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66% of Clinical Leads surveyed by the RCOphth confirm cataract rationing is restricting access to surgery

Cataract surgery: current limitations to patients accessing treatment Cataract surgery is the most common operation performed, with approximately 400,000 performed per year in the UK and has enormous benefit for patients and their quality of life. It is crucial that patients who will benefit from cataract surgery are able to access it, whether for their