👀 Herzig Eye Institute announced this week that it will be paid by the Province to provide 5,000 cataract surgeries this year in Ottawa.
Most people in Ottawa can receive cataract surgery within six months but the most complex cases can wait up to three years for the University of Ottawa’s Eye Institute brilliant eye surgeon Dr. Kashif Baig.
In addition to working at the University of Ottawa, Dr. Baig is the medical director of the Herzig Eye Institute.
The two directors of Herzig Eye Institute are longtime donors Premier Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative Party. Sheldon Herig’s donations are here. Cherry Tabb’s contribution is here.
Herzig Eye Institute was a registered lobbyist in 2021, angling to ‘enable Herzig to provide surgical capacity for cataract surgeries in Ontario.’
If you have cataracts, get them removed. You won't believe the difference.
– Martha and Darren