Thousands of Elderly Patients go Blind in Britain Due to Eye Surgery Rationing


By Ashe Schow

The Daily Wire, April 8, 2019

Hundreds of elderly citizens go blind each year while waiting for eye surgeries in the UK, according to a report from the Times of London. The latest survey from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists found rationing of cataract surgery continues even after guidance was issued suggesting patients not have the surgery delayed.“The [National Health Service] has ignored instructions to end cataract treatment rationing in defiance of official guidance two years ago, a survey by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists has found,” the Times reported. Click here to read more