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Touching Souls International Giving Free Cataract Surgery and Eye Treatment in Bangladesh as Part of Ongoing Program June 6
Date:5/30/2010

many Bangladeshis, cataract surgery is very expensive. As a result, many who are cataract blind may remain blind throughout their lives. Since Touching Souls International began its eye sight and blindness prevention project in 2005, the organization has performed 445 cataract surgeries with lens implant free of charge for the poor people of Kishoreganj District of Bangladesh. In addition, more than 7,600 patients have received eye screening and treatment as part of the program. From this year Touching Souls International will provide their eye camp in different districts of Bangladesh.

Touching Souls International is also planning to hold a cleft-lip camp in Kuliarchar, Bangladesh. The organization is currently seeking 20 cleft-lip patients for treatment during this camp.

Cleft-lips and cleft-palates are a major problem in Bangladesh and other developing countries. Individuals with a cleft-lip of cleft-palate are unable to eat or speak properly, often resulting in lives of isolation filled with the pain and shame of being deemed socially unacceptable. Touching Souls International helps by providing free reconstructive surgery for children and adults with cleft-lip or cleft-palate. Since 2001, the organization has performed 36 cleft-lip camps, each one providing free cleft-lip surgeries for 15 to 70 disadvantaged patients.

For more than 25 years, friends and family members of the organization have supported many projects in Bangladesh. On top of its eye and cleft-lip/cleft-palate camps, Touching Souls International provide
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