Meet Puth, an 80-year-old man from Cambodia.
“Puth is married with three sons, a daughter and four grandchildren,” says our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC). “He enjoys listening to the monks who go around his village to pray.”
“Puth has had a cataract in his right eye for the last three years,” CSC continues. “He cannot see well and it is hard for him to go outside alone, and he cannot see faces well.”
For $150, CSC can perform cataract removal surgery on Puth’s right eye, fully restoring his vision. This brief surgery will replace his clouded lens with an artificial one, which will enable him to see clearly again.
“After surgery, he is looking forward to riding his bike to the pagoda and visiting his children in other provinces,” CSC adds.