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Expert Ophthalmist Plans to Eliminate Worldwide Blindness in Next 10 Years

According to an article published by CNN, Dr. Josef Bille, the creator of laser eye surgery, has stated that in ten years from now, there shouldn’t be a blind person on earth. Bille’s plan to eliminate blindness on earth rests primarily in femtosecond lasers, which use precision targeting to locate bumps, film, and cataracts on the eye without damaging side effects. In addition, Bille is also developing “wavefront scanning,” which provides a detailed depiction of a patient’s retina, allowing surgeons to tailor each procedure with greater accuracy. With the use of these technologies and others, Bille plans to open the eyes the 80 percent of vision impairment cases that are curable or preventable.

Read the article published by CNN.