Operation Eyesight’s work in Nepal goes back to 1973, when we established the Nepal Eye Hospital, the first full-fledged eye hospital in the country. We also played an instrumental role in establishing and/or renovating five other eye hospitals in Nepal, before withdrawing from the country to focus our blindness prevention programs elsewhere. In 2016, after… Continue Reading Sustainable community eye health care in Nepal
Grey Mist Lifting
Welcome to Grey Mist Lifting!
We named our blog Grey Mist Lifting because this expression – or words like it – are commonly heard in the clinics we support. When the bandages come off after cataract surgery, patients often describe what they are experiencing. For example; “Yesterday, all I could see was a grey mist. Today, the mist has lifted. I can see again.”
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Twelve-year-old Ruth has had more than her fair share of vision problems for her tender age. She started having problems with her eyes when she was just five years old, and her vision deteriorated progressively. Every time her family thought it couldn’t get worse, it did. By the time Ruth was screened at our… Continue Reading Ruth’s story