Data of the Federal Health Secretariat (Ssa), reveal that 50% of the population of older adults in Mexico they live with waterfalls ; However, not all have treatment and support, which reduces their quality of life.
In this sense, dependence indicates that all human beings are prone to suffer sooner or later one of the various types of cataract; however, it is the only condition that can be operated to eliminate the damage in its entirety.
In this regard, the laboratories Novartis will support the Medicine and Social Assistance Foundation (MAS), to benefit more than 200 people from Tlapa de Comonfort, Guerrero, he said Antonio Arce , Director of Public Affairs and Communication of Novartis.
"With the purpose of supporting the most needy and giving them the chance to see, the XVII edition of the" Back to See without Cataras "day will take place, which will take place from November 7 to 11, 2013."
"... Through the documentary Back to see without cataracts, highlights the work done by doctors and volunteers during the conference. This work is part of our social commitment to support causes that benefit people in situations of vulnerability.
At a press conference, the doctor Juan Ignacio Babayán , ophthalmologist and organizer of the conference reveals that the physical conditions of the Sierra de Guerrero require specialized medical attention.
"... Especially in the area of ophthalmology, because people are constantly exposed to solar radiation and, not having adequate care, develop eye diseases such as cataracts. Our objective with the conference is to provide quality of life, returning the vision. "
In this sense, the doctor Jorge Castro , president of the MAS Foundation , points out that 17 years after having implemented the first day, more than 1,812 patients have benefited and offered more than 11 thousand consultations.