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Our patients: MISTER KIHOY


In the past, Mr Kilhoy (76 years) used to work as a bus driver, but nowadays he is retired. His wife died 10 years ago, which is why he lives with his daughter's family in Pakse. For 7 years, his right eye has not been seeing very well. When he listened to the radio one […]

Our patients: MRS BOUNJONG COMES TOGETHER WITH HER GRANDDAUGHTERS


When Mrs Bounjong, whose eyesight is very poor, walked into the clinic yesterday, she was accompanied by her 7 years old granddaughter. Since 5 years, Mrs Bounjong's eyesight in both eyes has been declining and at the moment when we see her, she is all but blind, so that she has to be accompanied constantly […]

Our patients: MRS LATIE SHOULD WORRY NO LONGER


A couple of years ago, Mrs Latie lost her husband and now she lives together with her only daughter in a small farm near Pakse. Since a few months, the sight in her right eye has decreased. She worries a lot, because she has only one daughter who can help her and who has to […]

Our patients: MR KIKEO CAN SEE AGAIN AT THE AGE OF 91


With his family, Mr Kikeo lives in another province, called Salavan (40 miles away) and he travelled all the way to Pakse especially to be examined by the medics of Asian Eye Care. His family possesses a piece of land in Salavan, where they grow rice, among other things. Because Mr Kikeo is already very […]

Our patients: MR KHAMPOUNE CAN WORK OUTSIDE AGAIN


Mr Khampoune lives about 20 miles away from Pakse and works together with his wife and daughter as farmers on a piece of land. Since 3 years he has been seeing less through his right eye and it is becoming increasingly hard for him to endure bright sunlight, a frequently occurring condition in cataract patients, […]

Our patients: MR SONNLITE LIVES 60 MILES AWAY


Mr Sonnlite did not know what happened to him when the bandage was removed from his left eye! Since a couple of years, he had been seeing gradually less through both eyes, so that his wife had to look after him. Mr Sonnlite works as an official in Veunkain, a district that is as far […]