Most of us have our eyes checked at some point in our lives. We’ve read the letters on the chart, covering each eye, and maybe even had the dreaded ‘puff’ test. But you’ve probably never had someone knock on your door and ask to flip your eyelids.
But the people of Gorkha know that teams coming to their district and flipping eyelids is part of ensuring that their community is healthy. Our latest ENVISION In Focus video follows a team of eye specialists as they conduct a historic ‘last check’ for trachomatous trichiasis (TT) — an advanced form of trachoma that leads to blindness, if left untreated. [Read more]