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# cataracts

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'People are going blind': Bus of waitlisted cataract patients to journey up North for surgery
As of the end of June, there were 6,023 patients waiting for a cataract procedure.
Ireland's worst blackspot: patients in Cork are waiting 5 years for surgery
The shortest waiting list still sees patients wait more than a year for treatment, according to the Association of Optometrists Ireland.
If you're waiting for an eye procedure there's a good chance you'll be waiting over a year
About 35% of those seeking outpatient treatment have been waiting over 12 months.