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A curable condition that causes blindness - Andrew Bastawrous


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An estimated 20 million cases of blindness worldwide are caused by cataracts, a curable condition affecting the lens that focuses images onto the eye’s retina. But how are cataracts formed, and how can we prevent them? Andrew Bastawrous gives the facts on cataracts.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Andrew Bastawrous
  • Director Matt Marblo
  • Producer Steve Shin, Samantha Scharff, Matthew Chadwick, Arielle Matorana
  • Editor Leroy Patterson
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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