Box Ruit Nepalese doctor hailed as a miracle man – handedly managed to return the view more than 100,000 people across the two continents. And all you need is a simple procedure that takes no more than five minutes!
According to statistics from the World Health Organization, 90 percent of blind people in the world live in low-income areas, and 80 percent of them suffer from a condition that is easily treatable.
However, due to poverty and limited access to public health services access, are unable to afford treatment.
Ruit Fund, which is convinced that the world’s poorest people deserve quality care for your eyes, treating these people became the mission of his life. Thus, it came a quick five-minute technique that allows you to treat a large number of patients in a short period of time.
His ingenious technique involves a small incision in the patient’s eye through which diffracted blurred cataract that interferes with vision. Then insert a cheap artificial lens.
Its operation has already been performed on a large number of poor patients around the world, and he also explained a number of eye surgeons hoping to cure as many people as possible blind.
Exemplary doctor dedicated his life to its holistic approach to treating the eye. He drives a called Tilganga eye hospital in Kathmandu, which it started in 1994 in collaboration with the Australian ophthalmologist Fred Haoolowsom afternoon and philanthropist.
In addition to providing eye care residents first class of Nepal, hospital products and superior lenses that are used to treat cataracts or myopia. These lenses are exported to 30 countries around the world.
For patients who are unable to reach the hospital, Ruit and his team regularly conducts mobile “eye camps” in remote areas of Nepal and neighboring countries.
His team knows to walk for days, working in tents, classrooms and even barns used as a makeshift operating room.
The most emotional part of the process is the day after surgery. – The return of vision, coupled with expressions of relief and joy, a very painful for all involved
Australian photographer Michael Amendolia, which captures this mobile eye hospital since early 1990, published some of the most memorable photos to mark the 20th anniversary Tilanga.
The images show scenes of pure joy and immense gratitude to the people who returned the gift of sight.
One of the most poignant images in the photo collection Amendolia is 80-year-old North Korean who sees his son for the first time in 10 years.
“Of course, the man who underwent surgery experienced a great relief because it can see you again, but his whole family at once has a member who can participate again in everything that is happening at home, “says Amendolia.
Ruit says it is working with a sense of urgency to help many patients. He grew up in a small village, away in the Himalayas – the nearest school was a week walk
Her sister died of tuberculosis when he was only 17 years and a terrible loss has made you choose the path of service to others.
“I am very grateful that I can make a difference in the lives of so many people,” says Ruit, with the nickname “God of vision”.
And today, at the age of 59, who still believes that much remains to be done, says CNN.