This is Bodhi Devi. She had become bilaterally blind with cataracts. All she could see was fuzzy white, like a constant fog (PL Plus). She could not work, cook, or even walk without help. Her son carried her on his back from their very remote village so that she could attend the Drishti Eye Care Hospital screening camp in Matihani, Kutumba Aurangabad district.
Following successful cataract surgery, her vision was completely restored (6/18). She was able to see her son’s face and she was able to walk home with him; just days after he had needed to carry her.
With a focus on sustainability, Drishti Eye Care Hospital is working to build capacity within the local community to provide top quality eye care for all and vital sight-saving eye care services for the poor