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Selfless Surgery Trips scores AM award (Geoffrey Painter, Hornsby Advocate)

in Achievements

13 Feb 2017

Some 18 million people worldwide are estimated to be blind through lack of treatment but there would be thousands more if it wasn’t for Geoffrey Painter.

The Warrawee eye surgeon has given the gift of sight not only to many Australians, but to thousands in Asia and the Pacific.

He has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for pioneering work that has taken him on 30 trips to the Solomon Islands, China and the Philippines over 20 years.

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