An example : Pterygium


In Indonesia you will find many people with the condition pterygium. If you are at in time, this condition is treatable. Unfortunately, most people can not afford this treatment and it is therefore often a cause of blindness.

 

 



This lady was impaired for many years and blind for the last 7 years. Day and night she was accompanied and cared by her granddaughter Ruwana, who was removed from school when she was only 13 years old.

In consultation with her and the opthalmologist, we have let her operated, so she got her sight back succesfully. Now her granddaughter could finally start a life for her own.

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