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Fighting glaucoma in Myanmar

Visionaries Hana Melligi and Gavin O’Callaghan led another productive, week-long Refractionist Training Program at Yangon Eye Hospital, Myanmar, in late April, 2018. Fighting glaucoma in Mayanmar “We had a great morning of learning about family history and risk as many glaucoma patients were bought to the hospital by their adult children. We had three cases …

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Trek For Sight 2018

A number of Vision 1000 Members were part of the Trek For Sight team that trekked in Bhutan in April this year and raised close to $60,000. Vision 1000 Member, Mountaineer and adventurer Katie Sarah led the trek Facts: The funding raised purchased a Fundus Fluroescein Angiography Camera donated to the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National …

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A mother’s dedication

Sight For All Visionary Heather Connor and her nine-member training team dealt with a wide range of patient problems at Myanmar’s Yangon Eye Hospital including cataracts, retinal detachment, trauma, infections, nystagmus, strabismus and inflammation during a recent refractionists up-skilling training program. “The biggest strength of the program is the enthusiasm and dedication of the students. …

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Sculpture For Sight E-Catalogue

WE ARE READY! Sculpture For Sight is on this Saturday night! Please download your e-catalogue for an exclusive first look at the sculptures that will be available for sale this weekend.   Save the e-catalogue to your smartphone for easy viewing over the weekend. Sight For All E-Catalogue Sculpture For Sight 2018 E CatalogueFilesize: 3.73 MBFiletype: PDF

Hope in sight

Cambodian orphan Hou Ly Vathana has never seen his parents, but Sight For All has given him the opportunity to see new horizons. Growing up an orphan in Cambodia’s Kandal Province, Hou Ly Vathana, 13, has never seen his parents. As a newborn, Vathana was left at an orphanage and cataracts in both eyes severely …

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A doctor’s vision

At the age of 68, Yean Sen from Kampong Thom Province has been given a new view on life following sight-saving surgery to relieve her glaucoma and remove a cataract by Sight For All-trained glaucoma specialist Dr Ny Tharath, performed at the Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital Eye Clinic in Phnom Penh “I am very proud to …

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New insight for Fellows

Visiting Sight For All Visionaries have had a profound impact on upgrading the skills of Cambodian eye specialists, according to Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital (KSFH) Oculoplastics Fellow, Dr To Vichhay “Without Sight For All and its Visionaries, we could not have done it. We had to refer these patients to medical services in other countries, but …

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Surgical first a gift of life

In a surgical first for Cambodia, Sight For All-trained ophthalmologists have restored the sight of an elderly rural man who had been blind for four years, with the ongoing condition pushing him to contemplate suicide In a surgical first for Cambodia, Sight For All-trained ophthalmologists have restored the sight of an elderly rural man who …

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