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Record breaking cataract surgeries

Oct 23, 2010 12:20:36 PM - itnnews.lk

The series of record breaking surgeries on cataract patients continued for the second day today.

The series of cataract surgeries is being conducted at the Sri Lanka Eye Donation Society Headquarters by Dr. Shaminda Amaratunge. 246 surgeries were conducted throughout yesterday. Time consumption for each cataract surgery is one minute and 21 seconds. This successful series of surgeries has already entered the Guinness Record Books. The target of the doctors is to complete 500 surgeries today and tomorrow. The doctors point out that they could exceed this target and help another large group of persons to undergo cataract surgeries.