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WCF Ometepec

<p class="font_8">WCF has been sending teams to Ometepec, Mexico every November since 1970.&nbsp; Although&nbsp;our teams perform more than 200 surgeries each November, there&nbsp;remains a&nbsp;backlog of people needing cataract surgery.&nbsp; In 2003 we began sending an additional team in the spring.&nbsp; The people&nbsp;are always lined up waiting for us in&nbsp;hopes they will receive sight-restoring surgery.</p>

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<p class="font_8">This&nbsp;February we sent a 28 member team to&nbsp;the&nbsp;Hospital de la Amistad (Hospital of Friendship)&nbsp;in Ometepec.&nbsp;This small hospital services the people in Ometepec and nearby towns in the Costa Chica region of Guerrero, Mexico. Our team provided 235 surgeries:&nbsp; 172 cataracts, 57 pterygiums, 1 plastic and 5 YAGS.&nbsp; We also distributed more than&nbsp;800&nbsp;reading, prescription and sunglasses.</p>

WCF Ometepec

<p class="font_8">WCF has been sending teams to Ometepec, Mexico every November since 1970.&nbsp; Although&nbsp;our teams perform more than 200 surgeries each November, there&nbsp;remains a&nbsp;backlog of people needing cataract surgery.&nbsp; In 2003 we began sending an additional team in the spring.&nbsp; The people&nbsp;are always lined up waiting for us in&nbsp;hopes they will receive sight-restoring surgery.</p>

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<p class="font_8">This&nbsp;February we sent a 28 member team to&nbsp;the&nbsp;Hospital de la Amistad (Hospital of Friendship)&nbsp;in Ometepec.&nbsp;This small hospital services the people in Ometepec and nearby towns in the Costa Chica region of Guerrero, Mexico. Our team provided 235 surgeries:&nbsp; 172 cataracts, 57 pterygiums, 1 plastic and 5 YAGS.&nbsp; We also distributed more than&nbsp;800&nbsp;reading, prescription and sunglasses.</p>