Many people in Sierra Leone go blind due to infections that can often be cured. Some eye ailments, such as glaucoma, can be controlled with medication. Others, such as cataracts and pterygium, can be successfully treated with surgery. Every year Africa Surgery helps scores of people to preserve or regain their vision and see the world clearly again.
Bai Sesay is a living example of what we are doing to help Sierra Leoneans with eye problems.