The National Council on Non-Communicable Diseases is focused on carrying out Cataract Surgeries during the night time.

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The National Council on Non-Communicable Diseases is focused on carrying out Cataract Surgeries during the night time.
Thereby, the Colombo Eye Hospital, the Kandy Teaching Hospital, the Anuradhapura, Ratnapura, Kanthale, Trincomale, Kalmunei-North, Batticaloa, Vavuniya and Nawalapitiya hospitals will conduct cataract surgeries from the 15th of this month, after 4.00 pm as well.

On an average basis, an Eye Surgeon conducts 25 to 30 Cataract Surgeries per day.

The objective of this initiative is to manage the waiting list of patients seeking Cataract Surgeries.

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