quick google search James learned about the Operation Sight program.

Your Generosity in Action: Meet a Resident Excellence Award Winner

Each year the ASCRS Foundation offers ten $1,000 Resident Excellence Awards to enable ophthalmology residents exhibiting exemplary performance to attend the ASCRSASOA Annual Meeting.

Nominations Now Open for Resident Excellence Award

The ASCRS Foundation will again offer ten $1,000 Resident Excellence Awards to enable ophthalmology residents exhibiting exemplary performance to attend the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The categories for consideration include research, patient care, leadership and education.

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