MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) – Local eye doctors provided a big gift to Mid-Southerners suffering from cataracts Thursday.
The Eye Specialty Group and the Surgical Eye Care Foundation invited several patients down to their east Memphis office for discounted surgeries.
Qualified applicants were vetted through the Southern College of Optometry.
“Some of these folks, it’s just, it’s amazing that we’re here in our first world country in USA and right here in Memphis there are folks that really, really need some care desperately and we’re happy to provide it,” said Subba Gollamudi, Medical Director, Eye Specialty Group.
Six surgeons, as well as nurses and other clinical staff, are donating their time and talents.