Already from a very young age, Mr Tan (46) leads the life of a seriously handicapped person: he is not longer than 1,10 m, has a misshaped torso and because of his clupfeet and misshaped legs he is forced to walk on the sides of his feet. Fortunately, Mr Tan has family members to look […]
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Since 5 years, Mr Lie sees less with both his left and right eye, but he still goes to his work every day. Our Laotian nurse recognizes Mr Lie, because in the past he used to work as a teacher in the hospital! Nowadays, he no longer does this work; he now works as an […]
For Mr Chanetay it is not the first time that he has his eyes operated on. In 2017, a team of Laotian doctors and nurses operated him in his village, 25 miles outside Pakse. This was done via an outreach programme, for which staff of the Pakse eye clinic travel to various villages in the […]
Mrs Bie has had a long journey when she arrives at the eye clinic in Pakse! Together with her husband, she lives in a village 70 miles away, near the Thai border. There, they work together on the piece of land of their own farm and look after a lot of animals. However, because of […]
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 […]
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 […]