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Prescription for Health: Cataract (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-08-02

Duration: 00:04:52

Subjects: Whitfield, Rani G. | Health | Cataract


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Whitfield, Rani Interviewee
  • Green, Elizabeth Interviewee


This “Prescription for Health” segment from the August 2, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s on-set interview with Dr. Rani Whitfield and Elizabeth Green, his 93-year-old patient, on Cataract Awareness Month. Dr. Whitfield discusses cataract symptoms, cataract surgery, and the possibility for recurring cataracts. Green discusses her experience of having cataract surgery on both eyes.