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Jan 30, 2015, 11:00 ET
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HelpMeSee Names Dr. Van Charles Lansingh Medical Officer, Latin America

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness, has named Dr. Van Charles Lansingh as Medical Officer, Latin America. In this...

Jan 28, 2015, 15:00 ET
A preview of the HelpMeSee MSICS Surgical Simulator, developed by HelpMeSee, MOOG, InSimo, SenseGraphics and PilotFish.

Pilotfish Design of HelpMeSee MSICS Proficiency Training Simulator Wins Good Industrial Design 2014 Award

HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – proudly shares the work of the Pilotfish design team as they are...

Nov 24, 2014, 08:16 ET
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HelpMeSee Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement To Encourage Spending With A Purpose

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to cure cataract blindness - has joined #GivingTuesday, with a Global Ambassador Video Search contest, a...

Nov 19, 2014, 15:07 ET
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HelpMeSee Welcomes Matt Kupec As Vice President Of Development And Marketing

 HelpMeSee, a global campaign to eliminate blindness caused by treatable cataract, announces that Matt Kupec has been appointed Vice...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:45 ET
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HelpMeSee Names Jon Pollack Chief of Training Operations

 HelpMeSee is pleased to announce that Jon Pollack, former Director of Training Courseware and Business Development at FlightSafety...

Oct 17, 2014, 10:54 ET
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HelpMeSee & Columbia University's Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute Held Landmark Grand Rounds During World Sight Day

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – and Columbia University's Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute joined...

Sep 08, 2014, 10:51 ET
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HelpMeSee Chief Medical Officer Co-Authors Compelling Manuscript On MSICS Simulation For Addressing Global Cataract Blindness

HelpMeSee Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Glenn Strauss and Dr. Ajay Singh, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Kansas School of...

Aug 08, 2014, 10:41 ET
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HelpMeSee & Cornerstone Assistance Showcase MSICS In Texas

HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – and the Cornerstone Assistance Network – a nonprofit providing...

Jul 29, 2014, 15:18 ET
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HelpMeSee Helps Create Cataract Backlog Free Zone in India

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate blindness due to cataract – and Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya (SNC), Shri Sadguru Seva...

May 29, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Trafigura Foundation Supports HelpMeSee Campaign to Eliminate Blindness Caused by Cataracts

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate blindness caused by cataracts – today announced a strategic, collaborative partnership...

May 20, 2014, 09:34 ET
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HelpMeSee Launches Campaign To Eliminate Cataract Blindness In Africa

 HelpMeSee – a global campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – today announced its cataract elimination expansion campaign to...

May 02, 2014, 16:23 ET
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HelpMeSee Honors Women Around The World On Mother's Day

Throughout the world, untreated cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, making up 51% of all cases. Approximately 22 million people are...

Dec 31, 2013, 13:41 ET
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HelpMeSee Rings In The New Year With 100K Cataract Surgery Milestone

2014 Brings Major Milestone for Cataract Treatment Program HelpMeSee – a campaign to eliminate cataract blindness – today reported...

Oct 10, 2013, 17:11 ET
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HelpMeSee Celebrates World Sight Day By Successfully Testing Leading Edge Virtual Cataract Eye Surgery Simulator


Apr 23, 2013, 09:00 ET
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HelpMeSee Selects Moog to Develop a Leading Edge Virtual Reality Eye Surgery Simulator

HelpMeSee has achieved a significant milestone in medical simulation by successfully testing virtual reality surgical training simulators as a...

Apr 11, 2013, 16:58 ET
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Breakthrough in Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation

Legacy of Aviation Safety Pioneer Inspires Application of Flight Simulation Principles to Medicine Early Stage Prototype Simulator Presented to...

Apr 03, 2013, 16:39 ET

Campaign To Reduce Endemic Blindness In Developing World Has Promise, RAND Study Says

Use of high-fidelity simulators to train cataract surgeons in developing nations could dramatically cut the prevalence of blindness around the...