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Giving Jason Sight: Congenital Cataracts Treatment and Research

Twenty-one-year old Raven Velez, born with congenital cataracts, tells the moving story of learning her newborn son, Jason, also has cataracts and details the odyssey to give him sight. Hear how surgeons at Montefiore Medical Center and researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine are working hard to develop and administer cutting edge treatments to prevent, delay and treat both congenital and age-related cataracts. Interviewees: Raven Velez, former cataract patient; eye surgeons Ilana Friedman, M.D., and Norman Medow, M.D.; and cataract researcher Ales Cvekl, Ph.D. (May 24, 2012)
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