• Short Summary

    ONE OF THE WORLD'S LEADING EYE SURGEONS LAST WEEK DEMONSTRATED LATEST TECHNIQUES TO ENABLE ALMOST BLIND PEOPLE TO REGAIN SIGHT.

  • Description

    ONE OF THE WORLD'S LEADING EYE SURGEONS LAST WEEK DEMONSTRATED LATEST TECHNIQUES TO ENABLE ALMOST BLIND PEOPLE TO REGAIN SIGHT. THE SURGEON, AMERICAN DR. RAMON CASTROVIEJO, A SPECIALIST IN CORNEAL GRAFT SURGERY, PERFORMED AN OPERATION AT SYDNEY'S ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED HOSPITAL.

    HIS PATIENT, A 67-YEAR-OLD MAN, WAS TO HAVE A CATARACT REMOVED -- AN OPERATION USUALLY TAKING 40 MINUTES. BUT DR. CASTROVIEJO CARRIED OUT THE OPERATION IN HALF THE TIME WITH INSTRUMENTS, MANY OF WHICH HE DESIGNED HIMSELF. FILM SHOWS OPERATION IN PROGRESS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7KBC8RKV3EAJ6UMD25LZ22H1J
    Media URN:
    VLVA7KBC8RKV3EAJ6UMD25LZ22H1J
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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