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Eye Surgery Day

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Doctors and nurses (some are still inside helping patients) volunteering their services on a Saturday morning to help 9 patients regain their sight.

Published on September 3, 2009

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Published on September 3, 2009

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Pre-surgery preparation

Published on September 3, 2009

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Cataract surgery is performed with a local anesthetic and can be finished in as little as 10-15 minutes

Published on September 3, 2009

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Dr. Wilson Wu

Published on September 3, 2009

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Published on September 3, 2009

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Clouded from cataract, the eye's natural lens is broken up, removed, and replaced with an intraocular (plastic) lens

Published on September 3, 2009

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Patient Filemon Gonzales is wheeled out of the operating room after his surgery

Published on September 3, 2009

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Filemon Gonzales leaves the Eye Center less than an hour after his cataract surgery is finished

Published on September 3, 2009

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Dr. Michael Paveloff

Published on September 3, 2009

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Published on September 3, 2009

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The new lens to be placed in the eye

Published on September 3, 2009

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The new lens is placed

Published on September 3, 2009

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Teresa Moreno gets post-surgery instructions

Published on September 3, 2009

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40 minutes after her surgery, Teresa Moreno leaves the Eye Center with her son Jaime

Published on September 3, 2009

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