Before she had cataract surgery, Ratna’s family worried about her non-stop. Each day, her husband, son and daughter-in-law would leave her at home with her young grandson so they could tend to the farm. But due to her fading vision, Ratna couldn’t safely care for the boy, and eventually she even had trouble looking after… Continue reading Sight and independence restored for Nepalese grandmother
Honour mom with a special gift this Mother’s Day
Can you believe it’s already May 8th? If you’re in Canada, then you’re probably wondering how we seemed to skip spring and go straight into summer! Christmas just happened, and suddenly Mother’s Day is just around the corner. For many of us, our mothers are very special people in our lives. They raised us, loved… Continue reading Honour mom with a special gift this Mother’s Day
A woman’s wish to see her family happy comes true!
What would you do if you had an eye condition that was easily treated with a 15-minute surgery? You’d accept treatment, wouldn’t you? Maya suffered with cataracts for a year, to the point that she was forced to stop doing the things she loved, like making garlands in her free time and spending time with… Continue reading A woman’s wish to see her family happy comes true!
World Sight Day has special meaning for one little boy
Until Kevin’s cataract surgery, life was dark and full of doubt. But because of kind-hearted donors, Operation Eyesight helped restore this little boy’s vision, turning his world of darkness to light. Patients, dignitaries, eye health care staff and partners organizations joined the celebratory events for World Sight Day in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya on October… Continue reading World Sight Day has special meaning for one little boy