Neap is a 75-year-old retired rice farmer, mother, and grandmother. She has two sons, seven daughters, and twenty grandchildren. After her husband passed away, Neap moved in with one of her daughters, who supports them by working as a rice farmer. In her free time, she enjoys listening to the radio and visiting her local pagoda.
About a year ago, Neap developed a cataract in her left eye, causing itchiness, tearing, and blurry vision. She has difficulty seeing things clearly, including colors and faces, and is worried about falling when walking, thus is unable to travel on her own.
When Neap learned about our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, she traveled for four hours to seek treatment. On March 7th, doctors will perform a small incision cataract surgery and implant an intraocular lens in her left eye. After recovery, she will be able to see clearly. Now, she needs help to fund this $253 procedure.
Neap said, “After surgery I want to see more clearly so I can take care of my family.”
Neap is a 75-year-old retired rice farmer, mother, and grandmother. She has two sons, seven daughters, and twenty grandchildren. After her h...
Neap underwent cataract surgery.
Neap was sad she was spending her days inside the house due to light sensitivity from her cataract. She could not participate in her favorite activities. After her eye surgery, she rested for a few days and applied eye drops to aid healing. Her vision has returned, and she can recognize the faces of her family and venture outside in the sun. Her life will improve because she can do the things she enjoys again, like cooking for her grandchildren and visiting the local pagoda.
Neap’s daughter said: “We feel happy to see my mother see well so she can take care of herself and join the ceremonies at our pagoda again. She can take care of her grandchildren and we won’t worry about her eye anymore. Thank you, doctor, so much, for your kindness in helping to heal her eye to see well again.”
Thank you to all who contributed!
Neap was sad she was spending her days inside the house due to light sensitivity from her cataract. She could not participate in her favorit...